Art Shows, Festivals and Events

Come see us in 2019 at the following events. More festivals will be added to the calendar as our schedule is set for the year.

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Location: Empire Polo Club
81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA 92201

The 32nd annual Southwest Arts Festival features traditional, contemporary, and abstract fine works of art by nearly 250 acclaimed artists. Artworks includes clay, drawing, glass, jewelry, metal works, painting, photography, sculpture, and textiles. A live art demo will take place at various times throughout the festival. Sponsored by the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Indio Visitors Bureau, the event has now expanded to run four days and all profits generated by the festival will go to support Coachella Valley non-profits.
Cost:  Seniors – $13,
General Admission – $15 (good for all four days),
Children 5 & under – Free

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Location: Sundance Square Plaza
420 Main Street and surrounding
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Main Street Fort Worth Art Festival
Experience nine blocks of incredible art, local and national entertainment and a beautiful Downtown. Stretching from Weatherford Street on the north to 9th Street on the south and all blocks in between, MAIN ST. serves up 18 blocks of food, fun, music and…art!line break

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Location: campus of Southwest School of Art
300 Augusta at Navarro
San Antonio, TX

Art lovers from far and wide convene on the Fiesta Arts Fair, now in its 46th year, on the picturesque and historic grounds of Southwest School of Art. Located along San Antonio’s renowned River Walk, the festive two-day event, offers visitors the opportunity to interact with artists and purchase high quality contemporary and traditional art and crafts from approximately 115 exhibitors.

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Location: Denver’s Cherry Creek North Shopping District, from 2nd to 3rd Avenues, on the six streets between Clayton and Steele Streets.

The Cherry Creek Arts Festival weekend event is a world‐class celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts.  The CCAF’s year-round non-profit mission is to provide access to art experiences and to support education.

CCAF, since 1991, gives patrons the rare and special opportunity to meet and talk with international juried visual artists, sample fine cuisine, enjoy live musical performances and artist demonstrations, and entertain their families with interactive “ARTivities.”

Friday, July 5   10 AM to 8 PM   8 PM to 10 PM Festival Night
Saturday, July 6   10 AM to 8 PM   8 PM to 10 PM Festival Night
Sunday, July 7   10 AM to 6 PM

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2018 Shows

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Stanley Arts Festival, produced by CherryArts 2018

Location: Stanley Marketplace,
2501 Dallas Street, Aurora, CO
Aurora/Stapleton/Denver, Colorado

This event is brought to you by the same team that does the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and is a celebration of national art and local flavor.  Join us at this bustling shopping and dining venue the Stanley Marketplace adjacent to Denver’s Stapleton community in Aurora.
The 2018 event will feature 100 juried artist exhibitors, the event will take place outdoors on the runway and in the indoor event facility throughout the weekend.

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Kings Mountain Art Fair, Woodside, California

13889 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA

Labor Day Weekend, September 1, 2 & 3, 2018
Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Artist booths open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Kings Mountain Art Fair is an annual event, held every Labor Day weekend. The Art Fair benefits the Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade, the Kings Mountain Elementary School and other community activities and is staffed completely by volunteers from the local community.

Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists (selected by jury), the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates over 50 years of art and ambiance.  Fair admission and parking are free.

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Palo Alto Festival of the Arts. Palo Alto, California

August 25 & 26, 2018
10 am-6 pm
University Avenue, Palo Alto

This high-quality festival, hosted by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce, attracts over 150,000 attendees. Downtown becomes home to 300 fine art & contemporary craft displays, over 60 Italian Street Painters, Kids Art Studio, specialty areas, stage & street entertainment, gourmet food, fine wines & micro-brews.

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Crested Butte Arts Festival, Crested Butte, Colorado

Now in its 46th year, the Crested Butte Arts Festival features incredible art, fantastic cuisine, exhilarating entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities, and an art auction. There’s something for everyone at the Festival, where surrounding beauty, artistic talent, and appreciative patrons merge for one, glorious weekend.

