Visual Artists

Haley Ahn of Raleigh, NC owns a girl’s clothing brand offering simple everyday wear made with comfort, quality and style in mind.

NC Artist

Jane Axman, from Fayetteville, PA uses film and digital photography to depict the unique beauty of wildlife and natural reflections.

Craig Brabson of Nashville, TN captures large-scale, limited edition contemporary abstract photographs of naturally occurring, weathered objects.

Micka’il Brandon of Durham, NC uses a technique called spiral bead crochet, to weave intricately patterned necklaces and bracelets. Using designs from African and other indigenous cultures, he aims to shine a light on the culture, and art of different peoples.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: M.T.C Crafts
  • Media: Jewelry
  • Booth: A18

Paul Braun of St. Augustine, FL hand carves sculptures created from domestic and exotic stone. Inpiration for each piece comes from megalithic structures and primitive cultures.

  • Business Name: PAUL BRAUN STUDIOS
  • Media: Sculpture
  • Booth: A34

Kit Burke-Smith of Beacon, NY creates jewelry inspired by everyday shapes and textures in the world around me, including shadows, sand, feathers, and leaves.

Kimberley Cartwright of Durham, NC is a fiber artist who uses fabric, paint and other mediums to create fabric post cards, pillows, small art quilts dolls, and other artful items.

NC Artist

  • Media: Fiber
  • Booth: A16

Mary-Anne and Bill Collins of Raleigh, NC create whimsical sculptures that are made with clay, fabric, and acrylic.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Off the Deep End
  • Media: Mixed Media
  • Booth: C19

Dexter Covington of Haw River, NC hand-cuts recycled sheet steel to weld together creative pieces of work. He has been working on his own with no assistants since 1972.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Sculpture by Dexter
  • Media: Metal
  • Booth: B35

Lisa Davin of Delray Beach, FL works with several techniques such as seedbeading, crochet, and shibori to create beautiful pieces of jewelry.

Kevin Duval of Wilmington, NC creates kinetic sculptures using a unique blend of hand crafted metals and found mechanical components.

NC Artist

Germain Ekamby of Alpharetta, GA turns, polishes, stains and hand carves natural wood turning it into a wooden sculpture that can amplify sound without any source of energy.

  • Business Name: Mangobeat inc
  • Media: Sculpture
  • Booth: B24

Uzo Ezewudo of Chapel Hill, NC sews garments with 100% white cotton muslin and creates patterns on it with hot wax, then dye.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Nnamdi Batik Art
  • Media: Fiber
  • Booth: B40

Pat Falk of Owatonna, MN manipulates molten glass with gloved hands and specialized tools into curves, lines and shapes; layer and kiln-form. The sculptural art is all glass, no paint.

  • Business Name: Pat Falk
  • Media: Glass
  • Booth: C26

David Fernandez of Seagrove, NC creates wheel turned stoneware vessels that are fired in a kiln designed and built by the artist.

NC Artist

  • Media: Clay

Amy Fletcher of Hillsborough, NC is inspired by music and works in oil with cold wax to increase luminosity and build color layers within nature-based or abstracted paintings. Sgraffito and etching are used to create depth and texture within each piece.

NC Artist

Janette Franich of Whittier, NC creates delicate, metalwork jewelry with precious and semi-precious metals and gemstones.

NC Artist

Linda Gourley of Dry Fork, VA handcolors whimsical prints that utilize the printmaking techniques of Inaglio Etching and Collographs.

Jenn Hales of Raleigh, NC creates surreal acrylic paintings by layering washes of paint on birch panels.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Jenn Hales
  • Media: Painting
  • Booth: B22

Mike Hankerd of Banner Elk, NC uses reclaimed wood to create mountain, lake, furniture and other pieces that are then painted, distressed, and finished.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Old Salt LLC
  • Media: Wood
  • Booth: E06

Bynum Hartman of Belews Creek, NC creates by hand with no assistant wood bowls and boxes, and laser cuts wood Christmas ornaments and wall frames.

NC Artist

Melissa Hill of Apex, NC uses waterless lithography, linoleum block, and mono-printing techniques to create unique, hand-pulled prints.

NC Artist

  • Media: Printmaking
  • Booth: B05

Booker Howze of Creedmoor, NC creates artwork in watercolor, acrylic, and oil that includes still life paintings, landscapes, abstract work and scenes.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Howze Art
  • Media: Painting
  • Booth: B09

Pundhariga Kight of Raleigh, NC creates realistic, cold porcelain clay flower arrangements.

NC Artist

Busarin Kittichareonsup of Phoenix, AZ hand-fabricates, forges, and sets unique pieces using gold and sterling silver.

  • Business Name: Silky Hut
  • Media: Jewelry
  • Booth: C02

Eric Leland of Baltimore, MD is an illustrator and print maker who views his work as artful ephemera.

Robin Macek of Wilmington, NC uses a variety of materials to make hand-sewn and micro macrame gemstone bracelets, watches, and cuffs.

