10th Annual RiverFest

    Saturday, August 11 | 10am-7pm

    Come shop, play, craft, drink, eat, and jam out to live music at Lander Art Center’s 10th RiverFest. This year RiverFest is hosting over 30 artists from around the state, beer and food vendors including Cowfish and Bar 10, live demonstrations, and headline band 10 Cent Stranger, of Laramie from 5pm-7pm. Meet us at City Park for an incredible day of art and music! See below for full artist list, plus band and event details.

    $5 suggested donation supports Lander Art Center

    Performance Lineup

    11am – Dancer’s Workshop performance
    2pm – Seth Finley
    5pm – 10 Cent Stranger

    Activities & Demonstrations

    10:30-6pm – Dream Team Progressive Painting | If you’re a fan of the Quick Draw you will love this! 5 local artists will work on the same painting throughout the day. The final, collaborative piece will be auctioned off online to support the Lander Art Center.

    11am – 2pm – Face Painting
    11am – 2pm – Flint Knapping Demonstration
    11am – 4pm – Kids Activity Tent
    Throughout the Day – Fiber Arts Demonstration at Pingora Yarns
    Throughout the Day – Screen Printing Demonstrations at Snow Deep Designs
    Throughout the Day – Pottery Demonstrations by Monika Andrews and Abe Lowham

    4pm-5pm FREE Adult Whet Palette class
    5pm-6pm FREE Youth Whet Palette class | register below
    Click Here to Register or See Class Schedule


    Monika Andrews of Monika Andrews Pottery – Functional and decorative ceramic vessels, wheel thrown and hand painted.

    Letitia Black of Evening Star Designz – Northern Arapaho artist of hand crafted jewelry.

    Richard Brubaker of Creative Yard Solutions – Wooden yard products.

    Joan L. Dillon – Eclectic style from realism to far out portraits, scenes, and flowers in charcoal, watercolor, and oils.

    Dannine Donaho of Snow Deep Designs – Hand-printed, original designs celebrating central Wyoming landscapes and culture.

    Colleen Drury – Contemporary paintings of colorful critters done in oil and watercolor.

    Hannah Dwyer of Wandering Prints – Hand-printed art, cards, and gifts and hand-bound journals with nature-inspired themes.

    Michael L. Farris of Farris Wood and Metal Shop – Creative and artistic approach with wood and metal with a focus on new and recycled materials.

    Maddie Flint and Emily Anderson or E and M – Hand-sewn monster dolls, homemade hats, handmade squishes and slime.

    Jess Forton of Aspen Creations – Benches, bar stools, and other items made out of Aspen.

    Stephanie Harris – Jewelry.

    Chris Hulme – Hand sculpted, one-of-a-kind glass art.

    Carrie Johnson of Pingora Yarns – Fiber arts.

    Jerry D. Kendall – Walking sticks and canes.

    Terry Kreuzer – Hand-crafted mixed metals and jewelry with semi-precious gems and beads, and hand-built Raku ceramics.

    Audry Krise of Audrey’s Bead Creations – Pearl and stone jewelry including earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.

    Abe Lowham of Lowham Ceramics – Handmade, wheel-thrown ceramics both functional and sculptural.

    Alycia Martin – Cards, doll quilts, table runners and more.

    Alyx Raven Miller – Striking, highly textured collage, watercolor, acrylic, mixed-media pieces.

    Sarah Miller of Oh! Sew Awesome! – Awesome hand-crafted artisan sewn items from clothing to stuffed animals that includes something for everyone.

    Shanea F. Miller of Shakota Beads – Unique handmade jewelry; mostly beaded pieces.

    Joel Newquist of Sweetwater Rustics – Live edge and timber furniture, housewares, and home decor.

    Jacquelyn Oliver of Copper Fairy Design – Unique copper jewelry.

    Lennie Poitras of Botanica Bead and Jewelry – Silver, copper, and bronze jewelry in a botanical theme.

    Jessie Rognon – Finding the creativity in objects thrown away and forgotten.

    Dave and Georgia Rowswell of Rawhide Studio – Contemporary jewelry design with a western flair, made from genuine rawhide.

    Leslie Schafer – Wyoming wildlife and western theme pencil and graphite.

    Erica Shockley of Wyo Rockhound Jewelry – Wire wrapped jewelry with mostly Wyoming rocks and minerals.

    Holly Ann Spriggs of Hollyhock Designs – Original artwork and up-cycled creations inspired by nature, farm, and life.

    Diantha States – Artwork and fine craft featuring wild flowers of Wyoming.

    Sunflower Kids – Handmade beaded bracelets to raise money for students at the HillCrest Day Orphanage in Arusha Tanzania; each bracelet feeds over 200 kids a nutritious breakfast.

    Shannon and Eric Warner of Gypsy Heart Pottery – Pottery.

    Jaimie Warnick of Jaimie’s Jewelry – Unique handmade metal, wire, and lapidary creations; detailed art jewelry that everyone loves.

    Stacy Wells of Wells Art Adventure- Whet Palette class, acrylic paintings, and up-cycled jewelry.

    Food Vendors

    Bar Ten – Burgers, Brats, and cocktails.
    Cowfish – Beer and food.
    Sugared Craft Cakes – Ice cream sandwiches
    Wee Pop Korn – Kettle Korn.
    Wyo Big Kahuna – Soft serve ice cream, shaved ice, and shakes.

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