38th Annual EASTER DECOY & ART FESTIVAL
Decoy carvers and artisans from Pennsylvania, North Carolina, New Jersey, Arizona,Maryland, Maine, Florida, and Virginia exhibit their work from rustic working decoys to finely detailed workmanship. Come see these talented carvers and artisans at work.
GROVER CANTWELL, JR.
DAVID W. HUGHES - ART GONE WILD
KEVIN McBRIDE - OSPREY NEST ART GALLERY
PAUL MAKUCHAL - PAUL MAKUCHALS ART
ANN (NANCY) MITCHELL - NANCY'S WATERCOLORS
BARBARA SCHMITZ - SALTMARSH ARTS
JENNY SOMERS - BAYSIDE ARTS
CHRIS STUEBBE - CREATIONS BY CHRIS
MARY LOU TROUTMAN - MARY LOU TROUTMAN ART
NANCY RICHARDS WEST
MICHAEL & KARLA ADCOCK - WILD WINGS IN WOOD
VIC & ELLEN BERG - OUTER BANKS WATERFOWL
ROY BOHN - BOHN CARVINGS
JIMMY BOWDEN - JIMMY BOWDEN DECOYS
JAY BUNDICK - DECOYS BY JAY BUNDICK
BILL COWEN - ACUTE ART REFLECTION
SHANNON DIMMIG - FINE CARVINGS BY SHANNON
CORKY DIZE - CORKY'S CARVINGS
DAVID W. FARLOW, JR. - SEASIDE DECOYS
ROBERT J. GRAY, JR.
BILL HICKSON - WILDFOWL CARVINGS
ED JACOBS - ELK CREEK DECOYS
JAMES JOHNSON - JOHNSON DECOY
RONALD JUSTIS - RONALD JUSTIS DECOYS
CARROLL LEE MARSHALL
DON PARKS - PARKS TRADING
RON ROSCISZEWSKI - RONSKI'S DECOYS & CARVINGS
WALTER SCHMITZ - SALTMARSH ARTS
RON STEVENS - WILD FOWL CARVINGS BY RON
MICHAEL & SUSAN VEASEY - NORTHERN WINGS
JOHN & PATTY WATERFIELD - WATERFIELD SHOREBIRD
Wooden Easter Egg Silent Auction
Hand carved and/or painted wooden eggs created by various exhibitors offered at auction.
2017 PHOTOGRAPHERS, JEWELERS, BASKET WEAVERS,
STAINED GLASS ARTISANS & OTHERS
MOHAMMED ATTIAH - TEMALLE LTD
African handmade baskets
JOHN A. BAKER - THE GOLD FROG
Framed and unframed photographic prints, hand made beaded jewelry, photographic greeting cards
ROBERT BRIDGES - COASTAL CREATION
Original beach house and garden decor created from construction material
Crochet ponchos, hats, scarves and toys.
RICHARD CAL COOLIDGE - CALS' PUTTERINGS
Handcrafted wooden cuttings, boards, and trivets made from domestic and exotic hardwoods
KIM & MITCH CORTEZ - FRESH BATCH JAMS
Homemade jams, jellies and more.
JOAN & MICHAEL DEVANEY - SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE
Hand blown borosilicate glass pendants, fish ornaments, seahorses, etc. and a wide range of hand made jewelry designs - fused glass, seaglass, Abalone, pearls, natural stones, fossils/meteorites, etc.
Model hunting boats and antique decoys
JIM EARLY - HANDMADE DECORATIVE WOOD CRAFTS
Granite trivets made from scrap counter tops in various shapes and designs
AMY ECKARD - MASSAGE AWAY
Photography based postcards and notecards, as well as oil and acrylic paintings with a focus on rocket launches, marsh, Chincoteague Viking and sunrise.
Quotes burned into driftwood, wildlife painted on driftwood, and hand-painted wildlife & dog pewter pins
BILLIE ANN HORNER - SUGAR HILL
Easter Eggs, baskets, bunny cakes and candy.
