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ArtFest, sponsored by the University of Mount Union and the Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce, annually features original works by area artists showcasing various media including watercolor, oil, ceramics, fine crafts, photography, jewelry, and printmaking, among others. The event features artwork that is both on display and for sale.

The 55th Annual ArtFest will again be held at its historic location around the Campus Lakes of Mount Union. The event will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in conjunction with the Mount Union vs. Baldwin Wallace football game, Mount Union's Family Day, and Carnation City Food Truck Rally.

In the past, ArtFest has hosted more than 50 vendors and 3,000 visitors.

ArtFest Brochure

Check out our ArtFest registration brochure for more information on becoming an art vendor. 

Art Vendors

  • Maddie Abrigg, University of Mount Union
  • Julie Amabeli, Paris Studios 
  • Anthony Contini, Contini Art
  • Kayte Creates, Kayte Creates Studio
  • Tamara Daily, Bead My Bridle
  • Emily Edwards
  • Linda Edwards, Crafty Closet Creations 
  • Natalie Ettinger, Kent State University 
  • Kathryn Fox
  • Connie Hickman
  • Lindsay Janice, Wanderer Lindsay Photography 
  • Chip and Christine Lucas 
  • Barbara Lyons
  • Yong May, Yong May Art
  • David McDowell, Troll Hole Museum 
  • Amy Miller, Fabric Evolution 
  • Noreen Miller, Salamander Dreams
  • Ron Moore, Jr., Ron Moore, Kr. Art Studio 
  • Carolyn Parker
  • Chrystal Robinson-Shofroth, Stark State College
  • Kris Rohal, MAD Metalwerk
  • Erica Speer and Sarah Friedenberger, Dream in Color Jewelry 
  • Edie N. Springer, Calico Cabin Pottery
  • Lennon Strain, Painting Turtle 
  • Ramona Strait, Sew Simple 
  • Jennifer Worden
  • Lena Yoder, Olive Branch Kettle Corn 
  • Constance Young, University of Mount Union