Octagon Art Festival
Several ISU College of Design alumni and students are among the some 95 artists exhibiting their work at the 49th Annual Octagon Art Festival from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in downtown Ames.
In the new Emerging Artists category are Christian D’Cruz, senior in graphic design; Jonah Haug (BFA 2019 Graphic Design); and Anna Segner (MFA 2019 Integrated Visual Arts), who is now an assistant professor of teaching in art and visual culture.
They join alumni:
Art Ciccotti (BFA 1987 Art Education)
Emily Dies (BFA 2019 Integrated Studio Arts & Marketing)
Caroline Freese (BFA 2016 Integrated Studio Arts)
Andrew Kingsbury (BFA 2004 Graphic Design)
Dean Vande Griend (BFA 2007 Integrated Studio Arts)
Stop by this free festival to find a variety of functional, wearable and decorative art for yourself or for gifts. The event includes live bands and contemporary dance performances, children’s art activities and a selection of food trucks.