JOHN INTO - MODEL BOATS BY JOHN INTO & NANCY PRICE
Scratch-built model boats and author of "Fundamentals of Model Boat Building"
ANNE C. JOHNSTON - FOXHALL DESIGN COMPANY
Various pieces featuring original art by noted waterfowl artist, John Obolewicz, historic Chesapeake Bay wooden boats, and Chesapeake Country collection. Every product is designed personally and is inspired by the artists love the the Chesapeake Bay and its people.
JOAN KRISHER - JOANSCRAFTS
Designs created through the ancient craft of Quilling; with a focus on birds, angels, snowflakes and shorebirds.
LAURA LAIRD - LAURA LAIRD MAGAZINE COLLAGE ARTIST
Magazine collage art creating landscapes and other scenes of nature available in originals, prints, bags, and greeting cards.
KRISSY LEDERER - SAND & SALT A.I.R. & BRENDA STRICKLAND - ECLECTIC BEACHCOMBER
Seashell art, painted stools, homemade soaps, miniature hand-carved decoys, etc. Most art materials are collected from our beach and bay rambles.
BOB & MARY McINTIRE - TREASURE TREE WIRE WRAPPED JEWELRY
Local and semi-precious stones wire wrapped in sterling silver or 14KGF wire to form pendants, slides, bracelets, rings and other pieces. Wrapped stones, shells, sea glass, meteorites, wood, dinosaur bone marrow, fordite and other man made items.
RON MICHAELS - RON MICHAELS PHOTOGRAPHY
Nature photography of ocean waves, wild ponies of Assateague, shore birds, boats, sunrises, etc.
STEPHEN MOORE - SEA AND COASTAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Coastal and underwater photography in prints, metal prints, canvas prints, photo cutting boards, and photo serving trays.
MARY ONLEY- MAMA-GIRL
Newspaper transformed into folk art
ALAN B. PAGE - LEANING TREE GAME CALLS
Hand carved wooden duck and other (turkey, deer, owl, etc.) calls with artistic hunting scenes burned into the wood.
Each is a one of a kind. No mass production.
CAROL PEDRICK - SUNDRIFT GLASS
Handcrafted decorative stained glass and fused glass items including dichroic glass jewelry
LINDA REDMOND - THE DOLL CLOSET
Handmade doll clothes and accessories to make sure dolls are dressed for the occasion.
MELISSA RIOUX - LAKONIA GREEK PRODUCTS
Handcrafted Greek extra virgin olive oil, olives, herbs and teas
BARBARA RITTER - RITTER CARVERS, INC.
Woodcarving equipment and supplies including glass eyes, pewter feet, Sojona paint, foredom, rotary bits, hand carving tools, books, etc.
CAPT. DEBBIE RITTER - CHINCOTEAGUE NATURE ENCOUNTERS
Antique window or picture framed beach designs using sea glass, sea shells, starfish, sponges, fans, corral, etc. which are finished with epoxy resin for a light enhancing experience
GUY & KRISTI SHOVER
Sculptures cast in bronze via a lost wax process with subject matters varying from realistic wildlife to interpretive organic and characteristic sculptures. Hardwood carvings as well.
DALE SPILKER - HIGH TIDE FABRICATION
Handmade single and double reed duck calls, pens, and shucking knives
BONNIE TESCHNER - MYPANASEA.COM
Glass etchings hand drawn with a diamond head rotary tool focused mainly on wildlife - birds, sea life, farm. Some frames constructed from old windows and recycled wood. Etching lanterns and other small items.
DOT & BOB TRUITT
Hand built stoneware, balls, eye glass holders, trivets, mirrors, etc.
JOHN P. URLOCK - CARRIAGE HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY
Carved wood spirits in driftwood, hand carved wooden bow ties, and photography - still life and scenic
CINDA & JOHN WALLS - KNOTTS KNIVES BY COUSINS, LLC
Carving supplies, knives, wood, cork, driftwood, power tools, paint and brushes
Local and National Carvers and Artists Exhibiting Their Work
Pre-Loved Treasures Silent Auction
A favorite of attendees in recent years, that benefits a different local
non-profit each year.