Festival Events

  Sunday, April 7, 2019 • 10:00 am–4:00 pm


  • Shop for Art.

    There are 48 booths of fine art including painting, drawing, jewelry, mixed media, photography, fiber, ceramics, glass, wood, sculpture & printmaking.
  • 2018 Sponsors

    Aspirus ▪ Cellcom ▪ Simplicity Credit Union ▪ Sentry ▪ Investors Community Bank ▪ The Boldt Company ▪ The Donaldson Co ▪ Target ▪ In-Kind Donations: Worzalla Publishing ▪ WI Public Radio ▪ Photography by Jen Lasarski ▪ UWSP College of Fine Arts and Communication.
  • Children's Art Activities

    Free children's art activities are available in Room 174. HOURS:10am-2pm.
  • Win Art! Art Raffle

    40 participating Festival artists are generously donating original pieces of art to help raise money for local student art awards and artist awards. Tickets are $1 each or get 12 for $10. Do not need to be present to win. The Art Raffle is from 10am-3:30pm in front of the UWSP Edna Carlsten Gallery.
  • UWSP Festival Art Awards

    $500 UWSP Festival Fine Art Award winners and Art & Design Scholarship winners Announced in Carlsten Gallery at 3pm. ▪2-D Studio Art:Thomas Moberg sponsored by The Boldt Company ▪ 3-D Studio Art: Lauren Mueller sponsored by Aspirus ▪ Dance: Destiny Walker sponsored by Investors Community Bank ▪ Graphic Design:Taylor McCumber sponsored by Sentry ▪ Music: Valerie Evans sponsored by Cellcom ▪ Theater: Liz Ehrler sponsored by Simplicity Credit Union.
  • 2019 Artist Awards

    Artist Awards are announced when judge has made a decision. This year's judge is sculptor Gene Reineking. Winners will be recognized with ribbons displayed in the booths. Photo: 2018 Best of Show winner Fiber Artist, Pat Kroth, with 2018 judge Judith Waller.
  • Emerging Community Artists

    2-D Artist • Brooke Heindl Newman- Painter- 2016 Festival Fine Art Award Winner in Studio Art. 3-D Artist • TBD
  • Food for sale

    The UWSP Student Group "Student Art League" (SAL) will be selling snacks and drinks to help raise money for their students events.
  • Riverfront Arts Center Emgering Artist Awards

    Exhibition March 2 - 25 Sponsored by the Doldson Co. and 2017 Art Raffle. Juror's Choice: Cecilia Kedroski. Award of Excellence: April Lee, Owen Rattle, Grace Babl, Ethan Bilbrey, Savannah Retzke, Aliyah Cratsenberg, Mara Steinweber, Kenzie Swinford, Theo Thrun.
  • Piano played by Bruce Glodowski

    Piano played in Michelsen Hall from noon-2pm. Bruce is a Pacelli and UWSP Alumni. Bruce plays a variety of old time favorites on the piano that the whole family will love.
  • Carlsten Gallery- UW- Stevens Point Gallery

    Exhibition "The Creative Process" is a showing of the creative process through professor panel discussions and use of the Vive: 360 degree painting program. You can create your own 360 degree environment. An opportunity for students to hear from professors, they might not get to have in class, about their work, process, and view of process.
  • Festival Eve Dinner for Artists & Sponsors

    There is a Saturday evening banquet for sponsors, artists, and their guests sponsored by the FoA Council. Dinner is at the Newman University Parish, 2108 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI (corner of 4th Avenue and Reserve Street on campus) During the evening event UWSP student art award winners will be recognized. The event begins at 7:00pm.