2018 Friends of the Wichita Art Museum Art & Book Fair

59th Annual Art & Book Fair
Presented by the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum

When: 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, May 12
11 am to 5 pm Sunday, May 13

Where: Wichita Art Museum, 1400 West Museum Boulevard

Cost: Admission is free to the Art & Book Fair. General admission to WAM is also free both days. Want to see the Monet to Matisse exhibition? Click here for information about purchasing special exhibition tickets. 

The Friends of the Wichita Art Museum are excited to bring the 59th Annual Art and Book Fair to the Wichita Art Museum. The art portion of the Fair will feature national and regional artists outside the museum and inside hundreds of books will be on sale. Entertainment will be staged throughout the Fair. 

The Art Fair
Tents will be scattered around the museum's grounds displaying a wide variety of works made by artists from far away and local favorites. The art fair will feature the works of artists from across the US who have been selected through a jury application process. There are outstanding works of art in painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, 3-D and 2-D multimedia, fiber, wood, glass, and printmaking.

This year's vendors are:
Pegy Aebi, Lathrop, Missouri, mixed media
Gary Allen, Omaha, Nebraska, jewelry
Cindy Becker, Rago, Kansas, metal
Kathy Besthorn, Wichita, photography
Tony Christenson, Wichita, ceramics
Danny Chu, Suwanee, Georgia, painting
Neil Cluck, Tulsa, Oklahoma, mixed media
Steve Coburn, Salina, Kansas, ceramics
Jackie Cohen, Tarzana, California, jewelry
Krystle Cole, Wichita, painting
Traci Cole, Tulsa, Oklahoma, fiber
Aaron Coleman, Kansas City, Missouri, mixed media
Sean Conner, Wichita, sculpture
Chrissie Farrar, Tulsa, Oklahoma, jewelry
Holly Foss, Minneapolis, Minnesota, printmaking
Mark Freeman, Ellinwood, Kansas, pottery
Barbara Hamberg, Albert Lea, Minnesota, jewelry
Tom Heywood, Arvada, Colorado, photography
Devin Johnson, Northfield, Minnesota, jewelry
Jaxon Keimig, Douglass, Kansas, ceramics
Stacy Kleymann, Andover, Kansas, jewelry
Kelly Langley, Stillwater, Oklahoma, photography
Greg Lathop, Derby, Kansas, ceramics
Dale Martin, Oilton, Oklahoma, painting
Chelsea McKee, Lawrence, Kansas, jewelry
Darren Miller, Decatur, Illinois, metal
Andrew Mitchell, Lecompton, Kansas, wood
Martha Moore, Blue Springs, Missouri, photography
Sue Perez, North Platte, Nebraska, drawing
Stephen Perry, Wichita, Kansas, printmaking
Rachelle Pulkkila, Wichita, Kansas, jewelry
Von Rhodes, Kechi, Kansas, fiber
Bill Schlicker, Startup, Washington, sculpture
Michael Schlyer, Wichita, Kansas, ceramics
Stephen Smith, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, painting
Jeff and Myan Sorenson, Crestone, Colorado, jewelry
Randal Spangler, Kansas City, Missouri, drawing
Jamin Still, Wichita, Kansas, painting
Luke Swearingen, Wichita, Kansas, jewelry
Dave Switzer, Augusta, Kansas, fiber
Michael Thomas, Little Rock, Arkansas, photography
Ruby Toby, Wichita, Kansas, painting
Robert Merlyn Walden, Lillian, Alabama, jewelry
Cheryl Wallace, Des Moines, Iowa, jewelry
Lindy Duguid Wiese, Wichita, Kansas, painting
Ernest Vincent Wood III, Wichita, Kansas, painting
Youngjoo Yoo, Berrien Springs, Michigan, jewelry

The Book Fair
Book collectors from all over the region flock to this annual event to look for great finds in new, used, and rare books. Thousands of books in every conceivable genre will be available inside the Museum. 


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