Art Westport announces artists for 42nd annual event

Aug 28, 2022 | Events

Returning to Kansas City’s historic Westport neighborhood for its 42nd event, Westport is proud to announce the participating artists for Art Westport 2022, happening September 9-11, 2022.

Art Westport’s panel of jurors – who are distinguished members of the Kansas City art community – selected 137 local, visual artists, to participate in the upcoming event. Artist categories include the following: ceramics, digital art, drawing, emerging artist, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and wood categories.

2022 Participating Artists and Categories

Jake Bond Ceramics
Chad Collins Ceramics
Sherri Hanna Ceramics
Melanie Harvey Ceramics
Laura Hoppes Ceramics
Steph Kates Ceramics
Sean Ponder Ceramics
Michelle Rogne Ceramics
Erica Schroeder Ceramics
Melanie Sherman Ceramics
Lee Slusher Ceramics
Susan Speck Ceramics
Mark Thorson Ceramics
Amy Troester Ceramics
Xavier Gayden Digital Art
Andrew Grojean Digital Art
John Knell Digital Art
Phillip Ward Digital Art
Douglas Fulks Drawing
Heidi Pitre Drawing
Brad Ultican Drawing
Uzz Buzz Emerging Artist
Luke Dodge Emerging Artist
Crystal Futrell Emerging Artist
Tessa Howard Emerging Artist
Susan Jackson Emerging Artist
Chelsea Klamm Emerging Artist
Jennier Lyles Emerging Artist
Kara O’Neill Emerging Artist
George Parker Emerging Artist
Timothy Reynolds Emerging Artist
Andrew Johnsonn Fiber
Mary Lesseter Fiber
Diane Lawrence Fiber
Shawanna Meeks Fiber
Erin Sansoucy Fiber
Fred Imhoff Glass
Sara Sally LaGrand Glass
Robert Ore Glass
Dierk Van Keppel Glass
Nichole Collins Jewelry
Kristin Cooper Jewelry
Brad Egger Jewelry
Kari Heybrock Jewelry
Sara Kharatyan Jewelry
Clarissa Knighten Jewelry
David Lee Jewelry
Joy Mead Jewelry
Laurie Mellenbruch Jewelry
Du’Wayne Moore Jewelry
Louise Partain Jewelry
Tommi Ringel Jewelry
Tammy Shaw Jewelry
Manda Wylde Jewelry
Tony Young Jewelry
Andrew Klein Metal
Greg Biel Mixed Media
Kellie Bloxsom Mixed Media
Kevin Bullard Mixed Media
Bob Holloway Mixed Media
Casey Kempter Mixed Media
Celia Lamprecht Mixed Media
Megan Leong Mixed Media
Jenny Meyer-McCall Mixed Media
Angie Pickman Mixed Media
Lily Taylor Mixed Media
Marketio Townsend Mixed Media
Krissie VandeNoord Mixed Media
Andrew Batcheller Painting
Rob Bauer Painting
Christianne Bohannon Painting
Allison Bowman Painting
Mary Brooks Painting
Evan Brown Painting
John Carroll Painting
Aaron Coleman Painting
Ashley Corbello Painting
Pamela Covington Painting
Peter Crane Painting
Denny Dowdy Painting
Ken Downs Painting
Steven Dragan Painting
Mark Freeman Painting
Nicolas Gadbois Painting
Lori George Painting
Karen Golmer Painting
Jill Halksworth Painting
Genevieve Hamel Painting
Greg Jones Painting
Vanessa Lacy Painting
Kimberly Marney Painting
Taj Mattingly Painting
Alex Miller Painting
Brent O’Connor Painting
James Pettijohn Painting
Ziyadath Radji Painting
Naomi Rendell Painting
Jeffrey Schult Painting
Heather Sulzen Painting
Jen Unekis Painting
Chun Wang Painting
Nicole Wasson Painting
Rick Wright Painting
Roura Young Painting
Ivey Zoellers Painting
Brian Cain Photography
Amy Crouse Photography
Ric Cummings Photography
RC Heinze Photography
Beth Houts Photography
Jean Hutchison Photography
Lee Jost Photography
Tom Mallot Photography
Crystal Nederman Photography
Margaret Norcross Photography
Michael Russell Photography
Everett Smith Photography
Nathan Walker Photography
Dan Yeokum Photography
Charley Forsyth Printmaking
Caitlin Penny Printmaking
Lori Stanziola Printmaking
Travis Porter Printmaking
Jesse Barker Sculpture
Scott Diven Sculpture
Annette Gordon Sculpture
Mark Leathers Sculpture
Mark Parsons Sculpture
Helena Bates Wood
David Cotter Wood
Christopher Dowdy Wood
Angela Flinn Wood
Matthew Jarmer Wood
Matthew Roman Wood
Tracey Vaeth Wood
Adrian Vogel Wood

Produced by the Westport Regional Business League and sponsored by Country Club Bank and Pepsi Cola, the three-day art festival is Kansas City’s largest and oldest outdoor art show exclusively for local, visual artists. During Art Westport, attendees can purchase high-quality, one-of-a-kind artwork, as well as enjoy food and drink or unique shopping from a variety of local businesses surrounding the event.

2022 Art Westport Hours

Friday, Sept. 9: 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 10: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 11: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Art Westport will take place rain or shine.

Art Westport also showcases exclusively local musicians and entertainers performing throughout the weekend. Two stages will hold performances – the Main Stage located on Westport Road between Jerusalem Café and Pickleman’s, and the South Pennsylvania Avenue Stage, located in front of Atomic Provisions on Pennsylvania Avenue. Confirmed performances are outlined below.

Friday, September 9

Tim Reid Jr., 4-8pm, South Pennsylvania Avenue Stage

2 Proud 2 Beg, 6-10pm, Main Stage

Saturday, September 10

Waldo Jazz Collective, 4-8pm, South Pennsylvania Avenue Stage

2 Proud 2 Beg, 6-10pm, Main Stage


Art Westport is a favorite among locals and visitors alike that attracts more than 30,000 visitors annually. It is open to the public and free to attend. For more information about Art Westport, visit

Art Westport is still seeking volunteers for its 42nd event. Please email Amy Schonhoff at the Westport Regional Business League if you are interested in becoming a volunteer: