2017 Halifax Art Festival Judges


Marc Duke

Marc Duke PIXMarc Duke, a veteran exhibitor at more than 500 art fairs and festivals, is also the founder of Art-Linx and Art-Linx.com, the nation’s leading provider of artist communications and marketing programs for art festivals. Marc’s artwork has been awarded more than 50 top prizes at art shows in over 30 states.

Marc’s photography has been featured in national and international magazines and is included in public and private collections both in the United States and abroad. He has served as a juror and a judge for festivals across the nation.


Patricia Tomlinson

Patricia TomlinsonPatricia Tomlinson is the Curator of Exhibitions at the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, Florida and formerly served as curatorial staff at the Denver Art Museum for eight years. She has taught Art History at Metropolitan State University in Colorado, at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina, and has authored numerous articles on Spanish Colonial Art. Prior to her career as an art historian, Ms. Tomlinson was a professional archaeologist for 13 years.