10:00am-5:00pm July 20th-21st
Booth # 51
Janis creates highly decorated, wheel thrown, functional porcelain vessels. Janis utilizes various techniques including bas-relief, painting, drawing and embossed impressions. The themes of her pieces, each expressing a personal narrative, derive from nature, culture and art history that are interwoven like textiles.
Inspired by his Israeli upbringing and love of nature, Amo creates original batiks on Egyptian cotton with hot wax and dyes.
Booth # 110
Patricia demonstrates the ancient art of water marbling as she creates silk scarves in her booth at the festival. Here, she manipulates patterns on white, habotai silk with a stylus and comb.
Michael and Eileen produce high quality glass plates, bowls, sculpture, and pendants, using multiple processes and methods. Their processes include (but are not limited to) Tapestry, strip construction, gold and platinum inclusions, and Venetian techniques. Often their works are displayed using wrought iron stands.
Booth # 87
Alexis uses organic forms and shapes from the ocean to carve, cast, fabricate and forge gold and silver into wearable sculptures. By focusing her attention on endangered sea animals, corals and seagrass, Alexis hopes her jewelry will ignite a spark in people to preserve the ocean.
Booth # 26
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Booth # 134
Richard crafts handmade beaded purses with glass and natural stones.
Booth # 128
Michelle works on canvas with several layers of acrylic paint and mixed media materials including hand crafted papers, sewing patterns, maps, old letters, pages from vintage books, and other ephemera. Her current body of work is titled “of land and sky, whimsical and free.” The work focuses on storytelling, nostalgia, and a hope of the future.
Booth # 197
Cheng works are acrylic and oil on canvas.
Booth # 55
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.
Booth # 133
Devin paints oil on canvases in the style of realism and impressionism
Booth # 206
Eric’s paintings are a vibrant celebration of nature. His kaleidoscope of colors draw you into an ethereal place and instill a sense of unity. Each picture is constructed of many layers, as the pigments dry they open up to reveal the radiance and beauty of nature. His art is meant to convey the excitement he feels for the amazing place that he feels blessed to live on.
Booth # 196
Farhana makes handmade watercolors using metallic paints, made from her own pigments. She then paints on her own handmade paper. Her work is inspired by Mughal and Persian Miniatures’ painting techniques.
Booth # 2
Audrey’s work consists of abstract, acrylic paintings.
Booth # 130
Using his 20-year sculptor skillset, Paul creates dynamic compositions on canvas, curing and manipulating each layer with variations of heat and sanding. Each layer receives its own special treatment forming new shapes and shadows. Paul’s only tradition is to experiment every day and discover.
Booth # 147
Peter works from his home studio on Searsport, Maine, painting rustic scenes of nature and still life arrangements in a soft realistic style. Peter states, “While I may set the mood and begin to tell a story, the painting should hold the viewer’s attention long enough, so they discover and feel something of their own.” Peter enjoys how paintings can awaken a memory or an emotion and provoke conversation.
Booth # 143
Philip produces large, abstract paintings. While Philip’s process of painting is intuitive and relatively quick, the length of time in between layers can be very long— a process which allows Philip to produce unique and interesting works.
Booth # 69-70
Michael’s oil or acrylic works, mostly figurative, are first drawn on canvas using drawings & watercolors done on location. He doesn’t use photos because he likes the abstraction that began in the original sketches. The figures, the shapes between them,& color relations are woven together to create the rhythm of the piece.
Booth # 77
Dennis’s works are half sheet watercolors painted on handmade paper of New England Country and Coastal Scene.
Booth # 207
Patrick uses acrylic paint on canvas to create his works. Paint is applied with pallet knives and syringes for maximum depth and texture.
Booth # 73
Marc’s paintings have a huge respect for oceans, beaches, and a relaxing base of energy for everyone in many different settings. He has an oil on the canvas painting technique which is shown to be soothing and has a uniqueness of being pleasant in a serene nature.
Booth # 201
Daphne’s oil paintings are non-representational works that focus on a balancing composition and color.
Booth # 165
Bao produces traditional oil paintings on canvases.
Booth # 9
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Booth # 53-54
Richard brings the “usual” from the “unusual” by capturing the natural beauty of our world through various techniques to create ethereal images. He then prints his photographs onto a large format aluminum to intensify the colors and details.
Booth # 20
Kousnsky’s art might be seen as a way for him to heal the world’s ills, large and small. In one part of his art practice, Kousnksy critiques social and political injustice. In the other, he fashions transcendent images of nature, and fantastic views of the city meant to jolt us out of our hectic, urban routines.
Booth # 94
Through his photography, Tom tries to focus on the concept if peaceful places. On his journey as an artist, Tom has continued to explore new themes of work but always tries to keep a minimalist approach with his use of color, light, and shape to embody his idea that “less is more.”
Booth # 98
The facets of cultural diversity, socioeconomic themes, history, and architecture informs Christos’s creative process and evolution. His work probes ideas of identity, connection, and isolation with a variety of environments. His images contrast between traditional and modern facets of life.
Booth # 187
Sergio's photos include macro photography and landscapes but he often indulges in still life compositions where he can play with light and colors to give depth, vibrancy and texture to his creations. A careful use of post processing techniques allows him to give a new life to everyday objects, flowers or fruit and to re/interpret the reality of a photo as he envisions it.
Booth # 43-44
Ron is a fine art photographer specializing in images that speak of the past and remind us as to how the look of our world has changed. He finds inspiration in the “Golden Hour” light—its ability to illuminate places he has never seen before truly awakens his senses. Ron is addicted to detail, depth of field, and drama, but above all else, he strives to make a photograph from an angle of view that makes the viewer feel like they can walk right into the picture.
Booth # 67
Daniel works in black and white and colors in large format cameras. His work consists of primarily urban and natural landscapes that are sometimes rendered to abstraction.
Booth # 28
Elizabeth’s etched plate adds historical weight and mysterious compliments to the personal narratives, fantastical tales, and observations of the world around her. Her compositions are created using traditional, intaglio methods and materials.
Booth # 49
Donna’s work consists of magical abstracts and fresh landscapes using cold wax and oil paints layered on wood panels.
Booth # 95
Flo’s "painterly" soft ground etchings are made from zinc plates using nitric acid and utilizes oil inks. Each etchings is unique as she inks the plate with all the colors at the same time so, with only one pass through the press, a soft "painterly" image emerges.
Booth # 23
Peter constructs wildlife sculptures out of wood, stone, and bronze.
Booth # 114-115
Roger’s sculptures cover the gamut from fine art to whimsy, including functional garden elements, weathervane’s, birdbaths, gates, fountains, and more. Given the sculptures unique, eclectic qualities, it works in both a sophisticated and comfortable environment.
Booth # 66
Elise Black is a multi-talented artist working in a variety of mediums allowing for a cross-pollination of ideas and concepts, many resulting in visually engaging, textural and dimensional works of art. Her permanent sculptural installations appear locally at Kings Highway and Saugatuck Elementary schools, and has work in many corporate and private collections.