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Tanya builds functional and nonfunctional raku pottery. All hand thrown, hand altered, fu vessels and sculptures.
Each of Lori’s handcrafted ceramic sculptures has a unique identity. She begins by shaping a thin slab of clay with a drape mold and lets the personality emerge as she paddle carves the developing sculpture.
Award of Excellence Winner, Ceramics
Hiroshi creates a high-fire stoneware body with multiple-layered glazes. Reduction fired to cone 11(2350 F) twice. Each piece is individually made using various methods, such as wheel-thrown, hand-built and/or slab-built.
Janis creates highly decorated functional porcelain vessels using bas-relief, painting, drawing and embossed impressions. Her themes are derived from nature, culture and art history that are often interwoven like textiles. Each individual piece expresses a personal narrative.
James creates raku and oxidation fired wheel thrown and hand built sculptural work. They are primitive, ceremonial, and certainly, one-of-kind works.
Nurse the urban hippy inside with unpretentious pieces from a very non-jaded New Yorker Brooklyn poet-turned-designer, avalove. Peacock plumes, lupin flowers, hummingbirds and her own poetry are common themes in avalove's designs. Nature-inspired wrap dresses bridge the gap between flower-child and rock star. Want to look a like a modern Janis Joplin without all the crazy? This line is for you.
Donna’s work consists of soft pastels of landscape designs on sanded archival papers hand-framed under glass. Her inspiration comes while painting en plein air and continues in her studio to create fresh, exciting works in pastels. Each composition evolves with deliberation. By layering the finest soft pigment pastels, she creates completely unique master paintings.
With inspirations like the sky on a wind-torn day or a passage of music, Peyton uses the most saturated and creamiest oil pastel mixed with transparent oils to create incredible pieces of art. 40 years of creativity has led her “mistakes” to be new discoveries and thus richer images.
Award of Excellence Winner, Printmaking
Linda’s etchings depict diverse architectural imagery at a certain moment or time of day. She enjoys observing the geometry in these images. Color intaglio prints using techniques of line etching, aquatint and soft ground. Inked "a la poupée" with one or more plates.
Pastelist Roxane Chardon explores the artistry of nature in her paintings of contemporary earth and waterscapes. A delicate blend of representational art with a hint of abstraction, her works are renowned for their reflective nuances of composition, light and tonal color.
Jennifer's love of the natural beauty of the countryside, the vibrancy of the city and the tranquility of the sea is clearly reflected in her work; she finds the vibrancy and vitality of the pastel medium lends itself particularly well to her rendering of light and color in her cityscapes, landscapes and seascapes.
Hand-blown glass, traditional works as well as creative one-of-a-kind pieces. His designs emphasize line and form. Color applications using silver and gold leaf.
Michael creates glass sculptures and vessels. Made with multiple layers of glass, kiln fired and cold worked. All prepared with glass bases.
Erh creates whimsical high fired porcelain creatures using millefiori technique. Each piece is painted in 24k gold and the 3-D wire and bead constructions are added after. Erh wants every design to have its own personality while representing its natural magnificence.
Handmade jewelry inspired by simple forms found in architecture and nature. Lydia’s work is an expression of her search to balance minimal designs into wearable art. All work is done by hand using sterling silver and many of Lydia’s pieces are one of a kind.
Award of Excellence Winner, Mixed Media
In Deborah’s process, she coaxes various mixed mediums into a compelling visual language. Creating something out of nothing and nurturing its transformation into a piece that is alive with energy, color and intrigue is her main objective.
Award of Excellence Winner, Leather
This collection features individually hand crafted bags produced solely by the artist using the highest quality Italian leathers and unique precious/semi-precious findings. Contemporary and primordial impulse are boldly integrated into each bag, consisting of as many as 150 hand-cut pieces that require multiple forming and stitching processes including French binding. Every cut, every stitch is faithful to balance – whether symmetrical or asymmetrical – and Old World craftsmanship. An attitude to the highest quality materials and tools, and an understanding of the needs the products serve epitomizes the essential craftsman of this work.
Amy is primarily a landscape painter, with a strong affinity for land, sea and sky. Her work ranges from classic to abstracted, but always maintains that connection to natural forms and dynamics. Recently she has started experimenting with mixed media and three dimensional representations of the qualities and rhythms of life and the natural world.
Unique vintage-inspired contemporary art. JC creates mixed media paintings through layers of his photographs with vintage ephemera, recycled papers, acrylic paints, inks, and oil pastels. He is drawn to architectural and industrial themes and focus on worn out barns, abandoned buildings and former factories and mills from New England. Each piece is definitively contemporary but layered with historical details related to the subject matter or era which lends to a vintage and rustic quality to each piece.
Watercolor and pastel on rice paper and acrylic, oil on canvas.
Award of Excellence Winner, Painting
A combination of collage, acrylic paint, metal powders and resin dyes top coated in resin.
Devin paints in the style of realism and impressionism, his medium is oil on canvas.
Lillian works from life and actual subjects. She uses fine oils on toned portrait-grade canvas employing numerous thin layers of paint in order to enhance luminosity. Early layers are used to establish tonal quality. Subsequent layers are used to refine details.
All of Harry’s work is done with oils, either on canvas or board. He uses a layer of glazes to achieve a richness of depth and color. He does a variety of subject matter from still lifes to land scapes and sea scapes. All of his work is done by hand, he starts out with a basic drawing and then proceeds to block in the main subject matter. None of his work is computer generated.
A landscape artist of outdoor scenes, particularly in watercolor, Shanghai-born artist Peiliang Jin blends a unique synthesis of East and West through both traditional Chinese and modern art. His technique is inspired by his classical training and in the ancient watercolor methods of Chinese art.
Bao’s landscape painting represents a kind of passion to the natural. He tries his best to show the change of water, pay attention to the different layers of gradation of gray tone, the brush stroke and the thickness of color, all trying hard to make the picture appear a unique serenity and beauty.
Using acrylics and a variety of media on canvas, Anne creates works with a fluid aesthetic, reminiscent of the sea.
Ron paints miniature landscapes, still lifes, and animals done in oil on thrice gessoed panel in the traditional Impressionist style. As composition, light, color and proportion become so very critical in this small space, detailed brushwork becomes an exciting and riveting challenge for him.
Peter is a wildlife sculptor who specializes in birds and marine mammals. Peter works in three distinct styles: representational bird carvings, traditional decoys, and stylized realism. His media are wood, bronze castings and stone.
Stylistically Erich feels as though his work is not bound to a specific genre or medium, but rather ebbs and flows between opportunities to create and the inspiration that arrives with chance encounters.
As a philosophy...Erich likes to make things that are well crafted, durable and will stand the test of time in both physically and aesthetically.
These are mixed media sculptures. They are made of different materials including paper and wire among other materials. Very small pieces of paper are glued around the core structure which generate the texture of the surface. The sculptures are painted with acrylics and coated with a protective sealer.