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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Uptown Art Fair and Uptown Association Choose Bellmont Partners To Coordinate Media Relations and Social Media

The Uptown Art Fair, the largest art fair in the state of Minnesota,has selected Prior Lake-based Bellmont Partners Public Relations to coordinate its media relations and social media efforts beginning with the upcoming 50th Uptown Art Fair, August 2-4, 2013. Bellmont Partners has also been chosen as the public relations agency of record for the Uptown Association, which produces the event.
“With the experience that Bellmont Partners brings to the table in media outreach, event coordination and support, social media planning and implementation, message development and writing, they are the perfect fit to shine light on this milestone year of the Art Fair and beyond,” says Maude Lovelle, executive director of the Uptown Association.
“The Uptown Art Fair is a well-respected, long-standing tradition for Minnesota and artists andattendees from all over the country,” says Brian Bellmont, president of Bellmont Partners. “We are excited to help plan, promote and execute its 50th anniversary marketing in 2013. It’s going to be a phenomenal event that sets a new standard for the years to come. We also look forward to promoting the Uptown Association and its members.”
More than 350 artistsfrom around the world are juried into the Uptown Art Fair in Minneapolis for the three-day festival occurring the first weekend of August every year. It features professional works of art ranging from limited editions to one-of-a-kind treasures in each of 12 media including sculpture, painting, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, and more. With an average annual attendance of 375,000 people, the Uptown Art Fair is the second most-attended event in the state behind the Minnesota State Fair. More information can be found at