Friday, November 13, 2009

Robert Yonke to Provide Artwork for DelFest 2010

DelFest, the Del McCoury Music Festival, has commissioned Robert Yonke to provide artwork for its 2010 event, scheduled for May 27-30, 2010 at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, Maryland. The artwork will be the graphic foundation for a poster and other related items. Yonke has a history of providing artwork for the music industry. Past projects include providing commissioned art for the International Bluegrass Music Association, the Red White and Bluegrass Festival and private collections.The DelFest project is particularly special for him, as he has a home in neighboring Garrett County, Maryland.
Rebecca Sparks, of High Sierra Music, one of the producers of the event had this to say about Yonke, 'We are excited to be working with a local artists this year. Robert Yonke's work reflects a true appreciation for bluegrass and nature....a perfect combination for representing DelFest.' Delfest is presented by MD Mountainside in association with McCoury Music And High Sierra Music. The event includes four days of live music,workshops, arts and craft vendors, as well as a kids' area. The initial line-up for the 2010 event includes the Del McCoury Band, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Dailey & Vincent, the Avett Brothers and more.
Additional information on DelFest can be found at
Yonke is a member of the Garrett County Arts Council, Participating Artists of the Turkeyfoot Highlands (PATH), the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society and the International Bluegrass Music Association. His work can be viewed at

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