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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 60th 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 21, 2024 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in conjunction with the Mount Union vs. John Carroll football game and Carnation City Food Truck Rally. 

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

Registration for the 60th Annual ArtFest will open in July 2024. 

ArtFest Registration

Art Vendors

    Allison Schloneger, Kent State University
    Amy H. Miller, Fabric Evolution
    Andrea Dietry, University of Mount Union
    Anna Hanna, University of Mount Union
    Anne Triplett, Awesome Knits
    Anthony P. Contini, Contini Art
    Bob and Darlene Speicher, Spike's Wood Crafts & More
    Carla Nicoletti and Sydni McQuilkin, Crochet Cove
    Carli McQuilkin, Clay It By Ear
    Cathy Lerario, The Seaglass Cottage
    Cheryl Strait, Cheryl's Studio
    Cindy Molnar, Cindy Cards
    Ciraldo Creations LLC
    David Skolosh, Wood Visions
    Derek Brown, The Browns Creations
    Diana Williams, d.Lynn design 
    Douglas Laubacher, iNKWiTs
    Edie N. Springer, Calico Cabin
    Elyse Zelasko, EC Handmade
    Emily Adkins, Elemental Earth Magick
    Erin Long, BitterGlitterDesigns
    Georgia McCartney, Georgia & Friends
    Holly Oyser, CroMagna Crochet
    James Miller, Nemesis Production
    Jamie Regula, Silvatica Designs
    Jennifer Bradley, Carnation City Wreaths
    Jennifer Worden
    Jessica Myers, MoodyBlue Art Co.
    Kelly Kemp, Crazy Grandma Crafts
    Kim Dessecker, Kimby's Earrings
    Laura Grubb, Owl & Olive Branch Creations
    Larry Snode
    Lennon Strain, Painting Turtle
    Linda Edwards, Crafty Closet
    Lois Steiner, SilverWearables
    Matt Kuhn
    Michael K. Cline, Jr, University of Mount Union
    Miranda Meredith, Studio M Artistry by Miranda
    Mya Hoskins, University of Mount Union
    Olivia Booth, West Branch High School
    Sarah Friedenberger and Erica Speer, Dream in Color
    Sheila Galeano
    Sherri Reamy, Sherri's Crafts
    Sidney Chunat, Sid's Handmade Stuff
    Steve Hoskins, Steve's Glass Suncatchers
    Urte Jocaite, Urte Jocaite Art