The UnFair annually provides attendees with alternative and affordable local art.
Photos by Gary QUick
Founded in 1997 by Paul Harshaw and Greg Edwards, the annual UnFair Art Show is an institution in Old Louisville. Each year, thousands of art lovers come out to mingle among friends and imbibe vast quantities of beer and spirits all while music and creativity fills the air. All art is local, affordable and ready-to-buy.
Traditionally, the Unfair embraces vice and subversiveness. It is an art show, for locals by locals that strives to exemplify Louisville culture during the behemoth St. James Court Art Show a block up the street. The eclectic mix of creative minds that participate include a wide variety of styles and techniques.
Damon Thompson is a self proclaimed Pop Art Vigilante based out of Louisville, KY. He specializes in painting portraits, and is well known for his renditions of amusement park rides.
Dandelion uses a variety of natural materials like bone, teeth and antlers to make one of a kind jewelry pieces that inspire a connection with mother nature.
Melody, the artist behind Fox and Bee Jewelry, is a Kentucky native and a maker at heart. She's a lady smith, creating silver jewelry by hand in Louisville, KY.
Justin is an artist living and working in rural Kentucky. He is predominantly known for his works in oil and digital painting, but has also been known to dabble in almost every other medium.
Meagan and David Honaker make high quality, art-oriented things that people can afford, specializing in hand carved wood blocks and linoleum prints, patches, pillows and more.