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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 57th Annual ArtFest is back and will once again be held at its historic location around the Campus Lakes of Mount Union. The event will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 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. Registration is scheduled to open in July 2021.

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

Art Vendors

  • Abby Camara, Roosevelt High School/Kent State University CCP
  • Alpha Phi Omega Xi Upsilon Chapter, University of Mount Union
  • April Couch, Totally Tangled
  • Barbara Lyons
  • Carolyn Parker
  • Cathy Lerario, The Seaglass Cottage
  • Chelsea Eggleston, Chelsea Morning Studio
  • Cheryl Strait, Cheryl's Studio
  • Christine and Chip Lucas
  • Chrystal Robinson-Shofroth
  • Cindy Garnes, CR Beads- Handwoven Treasures
  • Daunett Mullen
  • David Schuler, Uncouth Barbarian
  • David Skolosh, Wood Visions
  • Edie N. Springer,Calico Cabin
  • Elyse Zelasko, ECHandmade
  • Emily Edwards, The Trug and Trowel
  • Erica Speer and Sarah Friedenberger, Dream in Color Jewelry
  • Fran Hamper, The Dangling Modifier
  • Georgia, Gretchen and Rachael, GemWorks
  • Japanese Club, University of Mount Union
  • Jennifer Worden, Jennifer L Worden Arts
  • Jesse McMahon, Blackberry Farm Forge
  • Jill Davis, Little Hummingbird design
  • John Peaspanen, John Peaspanen Art
  • Jon D Azure, Azure Studio and Design
  • Joseph Scott, CCP Comics
  • Julie Amabeli, Amabeli
  • Kaitlin and Vince Edwards, Vinnie's Custom Woodshop
  • Katelynn Lare, Connection Academy
  • Kathryn Fox
  • Kayte Targrove, Kayte Creates
  • Kendall Bozick, University of Mount Union
  • Kris Rohal, MAD metalwork
  • Landis Rumble, University of Mount Union
  • Lennon Strain, Painting Turtle
  • Linda Steele, Steele Originals Fine Arts
  • Lois Steiner, Silver Wearables
  • Madeleine Abrigg, Bootstrap Art
  • Nancy Culverhouse, Art by njc
  • Natalie Fry, University of Mount Union
  • Noreen Miller, Salamander Dreams
  • Olivia Buch, University of Mount Union
  • Ramona Strait, Soo Simple
  • Sara Severns, University of Mount Union
  • Shaquil Martin, John Hay Cleveland School of Architecture & Design
  • Sherri Reamy
  • Siv Street, University of Mount Union
  • Tammy Daily, Mindful Metal
  • Tanya Snode, Grooview Digital Imaging by Tanya
  • Teresa Woerther, University of Mount Union
  • Vicky Kugler, Handstitched by Moms and Sew Kawaii
  • Whitney Kwok, Compositions by Whitney