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2024 Garden Art Fair

Sunday, July 14, 2024
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

One of the largest art festivals in Iowa with more than 80 vendors! Reiman Gardens' annual Garden Art Fair allows local artists to showcase their talents. Enjoy browsing and purchasing various eclectic items from booths with high-quality products, including jewelry, watercolor, glass, metal, pottery, photography, and so much more! Mark your calendars for this year's Garden Art Fair, bring your friends and family, and enjoy the beauty of Reiman Gardens near its peak blooming time of the summer. Don't forget to visit the playhouses and Butterfly Wing while you're here! Art, food, shopping, butterflies, playhouses, and the beauty of the Gardens. What more could you ask for on a Sunday afternoon?!


We will be offering $2 off the normal price of admission for all guests at this year's Garden Art Fair. With the discount, those prices will be:

  • General admission: $10
  • Seniors, ages 65 and over: $9
  • Youth, ages 2-12: $4
  • Children under the age of two: Free
  • Reiman Gardens Members: Free
  • Iowa State University students: Free

Food Vendors

Hy-Vee (located in the corn crib in the Children's Garden)

  • Coffee and donuts (AM)
  • Hamburgers and hot dogs
  • Pulled pork sandwiches
  • Walking tacos
  • Individual garden salads
  • Gourmet Popcorn, ice cream cups, and cake squares
  • Bottled water and pop

