10:00am-5:00pm July 20th-21st
Inspired by his Israeli upbringing and love of nature, Amo creates original batiks on Egyptian cotton with hot wax and dyes.
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.
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.
Richard crafts handmade beaded purses with glass and natural stones.
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.
Devin paints oil on canvases in the style of realism and impressionism
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.
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.
Bao produces traditional oil paintings on canvases.
Audrey’s work consists of abstract, acrylic paintings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Donna’s work consists of magical abstracts and fresh landscapes using cold wax and oil paints layered on wood panels.