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Cheesman Park Art Fest, Denver, Colorado

Saturday July 28, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday July 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cheesman Park, East 8th Avenue at Williams, central Denver

The 6th Annual Cheesman Park Art Fest festival comes to life within Cheesman’s 80-acre greenscape in the heart of Central Denver, which is bordered on one side by the Denver Botanic Gardens and thriving with hundreds of years of history. Set at the convergence of three densely populated historic neighborhoods in the heart of the Mile High City, the demographics and location of this festival can’t be beat! 135 juried artists and craftsmen will be invited to showcase their work in this two-day event.

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Edmonds Arts Festival, Edmonds, Washington

Friday & Saturday 10 am–8 pm, Sunday 10 am–6 pm

Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St, Edmonds, WA

Just out side of Seattle, the Edmonds Arts Festival has grown from a small community art fair to one of the most prestigious in the Pacific Northwest, attracting artists from across the nation and Canada. The Festival provides a unique opportunity for patrons to meet artists and purchase their work in a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking Puget Sound. The Festival offers free live entertainment, a juried gallery art exhibition and sale, a nationally-recognized juried student art exhibit, and a hands-on children’s art activity area.

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Laumeier Art Festival, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri

12580 Rott Road, St. Louis, MO 63127

St. Louis’ favorite Mother’s Day Weekend tradition features local food and beverage vendors, hands-on activities for kids, live music and up to 150 juried artists from across the country. Rain or shine.

Friday, May 11, 2018; 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, May 12, 2018; 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 13, 2018; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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2017 Shows

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Chicago One of a Kind Show

The 17th annual One of a Kind Holiday Show  returns to The Mart  in downtown Chicago December 7-10 with more than 600 talented makers from across North America and thousands of original handmade gift options. Shop directly from the makers and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with great food and entertainment.

  • Thu Dec 7,   11am-8pm
  • Fri Dec 8,   11am-8pm
  • Sat Dec 9,   10am-7pm
  • Sun Dec 10,   10am-5pm

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ODD BEAUTY: The Techno-Eccentric World of Steampunk

Curated by Art Donovan

On View September 23 through November 12, 2017
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, New York.

Public Opening Reception: Saturday, September 23 | 5-7 PM


ODD BEAUTY is the most ambitious International Steampunk exhibition since it made its wildly successful premiere at Oxford University’s Museum of the History of Science in 2009 and later at South Korea’s Seoul National Museum in 2014.

Camryn Forrest Designs (artist collaborators Reid Grossnickle and Cameron Forrest Lewis) will show five globes at this exhibit.
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CherryArts at Stanley
Friday, Saturday, Sunday September 15-16-17

CherryArts at Stanley Marketplace, located on the border of Aurora and Stapleton, 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora, Colorado

Friday, September 16      6:00pm—9:00pm      Opening Night (ticketed, 5:00pm VIP early entry available)
Saturday, September 17  10:00am—7:00pm     FREE public festival
Sunday, September 18     10:00am—5:00pm    FREE public festival

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Sidewalk Arts Festival, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
One Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017

The Sidewalk Arts Festival features the region’s best fine art, folk art and craft artisans. A one-day festival with fine art, activities for kids, live entertainment, food vendors and more on the streets surrounding the Washington Pavilion! This festival is a fundraiser for the Visual Arts Center of the Washington Pavilion and the region’s largest one-day arts and crafts festival.


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Crested Butte Arts Festival
Friday, Saturday, Sunday  August 4 (evening) and August 5-6 (all day.)

Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte, Colorado, is home to one of the nation’s top arts festivals. Now in its 45th year, the Crested Butte Arts Festival features incredible art, fantastic cuisine, exhilarating entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities and an art auction. There’s something for everyone at the Festival, where surrounding beauty, artistic talent, and appreciative patrons merge for one, glorious weekend.

The Crested Butte Arts Festival produces an annual, nationally recognized Festival presenting a broad spectrum of the arts, whose proceeds perpetuate the Festival and also provide for year-round, sustainable arts outreach programs for the community of the Gunnison Valley.

Friday, August 4:  show runs 5 pm until dark
Saturday, August 5th: 10 am – 5 pm;
Sunday, August 6th: 10 am – 5 pm.

