Art Westport announces participating artists for 41st annual event, Sept. 10-12, 2021

Aug 31, 2021 | Latest News

Returning to Kansas City’s historic Westport neighborhood for its 41st event*, Westport is proud to announce the participating artists for Art Westport 2021, Sept. 10-Sept. 12. Art Westport’s panel of jurors – who are distinguished members of the Kansas City art community – selected 119 local, visual artists, to participate in the upcoming event. Artist categories include the following: ceramics, digital art, drawing, emerging artist, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and wood categories

*Please note: this is technically the 41st Art Westport event, not the 42nd event as mentioned previously.

2021 Participating Artists

Jake BondCeramics
Karen DreyerCeramics
Sherri HannaCeramics
Melanie HarveyCeramics
Laura HoppesCeramics
Steph KatesCeramics
Raegan KoepselCeramics
Melody MonroeCeramics
Michelle RogneCeramics
Melanie ShermanCeramics
Lee SlusherCeramics
Susan SpeckCeramics
Mark ThorsonCeramics
John KnellDigital Art
Douglas FulksDrawing
Gloria ShanahanDrawing
Wanda TaylorDrawing
Brad UlticanDrawing
Christopher ArmerEmerging Artist
Jenna GallettaEmerging Artist
Hanah GlimpseEmerging Artist
Genevieve HamelEmerging Artist
Mary IzardEmerging Artist
Andrew KleinEmerging Artist
Sharon NibbelinkEmerging Artist
Rachel OatneyEmerging Artist
Diana RendellEmerging Artist
Allen RendellEmerging Artist
Jennifer RobertsEmerging Artist
Jeffrey SchultEmerging Artist
Heather SulzenEmerging Artist
Jerry Ann DowdleFiber
Mary LasseterFiber
Shawanna MeeksFiber
Erin SansoucyFiber
Diane LawrenceFiber
Tom BloydGlass
Fred ImhoffGlass
Sara Sally LaGrandGlass
Heather BlackmanJewelry
Jandi BurkettJewelry
Nichole CollinsJewelry
Kelly ConnerJewelry
Kristin CooperJewelry
Dave DarpinianJewelry
Brad EggerJewelry
Sara KharatyanJewelry
Clarissa KnightenJewelry
Cecilia LaboraJewelry
Joy MeadJewelry
Laurie MellenbruchJewelry
Kelly MonroeJewelry
Rachel RoseJewelry
Ursula TizonJewelry
Manda WyldeJewelry
Andrew BeachMixed Media
Aimee FresiaMixed Media
Xavier GaydenMixed Media
Bob HollowayMixed Media
Megan LeongMixed Media
Rita & Steve LohrMixed Media
Jenny Meyer-McCallMixed Media
Angie PickmanMixed Media
Cynthia RogersMixed Media
Charles ShottonMixed Media
Katie ThierolfMixed Media
Andrew BatchellerPainting
Rob BauerPainting
Christianne BohannonPainting
John CarrollPainting
Ashley CorbelloPainting
Peter CranePainting
Steven DraganPainting
Jordan EuDalyPainting
Nicolas GadboisPainting
Mark HennickPainting
Brent O’ConnorPainting
Debra PaynePainting
James PettijohnPainting
Ziyadath RadjiPainting
Jen UnekisPainting
Chun WangPainting
Emily WittlerPainting
Ivey ZoellersPainting
Brian CainPhotography
Amy CrousePhotography
Ric CummingsPhotography
RC HeinzePhotography
Cindy HellerPhotography
Beth HoutsPhotography
Jean HutchisonPhotography
Lee JostPhotography
Steve & Rita LohrPhotography
Tom MallotPhotography
Jeff MongerPhotography
Margaret NorcrossPhotography
Michael RussellPhotography
Everett SmithPhotography
James TerryPhotography
Nathan WalkerPhotography
Dan YeokumPhotography
Justin MarablePrintmaking
Caitlin PennyPrintmaking
Lori StanziolaPrintmaking
Charley ForsythPrintmaking
Annette GordonSculpture
David CotterWood
Christopher DowdyWood
Angela FlinnWood
Matthew RomanWood
Tracey VaethWood
Adrian VogelWood
Helena BatesWood

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 scores of local businesses surrounding the event.

2021 Art Westport Hours

Friday, Sept. 10th: 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 11th: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 12th: 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. This year, two stages will highlight local talent: the Westport Road Stage, and the Atomic Provisions Stage. Confirmed performances are outlined below.

Westport Road Stage

Located on Westport Road facing east, in between Jerusalem Café and Pickleman’s, near the front of the steps on Manor Square.

  • Friday, Sept. 10: DJ Savvy Fresh, 6-10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 11: Comedian Troy Kell, 5-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 11: 2 Proud 2 Beg, 6-10 p.m.

Atomic Provisions Stage

Located in front of Atomic Provisions on Pennsylvania Avenue (Denver Biscuit Co., Fat Sully’s, Frozen Gold).

  • Friday, Sept. 10: Accidental Monguels, 5-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 11: DJ George, 5-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 12: The Waldo Jazz Collective, 12-3 p.m.

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 41st event. Please email Amy Schonhoff at the Westport Regional Business League if you are interested in becoming a volunteer:


About Westport

Founded in 1833, Westport is both the most historic neighborhood and the original entertainment district in Kansas City featuring more than 50 restaurants, 30 bars, 20 patios and 30 unique shops. Its emphasis on local and authentic offerings is still evident today as it houses the region’s largest concentration of independent and locally owned businesses. Its historic, pedestrian-scaled buildings house tasty eateries, trendy boutiques, nightlife hot spots, and indulgent personal service enterprises. Westport is located between 39th Street and 43rd Street to the north and south, and between Main Street and Southwest Trafficway to the east and west. For more information, visit, and follow Westport on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.