Fine arts and craft show
Thirteen artists and artisans specializing in traditional American arts will participate in A Gathering of American Craftsmen Show, Nov. 10-11, at the New England Historical Connection, 300 Danbury Road. Admission is free. Hours are 9 to 5 on Saturday, 10 to 4 on Sunday.
Kate Adams (kateadamsfineminiaturequilts.com) makes miniature quilts created in one-inch scale from 19th Century fabrics. All work is matted and ready for wall hanging in hand-painted frames.
Dan and Marlene Coble (drcobleandcompany.com) are traditionally inspired painters who decorate furniture and accessories with grain painting, stenciling and free-hand painting in styles reminiscent of American painted furniture of the 1790-1850's.
Pam Dalton (pamaladaltonpapercutting.com) works primarily in the early American traditional style reflecting the common themes of historic papercutting: nautical, religious and rural motifs.
Susan Daul (susandaulfolkart.com) is a North Carolina artist using pen and ink watercolor to create Fraktur (German illuminated lettering) style works that incorporate brightly colored birds and flowers along with animals and chosen quotations.
Connecticut weaver Barbara Dull (traditionalfolkart.com) offers originally designed shawls and throws of hand-spun and dyed fibers.
Debbie Hartwick (heartwellsdesigns.com) uses antique sewing techniques of the 18th and 19th centuries to create whimsical sewn art pincushions and emerys with animal themes.
Connecticut artist Shaari Horowitz (shaarihorowitz.com) creates hand-hewn and turned wood bowls layered with oil glazes, patinated gilding and intricately hand-painted original designs.
Paige and Larry Koosed (koosed.com) have been carving and painting together for over 35 years, putting their love of American folk art to work creating original pieces.
Leonard and Eve Marshcark (18thcenturyclocks.com) recreate 18th century inspired clocks.
Betsy Krieg Salm (email@example.com) decorates woods such as birds eye and curly maple with inks and watercolor in the style of early 19th century.
Greg and Mary Shooner (513-897-0488) recreate authentic redware pottery.
Steve Smithers (stevesmithers.com) designs and creates hand-hammered silver tableware as well as brass, bronze and silver lighting.
Lynn Taylor (kingstonpottery.com) is inspired by 17th and 18th century fine ceramics, finishing her work with crisp detail and high sheen.