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Cheesman Park Art Fest 2017 – 5th Annual

Cheesman Park , Central Denver, Colorado (West)

Sat July 29 – Sun  Apr 30

Artists and craftsmen will hail from 30 different states to showcase their work at the Cheesman Park Art Fest; a free, two-day festival in one of Denver’s prized historic parks. The show takes place on the southwest roads of Cheesman, where patrons can shop the works of potters, painters, jewelers, sculptors, glass artists, and more.

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A Spring One of a Kind Experience – One of a Kind Show Chicago
At Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, downtown.

Shop from 300 talented makers while enjoying great food, entertainment and Spring-themed programming.

  • Fri Apr 28 – Sat Apr 29 – Sun  Apr 30


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Southwest Arts Festival Indio  — Empire Polo Club, Indio, California (West)
near Palm Springs, California

  • Jan. 26 – 27- 28-29

The 31st annual Southwest Arts Festival is a major, internationally recognized cultural event that will feature traditional, contemporary, and abstract fine works of art by more than 200 acclaimed artists. Includes clay, drawing, glass, jewelry, metal works, painting, photography, sculpture, and textile. Sponsored by the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Indio Visitors Bureau, the event has now expanded to run four days and all profits generated by the festival will go to support Coachella Valley non-profits.

Show Dates: 1/26/17 – 1/29/17


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One of a Kind Holiday Show – Chicago, Illinois  (ticketed event)

  • Dec. 1-2-3-4

One of a Kind holiday show, The Mart, Chicago, Illinois
Thursday, Dec. 1; Friday, Dec. 2; Saturday, Dec. 3; Sunday, Dec. 4

The 16th annual One of a Kind Show, Holiday Edition, returns in 2016 with more than 600 talented artists from across North America and thousands of original handmade gift options.  Shop directly from the artists and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with great food and entertainment.

Snow globe fans:  If you are reading this and would like us to send you a free pass to the One of a Kind show in 2016 (the event requires tickets), drop a note through the “contact us”form. We have a limited number of guest passes and would be glad to share them with folks who follow our web pages.

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CherryArts Festival at Stanley – Denver, Colorado

  • Sept 16-17-18

CherryArts Festival at Stanley is a world‐class celebration of visual and fine arts  all in the Stanley Marketplace, a former aviation building that’s being transformed into a food-centric, community inspired hub, located on the border of Aurora & Stapleton in east Denver. (Directions here.)

September 16, 6PM – 9PM (Ticketed)

September 17, 10AM – 7PM (FREE)

September 18, 10AM – 5PM (FREE)

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Colorado Artsfest at Castle Rock– Castle Rock, Colorado

  • Sat/Sun Sept. 10-11

The Colorado Artsfest at Castle Rock is  a juried fine arts show with artists from across the country. Historic downtown Castle Rock provides the perfect canvas for the 27th Annual Colorado Artfest, displaying a wide range of works from life-size sculptures, to photography and jewelry. There’s a multitude of opportunities to appreciate – and purchase – art during this weekend of visual inspiration. Enjoy continual live main stage entertainment, featuring popular musicians, that provide a complimentary backdrop to this year’s program along with strolling entertainers, the Artfest Store; and a silent auction..

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Crested Butte Arts Festival – Crested Butte, Colorado

  • August 5-6-7

The 44th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival will take place August 5th through August 7th 2016!

Crested Butte, Colorado, is home to one of the nation’s top arts festivals. Now in its 44th year, the Crested Butte Arts Festival features incredible art, fantastic cuisine, exhilarating entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities and an art auction.

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 BAM Arts Fair– Bellevue, Washington State

  • July 29-30-31

The 70th Annual Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair presents over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art. This marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work.

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Cherry Creek Arts Festival – Denver, Colorado

  • July 2-3-4

The Cherry Creek Arts Festival (CCAF) weekend event is a world‐class and award‐winning celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts, and enjoys an attendance of 350,000 visitors over the course of the three‐day event.

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Denver Arts Festival – Northfield/Stapleton, Denver

  • June 18-19, 2016

THE 18th ANNUAL DENVER ARTS FESTIVAL will be held at Stapleton’s Northfield Area.

