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  • Rick Bisgyer

    John Carey

    Melinda Carl

  • JoLecia Crowe

    Jack Fancher

    Cynthia Bowers Fulton

  • Breon Gilleran

    Fredy Granillo

    Judith H Gunter

  • Charlotte Guschl

    Kevin Harris

    Patti & Dave Hegland

  • Allen Johnson

    Robert D. Lasus

    Bonnie & Joe Masslofsky

  • Howard and Mary McCoy

    Judith Miller

    Marj Morani

  • Bob Ortiz

    Sabra Richards

    Doug Sassi

  • Stephanie Somers

    Paula Tarbutton

    Sherrie von Sternberg

Rick Bisgyer Porcelain


321 Ericsson Ave. Betterton, MD 21610 / 941-524-2720


As a porcelain artist I create wheel thrown vessels inspired by the graceful curves of sails and hulls, and the ever-changing character of wind over water. Porcelain is the most demanding of all clay bodies and my extreme shapes are a constant challenge, yet a feeling of effortlessness and serenity is conveyed through these pieces. My glaze colors reflect the sea and sky as they change through the day bringing a sense of upward movement and lift that complements the narrow based, broad shouldered forms. I work to create beauty and a sense of peace as I strive to stay centered through clay.

Davis Creek Studio


5096 Edwards Ln Rock Hall MD 21661 / 410-639-7506


Using locally found wood and driftwood to build one-of-a-kind furniture and whimsical pieces.

Melinda Carl Art Studio


312 Cannon Street, Barn Studio, 1st Flr, Chestertown MD 21620 / 302-242-1705


The Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries along with the Eastern Shore landscapes provide endless opportunities for painters to interpret images both abstractly and representationally.
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Guest Artist @ Bob Ortiz Studios 207 S Cross St. Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-699-1025


JoLecia sculpts art jewelry from polymer clay, drawing inspiration from the rich colors, textures, and organic forms found in nature and reimagining them into unique, wearable art.

Jack Fancher Art


Guest Artist @ Kent County Arts Council Building, 101 Spring Ave, Chestertown, MD / 443-480-1090


Landscapes with sky and water are favorites created as drawings or with watercolor, acrylic or oil.
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Hollycroft Studio


24284 Macs Ln. Worton, MD 21678 / 410-810-1420


Cindy does paintings of different locations from her travels and large skies and forests from where she lives on the Eastern Shore. She also does whimsical copper sculptures that can be used indoors or Outdoors. Her studio is in a beautiful location on Churn Creek and she will show you through the house.

Fairlee Forge


22540 Goose Hollow Dr. Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-458-0948


I'm an artist, a maker, printmaker, blacksmith and teacher. My portfolio ranges from sculptural steel structures both large and small, assemblages made with found objects, outdoor installations, forged functional objects and works on paper. I often incorporate other mediums depending on the project, including glass and wood. My creative process is driven by investigation and research; though my primary medium is metal, I’m fascinated by cellular structures and articulated mechanisms, all metaphors for human form and feeling. For me, the creative process is contextual to my past experiences working as a nurse, and the awe of "being" in the world.

103 Pine Street Chestertown, MD 21620 / 443-480-4857


Fredy Granillo is a Chestertown based artist from the tiny and turbulent country of El Salvador, Central America. He has been painting "Talavera" style pottery since he was 11 years old, and he later studied visual arts and ceramics at the Salvadoran National University. His exploration of this traditional decorative style has evolved and flourished since his transition to the United States. His brand "Pajarito" or little bird, is a nod to the resilience of his people who practice grace and ingenuity to survive each day.

Orchard Hill Fiber Arts and Quilts


Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22


Guest Artist @ Hawk Point Studio 10718 Tilden Lane, Chestertown / 410-773-9329


"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." Herman Melville Herman’s philosophy rings true for me as well, for creating one of a kind, unique quilts allows me to succeed or fail on my own, without following someone else’s “quilt rules”. It really is a thrill to see a finished piece, one you have nurtured from conception to completion. Fabric is my chosen medium as it provides me with the ability to take a flat, one dimensional material and manipulate it into a multidimensional piece with texture, depth, and movement. I enjoy combining geometric shapes with natural forms to create visual interpretations of abstract concepts. The challenge of selecting the right piece of fabric to represent a specific image is exciting for me.
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Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22


Guest Artist @ Hawk Point Studio 10718 Tilden Ln. Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-724-6832


Never replicated necklaces, earrings, and bracelets using only semiprecious and precious gemstones some very unique.

