Aaron Douglas Art Fair Showcases Past And Present Importance Of Art

More than 50 Kansas artists, musicians and performance artists will gather for the 7th Annual Aaron Douglas Art Fair Saturday

Lisa Adame is the 2012 Aaron Douglas Art Fair featured artist.

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-More than 50 Kansas artists, musicians and performance artists will gather for the 7th Annual Aaron Douglas Art Fair Saturday
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The event featured art booths, live entertainment, interactive art projects and free children's activities.

The Aaron Douglas Art Fair is appropriately named for who many have labeld the "Dean of the Harlem Renaissance." It gives emerging artists a chance to be seen, in particular 2012's featured artist, Lisa Adame who says her debut here last year, helped her immensely. "I never showcased my art before except in front of family and friends. The Art Douglas Fair allowed me to get feedback from everyone and it helped me build confidence as an artist and move forward.


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