The Denver Arts Festival is a fine arts and fine crafts festival that continues to be dedicated to supporting Colorado artists while also showcasing a select group of national artists . The Denver Arts Festival holds its annual premier event at Stapleton’s Conservatory Green Plaza in Northfield.daf logo dates2

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One of a Kind Show Chicago – Chicago, Illinois

  • April 29 to May 1, 2016

Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illiniois

After 15 years of celebrating artists and their handmade work during the Holiday season, the One of a Kind Spring Show is launching April 29-May 1 at The Mart, downtown Chicago.

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Tempe Festival of the Arts – Tempe, Arizona

  • April 8 – 10, 2016

The Tempe Festival of the Arts showcases nearly 400 artists and 16 different visual arts categories that range from wood to photography to ceramics, wearable art, jewelry and other categories.

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Kanon Collective
Bibelot Miniature Show

Kanon Bibelot show

Nov. 6 – December 6

766 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado


Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov. 27th & 28th

7951 W 65th Ave, Arvada, CO

First Friday open house – RiNo Arts District 
Blake Street, Denver, CO

  • November 6 (Friday evening)

First Friday in the RiNo Arts District, which coincides with Denver Arts Week this year.
First Friday opening hours are from 6-9 p.m.

Please contact us for studio address on Blake Street.

CherryArts Festival at Stanley – Denver, CO

  • October 23-24-25

CherryArts is excited to partner with Stanley Marketplace in their opening year to create an event that will grow and thrive within this unique urban marketplace. CherryArts Festival at Stanley will feature 100 exhibiting artists, entertainment, a children’s Creation Station as well as culinary and beverage experiences.

Stanley is a creative venue with grand ambitions and is like no other marketplace. It is a former aviation facility with mixed indoor and outdoor spaces located in the Stapleton neighborhood in east Denver, Colorado.

The evening event on Friday, October 23 requires a ticket; Saturday and Sunday October 24-25 is open and free to the public.

Plaza Art Fair – Kansas City, MO

  • September 25-26-27
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One of Kansas City’s favorite traditions is the Annual Plaza Art Fair, one of the nation’s art fairs with over nine blocks of art, crafts and jewelry featuring top artists from the metro, nation and around the globe.

Sausalito Arts Festival – Sausalito, CA

  • September 5-6-7
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Labor Day Weekend September 5 – 7, 2015
Marinship Park, Sausalito, CA

Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Monday 10:00am to 5:00pm

The Sausalito Art Festival is the perfect way to celebrate your Labor Day Weekend. Meet over 260 artists, and have the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind paintings, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and more. Enjoy non-stop musical entertainment from top headliners on three stages, gourmet delights, and fine wines and champagne.

Crested Butte Arts Festival – Crested Butte, Colorado

  • July 31, August 1-2

Elk Street, Crested Butte, Colorado

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Salida Riverside Art Festival
Salida, Colorado

  • July 18-19, 2015

 Salida, Colorado is located in the heart of the South Central Colorado Rockies and has the distinction of being one of “America’s best art towns”, according to The 100 Best Art Towns in America, by author John Villani. The festival is in a picturesque willow tree filled park with lush green lawns on the banks of the Arkansas River, in the downtown Historic District.The live Music Stage features the best of local blues and folk musicians. Our vision is to provide the local and visiting public and our national and local exhibitors a memorable and high quality festival experience.

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Edmonds Arts Festival
Edmonds, Washington

  • June 19-20-21, 2015

A three-day festival in Edmonds (about 20 minutes from Seattle) celebrating the arts where attendees can view and purchase original art, enjoy free entertainment, celebrate our talented youth, and sample great food.
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Downtown Denver Arts Festival
Denver, Colorado

  • May 22-23-24, 2015

THE 17th ANNUAL DOWNTOWN DENVER ARTS FESTIVAL will again be held at the Denver Center for Performing Arts over Memorial Day weekend, starting on Friday evening and continuing Saturday and Sunday.
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The show will be open evenings, so please stop by …

Friday 4-8PM
Saturday 11-8PM
Sunday 11-5PM

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The Desert Arts Festival will be held at Frances Stevens Park on March 21-22, 2015, in Downtown Palm Springs.

The Desert Arts Festival will feature 100 artists presenting work in all mediums including two and three dimensional fine art, paintings in acrylic, oils and watercolors, photography, etchings, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone and wood.

