West Des Moines – – A wide variety of items were available at this juried art show, which included paintings, prints, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, furniture, clothing, stained glass, fiber and much more. This year’s Art Market was revamped by adding repurposed and up cycled items!
Musical entertainment was part of the festivities. Children’s art activities and artists’ demonstrations took place throughout the day. Refreshments were available from several food vendors on the street and many Valley Junction restaurants and retailers were open.
International Filmmaker, Brandon Green of EverGreen Images in Kansas City, judged Valley Junction’s Fall Art and Up-cycle market. Award winners were:
Best of Show: Kyle Nielsen / Relics Awry
Best of 2D: Julie Vandeberg
Best of 3D: James Bearden
Merit Awards: Joe Lacina, Gretchen Nothhouse, Teri Templeton Cadman, Andrew Carter
Historic Valley Junction, in West Des Moines, is six square blocks of antique and specialty shops, art galleries, fashion boutiques, hair salons, service businesses and restaurants.