From left to right: Nathan Allard Art, Chasing Light Photography, Earth Tones and Fish Bones, White Birch Soap Co.
Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016, 10am – 4pm
The Kennebec Valley Art Association in partnership with The Marketplace at Augusta present the second annual Artist & Artisan Fair, a weekend of fine arts, crafts and more on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 10am – 4pm each day. Maine creatives are showcased in a larger space this year at 17 Marketplace Drive in Augusta, neighboring Regal Cinemas and Michael’s.
Support local artists this spring and mark your calendars for this two-day event, featuring a over 20 artists representing a diverse selection of locally made fine art and craft. Visitors can shop from a wide range of handcrafted items including paintings, ceramics, mixed media assemblage, glass works, graphic art, stone works, fiber and textile art, personal care, photography, and more.
Participating vendors include:
Lynn Rollins – Golden Girl Glass. Fused glass pendants, earrings, bolos, barrettes and beaded bracelets.
Ellen Rhinehart – BeAditudes4U. Hand crafted jewelry
Alaina Pethick – White Birch Hill Soap Co. Vegan soaps with natural ingredients.
Norma McDonough – Avalon Handbags. Hand knit custom designed felted wool bags
Karen Allen – Allen & Allen Photo & Craft. Nature photos and note cards; nature mandala prints, wraps, cards, and crafts (bags, trinket boxes, small cushions, quilt hangings, ornaments)
Peggi Loveless – LeafLady Quilts. Quilted table runners, placemats, mugmats and trivets. Lap quilts, wall quilts, quilted bags, pieced pins and ornaments
Penny Markley – Penny Markley Art. Oil paintings, mostly landscapes
Judi Bira – People Pebbles. Personalized artwork with native rocks and materials in a variety of sizes
Michelle McCutcheon – Shadow Raven’s Gallery. Pine needle and/or reed baskets, gourd art/bowls, limited bone and shell jewelry
Catherine Worthington – Earth Tones and Fish Bones. Textile Art Hand painted silkscreened and stitched items including art quits, pillows, zippy bags, belts and cards
Matt Stapleton – Chasing Light Fine Art Photography. Fine Art Photography depicting the natural beauty of Maine and beyond, displayed as traditional photographic prints, as well as prints on metal and canvas.
Sherry Cennamo – Sparkle Plenty. Jewelry artisan working with gemstones and leather. Also, one-of-a-kind Garden Art using vintage and repurposed glass and dinnerware.
Nathan Allard – Nathan Allard Art. Polaroid photography, hand made frames, and two prints of paintings.
Katherine Kollman – Out of My Head. Baby gifts, cosmetic bags, towel sets, and doll accessories
Anita Whitney – Pond Dog Crafts. Wood burned signs, ornaments, coasters and more as well as other gift items like our “Calming Coins”.
Regina Kusche – AKOSUA by Regina Kusche. Jewelry, clothing, blankets, banners, scarves.
Ryan Kohler – Ryan Kohler Art. Medium to large-scale original acrylic paintings.
Kara Getchell – karaskarstickers. 5″ vinyl decals displaying the Maine State Flag in different images
Aleana Chaplin – Aleana Chaplin Art. Assemblage and mini paintings.
Diane Seiders – Fantasy Glass Designs. Blown and fused Glass
Sheryl Black – Seaglass Creations. Sea glass house wares and jewelry
Rebecca Hillamn – Rebecca Hillman Pottery. Animal sculptures to functional one of a kind serving platters, cups and bowls many with designs drawn from nature and living by the ocean.
Jenny Kingsbury – S’mittens. Mittens of all sizes, hats and headwraps made from 70% or greater upcycled felted wool. Each item has a fleece lining. All pieces are unique and one of a kind!
Gina Harlow – Queen Bee Herbal. Handmade soaps, lotions, body butters, herbal salves, lip balms, laundry soap, and wool dryer balls.
Annette Huval – Oliver Rabbit. Hand-stitched originals made from pure wool felt and wool roving – stuffed animals, ornaments, bowl fillers, wall hangings, candle mats and sachets.