December 2014 – February 2015
Evergreen, Colorado

Stop in to Main Street Fine Art Gallery (Evergreen, Colorado) for a wonderful display of original art from more than a dozen talented artists. It’s a unique, juried, co-op with high standards of artwork and presentation. Main Street Fine Art Gallery is run by the Evergreen Artists Association, The gallery is located near Beau Jo’s Pizza in Downtown Evergreen at 28186 Colorado Highway 74.

This year, Camryn Forrest Designs is honored to show a selection of one of a kind snow globes at the gallery.

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January 23, 24 and 25, 2015

Southwest Arts Festival
Empire Polo Club In Indio, California
(about 20 miles east of Palm Springs)

We will be showing at Southwest Arts Festival®, held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio California, a Coachella Valley landmark, featuring the desert’s natural landscape and sweeping mountain ranges. Every year the Festival continues to evolve and attract a high caliber of talented artists and unique artwork. This year’s festival will feature interactive art, with pottery, glass blowing and fine art painting scheduled to be on display. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of food and beverage options while casually walking the grounds to the subtle sounds of jazz music.

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November 14, 15, 16, 2014
Art Denver

Downtown Denver welcomes the first ART DENVER showcase, bringing a fresh and all-new indoor art experience of fine arts to Colorado.
We will be premiering approximately 50 new pieces of work, including — by request — some winter and quirky holiday themes.

Located at Colorado Convention Center, downtown Denver.


September 27- 28
ARTsarben Arts Festival
Omaha, Nebraska

Camryn Forrest Designs is one of 80 juried artists invited to show work at ARTsarben.

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  • August 1-2-3

Crested Butte Arts Festival

Elk Street, Crested Butte, Colorado

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JULY 2014

  • July 4-5-6

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Cherry Creek North (Central Denver)

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Steel City Steampunk Juried Exhibition
at Sangre de Cristo Art Museum in Pueblo, CO
summer of 2014

SacSteam_double snow globe, Camryn Forrest Designs, Denver, CO


  • May 23-24-25 (Memorial Weekend, Friday/Sat/Sun)

Downtown Denver Arts Festival

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Complex

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  • March 21 – April 26th 2014

STEAMED art show at TACtile Gallery
1955 South Quince Street, Suite 200 Denver Colorado
Located Northeast of Quebec and Evans/Iliff



The Steamstock Train Tour is coming through Denver on Thursday, July 25, 2-13
and Camryn Forrest Designs will be at the Roxy Theatre with a display case of water globes, snow globes and curious inventions.

Stop by and give us a shake!  All Ages show, $15 Tickets online or at the door.

As always, shaking the snow globes is free of charge. steamstock denver

Cherry Creek Arts Festival,
Denver, Colorado

We will be exhibiting at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival exhibit Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 5, 6 and 7, 2013.

For more information:


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Steamunk Cherries Snow Globe Camryn Forrest Designs 2013



Camryn Forrest Designs

five snow globes will be featured at the

Glass Museum in Sandwich, MA in the special holiday exhibit:

Celebrating Snow Globes

November 19 – December 30, 2012

For more information:

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Indecision Snow Globe

Much appreciation to the OMAT juried art show (Denver, Colorado)

for naming “Indecision” first place in the sculpture category, October 2012.

It is a huge thrill and honor to be recognized among such stellar submissions.

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Camryn Forrest Designs

will be showing a collection of

custom steampunk snowglobes,

one-of-a-kind waterglobes and curious inventions

at August Bazaar-B-Q, hosted by

The Fusion Factory
3563 Walnut St
Denver, CO 80205

SNEAK PEEK Night Bazaar!  Friday August 10th, 2012

  • 8pm – 2am  (adults only, charge of $7)

Bazaar-B-Q :  A Free Event (all ages)

  • Saturday & Sunday August 11th & 12th, 2012

Noon- 7pm – Free

Bazaar-B-Q : What Happens When Flea Market Meets Art Fair

If you are in the area, please stop by and give our waterglobes and curious inventions a good shaking or two!

One good shake deserves another.

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  • Clockwork Alchemy, San Jose, California
  • AnomalyCon, Denver, Colorado

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