Aug 31, 2021
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
|John Knell||Digital Art|
|Christopher Armer||Emerging Artist|
|Jenna Galletta||Emerging Artist|
|Hanah Glimpse||Emerging Artist|
|Genevieve Hamel||Emerging Artist|
|Mary Izard||Emerging Artist|
|Andrew Klein||Emerging Artist|
|Sharon Nibbelink||Emerging Artist|
|Rachel Oatney||Emerging Artist|
|Diana Rendell||Emerging Artist|
|Allen Rendell||Emerging Artist|
|Jennifer Roberts||Emerging Artist|
|Jeffrey Schult||Emerging Artist|
|Heather Sulzen||Emerging Artist|
|Jerry Ann Dowdle||Fiber|
|Sara Sally LaGrand||Glass|
|Andrew Beach||Mixed Media|
|Aimee Fresia||Mixed Media|
|Xavier Gayden||Mixed Media|
|Bob Holloway||Mixed Media|
|Megan Leong||Mixed Media|
|Rita & Steve Lohr||Mixed Media|
|Jenny Meyer-McCall||Mixed Media|
|Angie Pickman||Mixed Media|
|Cynthia Rogers||Mixed Media|
|Charles Shotton||Mixed Media|
|Katie Thierolf||Mixed Media|
|Steve & Rita Lohr||Photography|
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 www.westportkcmo.com/artwestport.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 www.westportkcmo.com, and follow Westport on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.