Kona Ice

  • Cups of premium shaved ice 


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Kona Ice Truck

Featured Artists

Featured Artists
Amy Mueggenberg AM Artistic LLC Photography/Glass/Jewelry Fused glass including garden stakes, pendants, bowls, earrings, Christmas items, plates, platters; canvas and metal wall prints
Ann Deklotz Kanbeon Fiber/Wood/Painting Wood burned and painted weathered boards, needle felted creations, dream catchers
Anna Gilbert Angilstone Jewelry/Painting Jewelry using natural stones and crystals, necklaces, pendants, earrings
Art Ciccotti Ciccotti Art Glass Blown Glass Hand-blown furnace worked glass out of a 2,100 degree furnace with a blow pipe, then shaped
Art Thomas Thomas Pottery Clay Wheel-thrown and fired stonewear pottery. Mugs, bowls, animal banks, specialty clay products
Artizan Studio Artizan Studio Fiber Meticulously handcrafted macramé. Plant hangers designed to cradle a variety of flora.
Ashley Rechkemmer Inspired Rose Creations Mixed Media Handcrafted and customized tumblers, keychains, shirts, hats, pens, wristlets, yard flags, and more!
Barb Thompson Barb Thompson Art & Design Painting Paintings of florals and vegetation in oil, acrylic, and watercolor
Bob Kling Bob Kling Painting/Pottery/Sculpture Painting in oil or acrylic and wheel thrown pottery and sculpture
Brian Frederiksen Frederiksen Press Drawing/Mixed Media Relief Printmaking and original work created and hand printed
Candida Deree Blue Lily Creations Glass Multi-color fusible glass, cut, assembled, and kiln-fired
Carrie Scheiddel Ellie's Elements Home Decor Home decor and accesories, plants in up-cycled vintage pots and dried floral arrangements, drinking cups, candles, handmade bracelets, and car accessories
Cat Rocketship Cat Rocketship Mixed Media Drawings, stickers, and prints of skeletons and the people they belong to
Chelsea Trowbridge Wildflower Giftshop Fiber Floral arrangements created from wool blend felt to look realistic but last forever
Chris White Metamorphosis Fused Glass Glass Fused glass pieces including garden stakes, garden/flower/nature scenes in stands, waves, and dishes
Connie Rodgers Fancy That Jewelry Brass manipulated and hand-aged with Moretti glass lamp-worked beads
Courtney Moller Art You Wood Love Painting Acrylics on canvas or wood with some watercolr
Dan Kemp Dank Artistry Metal/Jewelry Silverware, repurposed antique silverware into wearable works of art
Dani Sommerfeld Knotted Bug Fiber on Wood Hand-crafted small to medium sized string art
Delaney Lynch Delaney Lynch Art Mixed Media Crayon, watercolor, ink of flowers and vegetables
Denise Mohr Blossom Lane Studio Drawing Artwork using colored pencils
Elissa Wenthe Elissa Cox Wenthe Ceramics Clay Terra Cotta clay pieces
Elizabeth Loescher The Looking Glass Glass Fused and stained glass art, pressed flowers, and vintage items
Erica Gooding Artisan Jewelry by Erica Gooding Jewelry Copper, sterling silver, gold jewelry
Gary Hoard Gary Hoard Photography Photography Nature photography, matted photos, metallic prints and photo notecards
Heather English Guilford/Gauge Fiber Fiber art focused on coiled basketry and weaving and also includes wearables (such as scarves and shawls) and practical home goods (such as towels and blankets)
Heather Morphew Nelson Morphew Designs Jewelry nature inspired, slow fashion jewelry with an empahasis on sustainability & quality
Jeff Tadsen Jeff Tadsen Art Painting Fun, whimsical, and colorful designs on all sorts of surfaces - wooden porch boards, vintage pieces, door hangers, and more
Jennifer Brockpahler Ames Community Art Council Promoter An arts organization helping to raise awareness of the other arts organizations in the city of Ames
Jessica Montana With Care Creations Mixed Media Acrylics,oil pastels, gelatos, and painting on old windows
Jill Smothers Diamond Trail Designs Metal Original designed garden art, solar flowers, fairies, mushrooms, gnomes and garden pets
Jim Cronk River City Pottery Clay Planters, vases, flower pots
Jo Anne Willemsen Old Oaks Pottery Clay/Other One of a kind ceramic "table fountains," electric fired and/or wood fired. All my fountains will be displayed each with it's own self-contained water and pump
Jo Myerswalker jo myers-walker Painting Wet in wet flowing watercolors in vibrant colors
Jorja Kemp Creatively Jorja Other Animal portraits, florals, landscapes and abstracts in vivid color; scrimshaw animals etched
Karla Embleton Sew and Throw Fiber/Clay Crochet cactus in plastic and hand thrown pots, small crochet toys (bees), pottery cups, bowls, and small plant pots
Katharine Hensley Katharine Hensley Studio LLC Painting Oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings with an emphasis on floriculture and landscapes
Katie Kitterman Katie Kitterman Photography-Flower Art Co. Photography Flower art photography
Katy L. Patterson Azurine Art Studio Drawing/Mixed Media/Colored Pencil Primarily colored pencil and/or acrylic paints and inks combined with repurposed materials and accompanied by written word/poetry to create artwork usually inspired by nature or one of the sciences
Kelsey Wilson Kelsey Wilson Studio Painting Watercolor of botanical subjects composed to activate positive and negative spaces
Kristy Niemeyer Kristy Niemeyer's Nuthatch Atelier Mixed Media/Painting Watercolor, ink, and colored pencil prints, notecards, magnets, and bookmarks
Kyle Hauswirth Public Art Commission
