2023 Artists / Vendors
Paul Bendzunas (Comer, Georgia): Handcrafted decorative and functional blown glass. Bendzunas glass, a family operated business, has been creating unique works of art in the Athens Ga area for over 40 years. Bendzunasglass.com
Darlene Bink (Jefferson, Georgia) - Handmade jewelry using semi-precious gemstones, crystals, pearls, sterling silver, brass, copper, and wood. Hand-painted abstract acrylic paintings
Carolyn Dalusky (Athens, Georgia) – casual jewelry made from sterling silver, copper, and beads.
Debra Drake (Danielsville, Georgia) - handcrafted rustic/primitive wooden boxes, acrylic paintings and handmade frames.
Meredyth Howard (Athens, Georgia) – Rockdaughter Designs is a three-woman operation producing whimsical handmade custom crochet and knit items, many from original designs. Meredyth specializes in whimsical designs-make sure to check out her creature hats! https://www.etsy.com/shop/RockdaughterDesign/
Mama BIrd's Granola (Athens, Georgia) - handmade granola, baked seeds and tamales.
Chet and Gail Karwoski (Athens, Georgia) - Gail will have her children's books for sale. Chet makes jewelry from the rare mineral "lazulite". Lazulite is found at a few sites around the world, but the only site that produces pieces big enough to make good-sized cabs for jewelry is Graves Mountain, Georgia. www.gailkarwoski.com
Cathy Pentz (Comer, Georgia) - hand beaded polished and carved gemstone cabochons to wear as a pin or necklace. Unique lariats of colorful Czech glass beads and gemstones.
Lisa Pickett (Farmington, GA) – Farmington Herbals is focused on providing handcrafted natural soaps and botanical skincare products which are inspired by our naturally grown herb garden. www.farmingtonherbals.com
Morris Rowell (Byron, Georgia) - Nature's Harmony Guitars features the total restoration of Harmony and Silvertone guitars made in the USA from the 1950-1960's era. including scalloped braces, fretwork, refinish.
Sue Lawrence (Athens, Georgia) – Hand built ceramics often using plant impressions and other various textural materials.
Mary Mayes (Athens, Georgia) - Wheel thrown functional pottery made from Georgia-sourced clay and glaze materials.
Todd McGlaun (Athens, Georgia) – Functional vessels with accents applied with objects found in nature. Muted earth tones with the occasional splash of color.
Caroline Montague (Athens, Georgia) - High fire porcelain and stoneware pots with self-formulated glazes fired in the gas kiln in her Athens studio.
Anne Marie Vencill (Athens, Georgia) - functional pottery vessels with a focus on pouring pots.
Sandrine Zawacki (Athens, Georgia) - wheel-thrown and decorated pieces.