Field of Artisans

April Shopping Guide

It's spring!  Need a Mother's Day gift?  A little something to transition your home or outfit to warmer days? Below are the artists selling with Field of Artisans at Whalers Brewery Sunday, April 8th. 

Scroll to the bottom of the photos for DETAILS on the artist!

SUNDAY, April 8th, 2018

11:30am-4:30pm

WHALERS BREWERY

1174 KINGSTOWN ROAD, WAKEFIELD

 

 

 

Ken Shane Photography

RI based photographer, Ken focuses on the surf and landscape of the southern part of our beautiful state. Ken captures the many emotions experienced in surfing and also felt watching the sport.  His images range from exciting, peaceful and breathtaking.  We love that during his editing, he ensures that the image stays true to the colors and natural look of the day. Check out his takeover of the Field of Artisans Instagam

 

Horned Hare Studios

Fiber artist, Holly creates 2D and 3D pieces from alpaca and sourced wool through the ancient process of wet felting.  The vessels, shapes and sheets, form wool lamps, LED tea light holders, wall hangings, handbags, and more.  You'll find a common theme of nature and whimsy throughout Holly's work.  Along with fiber art, Holly also carves and block prints canvas wall hangings depicting nature and fantasy inspired illustrations.

 

Violet Drury Designs

Delicate, feminine jewelry by Violet!  Each piece is so pretty and made with carefully chosen pearls and semi precious stones.  Violet uses traditional stringing methods and wire wrapping techniques.  Her pieces can be layered or also stand alone in a striking, luminous way!  These pieces are very wearable for a variety of occasions.  

 

The Blank Space Collection

Hallie sketches and stitches color and sarcasm into fun loving images and messages!  Her embroidery pieces will brighten up any mood with an ironic combination of cheeky phrases embroidered into sampler hoops (historically used to test needlework skill).  Hallie also uses pen and ink to illustrate coloring books and printed cards.  Check out her Field of Artisans Instagram takeover HERE!

 

Boneythings

Unique, earthy, and organic, Glenn of Boneythings hand carves bone jewelry.  You'll find a wide selection of coastal inspired pieces from fishing lures to surfboards.  However, Glenn also carves celtic knots, embracing mother/child pendants and feather necklaces.  Boneythings is truly unique!  

 

The Republic of Art

The colors and illustrations on Natalya's pieces are vibrant and filled with movement.  She hand paints silk scarves, tunics and skirts using a cold batik method.  Wrap your hair with a gorgeous and colorful, one of a kind piece this spring! 

 

Rarities Bindery

Kelly creates hand bound Journals out of beautiful antique papers and leathers.  You may have seen her Instagram takeover on the Field of Artisans Instagram last season!  This is a perfect gift for newlyweds, new parents, or a friend who writes.  She also makes preservation boxes to store your journal or precious item! Check out our interview with Kelly HERE!

 

Hannah Loves Flowers

Hannah turns her watercolor paintings into postcards, calendars and prints.  She also sometimes sells originals!  She focuses on nature, flowers and all things plant.  Her painting style is folk inspired and always conveys happiness and positivity!  

 

Blue i Designs

Local jeweler, Kelly creates a huge variety of beautiful jewelry.  There is something for EVERYONE at her booth!  She uses really interesting stone like turquoise and quartz that resemble aerial landscapes.  She weaves beaded wraps that are perfect for everyday wear (some even double as chokers).  She also offers stamped copper bangles with uplifting words on them.  Check out the interview she did with Field of Artisans for more details on her work!

 

Vanessa Piche

Local painter, Vanessa paints her "emotional response to the world around her".  Many of her oil paintings reflect the gorgeous scenes that we see on the southern New England coast.  Vanessa also offers apparel and totes that are hand screen printed with her prints.   

 

RI Mermaid

One of a kind sea glass mermaids by RI Mermaid!  Diane finds her own sea glass and creates 3 dimensional mermaid scenes on canvas.  Each piece comes with quotes or personalized sayings.  A really fun, whimsical gift for any beach lover!

 

Ocean State of Mind

Annie has the inspirational messages down!  She paints uplifting words, phrases and quotes (with a beautiful hand) on reclaimed wood and slate.  Her clean penmanship is enviable.  Everyone could use more positivity in their lives and Annie provides it with her work!

 

The Domesticated Wild Child

Corinn of The Domesticaed Wild Child creates organic and ethically wild harvested herbal infusions and combines them in a wide range of products for everyday wellness and topical care. Her facial, baby, and outdoor lines make herbalism accessible to the local community. 

 

Natural Glo Designs

Using crystals, gemstones and mixed metals, Laken creates colorful and eye catching jewelry.  Her pieces are perfect for festive occasions or to dress up a simple black dress.  She offers a range of pieces and always has a variety of color options within her crystals and gemstones.  You'll find unique chains paired with each pendant as well!  Definitely a gift that will be exciting to open!

 

Birch Leaf Studios

Brianna creates functional housewares made from wood and burned with nature inspired images. The scenes she creates are incredibly detailed, realistic and beautiful! She takes care in choosing unique pieces of wood to really stand out in the home.  Check out her Field of Artisans Instagram takeover HERE for more insight into her process!

 

Atlantic Impressions

Michelle of Atlantic Impressions is a biology professor combining her love of art and the sea.  She collects local seaweed across New England, sorts, cleans, arranges and presses it into beautiful forms. She then frames the one of a kind piece or creates greeting cards.  Each frame and arrangement compliments the natural look and movement of the seaweed.  

 

Scarlet's Wraps

Enhance a simple outfit with a lovely wrap made by Leita.  She focuses on shape, texture and the flow of fabric when creating each piece.  Her fabrics are beautiful and range from solid color to interesting prints to textures that catch the light.  These wraps are a perfect addition to transform an outfit from work to dinner appropriate!

 

Whalers Brewing Company

On Tap!

Luckily, we'll be popping up in a place that serves and sells delicious beverages!  We've paired this April Shopping Guide with the Blockstar (seasonal, 5.5% abv),  a "wheat ale dominated by spice and citrus, creating a bright, zesty flavor. Add a generous amount of ginger and orange peel to produce a finish that's crisp and refreshing", because....SPRING!    

 

*The above images are a strong representation of the vendor's work.  All Field of Artisans vendors hand make what they are selling.  Please be aware that there may be variety in the assortment you see on the day of the event! :)
**This is based on the current tap selection.  Whalers taps are subject to change at anytime, but we know whatever is on tap during the market will be delicious!

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