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 at Showers Plaza, located in front of City Hall - Showers Building at 401 N. Morton St. in Bloomington from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m.

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

August 8 A Fair of the Arts Artists and Exhibitors

Artist/Studio Category Description
Hickory Tree Studio clay Fine pottery and exceptional fiber arts
Dark Pony Art clay Polymer clay and hand sculpting into a pendant, magnet, or wearable unicorn horns.
Mark Riggins drawing/painting/photography note cards and limited edition signed prints from my original pen & ink sketches
Eleanor Ann Sentiments drawing/painting/photography Greeting cards with unique, pun-ny phrases and small illustrations.
Patty Cole fiber arts Colorful aprons with matching potholders, satin capes for kids, and a variety of fabric covered boxes, wreaths, and flowers.
Younique Chic Designs fiber arts Handbags, purses, satchels etc. made of various fabrics
Fun with Rick and Jane Crafts fiber arts Handmade hairbands, handbags from old blue jeans, and a wide variety of leather goods including hats, bracelets, belts, purses, cell phone cases, journals, etc.
Patch Loves Spot fiber arts Fresh yet classic wares for the beautification of home and life.
Sleepy Cat Studio fiber arts Crocheted scarves, hats, fingerless gloves, and felted wool baby booties
Lynne Mikolon fiber arts Appliqued fleece hats - sewn. Handwoven rugs & bags.
Tweetle Beetle Glass glass Whimsical colorful blown and fused glass.
Warm Glass Wonder glass Decorative fused glass panels for home and garden, garden stakes.
Angela Caldwell Jewelry jewelry Hand made sterling and mixed metals, gemstones and vintage findings used in individualized pieces.
ARS Designs jewelry Jewelry and other wearable pieces and ornaments, made of metal, organic materials and found objects.
Gray Stone Jewelry jewelry I slab, shape, and polish rocks, and then I wrap them in sterling silver wire to make pendants.
Inspired jewelry Fine silver, copper, brass and kiln-fired enamel earrings, necklaces and bracelets.
Tanya Tegmeyer-Rodriguez jewelry Jewelry, accessories, and gift items using recycled and upcycled leather, suede, and vinyl
The Butterfly Road jewelry Butterfly, feather, and flower jewlery.
Restoration Brass jewelry Earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets, and men's jewelry using spent bullet shells.
GET Consulting jewelry Earrings, necklaces and bracelets designed from collected natural objects (shells, bamboo, rocks)
Dave Cole metalwork/woodwork Hand carved wooden figures, turned magic wands and tops, and fine wooden boxes and banks.
Press Puzzles metalwork/woodwork Hand crafted wooden jigsaw puzzles that celebrate the community and culture of Bloomington, IN.
Kimery's Creations metalwork/woodwork One of a kind writing instruments from domestic and exotic wood.
Odman Arts metalwork/woodwork Sculptures made out of wood, wire hanger, and stockings
Cutter Boards Etc. metalwork/woodwork Decorative and useful items made of hardwoods both domestic and tropical.
Modern Designs metalwork/woodwork Picture frames, mirrors, candles holders, benches, end tables
Ashley Thomas metalwork/woodwork Natural landscapes & scenery with cosmic & universal themes.
Sue Westhues natural materials A wide variety of functional and decorative items created then combining gourds with other media
Soapy Soap Company personal care All-natural handcrafted bar soaps and lip balms locally in Bloomington
Teehaus Bath & Body personal care Bath & body products infused with honey and beeswax from our hives and botanicals from our gardens.
Barbara Fuqua surface decoration Handpainted maiolica glazed pottery (earthenware)
Sublime Design surface decoration Colorful paper designs sealed onto light switch plates, lamps, vases, candle votives, wall art, boxes, and tables.