2018 ARTISTS


MARGARET E. BRADACH - MEB ART


GROVER CANTWELL, JR.


DAVID W. HUGHES - DEER TRAIL STUDIO


ELLEN LAWLER


PAUL MAKUCHAL - PAUL MAKUCHAL'S ART


KEVIN McBRIDE - OSPREY NEST ART GALLERY


NANCY MITCHELL - NANCY'S WATERCOLORS


JENNY SOMERS


ROSE TAYLOR


MARY LOU TROUTMAN - MARY LOU TROUTMAN ART


NANCY RICHARDS WEST


2018 CARVERS


MICHAEL & KARLA ADCOCKWILD WINGS IN WOOD


VIC & ELLEN BERG - OUTER BANKS WATERFOWL


ROY BOHNBOHN CARVINGS


JIMMY BOWDENJIMMY BOWDEN DECOYS


JAY BUNDICK - DECOYS BY JAY BUNDICK


MATT BURTON


ROCKY DETWILER


SHANNON DIMMIG - FINE CARVINGS BY SHANNON


CORKY DIZE - CORKY'S CARVINGS


DAVID W. FARLOW, JR. - SEASIDE DECOYS


RUSSELL FISH


ROBERT J. GRAY, JR.


BILL HICKSON - WILDFOWL CARVINGS


ED JACOBS - ELK CREEK DECOYS


JAMES JOHNSON - JOHNSON DECOY


WALT & CINDY JONES - FLYWAY DECOYS


DAVID JUSTICE - WILDLIFE ART CARVINGS


RONALD JUSTIS - RONALD JUSTIS DECOYS


​EDMUND KUHN


​LARRY D. LINTON


CARROLL L. MARSHALL - CARROLL LEE'S DECOYS


​CORK McGEE


​DON PARKS - PARKS TRADING


RON ROSCISZEWSKI - RONSKI'S DECOYS & CARVINGS


RON STEVENS - WILDFOWL CARVINGS BY RON


WILLIAM VEASEY


JOHN & PATTY WATERFIELD - WATERFIELD SHOREBIRD


HARVEY WILSON - WILDFOWL BY WILSON


​RYAN WOOSTER - CHESAPEAKE GUNNING DECOYS

Pre-Loved Treasures Silent Auction

A favorite of attendees in recent years, that benefits a different local

non-profit each year.

Wooden Easter Egg Silent Auction

Hand carved and/or painted wooden eggs created by various exhibitors offered at auction. 





Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce  |  6733 Maddox Boulevard  |Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone:  757-336-6161  |  Fax:  757-336-1242  |  Email: joanne@chincoteaguechamber.com  |  www.chincoteaguechamber.com

Local and National Carvers and Artists Exhibiting Their Work

CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND

40th 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. 

Meet the Exhibitors

​​​​2018 PHOTOGRAPHERS, JEWELERS, BASKET WEAVERS,
STAINED GLASS ARTISANS & OTHERS


MOHAMMED ATTIAH - TEMALLE LTC

African straw handmade baskets


DENISE BENNETT - AMB STUDIOS

Recycled wine bottles into bird feeders, jewelry, incense burners and lights


BRUCE BLACKWAY- BLACKWAY BOAT MODELS

Handcrafted wooden models of Chesapeake Bay workboats, including related accessories


BOBBY BRIDGES - COASTAL CREATIONS

Eclectic mix of coastal decor for indoors and outdoors


CAROL BROOKS

Crochet ponchos, hats, scarves, mallard ducks, eagles, seagulls, turtles and other wildlife


RICHARD CAL COOLIDGE - CALS' PUTTERINGS

Handcrafted wooden cutting boards and trivets made from both domestic and exotic hardwoods


JOAN DEVANEY - SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE

Hand blown borosilicate glass and fused dichroic glass pendants, earrings and bracelets. Jewelry from porcupine quills, stingray hide, meteorites, tektites, quail eggs, abalone, sea glass, river glass, jewel beetle wings, butterfly wings, fossilized woolly mammoth ivory, ammonites, orthoceras, frankincense, water buffalo bone, tagua nuts, vintage repurposed silverware, resin etc.


