summer arts & crafts fair – 2018


Saturday, July 14 & Sunday, July 15, 10 am – 5 pm
Free Admission

59th Annual Summer Arts & Crafts Fair

Browse a wide variety of quality, one-of-a-kind artwork at 40 artist booths situated outdoors among the Mendocino Art Center gardens. Wearable art lovers are in for a treat, with an array of handmade jewelry, as well as clothing, scarves, bags and hats. Those looking for something for the home will find sculptural and functional ceramics, paintings, photography, wood accessories, glass works, baskets, furniture items, and more.

59th Annual Summer Arts & Crafts Fair

Watch free art demonstrations...

• Glass torch work with Tommy Garrison (July 14 & 15, 2pm-4pm)

• Wet felting with Nancy Algrim (July 14 & 15, 10am-5pm)

• Live painting by Miasa, Japan artist Masashi Nishina (July 14, 3pm-5pm)

• Children and adults can even try their own hand at fun art activities

Enjoy live music...

• Jazz trio Bob Aranguren & Friends (July 15, 1pm-4pm)
Bob Aranguren, saxophones; Terry Simcik, guitar; Dan Coulson, bass

• Guitarist Christopher Cisper (July 14 &15, intermittently throughout both days)

Savor festive foods...

• Roundman's sausages, Jennie Zacha's Blackberry Sundaes, beer, wine and soft drinks available for purchase.

Jima & Carlie Abbott, Mixed Metal Jewels – Jewelry
Peter Bailey, Peter Bailey Design – Jewelry
Susan Barnes – Painting
Carol Bernau, Adornable – Jewelry/Textiles
Julie Bullock, DB Designs – Fine Art
Steve Crowningshield, Mendocino Heritage Furniture Co. – Woodworking
Christine Connerly & Kandis Horton, MUSE Mixed Media – Mixed Media
Gil Gorre, Shell La Vie – Jewelry
Lin Haley, Silkwinds – Fiber Art
John Hewitt, Jacquelyn Cisper & Christopher Cisper – Paintings, Mixed Media, Ceramics
Michele James, Michele James Photography – Photography
Amber Jones, Ambrz Art
Melody Lai – Jewelry
Elvira Kirby, Woodworking
Elliot Little – Photography
Carolyne Lwenya, Pendeza Creations – Handmade Baskets
Erwin Ludwig, J and E Crafts – Wood/Metal
Karen Mastrian, Rascal Moon Design – Jewelry
Amy McFarland, Renegade Botanicals – Personal Care
Alissa Mittl & Evan Hobart – Ceramics
Jeffrey Nelson + Hans Schwyter, Hudson River Inlay – Furniture
Stephen Nepove – Jewelry
Pearls of Wisdom Design – Jewelry
Madelene Rasmussen, Nordic Pine – Jewelry
Bob Rhoades, Creekwood Studios – Fiber Art
Kristine Robinson, Moss Gathers Stones – Jewelry
Jayne Rocci-Smith, Butterflys – Sea Glass Art
Channing Rudd, Studio 2020 – Painting
Walt Rush, Rush Studio – Jewelry
Rae Shiraishi, A Hoot and a Holler – Fiber Art
Carolyn Simon, Carolyn Simon Designs – Jewelry
Adrianne Smelko, Anderlonis Art + Adornment – Jewelry
Elisabeth Sullivan – Painting
Kristen Sutteer, Ceramics
Felicity Waterman, Kinara – Fiber Arts
Stella Wells, Mendocino Garden Creations – sculpture/wood
Lee Zabin, Lee's Haven – Jewelry