Out of the dollhouse and onto the wall, 1"scale quilts (average size 8" sq) made from 19th century fabrics, presented matted and framed. The use of antique fabrics and traditional designs creates work that is reflective of the art of American quilt making.
Alarte Silks specializes in one-of-a-kind handpainted silks represented by fine craft galleries throughout the United States and Canada. Sauer’s innovations in surface design emerge from her passion for texture and color. She produces handpainted Shibori scarves and shawls which showcase an exceptional gift for detail and artistic expression.
Michael and Maureen Banner are accomplished silversmiths who work from their studio in the Berkshires. Many of their pieces are in esteemed permanent collections such as The Smithsonian, the Peabody Essex Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
You can find the unique work of Providence hot glass artist Christopher Belleau at these two sites. The Belleau Art Glass site lists upcoming shows and is a photo archive. The gallery site shows Mr Belleau's current work as well as the work of other artists featured in Gallery Belleau at 424 Wickenden Street in Providence, RI.
Julianne D. Bresciani is an avid gardener and combines her love of flowers, gardening and yoga into a meditative art form of garden photography.www.julianneb.com
2d and 3d illustration for books, advertising, and web. Character and set design and fabrication for stop-motion animation. Prop design and fabrication for still photo shoots. For her 2d illustration she works in scratchboard, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, Photoshop and Illustrator. For her 3d work she uses everything including the kitchen sink.
Catherine Cannon truly loves making jewelry and is constantly inspired by the world that surrounds her. Whether it be at the cutting board making dinner, in the garden tending her veggies or atop a mountain, her jewelry is a product of her environment.
Jennifer Dawes launched her collection Jennifer Dawes Design in 2000 and has since evolved to become one of the main proponents of sustainably responsible jewelry while also creating pieces that are magical to wear. Each piece combines her love of ancient civilizations with what is happening right now in culture and design. All her work is hand-made, fabricated and finished at her studio in rural Sonoma County, California.
Elegant contemporary jewelry inspired by nature that gives back 10% of sales to our communities.
Indian Line Farm is a 17-acre farm located in South Egremont, Massachusetts. Farmers Elizabeth Keen and Al Thorp have been growing at Indian Line Farm since 1997. In 1999 they purchased the farm using a unique partnership model with the Community Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy. Now they operate the farm with the help of dedicated employees and apprentices.
Jason Houston has been photographing for editorial and commercial clients for nearly 15 years. Recent projects include local and sustainable agriculture, family dynamics, and politics & protests. Much of his time now is now spent documenting the efforts of various non profit and community groups and the issues related to their work.
Poppi is the fun and clever alter ego of Dawn Benedetto. It's also a line of jewelry that doesn't take life too seriously. The glass and sterling rings are Dawn's invention and are unique in that they stretch to fit most everyone.
Cindy Walsh has been sewing since she was a young girl and graduated from RISD with a degree in textile design. Her designs are influenced in part from watching what people wear and what makes them feel comfortable and special. She uses color, texture and detail to make the clothing unusual, but not over the top. The ribbon trims that embellish her work are her own design. All of the clothing is designed and sewn in Massachusetts.
Based in Austin, RIFLE + RADFORD is a Southwest-inspired design studio specializing in curious collections of handcrafted jewels. Inspirited by a passionate relationship with the great outdoors, many cultures explored & a unique sense of color, owner / creative director Melanie RR Edwards seeks inspiration in the world she embraces every day.
Contemporary handmade jewelry, Judaica, and personalized gifts designed and crafted by Emily Rosenfeld in her Western Massachusetts studio.
Rural Intelligence (RI) is a reliable information source for people who routinely do business and seek recreation and entertainment in four counties: Berkshire, Columbia, northern Dutchess, and northern Litchfield. Thanks to the magic of the internet, RI's most effective marketing strategy is its readers, who make this uniquely sophisticated, three state region one big neighborhood, spreading information by "word-of-mouse."
Selvedge Magazine offers the world's finest textile photography, unparalleled design and peerless writing. Readers share a belief in the importance of their material surroundings and a passion for the beautiful and beautifully made. Directed towards an international, discerning audience, Selvedge covers fine textiles in every context: fine art, interiors, fashion, travel and shopping.
Each tumbalina handmade card is a handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift of caring. Their goal is to let customers convey love and affection in a personal, whimsical way through their handmade cards, colorful printed thank you notes, and all sorts of other stationery stuff!
Gordon Whitbeck and Elvia Gignoux are both life long residents of Salisbury, Connecticut. The farm has been in their family since 1916, for four generations. They follow organic growing practices and primarily produce vegetables, flowers, eggs, and hay, which they offer for sale at their farm stand.
Original handwoven designs by Marilyn Webster. Each towel is a mini art canvas, and she tries to make each one unique by varying the color of the weft, playing with horizontal stripes, and experimenting with pattern possibilities. She maintains an online store and beautiful blog at the below site.