Make plans now to attend one of Arizona’s premiere arts festivals!

Formerly Sunday @ Shemer, this event has been held since 1998 at one of the most historic sites in Phoenix, the Shemer Art Center!  This year, the Shemer Art Center is pleased to announce that the Shemer Arizona Arts Festival will once again be a two-day event, to be held Saturday and Sunday, November 6 & 7, from 10 a.m. – to 4 p.m., and admission to this year’s event will once again be FREE!

This annual event will be held just in time to kick-off holiday shopping! Over 40 artists from all across Arizona will feature one-of-a-kind works of art plus offer hourly artist demonstrations (schedule to be announced soon).  The event will also feature kids arts activities, live music, food & beverage vendors, plus a silent auction!



Sudha Achar, Alix Alejandro, Velma Barder, Debbie Bauer, Richard Bauer, Roger Bedard, Sandy Blain, Mary Boehm, Kristen Briggs, Debborah Charboneau, Gerri Dames, Mary Delmege, John Erwin, Elliott Everson, Jules Forzano, Alene Geed, Jules Gissler, Evelyn Gohlson, Dave Hanson, Rupali Holmes, Robbie Hopwood, Robert McLeod, Kristin Mickelson, Joey Morgan, Renee Plains, Don Ridley, Michelle Rodeman, Judith Rothenstein-Putzer, Carol Tenwalde, John Tzelepis, and Hristi Wilbur.

Hourly Artist Demonstrations/ Presentations

Saturday, November 6

Time                   Artist                                    Medium

11 am                         John Erwin                                          Watercolor Painting

12 pm                        Steve Bunyard                                    Ceramics – Wheel Throwing

1 pm                          Larry Nisula                                         Printmaking Techniques

2 pm                         Elliott Everson                                      Colored Pencil

3pm                          Guy Michael Davis                               Ceramics – Wheel Throwing

Sunday, November 7

Time                   Artist                                      Medium

11 am                        John Erwin                                             Watercolor Painting

12 pm                       Elliott Everson                                         Colored Pencil

1 pm                         Sandy Blain                                             Ceramics Techniques Presentation

2 pm                         Kimberly Harris                                       Card Making

3pm                          Guy Michael Davis                                  Ceramics – Wheel Throwing

Business Vendors Participating in This Year’s Event:

Food Trucks:

SATURDAY:  Piacenza Il Sapore Di Italia and Leo’s Ice Cream


SUNDAY:  Culinary Skol and Old School Ice Cream Bus


Since 1984 the Shemer Art Center has supported and showcased Arizona artists.  This two-day event gives us the opportunity to showcase emerging and established artists from all across the state, and further display the talent we have here in Arizona. Plus the free admission allows all families to attend!

For more information about the Shemer Arizona Arts Festival or the Shemer Art Center, located at 5005 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018, call (602) 262-4727, email or visit