5500 E. Cheryl Parkway, off Fish Hatchery Road, South of PD
August 17th, 2019 from 10am-5pm (rain or shine)
- Free to attend!
- Over 100 Artists Showcase Their Work
- Live Music Performed All Day
- Wisconsin Craft Beer Garden
- Local Food Vendors
11th Annual Agora Art Fair
Over 100 Wisconsin artists will be showcased in the 11th Annual Fitchburg Agora Art Fair set amid the stunning architecture of Agora and the natural prairie landscape of southern Wisconsin. We are proud to feature local and regional artists from every medium including painting, ceramics, jewelry, photography, glass, metals, woodwork, mixed media, fiber and sculpture.
The event will feature the live music of Westside Andy, Bi Dana, Red Hot Horn Dogs, and Tony Castaneda with artisanal brews int he Wisconsin Craft Brew & Wine Garden; Food Promenade; a Children’s Art Yard with hands on activities put on by Wood Hollow Children’s Center. Food Vendors including: The Rolling Pin Bake Shop, Surya Cafe, Liliana’s, Slide, Soho, Jakarta Cafe, Sabor Queietano, Yum-Yum Ice Cream, and Chippy’s Kettlekorn.
New in 2019 is Momentum Paints Agora Live! Artist, C3PO will demonstrate live traditional techniques used in the graffiti art medium while he creates an image sure to capture any audience. Each step of the process is a crucial part of the finished piece and attendees will be able to witness this transformation live. Event attendees will also get a chance to paint on a second community wall and test their own skills. Through this collaboration, the Agora Art Fair will push new boundaries of Art Expression in this partnership with Momentum Art Tech Madison. Artistic expression can bridge many cultural gaps, graffiti art will be the tool showing art can be used as a positive influence among people of all demographics and ages.
About the artist:
C3PO is a self-taught artist based out of Chicago. His recent works have been murals with an emphasis on large interior and exterior works. He has decades of experience with paint and other visual-art mediums, including graphic design and digital media. His work spans from classical methods and materials such as oils, acrylics, landscapes, and fine art, to more modern abstract mixed mediums including graffiti art.
C3PO has taught in workshops as an inner-city art teacher, working with kids and young adults. His work can be found in several publications and throughout Chicagoland, and he has traveled extensively and painted in several large cities around the world. He is the co-founder of Momentum Art Tech, a company whose focus is on painting and retail art supplies.
Sponsors for this event include: The Agora Retailers, Capital Brewery, Magic 98, Tim O’Brien Homes, Fitchburg Center, Fitchburg Chamber Business & Visitors Bureau, Connect Fitchburg, and Promega Corporation. Rain or shine. Free parking available.
Details can be found at AgoraArtFair.com For volunteer opportunities, call Steve at 277-2592.