NC Artist

Jeannie Maddox of Dothan, AL paints larger than life photorealistic oils of swimmers and urban scenes based on her own photographs.

Albert Massey of Norfolk, VA designs and makes wood boxes, vases, bowls, and sculptures.

  • Business Name: Massey Woodworking
  • Media: Wood
  • Booth: A07

Betty McKim of Raleigh, NC creates jewelry primarily made from sterling silver and is accented with colorful genuine gemstones, patinas and gold. All pieces are fabricated by hand using traditional metalworking techniques.

NC Artist

Mary Miller of Columbus, OH assembles soulfully worn, found objects and layers patterns under stained glass. Then tiles created from etched tarpaper & acrylic paint are added and all the elements are tied together with grout & paint.

  • Media: Mixed Media
  • Booth: C23

Jonathan Milton of Decatur, GA believes kinetic sculptures or mobiles bring together form, balance, color, and movement. Each piece is cut and embossed by hand from aluminum and copper then painted or naturally finished, signed and dated.

Liz Mitchell of Fuquay-Varina, NC works at a torch with glass rods, frit, silver foil, and more to create beads using a variety of tools and techniques.

NC Artist

Tariq Mix of Columbia, SC creates bold, bright acrylic mediums on canvas using a unique abstract cubist style.

  • Business Name: Tariq Mix
  • Media: Painting
  • Booth: E03-04

Dan Murphy of Chapel Hill, NC designed and made all of the equipment in his one person studio to create abstract artwork for outside and interior settings.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Dan Murphy
  • Media: Metal
  • Booth: C66

Karin Neuvirth of Durham, NC uses a palette knife to create textured, expressionistic works. She mixes all of my colors from only primaries and uses a broken color technique to suggest energy and movement.

NC Artist

Susan Owens of Roper, NC creates batik silk scarves using brush wax designs and by crinkling the silk off the frame, and by using one or more dyes.

NC Artist

Kyoung-Joa Park of Rochelle Park, NJ creates highfire porcelain jewelry. The pieces are slab built, cut, glazed and fired to cone9 in oxidation and finished with sterling silver.

  • Business Name: KJ Designs
  • Media: Jewelry
  • Booth: C68

Lanny Pelletier of Cape Carteret, NC creates pieces of wheel thrown stoneware with some sculpted additions.

NC Artist

  • Business Name: Pelletier Art & Pottery
  • Media: Clay
  • Booth: B11

Roberto Quintero of Long Pond, PA produces handmade, original shoes and leather bags adorned with a textile called mola. Shoes are handmade 1 by 1, not mass produced.

  • Business Name: Molas4u
  • Media: Fiber
  • Booth: B02

Sadarryle Rhone of Wake Forest, NC creates pieces that feature paper beads made from adapting and experimenting with traditional paper bead making methods.

NC Artist

Steve Rowlands of Bel Air, MD grew up in the outdoors of Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay, you would think that Steve Rowlands would be inspired to capture, on canvas, the images of nature and the outdoor adventures that have been such an intricate part of his life. Well, he is.

Barbara Rush of Roswell, GA builds up the hues of her paintings by putting glazes of acrylic color onto black canvases.

  • Business Name: br3 studios
  • Media: Painting
  • Booth: D05

Nancy Ryall of Oxford, NC creates works in 14k gold, diamonds, gemstones and Tahitian pearls, using traditional goldsmithing techniques such as forging with a hammer and anvil, soldering, forming, piercing and texturing.

NC Artist

Tomas Savrda of Kent, CT uses naturally weathered wood and recycled metal to create walled stages with metal moving figures, and single kinetic figures on stands.

  • Media: Mixed Media
  • Booth: A14

Charlie Smith of Roanoke, VA photographs scenes of the Blue Ridge Mountain region.

Skip Stang of Ayden, NC hand bends and cuts copper, brass, and steel. The metal is then polished or painted, welded into shape and sealed for longevity.

NC Artist

  • Media: Sculpture

Paul Steinke of Sunset Beach, NC creates indiviually hand blown pieces with color creations uniquely designed by artist.

NC Artist

Andy Stivers of Hapeville, GA handcrafts sculptural steel fire pits and accessories. He uses recycled, reclaimed and found materials to make his pieces, employing traditional and non-traditional welding and forging methods.

Tabitha Thomas of Miami, FL designs, sews and dyes one-of-a-kind, wearable garments and bodyscarves. Each piece is designed, cut and assembled in house by Thomas using natural fibers, cotton thread.

Barry Udis of Chapel Hill, NC focuses on capturing images that he finds everywhere when traveling and presents them in such a way as to share the incredible beauty and complexity of the world.

NC Artist

Mark Van de Bogart of Bronson, FL uses evolving design concepts to create jewelry that enhances precious and semi-precious stones.

Sompit Xia of Granite Falls, NC uses recycled cans to hand craft airplane models. With over 80 different models, the planes are each unique and cut, formed, and assembled with precision and artistry.

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