2023 Festival Print Artist: Dan Grissom, Austin, TX
Illustrator, printmaker, and musician Dan Grissom, Austin, TX, was selected to design the 2023 Smoky Hill River Festival Print.
The print is a hand-painted 4-color screen print with custom mixed colors. With screen printing, each color layer is printed one at a time and allowed to dry before moving on to the next color layer. Grissom states, “I’ve titled this piece ‘Great Blue Heron on the River’ because I sometimes like to keep my titles simple and descriptive. I’m quite pleased with how this turned out, and I hope it transports you to a peaceful place like creating it did for me.”
Limited-edition commemorative Festival prints are available with a $100+ donation to the Smoky Hill River Festival. Full sponsor perks and donation opportunities can be found HERE.
2023 T-Shirt: design by Eric Montoy, Salina, KS
This year’s t-shirt design is the keystone of our new rebrand package. Local artist Eric Montoy has created a new festival logo with a colorful gradient. Eric’s design plays with the “ripple effect” of water and certainly reflects the spirit of the festival. Available in a range of sizes, T-shirts and Tank tops can be purchased online, at the SAH office, or on-site at the Festival Information Booths north of Eric Stein Stage and near Kenwood Bridge.
Available in children’s sizes, unisex cut, women’s cut, and tank tops.