Visual Arts

The Des Moines Arts Festival® features the nation’s top professional artists and emerging Iowa artists in a juried exhibition of artwork in a variety of mediums. Providing guests with the unique opportunity to meet artists from around the world and purchase their artwork, the Des Moines Arts Festival has become a signature event for the community.

The exhibition is juried through ZAPPlication™.  For information about how you can apply for future shows, see our How To Apply page or logon to ZAPP™.

A gallery of artwork from past exhibiting artists is available by clicking on Artist Gallery.

 

 CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR'S INVITED VISUAL ARTISTS

 

CERAMICS

Amanda Barr

Ed Brownlee

Tara Dawley

Paul Eshelman

Nathan Falter

Delores Fortuna

Nancy Gardner

Richard Gruchalla & Carrin Rosetti

Lynda Ladwig

Deb LeAir

Linda Lewis

Don McWhorter

Steven Olszewski

Gregg Rasmusson

Michael Schwegmann

Cheryl Mackey Smith

Gregory Story

 

DRAWING

Will Armstrong

Jack Brumbaugh

Jeff Condon

Benjamin Frey

Keith Grace

Rick Loudermilk

Michael McKee

Nha Vuu

R. Michael Wommack 

 

EMERGING IOWA ARTISTS

Emily Baxter

Karen Doty

Liz Fisher

Chelsea Gambrel

Allison Harbaugh

Nick LaPole

Sarah Lokenvitz

Jose Marentes-Gonzalez

Tyler Morford

Zora Murff

Jacob Putnam

Kara Schlabaugh

 

FIBER

Amos Amit

Billie Barthelemy

Gwen Bennett

Martina Celerin

Marla Duran

Susan Hill

Kelly Marshall

Kimberly Morris

Dave Piper

Mary Shemeta

C. Smathers

Marzena Weber

Samuel Yao

 

GLASS

Tom Bloyd

Amber Marshall

Toby McGee

Wesley Rasko

Patty Roberts

Richard Ryan

Douglas & Renee Sigwarth

Thomas Spake


GRAPHICS/PRINTMAKING

Janice Bond

Deborah Mae Broad

Jim Brown

Lisa Burge

John Costin

Andrew Kosten

Justin Marable

Richard Nelson

Jillian Nickell

Steve Nowatzki

James Ochs

George Raab

Stephen Sebastian

Grant Silverstein

 Julie Sutter-Blair

Kreg Yingst


 

JEWELRY 

Melissa Banks

Rebecca Bashara

Pam Caidin

Theresa Carson

Susan Frerichs

Michele Friedman

Carol Fugmann

Hilary Hachey

Andrea Haffner

Carrie Hoffnagle

Alex Horst

Pyper Hugos & Jarrod Eastman

Birgit Kupke-Peyla

Logan Louis

Thomas McGurrin

Matthew Naftzger

Kerri Norman

Peggy Petrey

Rone’ Prinz

Joshua & April Samuels

Patty Schwegmann

Eric Silva

Chelsea Stone

Meri Taylor

Connie Verrusio

E. Douglas Wunder

 

METALWORKS

Bozenna & Lukasz Bogucki

Rachel David

Anthony Hansen

James Mosier

Arunas Oslapas

Luke Proctor

Randall Riemer

Arabella Tattershall

Carl Zachmann

 

MIXED MEDIA

Christine & Michael Adcock

Todd Anderson

Joseph Bradley

Jim Brown

Rey D’Alfonso

Larry Fox

Benjamin Frey

Helen Gotlib

Andrea Haffner

Aaron Hequembourg

Jennifer Ivory

Nicario Jimenez

Sam Jones IV

Olive Kraus

Michele Ledoux

Seung Lee

Janelle Lile

Brice McCasland

Tiffany Ownbey

Anthony Pack

Angie Pickman

Ella Richards

Justin Robinson

Irena Saparnis

Corrine Smith

Dylan Strzynski

Mark Traughber

Judith Whipple

Nestor Yulfo

 

PAINTING

Su Abbott

Joseph Bradley

Lisa Burge

Danny Chu

ZL Feng

Andy Fletcher

Signe & Genna Grushovenko

Barbara Bouman Jay

Aletha Jones

Joachim Knill

Seung Lee

Rick Loudermilk

Hong Mao

Rachelle Meagher

Katie Musolff

Laura Nugent

Debra Payne

Jamie Perry

Jodi Perry

James Petran

Fred Pichon

Christine Schub

Scott Swezy

Chris Vance

Taman VanScoy


PHOTOGRAPHY

Michael Bryant

Chris Dahlquist

Judith Eastburn

Matthew Hemminghaus

Clifton Henri

Cali Hobgood

Steve Keating

Alan Klug

Tina Leto

Ray Mosteller

Xavier Nuez

Lawrence Oliverson

Bruce Reinfeld

Chris Robleski

Paul Shatz

Andrew Sovjani

Daryl Thetford

William Vanscoy

Lou Zale

 

SCULPTURE

Andrew Carson

Susan Clayton

Josh Cote

Charles Hazelaar

Linda Lewis

Brianna Martray

Reza Pishgahi

Carmen Zajicek & Mark Anderson

 

 

WOOD

Adam Crowell

Robert & Tor Erickson

Eric Grimes

Joel Hunnicutt

Stephen Lamberti

Sue Mersman

Lance & Vicki Munn

Tom Stauder

 



FOR A COMPLETE VISUAL GALLERY OF PAST EXHIBITING ARTISTS, CLICK HERE

THE APPLICATION FOR THE 2015 SHOW IS NOW CLOSED. 

Information and application information for future years is available by clicking on "HOW TO APPLY" on the left sidebar or logon to www.zapplication.org.


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