Dick Hines [Wood] Dick creates contemporary bowls, enclosed vessels and lidded boxes using native Virginia wood and exotic Australian burled wood. Many of his Asian-inspired boxes feature turquoise inlay and branch handles replicating bonsai trees. Dick’s boxes with his unique, bonsai-styled handles, have been featured on the cover of a national woodworking magazine. His work is available at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art Gift Shop in Richmond and the Monticello Gift Shop in Charlottesville. Dick will demonstrate making miniature birdhouses and finial Christmas ornaments.
Contact: 804 966-5204 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bob Oller [Fine Art] Williamsburg based artist, Bob Oller creates in a variety of painting media, crafting whimsical trees, landscapes, people and animals. His creative mind and prolific energy has filled his studio, art galleries and collector’s walls with art from Williamsburg, Paris, the Caribbean, Cuba....
Contact: 757 870-6896 email@example.com
Carol Weidman [Fine Jewelry] Carol began making jewelry 20 years ago. Over the years she has learned and grown, adding new techniques to her resume almost every year. Styles and directions of focus morph, but the heirloom quality is always at the forefront. There is a continuing refrain in her jewelry, but a new search and new findings each and every year. Come see what is new.
Contact: 757 238-9496 firstname.lastname@example.org www.iceopalsjewelry.com
SITE B: 307 N. Waterside Drive
Pat Bell [Hypertufa] Pat has been creating concrete home and garden art for the past six years. Using various blends of concrete, she creates planters, bowls, garden garments and the ever popular and very magical miniature fairy cottages. Her newest artistic adventure includes working with wire, natural fibers and a waterproof textile hardener to create whimsical weatherproof sculptures suitable for indoors or out. Whimsical, magical and slightly funky are words used to describe this very unique home and garden art.
Contact: 757-570-9715 Annabellesgarden2014@gmail.com www.Whim-zeez.com
SITE C: Blackhorse Lane
Linda Knight [Fused Glass] Linda’s love for glass has evolved into creating unique fused art pieces that are both functional and decorative. Every piece of glass seems to speak to her as she combines colors and shapes into a single object that results in a beautiful original work of art. The opportunities of creating and combining glass are endless and what comes out of the kiln each time is magic.
Contact: 804-387-0567 email@example.com
Contact: 951-212-5672 firstname.lastname@example.org
Peggy Shifflett [Pottery] This year my work combines my love of painting
and hand built pottery. My pieces are functional free form vases, platters, and bowls embellished with serine landscapes, trees and flowers…a piece of
nature’s beauty you can carry home and enjoy for years.
Contact: 804-647-1161 email@example.com
SITE D: 13755 Hidden Dr
Charlie & Judy Robertson [Wood/Furniture] Charlie and Judy Robertson design and build small tables, trunks, bandsaw boxes and tables with hidden compartments. Participating in art and craft shows in Virginia since 2011, they will be displaying at their home where you will have the opportunity to visit their woodworking shop.
Contact: 757 206-4629 firstname.lastname@example.org
SITE E: 1105 Cliffe Court
Ken Conger [Photography] An award-winning wildlife photographer, Ken will be displaying both his framed and unframed photographs at his studio. All of Ken’s images are of wild animals, primarily captured within National Park and Wildlife Refuges, within 6 of the 7 continents. Since last year, Ken had many new special photographs from Africa (Giraffe family), India (tiger reflection) and Alaska (belly flop bear).
Contact: 804 966-9710 email@example.com www.kencongerphotography.com
Wanda Hollberg [Architectural Glass Artist] Wanda Holberg is an architectural glass artist and has a line of fused glass jewelry. She received a B.F.A. from V.C.U. School of the Arts, majoring in glass and jewelry. As the owner of Greenwood Stained Glass since 1979 she has executed hundreds of commissions over the years for churches, businesses, and residents up and down the east coast. She is a part of the River to the Bay Artisans Trail of Virginia. The Virginia Department of Tourism sent Wanda for 2 weeks as an artist exchange to France when Roanoke and St. Lo became sister cities. She has exhibited in many galleries and the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. Wanda's jewelry can be seen in many fine art shows in VA, DC, and MD.
Contact: 804 758 0085 firstname.lastname@example.org
John Obolewicz [Wildlife Artist] John is an award-winning artist specializing in watercolor and acrylic paintings. His art reflects his love for wildlife and the beauty of nature. John has won three Virginia State Duck Stamps and has been involved in numerous wildlife organizations. He will be displaying both originals and prints of his work.
Contact: (804) 598-55538 Johnoart@comcast.net
SITE F: 16315 Putnam Point Road
Rae Oney [Resin Art] Art teacher and studio artist, Rae creates paintings that are inspired by coastal living. Her jubilant process of layering vibrant color and texture with ink, resin and metals is seen throughout her work. Her intention is to create beauty and she is focused on works for home and office as a way that Rae says to "define your space" with what you love. She lives in Lanexa and works both in her home studio and her studio in Williamsburg, VA.
Contact: 757-344-9192 email@example.com
Patti Dwyer [Pen/Pencil Drawings] Patti Dwyer works mostly in pen and pencil to create custom drawings. She specializes in “building portraits” of houses, churches, college campus buildings, or anything that holds a personal connection to her clients. Because she is a two-time cancer survivor, a portion of the proceeds from each commission goes to the V Foundation for Cancer Research.
Contact: 757-532-2546 firstname.lastname@example.org www.penandpencil56.com
SITE G: 8811 Barnes Road
Jeff Helm [Painter/Sculptor] Jeff is an evolving artist who's been working his color texture magic for the last 50 years -- ever since his first mural...under his mom's coffee table..when he was four. He paints whimsical art on wood and canvas surfaces.
Contact: 804 815-9151 email@example.com www.jeffropaints.com/
Laura Gilmartin [Quilting] Laura Gilmartin began quilting when she retired in 2009. She quickly realized piecing quilts was not where her talents shined. She combined her love of painting and drawing with sewing to create one-of-a-kind art quilts. Using inks, colored pencils, wax pastels, threads, fiber, quality fabrics and photos she strives to create depth that draws the viewer in.
Contact: 540 659-5930 Sept1954@aol.com
Glenda Creamer [Contemporary Art] Glenda M. Creamer's "Abstraction and Addition" includes her abstract acrylic paintings and drawings from life done in watercolor and marker. She has her B.F.A. from V.C.U. and is a former VMFA Fellowship recipient.804-477-5203
Contact: 804-932-9703 firstname.lastname@example.org
SITE H: 145 Skillman Drive
Lynn Trott [Pottery] Capture a tree and put it on your desk. Take hold of a dancing flame and put a flower in it. My pottery explores our connections with the natural world, which take us to places inside ourselves where words cannot follow. The pots look like they are growing out of the earth, and just about to dance. Instrument maker and woodcarver since 1985, ceramic artist since 2002.
Contact: 757-345-1903 email@example.com www.lynntrottpottery.com
Thomas Lowell Edwards [Pottery] Thomas Lowell Edwards’ sculptures are formal investigations that began by exploring the departure from pottery’s utilitarian role throughout human civilization. These works grow in complexity through scale and visual tension designed into each piece. In his sculpture, pottery serves as a placeholder, a metaphor for human interaction. Edwards’ received his MFA from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and recently relocated his studio to Charles City, VA.
Contact: 931 529-4052 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tjclay.com