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Mulvane Art Museum's Mountain/Plains Art Fair 2012


  • Adults
  • Families
  • Kids
  • Art lovers of all ages

20th Annual Mountain/Plains Art Fair

When the first weekend of June rolls around, so does the Mulvane's annual Art Fair! In 2012, the open-air festivities drew nearly 90 artists from across the country to display works in an array of media:

  • Paintings
  • Drawings
  • Prints
  • Photography
  • Jewelry
  • Fiber
  • Glass
  • Wood
  • Bronze
  • Steel
  • Ceramics
  • Textiles

Also in the line-up was a hands-on art station for kids; tasty food and beverage offerings; and live music.

Saturday, June 2 - 10am to 5pm
Sunday, June 3 - 10am to 4pm

Washburn University campus, east of the Memorial Union

How Much

  • $6 at the gate
  • Free for children 12 and under!
  • $1-off admission coupon
  • Free parking 
  • Proceeds support the Mulvane's education programs 


Jurors of participating artists and awards:

Amanda Martin Hamon, Coordinator of the Docent Program and Public Outreach, Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Thomas Feulmer, Director of Educational Programming, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, Texas.  The Rachofsky House features a collection of artwork by national and international artists working in the last century.

2012 Sponsors 
  • Washburn University
  • Topeka Capital-Journal
  • Security Benefit
  • Bartlett & West
  • Capitol Federal Foundation
  • jones huyett Partners
  • Mainline Printing, Inc.
  • Gay, Riordan, Fincher, Munson & Sinclair, P.A.
  • Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Chartwells Dining Services
  • Barker Printing  
  • Capital City Bank
  • M-C Industries
  • Jostens Printing & Publishing
  • CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Organized by the Friends of the Mulvane Art Museum

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2012 Award Winners

Stephanie Muñoz-O’Neil, Topeka, was awarded the Best of Show award; Angie Pickman, Lawrence, received the Best 2-Dimensional award; and William McReynolds, Udall, Kan. was awarded the Best 3-Dimensional award at the 20th Annual Mulvane Art Museum’s Mountain/Plains Art Fair. Jurors Amanda Martin Hamon and Thomas Feulmer selected the award winners.  

2012 Participating Artists

Abraham, Eric, Lucas, Kan., ceramics

Arensdorf, Chris, Topeka, ceramics

Balden, Teri, Mount Vernon, Mo., ceramics

Bartel, Makenna, Overland Park, Kan., jewelry

Bartoszek, Edward, Mission, Kan., painting

Behrens, Gary, Derby, Kan., photography

Bellock, Melody and Kurt, Salt Lake City, Utah, wood

Berkey, Michelene, Evergreen, Colo., jewelry

Bermudez, Jenny, Omaha, Neb., jewelry

Bose, Mike, Bedford, Iowa, ceramics

Broski, Cathy, Kansas City, Missouri, ceramics

Carroll, Louise, Lawrence, Kan., jewelry

Chen, John, Winston-Salem, N.C. painting

Colbert, Liv, Crumby, Texas, photography

Colbert, Ronald., Cumby, Texas, mixed media

Coll, George, Loveland, Colo., painting

Covey, Sharron, Bonner Springs, Kan., photography

Cronin, Ruth, Elkhorn, Neb., mixed media

Crenshaw, Clark, Garland, Texas, photography

Danbom, Carroll, Red Oak, Iowa, drawing

Dotson, Kathryn, Shawnee, Kan., jewelry

Dumas, Joseph, Gadsen, Ala., stone & metal furniture

Eastburn, Judith, Des Moines, Iowa, photography

Echols, Dana, Windsor, Colo., photography

Egger, Brad, Lansing, Kan., jewelry

Gauerke, Victoria, Topeka, ceramics

Gill, David, Lawton, Okla., photograph

Goodall, Nancy, Topeka, jewelry

Goodwin, Jeff, Huntsville, Ark., jewelry

Hanson, Jan, Lyons, Kan., mixed media

Harding, Matthew, Olathe, Kan., photography

Hatton, Michael and Gabe Stoner, Topeka, sculpture

Haug, Kristen, Silver Lake, Kan., jewelry

Hauptli, Ortrud, Milford, Kan., batik/fiber

Heintzelman, Bob, Topeka, metal

Hewitt, Lori, Topeka, painting

Heybrock, Kari, Kansas City, Mo., jewelry

Hill, Susan, Kansas City, Mo., fiber

Hutton, Melinda, Newton, Kan., jewelry

Johnson, Becky, Green Mountain Falls, Colo., painting

Jones, Jim, Springfield, Mo., sculpture

Jones, Robert, Waleska, Ga., photography

Kanan, Pat., Castle Rock, Colo., photography

Kennington, John, Bixby, Okla., photography

Kenton, Martha, Dodge City, Kan., jewelry

Kirch, Kathleen, Gardner, Kan., painting

Krallman, Cally, Topeka, acrylic

Labora, Cecilia, Kansas City, Mo., jewelry

Mattson, Rory, Albert Lea, Minn., painting

Meyer-McCall, Jenny, Kansas City, Mo., mixed media

Miller, Lynda and Rob Walker, Topeka, fiber

Mundy, Mary, Austin, Texas, metal

Muñoz-O'Neil, Stephanie, mixed media

Neff, Bill, Berryton, Kan., wood

Nelsen, Ken, Maryville, Mo., wood

Oehler, Mark, Reeds Spring, Mo., ceramics

Otipoby, Scott, Topeka, sculpture

Pickman, Angie, Lawrence, Kan., mixed media

Poole, Dean, Tecumseh, Kan., ceramics

Quaney, Barb, Topeka, fiber

Rademacher, Rachel, Tecumseh, Kan., glass

Richerson, Robin, Lenexa, Kan., sculpture

Rigg, Jim, Manhattan, Kan., painting

Roark, Dale, Augusta, Kan., sculpture

Russell, Michael, Greenwood, Mo., photography

Scheuneman, Sonya, Topeka, photography

Schyler, Michael, Wichita, Kan., ceramics

Sheafor, Douglas, Topeka, blown glass

Sidorova, Yelena, Aurora, Colo., painting

Smith, Diane & Don, Evans, Colo., ceramics

Smith, Stephen, Broken Arrow, Okla., painting

Somerville, Pam, Topeka, glass

Stubbs, Thomas, Topeka, photography

Taylor, Lily, Shawnee, Kan., painting

Tucker, James, Shawnee, Kan., painting

Utech, Stacey, Topeka, glass

Wallace, Jason, Stillwater, Okla., photography

Walters, Carla, Overland Park, Kan., ceramics

Washburn Art Students Association, Topeka, multiple media

Wempe, Conrad, Emporia, Kan., wood

Wilson, Larissa, Lawrence, Kan., mixed media

Wolter, Shawn, Urbandale, Iowa, mixed media

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