DON & DONNA DREW - COPPER CREATIONS

Copper sculpture and garden art


TONI-KAY & MICHAEL A. DYE - TONI-KAY DYE WILDLIFE
Wildlife art, painted feathers, prints with original painting of same on feather, wizard wands & other carvings


JIM EARLEY - HAND MADE DECORATIVE WOOD CRAFTS

Trivets made from recycled Corian countertops, pens, jewelry from Corian, and wooden toys from rough lumber


AMY ECKARD - MASSAGE AWAY

Photography based postcards, notecards and prints, as well as pastel, oil and acrylic paintings with a focus on rocket launches, Chincoteague marsh, Chincoteague Viking and ponies.


SHIRL' EKLUND

Wildlife painted on driftwood, quotes burned into driftwood and hand painted wildlife & dog pewter pins


BILLIE ANN HORNER - SUGAR HILL

Easter Eggs, baskets, cakes and candy.


JOHN INTO - MODEL BOATS BY JOHN INTO & NANCY PRICE

Scratch-built model boats and author of "Fundamentals of Model Boat Building"


JOAN KRISHER - JOANSCRAFTS

Original and unique designs in paper know as the ancient craft of Quilling


BOB & MARY McINTIRE - TREASURE TREE WIRE WRAPPED JEWELRY

Cut, polish and shape stones and wrap with 14KGF or sterling silver wire to form pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings. Items wrapped yours or ours coins, shells, sea glass, stones, gem stones, pottery, arrow heads, fossils, etc.


STEPHEN MOORE - SEA AND COASTAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Underwater and coastal and underwater photography


CANDACE NEVEUX - SLUMBERING ART STUDIO

Acrylic paints on stretched canvas. Hand painted inspirational and uplifting quotes over abstract backgrounds. Postcards and cards with paintings.


CAROL PEDRICK - SUNDRIFT GLASS

​Handcrafted decorative stained glass and fused glass jewelry


LAUREN & DALE PINDER - MICK'S GOURMET SOUPS
Cream of Crab Soup, Lobster Bisque, Clam Chowder


LINDA REDMOND - THE DOLL CLOSET

Handmade American Girl style doll clothes and accessories. Crochet knit doll clothes.


MELISSA RIOUX - LAKONIA GREEK PRODUCTS

Our family imports olive oil, olives and herbs from our groves in Greece to Maine for handcrafting in small batches. Our Greek Gourmet product line includes unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Drizzling Oils made with our wild, organic, fresh, low-sodium olives, wild herbs and medicinal herbal teas. From our groves to your table!


BARBARA RITTER - RITTER CARVERS, INC.

Complete display of carving equipment and supplies


DEBBIE RITTER - CHINCOTEAGUE NATURE ENCOUNTERS

Photography


JOHN ROST - AVIARY ARTISTRY
Useful, fun wildlife habitat structures from recycled materials. By using materials found from around the home, farm and community, we design birdhouses, bee houses, feeders and critter shelters to help our outdoor wildlife.


ROBERT SAVAGE - TURNING SAVAGE WOODWORKS

Unique wood pens, peppermills, duck calls and other items turned from local and exotic woods. Also a variety of bird houses and bat houses.


GUY & KRISTI SHOVER

Sculpture cast via lost wax process - bronze sculpture of realistic to interpretive wildlife. Miniature sculpture of wildlife, flowers, shells and characteristic creatures.


DALE SPILKER - HIGH TIDE FABRICATION

Hand turned duck calls, pens - made from wood, stabilized wood and acrylic. Also customizing in various hand turned wood items such as pepper mills, oyster shuckers and wine stoppers.


CHRIS STUEBBE - CREATIONS BY CHRIS

Oil paintings and beaded jewelry.


CHERYL TAYLOR - CHERYL TAYLOR CREATIONS

Art inspired by the beauty of Chincoteague Island. Painted shells, coastal inspired mixed media creations - wall hangings, signs and mosaics, coastal inpsired painted furniture and painted feathers.


DONNIE THORNTON

Painted Feathers


JOHN URLOCK - CARRIAGE HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography - scenics and flowers photographed thru plate glass creating and image which projects depth. ​Wooden Bowties - handmade and carved in various types of wood. Wood spirits carved in driftwood.


PATRICIA VOGEL - VOGEL PHOTOGRAPHY

Nature photography. Photo image transfer and mixed media artwork.


CINDA & JOHN WALLS - KNOTTS KNIVES BY COUSINS, LLC

Carving supplies, knives, wood, cork, driftwood, power tools, paint and brushes