Although the Van Go Art Fair features food trucks, music, costumed "art," and kids area, it is the art show that takes center stage. During the day visitors can see a variety of Texas-made originals and meet the artists who craft them. Hearing their stories brings the beauty of their art so much more meaning and those fortunate enough to take art purchases home know they are getting something very special.
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Randy Martin
Artist Randy Martin has lived in Van for more than 30 years and for much of that time he’s been creating something. About 20 years ago it was unique birdhouses and over the years he evolved into creating exquisite art sculptures out of metal. He travels to art shows all over the country and can be seen locally at the Edom Art Festival, the Junebug Festival in Edom and the up and coming Van Go Art Show in Van.
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Kerian Massey
Kerian Massey is a graphic artist  and illustrator by trade but puts brush to canvas whenever an idea sparks in her mind. She has a feeling that travels through her and if she does it right, makes it's way into the image she creates. She wants the viewer to be a part of her work, pulling their own feelings and history out from it's depths. Her work is as weird and eclectic as she is covering animals, cars, chairs, shoes, people and funky ideas.. See more of her work at www.keriansart.com.
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Frankie Davis
Frankie Davis is a local author, illustrator, and mixed media artist. She creates tinker illustrations, which are often 3D and/or interactive mixed media fine art pieces. She is self taught and inspired by curiosity and wonder. frankieillustrations.com
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Randall Ricketts
Randall Ricketts creates beautiful three-legged stools that are functional works of art. They are handcrafted from a variety of native hardwoods, including pecan, mesquite and walnut. He strives to bring out the natural beauty in the wood and shapes each stool by hand using traditional woodworking techniques in a way that is pleasing to look at and comfortable to sit on. Simple functionality for a lifetime of use and enjoyment. randallrickettsdesign.com

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Dan and Lori Dudley
The Dudleys own Dirt on Your Skirt Studio in Carrollton and together they create character ceramics and art pottery. Dan views everyday images with a humorous twist.  He primarily hand builds and enjoys creating characters out of pieces that are thrown.  Inspired by natural imagery of the human form, plant and sea life, clay allows Lori a visceral medium to express her love of nature. Lori’s sculpture is sensual and emotional.  Her work is wheel thrown then sculpted and ranges from female forms to sea vessels. www.dirtonyourskirt.com

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Jessica Lisby
Jessica Lisby is a collector of odd things holding on to them for years sometimes until the right moment came along. She's inspired by nature and mechanical things, but any odd scrap might turn into something magical. Jessica makes bespoke accessories, mostly jewelry, but she dabbles in clothing, shoes, handbags, books, housewares, and furniture. Her company is Almost Classy Designs, inspired by the concept of taking something broken or unloved and giving it new life. facebook.com/almostclassydesigns11

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Sylvia Morse
The one main constant in Sylvia Morse's life is in creating. She's been making art her entire life. She creates small metals and ceramic art as well as life-size paper maché sculptures. See more of her work on Facebook.

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Kathy Kromer
Kathy Kromer has created art for 25 years. One of her many influencers is Henri Matisse. She draws her inspiration from her family, friends, and nature. She is a self-taught artist who uses paper, texture, and vibrant colors to evoke a feeling of joy. Her works are found in homes through the United States and Canada. www.kathykromer.com

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Monica Lubiani
Monica Lubiani creates colorful fused glass art jewelry and housewares like dishes, plates bowls, and serving trays. lubianistudios.com

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Meher Dasgupta
Meher Dasgupta makes handcrafted jewelry one piece at a time using sheet metal, metal clay, ceramic and occasionally beaded jewelry using materials sourced from all over the world. facebook.com/TantraJewelry

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KristaBee
KristaBee creates dazzling, whimsical, and unique 3D paper cut art. It is 100 percent hand drawn and hand cut, then layered within sturdy shadowbox frames for preservation and dramatic shadow effect. KristaBee also makes book sculptures that range from fantasy to human likeness. Her favorite pieces involve glitter, shine, and lots of color. facebook.com/KristaBeeCreations

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Cindy Fuqua
Cindy makes beautiful handmade and functional pottery. Her horse hair pots are truly unique. facebook.com/cindythepotter

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Sandy Park
Artist Sandy Park has been mastering acrylic paintings every since she discovered them. She loves painting abstract, landscapes of places that she has been to, and even flowers. She has a unique and quirky art style, and she's sharing her art with the Van Go Art Fair guests on March 30. facebook.com/sandyparkart1
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Valery Guignon
Valerie creates beautiful hand-dyed silk and rayon original pattern wearable art including kimonos, tops, ponchos, scarves, and jewelry. www.guignon.com

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Doreen Poole
Doreen Poole creates paintings in "Bob Ross" style.

Cynthia Grogan
Cynthia Grogan of Colorscapes Art is currently working on using alcohol ink and resin to create beautifully decorated trays. She also creates paintings using alcohol ink, the vivid colors and patterns making each piece unique and powerful. www.facebook.com/cynthiagroganart

Steve Willis
Steve Willis creates acrylic paintings on canvas. www.facebook.com/sb.willis.1

Charlie Bullock
Charlie Bullock can paint, draw, or sculpt on on just about any material. Many of his paintings are western art themes. He also creates rustic crosses. See more of his work in his Athens gallery and on www.charliebullock.net.

Sherry Gasper
Sherry Gasper creates original watercolor paintings; hand-knitted shawls, scarves, and other small items; and she makes fabric totes and belt bags.

Shaun Marie Graham
Shaun creates handmade jewelry that is fabricated with sterling silver and copper as main metals. She uses acid etching and hand stamping to add details as well as stones and engraving. www.pelessong.com

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Brenda Roberts
Brenda Roberts produces colorful ceramics.

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Kelli Holmes
Kelli Holmes creates vintage clothing dyed with ombre or subtle tie-dye techniques. She embellishes them with vintage and hand-made goodies to create one-of-a-kind art wear.