[ Meet the Artists and Artisans ]
39th Mystic Labor Day Weekend Show, MTA&A
MYSTIC- CT. MEET THE ARTISTS AND ARTISANS 39th
LABOR DAY WEEKEND SHOW AT OLDE MISTICK VILLAGE
SEPT 1 & 2 SAT/SUN-10-6 MON.
10-4 FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION &
PARKING. RAIN OR SHINE..I-95 SEAPORT EXIT #90
Labor Day weekend has been a popular rendezvous for families to gather at
the orchard for 39 years to reunite with favorite artists, creative crafters,
and to meet new juried exhibitors whose additional work enhances this nationally
acclaimed event which has developed a strong reputation as a holiday
Fascinating “on location demonstrations“
evolve as “The Eclectic Hen”
Ronet Noe generously applies acrylic paint to her sculptured, high relief
flowers and vibrantly colored sunbursts. Fran
Henderson paints oil murals of calm, coastal views. “The Accidental Artist”
Carrie B. Jacobson works with heavy palette knife strokes to achieve her
majestic landscapes and features of animal companions.
Michael McCarthy carves wooden shorebirds, surrounded by an appreciative
audience, he wields his chisels till
a bird appears from a simple wood block.
Greg Stones introduces his second published book “Zombies Hate
Stuff” accompanied by his humorous miniature gouache paintings.
Carl Richards returns with his impressionistic acrylic paintings and ink
drawings. Phillip Chagnon discusses his watercolor portraits of ships, light
houses, and sailing vessels on
nautical charts. We are happy to
feature-new artists -Ramona Maziarz of Delaware who executes very detailed ,
colorful, pen and ink nature scenes and limited edition prints, and
S.B. Whitehead of PA who uses archival materials for matting and framing
his original oil paintings on canvas and watercolor scenics on paper.
Wonderful wood turners, joiners, carvers, inlayers, offer Burl Bowls,
jewel and linen chests, incised and painted
panels, kaleidoscopes and writing instruments, intarsia wood mosaics, vases and
vessels. Their creators include K.
Guarneri, D. Hart, M. Iacona, K. Lindgren, and V. Russello.
Glass artisans- “Creative Spirit Glass” showcases stained glass
panels, mirrors, and turtles for children to touch. “Shattered Glass
Studio’s” hand cut each piece of kiln formed glass.
Other crafts include hand made quilts, fabric table linens and
accessories, purses made of vintage books, gourds and fabric.
Hand built functional
stoneware, pottery, and ceramics
Pamela Hirth designs and makes one of a kind women’s clothing in
luxurious and flowing fiber and Elizabeth Swanson creates handsome suede jackets
and coats for approaching Autumn.
Photographers -S. Caim, T. Chesnut, D.m. Curt, M.
Johnson, J. Mulry, arrive with digital mixed media embellished with acrylic
paint, and glass ; “Romantic Renaissance Reflections” of archaic
architecture; “Tarborton Mountain”-fine art scapes; “Photo Imagined”
Kaleidoscopic lens views and sights; “J. Katch Creations”-Orchid Babies,
outdoor tiles, and canvas giclee’s. The jewelers chosen are: A.M. Disisto,C.
Foley, A. Liss, S. Swinney, L. Weller, who create sterling silver, clay, pearl,
gem stone, holographic-deep fired-fused, dichroic glass, art to wear. Watch as
E. Villegas of New London demonstrates ancient ”Peruvian Point”-
intricately woven gold, silver, and copper threads combined with shells,
leather stones, crystals, and feathers.
Meet the Artists and Artisans will continue to
accept exceptional exhibitors.
Studio phone: 203-874-5672
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