An exhibition by the Ohio Valley Art League draws steampunk works from 12 artists
Photo Gallery: The Ohio Valley Art League in Henderson, Kentucky, is hosting Steampunk’d, a juried exhibition of steampunk works that runs through Jan. 4. It features 19 pieces by 12 artists, including 2D and 3D works in a variety of media.
The Watch City festival wants contraptions that “arrest the eye and tickle the brain”
The Watch City Steampunk Festival is seeking entries for a “Mad Science Exhibition” at next year’s event. “Competitors will submit an ‘invention’ in the form of a contraption, construct, or kinetic sculpture,” the organizers say.
Eric Kelly transforms Victorian-era photography into surreal and unsettling works of art
Steampunk enthusiasts can step into an alternate universe of eerie Victorian characters as Art Works Downtown in San Rafael, California, hosts “Curiously Grim,” an exhibit featuring the work of Eric Kelly. It runs through October 6.
Bay Area steampunks explore the whimsical contraptions of “New Hibernia”
Photo Gallery: Obtainium Works leader Shannon O’Hare offered a behind-the-scenes look at the organization’s art cars and mutant vehicles during an August “Midsummer Night” steampunk gathering in Vallejo, California.
Steampunks gather in Vallejo, California for the 7th Annual Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally
Photo Gallery: A wacky fleet of mobile contraptions braved zombies, robots, flying monkeys and Alice in Wonderland characters as the 7th Annual Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally took place July 22 in Vallejo, California.
Obtainium Works offers a close-up look at Neverwas Haul and other steampunk wonders
The Obtainium Works Art Car Jam, held July 21 in Vallejo, California, was a showcase for wild and whimsical mobile contraptions, many with steampunk appeal. The event was a warmup for the Obtainium Cup rally on Sunday.
An automotive museum brings steampunk-inspired art cars and other works to San Diego
Whether by land, sea or airship, steampunks have good reason to travel to Southern California this summer and fall as the San Diego Automotive Museum hosts “Steampunk with a Retro Twist,” an exhibition that runs through October 7.
A Michigan steampunk artist has her greatest success selling handmade jewelry close to home
Most people go to farmers’ markets for deals on fresh produce, but at the one in Flint, Michigan, you can find Heather Wright selling her handmade steampunk jewelry. Her creations recently caught the eye of Michigan Radio.
Steampunk had a muted presence this year, but the event still served up some wacky wonders
Steampunk has long played a role at Maker Faire Bay Area, the huge annual gathering of inventors, tinkerers and do-it-yourselfers. The genre had a lower profile in 2018, but Maker Faire was still a showcase for notable steampunk creations.
Maker Faire Bay Area offers a look at big Burning Man projects, many with steampunk appeal
One benefit of attending Maker Faire Bay Area is that you get to see large-scale Burning Man projects without the need to trek to Black Rock Desert. Some have become steampunk icons. This is Part One of our Maker Faire coverage.