Demo Zone - Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original

Demo Zone - Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original 2019

Peek into the creative process as our artists demonstrate how they develop their unique works of art. The Art Demo Zone is located under the big maples on N. University near Hill Auditorium.

TIMES

THURSDAY, JULY 18

11:00 am – Potters Guild: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Watch as Guild members demonstrate various techniques for throwing clay.

12:00 pm – Stephen Wheeler: Taming the Green Leafed Monster

In this oil painting demo you will learn how to control greens and find exciting colors and textures in summer foliage.

1:00 pm – Alexa Karabin: Amazing Watercolors

Discover how the masters made watercolors and see how a contemporary artist is adapting the medium to create one of a kind, sustainable works. 

2:00 pm – Antoine Ribaut: Space, the Final Frontier…

Learn about shooting astro-photos and the techniques of capturing the faint light of deep sky objects through telescopes.

3:00 pm – Amy Lansburg: Driftwood Art

Hear adventure tales and learn how to make magnificent Lake Superior driftwood sculptures with simple tools.

4:00 pm – Rebecca Szparagowski: Gluing Glass?

When glass breaks gluing it back together can be the answer. Come find out what glue is right for you to permanently repair broken glass!

5:00 pm Potters Guild: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Watch as Guild members demonstrate various techniques for throwing clay.

FRIDAY, JULY 19

11:00 pm – Potters Guild: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Watch as Guild members demonstrate various techniques for throwing clay.

12:00 pm – Jonathan & Allison Metzger: Silkscreen on Paper

Silkscreen from start to finish! Participate in a 2-layer print and walk away with your very own sample.

1:00 pm

Cali Hobgood: Hand-Colored Photography

Learn the technique of hand-coloring black and white photographs and then try it yourself.

2:00pm – Nancy Gardner: Ceramics with Flair

Witness the beauty of hand-built ceramics.

3:00 pm – Cliff Lounsbury: Wood & Personality

Lathe turning for functional objects. Cliff will take requests from the crowd!

4:00 pm – David Santiago: Finger Painting with Charcoal and Pastel

Using charcoal and pastel, David will demonstrate his layering/blending process.

5:00 pm – Potters Guild: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Watch as Guild members demonstrate various techniques for throwing clay.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

11:00 am – Potters Guild: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Watch as Guild members demonstrate various techniques for throwing clay.

12:00 pm – Anne Kindl: Drawing

Vibrant drawing, expressive marks and intuitive painting that will leave you rejuvenated.

1:00 pm – Tana Acton: Uptight Wire Working

Learn to cast on and control wire with precision.

2:00 pm – Jay Canterbury: Photographic Vision

Find a new way to see! Learn how to spot photographable images in everyday life.

3:00 pm – Cliff Lounsbury: Wood & Personality

Lathe turning for functional objects. Cliff will take requests from the crowd!

4:00 pm – Steven Olszewski: Mixed Media Sculpture

Watch a sculpture come to life!

5:00 pm – Potters Guild: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Watch as Guild members demonstrate various techniques for throwing clay.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

12:00 pm – Peggy Schuning: Romancing the Stone

Fall in love with the visual qualities of stone through the method and techniques of mosaic.

1:00 pm – Stanley Leonard: Woodcut Relief

Learn the techniques & processes of woodcut relief printmaking. 

2:00 pm – Jessie Fritsch: A Buzz in Art - Painting with Beeswax

Experience the ancient art form of encaustic layering, scraping, shaping and fusing.

3:00pm – Potters Guild: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Watch as Guild members demonstrate various techniques for throwing clay.