Art Shows, Festivals and Events

UPCOMING SHOWS & EVENTS:

2017

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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RECENT/PAST SHOWS and EVENTS:

2017

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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2016

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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2016

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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2016

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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2015

Kanon Collective
Bibelot Miniature Show

Kanon Bibelot show

Nov. 6 – December 6
9am-5pm

766 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado

ARVADA HAND MADE ARTS

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Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov. 27th & 28th
9am-5pm

7951 W 65th Ave, Arvada, CO

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

  • November 6 (Friday evening)
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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
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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
http://crestedbutteartsfestival.com/

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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, www.EvergreenArtists.org. 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.

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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 2014

  • August 1-2-3

Crested Butte Arts Festival

Elk Street, Crested Butte, Colorado
http://crestedbutteartsfestival.com/

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JULY 2014

  • July 4-5-6

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Cherry Creek North (Central Denver)
https://www.cherryarts.org/the-festival/about

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JUNE (through SEPTEMBER)

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

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

Downtown Denver Arts Festival

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Complex
http://www.downtowndenverartsfestival.com/festivalinfo.html

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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

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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.

http://theroxydenver.com/event/140408

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: https://www.cherryarts.org/

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Steamunk Cherries Snow Globe Camryn Forrest Designs 2013

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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:

http://www.sandwichglassmuseum.org/events.php?pgID=15

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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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