YSU Summer Fest announces event artists

More than 70 local, regional and national artists will be a part of the juried artists market for the Youngstown State University Summer Festival of the Arts.

The 23rd edition of the festival, previously held on campus, takes place July 17 and 18 at Wean Park, 201 S. Phelps St., Youngstown, for 2021. The 2020 festival was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The accepted artists include Laurie J. Anderson, Mineral Ridge; Mimi Antonetti, Zelienople, Pa.; Tracey Ardinger Lopshansky, Leetonia; Bob Barko Jr., Youngstown; Linda Bertanzetti, Columbiana; Elaine Bond and Patti Frye, Etters, Pa.; Janet Bowen, Sophia, N.C.; Frederick Boyer, Copley; Lynn Cardwell, Youngstown; Joey Catan-zarite, Cleveland; Jody and Rosie Cercone, Boardman; Jace Condravy, Grove City, Pa.; Peggy Cooper, Wadsworth; Brad and Linda Coulson, Clarion, Pa.; Cindy Cowan, Salem; Matthew Cox, McDonald; Wendy Daugherty, Youngstown; Willie Duck Jr., Youngstown;

Monica Edwards, Berlin Center; Kristin Ellis, Galion; John and Marlene Falibota, Youngstown; Carolyn Fankhauser, Canfield; Alex Fong, Suwanee, Ga.; Diane Gambassi, Pittsburgh; Laura Garvin, Pittsburgh; Barbara George and Ed Villabona, Poland; Deanna Guerrieri and Sarah Learn, Canfield; Patti Harding, Robinson Township, Pa.; Christopher Karg, Brookfield; Kenneth Keas, Newton Falls; Gary Kleiner, Warren; Sarah Krisher, Warren; Joel Kurz, Poland; LeeAnn Lewis, Youngstown; Susie Lowder, Powell; Tim Martin, Sidney; Marie McGlathery, Brooklyn; Beth Moore, Rogers;

Wendy Mullen, Cortland; Kimberly Nelson, Atwater; Mary Ann O’Leary, Youngstown; Jeff Ondash, Canfield; Charlene Pallante, Niles; Megan Pankuch, McDonald; Rick and Trish Pedaline, Youngstown; Kirk Poffenberger, Salem; Andrea Pollack, Aurora; Lenny Putz, North Ridgeville; Lil Quaranta, Canfield; Jamie Ralston-Temesvary, New Philadelphia; Daniel Rauschenbach, Struthers; Nichole Rich, Youngstown; Suzanne R. Rich, Austintown; Laura A. Rothermel, Youngstown; Karen Shakour, Seven Hills; David Slebodnick, Youngstown; Veronica Smith, Canfield;

Linda “Sorcie” Smith, Beaver Falls, Pa.; Alex Stoll, Collins; Lisette Takahashi, Miami, Fla.; Ralph and Joanne Teets, Girard; Micheline Thompson, Poland; Bob Tompkins, Medina; Gail Trunick, Burghill; Emily Ujek, Brecksville; Mary E. Umbaugh, Hiram; Monica Vega, Youngstown; Alyssa Yacovone, Cleveland; Noreen Yazvac, North Lima; Jay Young, New Waterford; Julie Zeager and Doug Dennis, Cortland; Lisa and Brent Zitello, Youngstown; and Evian Zukas-Oguz, Greenville, Pa.

Admission to the festival is free. For more information, go to ysu.edu/sfa or call 330-727-7514.


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