Laura Larabee L. Larabee Studio Painting Oil paintings on mahogany board
Lauren Sudak Lauren Sudak Painting/Jewelry/Glass Oil, acrylic, and water color paintings, glass fusion keychains and dishes, and other handmade goodies
Laurie J Hoifeldt LaurieJane Art Painting Acrylic on canvas painting of whimsical gnomes and animal friends, wildlife, landscape, seascapes
Leslie Bruch Joyful Finch Studio Fiber Small batch handwoven wall art and accessories
Lori Kane Lori Lou Designs Jewelry Necklaces, bracelets, rings, twisted wire with glass/metal/clay beads, earrings with blown glass components
Lory Chaplin Lory Chaplin Art Painting Paintings of animals, flowers, birds
Louise Mcilhon Gemstones Jewelry Jewelry Stained glass and jewelry using electroforming from naturally deceased insects such as cicadas, butterflies and dragonflies into wearable jewelry
Maria Soliman Stone Fire Studio Clay Functional ceramics from stoneware clay
Mary Howell Earth Laughs Photography Photography Photos on canvas and art paper
Melinda S Buyck M.S. Buyck Studio Mixed Media Macro and dark still-life, and contemporary textured photography; alcohol ink on tile.
Melissa Rodriguez Sawdust & Paint Strokes Wood/Painting/Drawing Flowers and plant holders made from local hardwoods; painted bricks to decorate garden and flower beds
Mickey and Dan Johnson Lost Loon Studio Mixed Media Four sizes of Bread Fountains ranging from 4" to nearly 6' tall. This composed of metal structure and enhanced with colorful glass beads. The newest introduction of gemstone beads-color infused Hematite
Mika Sorak-Weirbach Thymelyglass Studio Mixed Media One-of-a-kind art pieces inspired by nature using metal, glass and natural materials
Mike Mittermeier Mittermeier Art and Design Painting Acrylic abstract and surreal nature and landscape on panel
Miranda Meyer Miranda Meyer Photography Abstract photos of flowers and other flora
Murray Joseph Wayuga Art Studio Painting Paintings that reflect the serenity of rural culture
Nancy Carlson Nancy Carlson Expressions Painting Acrylic paint on the reverse side of glass for 2-D art which creates a ‘stained glass’ look; 3-D glass items which are then baked and finished for use, such as vases and glass garden blocks
Nancy Hatch Fairy Wings Jewelry Jewelry Hammered metal, sterling silver, and copper jewelry; flame-painted jewelry; copper art and ornaments
Pat Petersen Conversation Pieces Jewelry Jewelry from semi precious stones, metal, and crystal
Peggy Mothershead Wild Things and Cornstalk Dreams Metal/Mixed Media Metal garden art, wildflower sculptures and rustic decor using sheet metal, machinery parts and other found objects
Reagan Kruse Kruse Art Studio Painting Oil paints on gesso-primed canvas
Rhonda Scott Rhonda Scott Studio Multi-Disciplinary Hand-decorated paper and cards, framed art, journals; jewelry with glass beads, handcrafted metal, gemstones, and enamels
Ritu Jain Ritu Jain Fiber Natural prints on fabric using leaves
Roslynn Long Roslynn Long (Lynnlongprints) Photography Nature photography including birds, flowers, and plants
Roy E. Svenby Mechanic's Gems by R.S. Jewelry One-of-a-kind natural gemstone pendants and earrings made from rocks; sterling silver bracelets
Ruben Ruiz Deer Creek Ceramics Clay Porcelain and stoneware clay
Ryan Halbur Iowa Creations Metal Scrap metal sculptures, recycled materials art, and yard/garden decor
Sara Burrier Dreamflyer Studios Mixed Media/Paint/Wood Fairy houses and paintings using natural elements from garden and woodland combined with watercolor, acrylic, and fibers
Sara Krause Sara Krause Pottery Clay Functional and decorative items, such as mugs, plates, bowls, vases, jewelry and ornaments, many of which are food, dishwasher, and microwave safe; a variety of Raku pieces
Sarah Bierstedt Purple Pincushion Fiber Vintage textiles, wool plush animals, knitting baskets, eclectic vintage fabric purses, hair accessories, vintage planter pincushions, giftable wine carriers
Sarah R. Day Small Fox Studios Clay/Drawing Whimsical and snarky illustrations and illustrated pottery
Sarah Schroeder Sarah Rose Studio Photography 35 mm film photography, mostly with abstraction of subject through use of multiple exposures or experimental film stocks
Sharon Smith Joyful Heart Design Jewelry Metalsmithing techniques to create unusual and often whimsical designs
Steve Hosch Steve Hosch Art Other Lino cut wall prints, t-shirts, kitchen towels, bags; stickers created from my print work; original-design stickers
Susan Cunningham Susan's Felting Other Needle-felt wool, using barred needles, to create felted pictures and mini sculptures; pen & ink drawings with tech pens on Bristol board
Tom Smith Woodware by Dr. Tom Wood Composite resin and wood bowls and platters, vases, lamps, votives, pendants
Valerie Williams Daily Dish Pottery Clay Bowls that are functional and light, graceful and very usable
Vera Babich NV Design Metal Recycled copper wire mini sculptures, individual (flowers) and groups (gardens)
Vini Mutsemi EnnYe Gallery Other Shona stone sculptures from Zimbabwe
Will Zitterich (and Gretchen) Will Works in Wood Wood Vessels, urns, bowls, vases and other unusual forms from native woods
Yvonne Sontag Brune Creative Department Consortium Drawing/Mixed Media Watercolors, pastels, charcoal and mixed media all of which lend themselves to the beauty of florals and landscapes
Zoe Noble Angry Girl Art by Zoe Noble Jewelry/Fiber Hand-embroidered nature scenes, landscapes, bouquets, and more