Pittsburgh Visionary Arts Festival


When: August 7, 8 and 9, 2009, from 12pm to 9pm.
Where:  Schenley Plaza, (directly in front of the Cathedral of Learning, in the heart of Oakland.) Pittsburgh, PA
What: The first Pittsburgh Visionary Arts Festival is bringing together more than 70 local visionary artists and art innovators into a single venue. For three full days, these artists will share their work, vision and unique ideas in a friendly outdoors festival setting. The VAF will feature a rich diversity of minds, covering the full spectrum of art mediums: from painting to mixed media, from digital media to sound art, through recycled and self-taught art… and beyond! Experience a slice of Pittsburgh’s greatest visionary art, in a festival that hopes to decorate your soul rather than your living room! Free and open to the public.  

Aimee Manion

Alberto J. Almarza

Ally Reeves

Amir Rashid

Ashley Brickman

Bob Ziller

Bill Davis

Bruce Brinker

Christina Martine

Connie Cantor

Constance Merriman

Curt Sell

Deanna Mance

Elin Lennox

Encyclopedia Destructica

Etta cettera

Gabe Felice

Ian Green

James Gyre

Jay Del Greco

Jesse Riesmeyer

Jonathan Brodsky

Jude Vachon

Juliana Morris

Kyle Ethan Fischer

Laura Gyre

Laura Jean Mclaughin

Lowry Burgess

Mark Traughber

Matt Marino

Mike Budai

Morgan Cahn

Moshe Sherman

Philomena O'Dea

Pat McArdle

Randie snow

Rose Clancy

Ryder Henry

Sebastian Van Gorder

Shaun Slifer

Sherry Rusinack


Tom Estlack

Troy Blum

Unicorn Mountain

Vanessa German

Robert Wright
Norman Scott
"Butch" Quinn
Jory Albright
Lena Gomane
Kathleen Serri
Dan Melandy
Andy Flannigan
Inez Hess
Mr. Imagination
Esther Phillips
John Graves
Devon Smith 
Karl "The Master's Hand" Goodrich
Devia Davis

Marcus Brathwaite
Lori M. Johnston
Shervin Iranshahr
Vinny Corpuscle
Kate Wichmann Sherman
Ian Momyer
John Fox
Cyberpunk Apocalypse
Alicia Fronczek
Barbara Dahlberg
Agata Brunt


Tony Balko
Ben Opie
Kenny Haney
James Gyre
Spat Cannon
Dani Simmonds

Roger Dannenberg
Missi St, Pierre
Josh Beyer

Julian Krishnamurti
Johan Nystrom
Hyla Willis

Ben Harris

Jonathan Brodsky
Mike Tamburo
David Bernabo

William Wedler
joy toujours
Unfinished Symphonies
Red Bob Jungkunz
Mike Kasunic


Name Sales End Price
VAF Ended Free

On the Web

Homepage Archive - August 2009

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Pittsburgh Magazine - June 2014

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