Mosaics Fine Art Festival recently opened the application process for its 28th annual event to be held Fri., Sept. 15 through Sun., Sept. 17. Only 100 artists will be invited to showcase and sell their wares at this exclusive juried event. The application deadline is March 31, and notification of acceptance will take place April 28. The family-friendly event, which is free and open to the public, will be held along several blocks of North Main St. in Historic St. Charles, Mo. where more than 30 restaurants and over 75 shops are located. A distinguished panel of jurors will select artists based upon their original work in a variety of media categories including clay, drawing, glass, leather, metal, pastel, oil/acrylic, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor, and wood. Mosaics Fine Art Festival features live musical entertainment, a Children’s Village for hands-on art experiences, the Mary Hediger Memorial Art Shop for Kids where children ages 14 and younger can buy professional artwork, and the Joyce Rosen Founder’s Scholarship art display where emerging high school artists showcase their work. The Artists for Adoption Pet Pavilion is open to families interested in adopting pets from local rescue organizations. The Mosaics Fine Art Festival is a nonprofit organization that showcases local and regional artists while educating the community’s children and adults in how art can enhance their lives.