How to do Ann Arbor Art Fair under $50

By Meredith Bruckner - Community News Producer

(Photo: Ryan and Kaitlyn Lawless)

ANN ARBOR - Doing the Ann Arbor Art Fair on a budget? We're here to help.

We've handpicked some great items under $50 that will be available to purchase from July 19-22. Included is also the code for each artist's booth so you don't have to do the guesswork finding each one.

Jan Kaulins

Fair: Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair

Booth: ST414, ST416

5-inch by 7-inch framed photo: $45

Many of photographer Kaulins' in-color works are black-and-white photos that were hand-colored. (Photo: Jan Kaulins/ Courtesy Marx Layne)

Jodi Burton

Fair: State Street Art Fair

Booth: WI511

Scenes from Mackinac Island: $20

(Photo: Jodi Burton/ Courtesy Marx Layne)

Melanie and Justin McKenney

Fair: Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair

Booth: LI226

Cantaloupe bowl: $28

The ceramic bowls are slip casts from molds of real vegetables and fruits. (Photo: Melanie and Justin McKenney/ Courtesy Marx Layne)

Atticus McFadden

Fair: Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair

Booth: MN431

"Bird Taking Flight" wall hook: $45

McFadden compares molten metal to clay and allows the organic movement of the material help determine his design. Each piece is one-of-a-kind. (Photo: Atticus McFadden/ Courtesy Marx Layne)

Ryan and Kaitlyn Lawless

Fair: Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair

Booth: MN334

Bud Vase (splash): $40

Hand-thrown in the artists' Detroit studio, the Bud Vase holds small bunches of flowers and makes a statement on its own. (Photo: Ryan and Kaitlyn Lawless/ Courtesy Marx Layne)

Kristi Abbott

Fair: State Street Art Fair 

Booth: MA 330

Audrey II collage: $36

The work features 18 iconic women. Can you spot them? (Photo: Kristi Abbott/ Courtesy Marx Layne)

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