Ann Szerlip Glass Designs
Ann creates lampwork beads which are added to stainless steel serving pieces for striking, functional works of art. She also creates fused glass plates to complement the beaded utensils.
Working mainly with bamboo, rayon and Tencel fibers, Hetty weaves fabric that has a wonderful ‘hand’, great drape, and resiliency. She often adds unusual novelty yarns as supplemental warps. Hand painting warps allows her to create unique pieces in a limitless variety of colors.
Lisa creates energetic, often whimsical original paintings and mixed-media collages using bright color and rhythmic lines. Nature and still life are her major subjects. Offers works in various sizes and price ranges.
Matt Day Woodworks
Matt's stunning handcrafted carved wood items for your home and table have a strong following. His hand wrought spoons, bowls, and serving boards are items of functional beauty. Crafted one at a time, mostly using hand tools, from local reclaimed trees, they are items to cherish, admire, and use. Perfect as holiday presents.
Tasha's winter white glazed bowls, vases and mugs are simply stunning. While they can be admired as works of art, they are also workhorses in the kitchen--as each piece is dishwasher and microwave safe. One of this artist's specialties are custom braille mugs. As an exacting artist who is also blind, each of Tasha's pieces is a labor of love and an item to be cherished.
Claudia predominantly paints in oil, taking inspiration from nature to still life. Recent works are more abstract melancholy seascapes. All are viewable and available for purchase on instagram.
Local Color Jewelry
Jennifer Yogel designs and hand weaves fine jewelry using texture and line as her guide. Tightly wrapped, woven and hammered 14k Gold Fill, 14K Rose Gold Fill and Sterling silver wire are balanced with freshwater pearls and gemstones creating lightweight wearable art.
Payal Kripalani Thiffault
Payal’s work celebrates nature and honors strong female role models. Her paintings are inspired by the beauty that surrounds us and the strength within. She works primarily in watercolor and acrylics. Payal shares her work on Instagram, where she also offers prints of her originals, custom portraits and commissions.
David Singer, Singer Blade Works
Newton resident and sommelier, David Singer, creates custom knives for home and professional chefs. His hand-forged steel knives are exquisite, and offer fine, professional-grade cutting.
A mixed media artist and a jewelry designer, Jocelyn recently turned her creativity to photography, and has captured and blended Newton's flora on these striking packets of note cards. She also prints all of the images in her Instagram account in custom sizes for wall hangings.
Lynda's work is informed by nature - capturing a moment, scene or feeling and to express it through her work. She has reproduced some of her artwork on sets of cards that make great gifts and can also be framed. 6 "Water Fall" cards; or 5 assorted one-of-a-kind, original, monotypes. Each set comes in a clear acetate sleeve with envelopes. $20/set. Lynda also has monotypes (one-of-a-kind works on paper) framed and unframed, of various sizes