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A Fair of the Arts BEAD logo Bloomington Parks and Recreation hosts a celebration of art and community with the displays, sales, and demonstrations of visual arts and fine crafts by local and regional artists. Visit the Farmers' Market the second Saturdays of the season, then browse for the beautiful and well-crafted objects available at A Fair of the Arts. For more information about A Fair of the Arts, contact the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department at (812) 349-3725 or jacobsg@bloomington.in.gov

A Fair of the Arts is held the second Saturdays of the season:

October 8 A Fair of the Arts Artists and Exhibitors

Artist/Studio Category Description
Patty Cole fiber arts I design my purses "mashing up" colorful fabrics to create one-of-a-kind pieces.
Country Loom fiber arts Great knitted socks and wonderfully woven rag rugs.
Refab fiber arts Pillows that reflect who you are and what you care about made from high quality upholstery samples and classic t-shirts.
Lynne Mikolon fiber arts Usable things from a variety of fiber using new and reclaimed materials in bright colors with varied textures.
Farmhouse Hippie fiber arts Handmade upcycled hippie threads
Dudes fiber arts Customizable, machine-washable, monster-like stuffed pillows.
That's Sew Martha fiber arts Fabric flowers and adorable, beaded figures.
The Crocheting Mom fiber arts Handmade crocheted items for all ages.
SA Jewelry Design jewelry One-of-a-kind pieces inspired from both natural and geometric forms.
Ellen Campbell Design jewelry Dichroic, opaque, and transparent glass pieces are hand-cut and fused together to make one-of-a-kind jewelry designs.
ARS Designs jewelry An eclectic and unique collection of jewelry and other wearable pieces
Designs by Debilah jewelry Semi-precious jewelry.
CharmHouse jewelry Colliding old & new with metallic creatures, earthy stones, reclaimed wood, preserved moss, and handset vintage glass.
Angela Caldwell Jewelry jewelry Unique and wearable jewelry for modern women..
Dave Cole metalwork/woodwork Finely carved and painted wooden figures and turned pieces.
John's Wood Works metalwork/woodwork Hand-carved cottonwood bark and basswood items, hand turned pens, and bottle stops.
Kimery's Creations metalwork/woodwork Unique and one-of-a-kind writing instruments and other small turnings.
Laruaenamels metalwork/woodwork Light switch plates for home and work decor.
From Tree to Table metalwork/woodwork Wooden bowls are hand crafted from local Indiana hardwoods for everyday use.
Modern Designs metalwork/woodwork Reclaimed and recycled wood goes into my one- of-a-kind, hand made, usable art.
Karen Cherington natural materials One-of-a-kind natural feather jewelry and mirrors
Woodward Baskets natural materials Natural reed and seagrass baskets for use or display.
Soapy Soap Company personal care A full line of body care products handcrafted in Bloomington.
Pure GRACE Soap personal care Soaps, scrubs, bath bombs, bubble bars, lotions, lip chaps, detergents and wool dryer products made in small batches and by hand.
Dark Pony Art clay Unique pendants and magnets made entirely from polymer clay.
CMT Pottery clay Functional ceramics of a whimsical nature.
Hickory Tree Studio clay Functional pottery for every room of the home/office and beyond!
Photo Folk drawing/painting/photography Photographic paper print on canvas.
Cynthia Lisenbardt Original Art drawing/painting/photography Paintings, prints, and coloring books.