art/community grants at beardfest 2023!
2023 Art Grant recipients
The PaintGround at Beardfest
Artist: Brandie Timmers
The PaintGround is a free bodied immersive art experience where you tap into your inner child, step away from your ego and get messy! Create a masterpiece with us while exploring the sensation of paint on your skin. Take a piece of the art we create together home with you.
Dog Parade Participation Bandanas
Artist: Maribeth Capelli
Beardfest is for the dogs! These will be given out to participants in the dog parade, happening Saturday at 2pm at the Forest Stage.
Big Weird Flower Thing
Artist: Eli Bronstein
Look deeply into the heart of a big flower, and see a world within bloom into color and space. If you'd like, bring a friend to help you manipulate this little pocket universe, and make sure to come by at night for a whole new - and surprisingly weird - experience.
The Psychedelic Living Room
Artist: Matt Lorito
The Head Stache Hangout is an art gallery and immersive hangout space for all the patrons of Beardfest. It features art from local artists and crafters in South Jersey and Philadelphia.
Artist: E King
Ever wanted to be queen for a day? Relish in the opportunity to be our very own Beard Queen! She's radiant, she's beautiful, and all of her people love her (surprise, we're talking about you)! Stop by at night for the opportunity to be LIT up with the full coronation experience. After all, it's your special day!