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 
Paul Eshelman 
Nathan Falter 
Delores Fortuna 
Nancy Gardner 
Lynda Ladwig 
Linda Lewis
Don McWhorter 
Randy O'Brien 
Steven Olszewski 
Gregg Rasmusson 
Michael Schwegmann 
Cheryl Mackey Smith 
Andrew Van Assche 
Jonathan White 



DRAWING
Will Armstrong 
Jack Brumbaugh 
Jeffrey Cannon 
Jeff Condon 
Keith Grace 
Rick Loudermilk 
Nha Vuu 
R. Michael Wommack 
Benjamin Frey 
Anne London 

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 
Tammy Wood

FIBER
Amos Amit 
Billie Barthelemy & Wilma Barthelemy
Gwen Bennett 
Martina Celerin 
Marla Duran 
Leah Dziewit 
Susan Hill 
Kelly Marshall 
Kimberly Morris 
Dave Piper 
C. Smathers 
Marzena Weber 
Samuel Yao 

GLASS
Tom Bloyd 
Thomas Maras 
Amber Marshall 
Toby McGee 
Wesley Rasko 
Patty Roberts 
Richard Ryan 
Douglas Sigwarth & 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 
Nick Wroblewski 
Kreg Yingst 

JEWELRY 
Melissa Banks 
Rebecca Bashara 
Ashley Buchanan 
Pam Caidin 
Theresa Carson 
Susan Frerichs 
Michele Friedman 
Carol Fugmann 
Hilary Hachey 
Andrea Haffner 
Janice Ho 
Carrie Hoffnagle 
Alex Horst 
Pyper Hugos & Jarrod Eastman
Birgit Kupke-Peyla 
Logan Louis 
Maja
Thomas McGurrin 
Matthew Naftzger 
Kerri Norman 
Peggy Petrey 
Rone' Prinz 
Patty Schwegmann 
Eric Silva 
Chelsea Stone 
Meri Taylor 
Connie Verrusio 
E. Douglas Wunder 

METALWORKS
Bozenna and Lukasz Bogucki 
Rachel David 
Anthony Hansen 
James Mosier 
Arunas Oslapas 
Luke Proctor 
Randall Riemer 
Arabella Tattershall 
Carl Zachmann 

MIXED MEDIA
Christine Adcock & 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 Grushovenko & Genna Grushovenko
Barbara Bouman Jay 
Aletha Jones 
Joachim Knill 
Seung Lee 
Anne London
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 
Micheal Paul Cole 
Chris Dahlquist 
Judith Eastburn 
Matthew Hemminghaus 
Clifton Henri 
Cali Hobgood 
Steve Keating 
Alan Klug 
Tina Leto 
Ray Mosteller 
Xavier Nuez 
Bruce Reinfeld 
Chris Robleski 
Paul Shatz 
Andrew Sovjani 
Daryl Thetford 
William Vanscoy 
Lou Zale 

SCULPTURE
Susan Clayton 
Josh Cote 
Charles Hazelaar 
Linda Lewis
Brianna Martray 
Shadow May 
Reza Pishgahi 
Carmen Zajicek & Mark Anderson

WOOD
Adam Crowell 
Robert and Tor Erickson
Eric Grimes 
Joel Hunnicutt 
Stephen Lamberti 
John Mascoll 
Tom Stauder 
John Sweitzer 

 


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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