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Events

Sat. Aug 24th & Sun. Aug 25th

 

During Fair Hours

Art & Craft Demonstrations

Watch art and craft being created by the talented members of Artisan Guild of Southern Illinois, the Gateway East Artists Guild, and the Midwest Woodcarvers at Midwest Salute to the Arts. Demonstrations will be going on all day Saturday and Sunday. You’ll observe the art and craft process and be able to ask questions of wood carvers, potters, painters, illustrators, jewelry designers, felters, paper makers, weavers, and more. Stop by their tents during your visit to see it all being done by these talented artisans.

Artisan Guild of Southern Illinois

Artisan Guild of Southern Illinois

The Artisan Guild of Southern Illinois is a non-profit organization formed to further the understanding of and appreciation for all arts and fine crafts with special emphasis in the arts and crafts of our heritage (fibers, fabrics, smithing, pottery, basketry, weaving, leathercraft, woodworking, homestead life, and more). The Guild accomplishes this through the conduct and support of workshops, classes, demonstrations, displays, meetings, lectures, and sales. Meetings are open to the public. Visit the Artisan Guild of Southern Illinois website for additional information, www.artisansil.org.

Gateway East Artist Guild

Gateway East Artist Guild

A non-profit organization of art enthusiasts, GEAG encourages self-expression through the visual arts, and fosters awareness, appreciation, and artistic development through educational programs throughout the St Louis Metro-East community. GEAG members are from a wide variety artistic backgrounds and skill levels from professional, nationally recognized artists, to those just starting out. Meetings are open to the public. Visit the GEAG website for additional information, www.geag.net.

Midwest Woodcarvers

Midwest Woodcarvers

The Midwest Woodcarvers club celebrates its half-century anniversary of providing woodcarving training, inspiration, and creative expressions to the greater St Louis area. With a membership numbering 150 artisans, the Woodcarvers club represent all varieties of wood carving methods. Meetings are open to the public. Visit the Woodcarvers club website for additional information, www.midwestwoodcarvers.com.

Gesso Demo Artists

 

All Weekend

Friday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Vesna Delevska

Acrylic Painting

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Kevin Pickard

Mixed Media

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Jessica Canalle

Charcoal Portraiture

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Michelle Hilbing

Ceramics

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Jake Bishop

Acrylic Painting

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Shakayla Clark

Mixed Media Painting

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Kevin Pickard

Mixed Media Painting

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Tracey Ippolito

Acrylic Painting

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Jessica Canalle

Charcoal Portraiture

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Darla Allen

Sculpture

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Larry Spenser

Digital

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Renee Price

Acrylic Painting

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Jake Bishop

Acrylic Painting

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Sunday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Amy Iverson

Colored Pencil Drawing

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Carol Morgan

Wine Painting

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Vesna Delevska

Acrylic Painting

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Kevin Pickard

Mixed Media

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Shakayla Clark

Mixed Media

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Jake Bishop

Acrylic Painting

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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