Guest Artist @ Bob Ortiz Studios 207 S Cross St. Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-699-1025


 

Hegland Glass


315 High St., Suite 103 Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-870-5432


We are a husband and wife team known our innovative designs, complex construction, and precise finishing of our art glass. Earlier careers in engineering and finance ingrained in us an acute attention to detail which we apply to all phases of our craft. Our award-winning glass is featured in galleries across the United States.
Allen Johnson
monifa41@yahoo.com

MONIFA


Guest Artist @ Kent County Arts Council Building, 101 Spring Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-778-4092


Allen has been painting and carving wood for over 50 years. His subjects include birds, human figures, masks, ceramics.

6281 Tolchester Road, Rock Hall MD 21661 / 215-586-1376


I create sculptures in stainless steel, wood and found objects. Most of my major public works have been stainless steel horses. After years of working with other materials which require varying degrees of maintenance to retain their pristine looks and survival, stainless seems to be the material of choice. The artistic challenge is to take a heavy, lifeless material, unlike wood, and evoke a sense lightness and movement. Many of the wood sculptures use branches from trees I have known. With all my work, there is an environmental consciousness.
Bonnie & Joe Masslofsky
Website / Etsy / fhsdesigns@gmail.com

Flaherty House Specialties


Guest Artist @ Arts Alive! RiverArts Education Center, 200 High St., Chestertown / 410-200-8362


One of a kind gemstone and sea glass jewelry designs . Sterling silver and 14k gold filled wire wrapped settings. Gemstones are mined in NC then cut shaped and polished. We find our sea glass on the Chesapeake Bay.  

Guest Artist @ Kent County Arts Council Building, 101 Spring Ave, Chestertown, MD / 410-778-1149


Our art is about how we see nature and how we understand our place within it. We work in a kind of collaboration with nature in that each artwork begins with curiosity about a certain natural phenomenon, perhaps a lost feather, bleached bone, pattern in the river’s waves, or slowly decaying tree. Making gentle alterations that focus the eye and the mind, we work to honor its patterns and processes and its role in the larger environment. We work in various mediums, including painting, drawing and photography, but focus primarily on natural materials such as branches, vines, oyster shells, stones, bones, and feathers. Most of our works are large, site-specific outdoor sculptures, however our studio work includes smaller sculptures, drawings, paintings, poems, and artist’s books usually incorporating natural materials. Our inspiration comes from our immediate environment and from folklore and archetypal motifs concerned with how people have traditionally approached their relationship with the earth.

Haven Point Gallery


20748 Rock Hall Ave. Rock Hall, MD 21661 / 410-639-4184


Judith enjoys working in a broad range of media. As an award winning pastel and graphite artist she loves painting the Eastern Shore and Chesapeake bay scenery. This year has been extremely prolific with an exciting new collection of paintings and jewelry.

The Barn Studio


312 Cannon Street, Chestertown MD 21620 / 443-745-5498


My work is impressionistic landscapes, figurative and abstract.
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Robert Ortiz Studios


207 S. Cross Street, Chestertown MD 21620 / 410-810-1400


I have been making furniture for 30 years, the last 20 here in my studio in Chestertown. The newest addition to the "Ortizstudios" line is my one on one, week long workshops where we work together to create a piece of furniture that is sure to become a family heirloom.

12578 Coopers Lane, Worton, Md. / 585-857-3505

Handicap accessible with advance notice


Welded steel and glass in free standing tables and sculpture. Wall pieces of glass - see how it is done with demonstrations.

Doug Sassi Pottery


12740 Still Pond Rd., Still Pond MD 21667 / 443-480-6156


Since 1969 I've made wheel-thrown functional pottery using my own blend of six clays and my own glazes. My work is stoneware which means it's high-fired and safe for use in microwaves and dishwashers. Google my name to find samples on Pinterest, Facebook, and other sources.
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Guest Artist @ Robert Ortiz Studios 207 S Cross St. Chestertown, MD 21620


I received a BA in Studio Fine Arts from Marist College in 2005, and an MFA in Printmaking from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas in 2008. I utilize various art techniques including printmaking (etching, mezzotint, woodcut, monotype), bookmaking, painting and photography. My subject matter mainly stems from my love of nature. Traveling and exploring is an enormous source of inspiration to my work. My style comes from my love of black and white photography, high-contrast images, and the energy from lively, vibrant colors. I currently live and work in Chestertown, Maryland.

Polly's Patches


25704 Collins Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-778-4175


Hand-knit and hand-crocheted adult and children hats. Hand-knit dog sweaters, hand-knit scarves, copyrighted suitcase ID's, Christmas stockings, hand-knit sweaters and framed sea shell pictures.

A Studio In The Woods


Saturday, October 21; Sunday, October 22; Saturday, October 28


109 Lodge Court, Millington, MD 21651 / 410-490-6785


I am a photographer producing photographic art using a NikonD750, a Polaroid600 and an iPhone7Plus. I create with as many tools as I have at my disposal. My subjects range from a simple stalk of corn to a complex human being. I am passionate about creating. It is my window into an ever changing and amazing world.