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Professional and emerging artists share their knowledge and passion for their work throughout the weekend with demonstrations of their work. Presented by John Deere, professional artists provide insight into a variety of medium including ceramics, painting, drawing, and mixed media.

Barry Bernstein

Will be doing a basic ceramic demonstration with a pottery wheel and clay.

Demonstration time: Friday, June 28, 12 pm

Booth #: GS34

Roger Disney

Will be painting a 16x20 canvas as well as demonstrate mixing colors with a palette knife and oils.

Demonstration time: Friday, June 28, 2 pm

Booth #: GN6C

Amy Lansburg

Amy will demonstrate hand-carved furniture making joinery that is used to assemble mixed media pieces based on Lake Superior Driftwood and re-purposed items.

Demonstration time: Friday, June 28, 4 pm

Booth #: LN44

Lynn Krause

Lynn will be doing a casual demo about applying soft pastel. She will also let members of the audience try them out to get a better idea of how they work.

Demonstration time: Saturday, June 29, 12 pm

Booth #: LN29

Ryan Koning

Ryan will be doing an oil painting demonstration. She will paint a simple object from direct observation.

Demonstration time: Saturday, June 29, 2 pm

Booth #: LN9

Cali Hobgood

Cali will be doing an interactive demonstration of the process of hand-coloring black and white photographs with artist oils, giving a peek at an age-old technique in the history of photography. Visitors are welcome to try their hand at it as well!

Demonstration time: Saturday. June 29, 4 pm

Booth #: LN23C

Danny Meisinger

Danny will be demonstrating a basic throwing. A mug, bowl, vase or any requests from the audience.

Demonstration time: Sunday, June 30, 11 am

Booth #: GS43C

Laura Lloyd

Laura will be demonstrating her creative sculpting skills. Come watch and learn how she bring her amusing creations to life.

Demonstration time: Sunday, June 30, 2 pm

Booth #: GN4

Tana Acton

Tana will be teaching folks a couple ways to control and wrap, space for beads, cast on and straighten the wire. Stop by Tana's booth to try this out and bring your artwork home with you.

Demonstration time: Sunday, June 30, 4 pm

Booth #: LS12

Emerging Iowa Artist Demonstrations


Kelly Devitt-Steenhagen, 12:00 pm, Ceramics
Rachel Trimble, 1:00 pm, Printmaking
Anna Segner, 3:00 pm, Mixed Media Painting
Wade Judge, 5:00 pm, Acrylic Pour Painting


Kelsey Wilson, 11:00 am, Painting
Kayla Bates, 1:00 pm, Painting
Sarah Justice, 3:00 pm, Painting


Darya Geary, 12:00 pm, Acrylic Painting
Mason Howerzly, 1:00 pm, Painting

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