Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bits and Bobs: A Steampunk Exhibit Opens This Saturday!

I had great intentions of posting about this sooner, but clearly that didn't happen.

Regardless, Bits and Bobs: A Steampunk Exhibit will be opening up this Saturday (7/18) at Mustard Seed (214 N Main St.) in Buhler, Kansas. I have the honor of being one of the many artists whose work will be on display. In addition to a visual piece, I'll also have a steampunk/sci-fi story I wrote on display, which I'm excited to share.

Cover I designed for my story,
based on the original cover design from
when I gave the story to Matt for his birthday
earlier this year
.

For those of you who aren't on Facebook, here is the event info:

The art will be on display from July 18 through October 17th

Opening ceremonies will be on July 18. We will have live music, fencing demos, a tea tasting, a fundraiser, and of course art. Also, we will have Roger Toliver Photography at the event, photographing you holding a rare Eurasian Eagle Owl! We will have a library kids' story time and a workshop, sales at local vendors, and more.

Artists and presenters include: Beverly Holman, mixed media sculpture; Ruth Cohen, fiber art – crochet; Jenna Tomlin, copper artist; Katie Kaufman, costumer and jeweler; Bob Spangler, mixed media prop maker; Mikael Clear, costumer and prop maker; Pake McNally, metalsmith; Anney Day, accessories; Ana Heaton, illustrator; Julia Deniss, jeweler; Dusty Howlett, hand made pens; Brandon Schnur, ceramist; Gary Pendergrass, mixed media sculpture; May Evans, painter and author; Bill Knechtal, photographer; Tom Krekow, photographer; Mark Wickersham, fencing demonstrator; Denise Donnelly, tea maker; plus musical guests A Ship Called Revenge!

I will be at the opening from 11 am until whenever Henry gets overstimulated, and I'll be wearing my most risque Steampunk costume ever, so that will be fun. See you there!

Related posts:
"The Art of Discovery" at Johnson County Library (Event Pics)
Steampunk Art Exhibit Opening Reception (Event Pics)
Sewing for a Steampunk Soiree
Steampunk Magazine Cranks My Cogs
2 Steampunk Web Comics You Should Read


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