The Spring Arts Festival at Kennesaw State is an annual indoor/outdoor community event offering the chance for art lovers of all ages to partake in visual and performing arts activities. We hope to see you in 2019! 

    • Event
    • Photo/Painting Mural
      Watch our students transform a wall in just a few hours using wheat paste, photographic images and paint.
      Main Entrance Courtyard
    • Psychic Drawing
      Express yourself on a large drawing space!
      Room 102
    • Stranger Things
      Team up with friends to secretly create something wild!
      Room 102
    • Portrait Drawing
      Sit for a free live portrait by one of KSU's drawing students!
      Room 112
    • All Inclusive Art
      Experiment with a variety of art creation media!
      Room 115
    • Printmaking Demo
      See how our printmaking presses work!
      Room 108
      (printmaking area)
    • Scratch Mold
      ($10) Scratch a design into a mold in which we'll cast in iron!
      Room 004
      (sculpture area)
    • Raku Firing
      Glaze a vessel ($5) and watch how the Raku technique transforms the surface finish!
      Room 005
      (ceramics area)
    • Janke Glassblowing Demo
      Watch molten glass be transformed into vessels and other forms!
      West Entrance
      (loading dock area)
    • Forging Demo
      See how the anvil and heat is used to shape hard metals.
      West Entrance
      (loading dock area)
    • Iron Pour

      See hot orange glowing iron from a 2500°F furnace poured into your scratch mold.

      Fenced Area at West Entrance
      (loading dock area)
    • Digital Illustration
      Use a Wacom Cintiq and Pen to create digital images.
      Room 207
    • Digital Greeting Cards
      Use digital tools to create a greeting your mother will not forget!
      Room 209
    • Apparel Design "Technical Flats"
      Learn what it takes to manufacture a garment from a designer's sketch.
      Room 224
    • Kente Pattern Design
      Learn about Kente patterns and experiment on your own design!
      Room 225
    • Archaeological Illustration
      Learn how to describe artifacts with detailed drawings.
      Room 222
    • Artist Market including SOAAD
      Student Art Clubs
      29 artists are scheduled to display and sell their artworks and crafts.
      Bartow Avenue in front of the building
    • Junkyard War

      Public school students rethink, re-imagine, and reinvent the concept of what art is or has to be…

      Cartersville Avenue
    • Food Vendors
      King of Pop
      Nerd Dawg
      Intersection of Cartersville and Bartow Avenues
    • KSU Event DJ
      Popular music to keep you moving to the grooves!
      Outside main entrance
    • Chalk the ZMA
      5th Annual Competition of elementary, middle, and high school student sidewalk chalk art!
      Zuckerman Museum of Art


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    2018 Spring Arts Festival Activities Map
    • 2018 Spring Arts Festival Activities Schedule

      Download and Print the Schedule of Activities

      Listing of times and locations of indoor and outdoor activities, booths, and demonstrations.


 Past Pin Up Show Winners

Trophies for Spring Arts Festival by Page Burch

Best in Show

Giselle Torres, Kell  

Giselle Torres Pinup Show Entry

  • 1st place Melissa Yao, Kemp

    Melissa Yoo Pinup Show Entry 

    2nd place Hannah Anderson, Chalker

    Hanna Anderson Pinup Show Entry

    3rd place Pippa McKinney, Fairmount Elementary

    Pippa McKinny Pinup Show Entry

  • 1st place Sophia Singh, Atlanta Neighborhood Charter

    Sophia Singh Pinup Show Entry

    2nd place Kat Nquyen, Simpson Middle

    Kat Nguyen Pinup Show Entry

    3rd place Emma Lovell, Atlanta Neighborhood Charter

    Emma Lovell Pinup Show Entry

  • 1st place Henry Tegethoff, Lassiter High School

    Henry Tegethoff Pinup Show Entry

    2nd place Roxana Juarez, Osbourne

    Roxana Juarez Pinup Show Entry

    3rd place Kayla Michel, Kell

    Kayla Michel Pinup Show Entry

  • 1st place Donna Munsell

    Donna Munsell Pinup Show Entry

    2nd place Suzette Spinelli

    Suzette Spinelli Pinup Show Entry

    3rd place Bryan Kennelly

    Bryan Kennelly Pinup Show Entry

Congratulations to all!


Workshops and Hands-On Activities

Attendees of the Spring Arts Festival make designs in their scratch molds
  • Psychic Drawing (102)
  • Portrait Drawing (112)
  • Stranger Things (102)
  • All Inclusive Art (115)
  • Scratch Molds (004)
  • Digital Illustration (207)
  • Digital Greeting Cards (209)
  • Archaeological Illustration (222)
  • Design Apparel "Technical Flats" (224)
  • Kente Pattern Design (225)

Demonstrations & Exhibitions

Faculty and students of the School of Art and Design our molten iron into scratch molds at the Spring Arts Festival
  • Iron Pour (004)
  • RAKU (005)
  • Forging Demo (outside rear of building)
  • Glass Blowing Demo (Janke Glass)
  • Photo/Painting Mural (front courtyard)
  • Print Demo (108)


  • King of Pop
  • Nerd Dawg

  • Spring Arts Festival "Save the Date" flyer 2018 Spring Arts Festival Artist's Market Flyer, 2018 Pin-up Show flyer icon for the 2018 Spring Arts Festival


  • Media: please contact Kathie Beckett, for interview inquiries, high resolution images, etc.