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Mulvane Mountain/Plains Art Fair set for June 1 and 2

“Spin with Art” is the theme for the Mulvane Art Museum’s 21th annual Mountain/Plains Art Fair June 1 and 2 on Washburn University campus.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 1 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2.  Tickets are $6 at the gate; children 12 and under are free. A $1 coupon is available through the Museum’s website at All proceeds benefit the Mulvane Art Museum’s education programs.

Eighty-five artists from 15 states will display paintings, drawings, prints, photography, jewelry and work in fiber, glass, wood, bronze, steel, ceramics and textiles. In addition to a food court, families can enjoy hands-on art activities in the children’s tent.

The schedule of live entertainment is:

Saturday, June 1
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.:  Pastense

1 – 3 p.m.: The Wrights

3 – 5 p.m.: Kenny Smith

Sunday, June 2
Noon – 2 p.m.: Pastense

2 – 4 p.m.: Kenny Smith

The juried fair, which attracts more than 10,000 people over the weekend, is organized by the Friends of the Mulvane Art Museum.  Sponsors include; WIBW; Bartlett & West; Capitol Federal; Security Benefit; jones huyett Partners; Mainline Printing; Gay, Riordan, Fincher, Munson & Sinclair; Strathman Sales; Robin & Steve Wolgast; Topeka Capital-Journal; Capital City Bank; Brewster Place; Washburn University; Kansas Press Association and M-C Industries.

Carrie Riordan is art fair chairwoman. For more information call (785) 670-1124 or go to
Artists participating are:

Abraham, Eric, Lucas, Kan., ceramics

Albin, Mike & Patty, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., mixed media

 Behrens, Gary, Derby, Kan., photography

Berkun, S. Brian, Centennial, Colo., photography

Bermudez, Viviana, Schaumburg, Ill., jewelry

Blank, Marci, Lenexa, Kan., fiber

Brees, Ruth, Newton, Kan., ceramics

Brewster, Steve, Poteau, Okla., sculpture

Carroll, Louise, Lawrence, Kan., jewelry

Chandler, Dillon, Farmington, Ark., metal

Chumack, John, Dayton, Ohio, photography

Cluck, Neil, Tulsa, Okla., mixed media

Colbert, Ronald & Liv, Cumby, Texas, mixed media

Coll, George, Loveland, Colo., painting

Cronin, Ruth, Elkhorn, Neb., mixed media

Danbom, Carroll, Red Oak, Iowa, drawing

Eastburn, Judith, Des Moines, Iowa, photography

Egger, Brad, Lansing, Kan., jewelry

Elkin, Rick, La Mesa, N.M., jewelry

Erhard, Machiko, Overland Park, Kan., ceramics

Flanders, Jane, Lawrence, Kan., ceramics

Furgason, Rodney, Topeka, Kan., wood

Gates, D.W., Lawrence, Kan., photography

Gill, David, Lawton, Okla., photograph

Goodwin, Jeff, Huntsville, Ark., jewelry

Gordon, Nyle, Ethel, Mo., painting

Hanson, Jan, Lyons, Kan., mixed media

Hardie, Darlene, Cascade, Colo., mixed media

Harding, Matthew, Olathe, Kan., photography

Harper, Meg, Mesa, Ariz., mixed media

Haug, Kristen, Silver Lake, Kan., jewelry

Hauptli, Ortrud, Milford, Kan., fiber

Heybrock, Kari, Kansas City, Mo., jewelry

Hutton, Melinda, Newton, Kan., jewelry

Jessup, David, Boulder, Colo., sculpture

Johnson, Becky, Green Mountain Falls, Colo., painting

Jones, Jim, Springfield, Mo., sculpture

Kanan, Pat., Castle Rock, Colo., photography

Kennington, John, Bixby, Okla., photography

Kimberling, Jana, Shawnee, Kan., jewelry

Krallman, Cally, Topeka, Kan., painting

Lieblein, Thomas, Bosque Farms, N.M., mixed media 

Mason, Barbara, Frisco, Texas, drawing

Mattson, Rory, Albert Lea, Minn., painting

McReynolds, William, Udall, Kan., ceramics

Meyer-McCall, Jenny, Kansas City, Mo., mixed media

Miller, Thomas, Kilkenny, Minn., painting

Moore, Martha, Blue Springs, Mo., photography

Moore, Martha, Blue Springs, Mo., photography

Morrisette, Adrianna, Leslie, Ark., ceramics

Neff, Bill, Berryton, Kan., wood

Oehler, Mark, Reeds Spring, Mo., ceramics

Otipoby, Scott, Topeka, sculpture

Pastoric, Pamela, Willoughby, Ohio, jewelry

Perry, Stephen, Wichita, Kan., printmaking

Pickman, Angie, Atchison, Kan., mixed media

Poole, Dean, Tecumseh, Okla., ceramics

Quaney, Barb, Topeka, fiber

Raglin, Tim, Independence, Kan., drawing

Reams, Lee, Tulsa, Okla., painting

Rhoades, Dennis, Evergreen, Colo., painting

Richerson, Robin, Lenexa, Kan., sculpture

Richter, Matthew, McPherson, Kan., painting

Rigg, Jim, Manhattan, Kan., painting

Roark, Dale, Augusta, Kan., sculpture

Rujuwa, Peter, Indianapolis, Ind., sculpture

Russell, Michael, Greenwood, Mo., photography

Sabaliauska, Gint, Evergreen, Colo., ceramics

Schyler, Michael, Wichita, Kan., ceramics

Sheafor, Douglas, Topeka, glass

Sidorova, Yelena, Aurora, Colo., painting

Smith, Stephen, Broken Arrow, Okla., painting

Somerville, Pam, Topeka, jewelry

Starbird, Talley, Austin, Texas, jewelry

Stubbs, Thomas, Topeka, photography

Taylor, Lily, Shawnee, Kan., painting

Tung, Hua, Oradell, N.J., painting

Uhl, Paul, Smithville, Texas, ceramics

Utech, Stacey, Topeka, glass

Walters, Carla, Overland Park, Kan., ceramics

Wang, Chun, Shawnee, Kan., painting

Wempe, Conrad, Emporia, Kan., wood

Williams, Carol, Topeka, Kan., painting

Judith Willingham, Manhattan, Kan., jewelry

Wolter, Shawn, Urbandale, Iowa, mixed media

(Contact: Dena Anson, 785-670-1711)