Meet the Makers: Cracked Glass

We’re very excited this year to welcome Cracked Glass Art Glass Studio!  Join them as they make amazing stained glass – their demo will be all afternoon. During the live demonstration, a local artist and instructor will be cutting and soldering glass...
Meet the Makers: The Bench

Meet the Makers: The Bench

We welcome a new maker at this year’s Fest: The Bench by Studio Artist and Metalsmith, Clare Finin.  Here is how Clare describes her style: As an object maker I am curious about how we interact with and place value on the objects in our lives. Why do we cherish...

Meet the Makers: Sombra y Luce

Heartland Maker Fest is excited to welcome Sombra y Luce as a new Maker! In their words, Sombra y Luce is: An artist collective striving together for a safe space for peoples of diverse backgrounds to live in truth and mutual support, fostering a communal, democratic,...
Meet the Makers: PEDDALERS

Meet the Makers: PEDDALERS

Peddalers is a joint venture of Ectypebikes, a small garage operation focusing on the rebuilding and reconditioning of used & vintage bicycles, and Blackbird, a handmade jewelry, accessories, and vintage clothing shop. Blackbird has joined us in the past and...

Meet the Makers: Sara Paige

We’re thrilled to have fine arts maker Sara Paige joining the fest this year. Her current subject matter has been light and darkness and recent projects have utilized electronic circuits, microcontrollers, and computer programming. Her projects range from...