CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND

40th Annual EASTER DECOY & ART FESTIVAL





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

Meet the Exhibitors

Local and National Carvers and Artists Exhibiting Their Work

Wooden Easter Egg Silent Auction

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

​​​​​2019 PHOTOGRAPHERS, JEWELERS, BASKET WEAVERS,
STAINED GLASS ARTISANS & OTHERS


JOANNE BECKWITH - EAGLE TREE ARTISANS

Affordable jewelry (earrings, necklaces and bracelets), small acrylic paintings, cigar box ukuleles


CAROL BROOKS

Crochet wildlife dolls (owls, eagles, ducks, peacocks, foxes & raccoons), Star Wars and Pokemon dolls. Camouflage hats, scarves and ponchos


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, blue morpho and monarch butterfly wings, fossilized woolly mammoth ivory, ammonites, orthoceras, frankincense, water buffalo and cow bone, aramadillo and turtle scutes, shark, alligator and coyote teeth, seashells, pressed flowers in resin, petrified wood, pheasant feathers (dream catchers), DZI beads (from Tibet), Odin stones, recycled glass and driftwood.


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


SHIRL' EKLUND

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


KERRI FARLEY - NEW RIVER NATURE

Nature and landscape photography and hand-crafted solid wood frames


ERICA L. FORSYTHE - ELF Moments of ZEN Photography

Gallery art (matted), puzzles, glass cutting boards, soft throw blankets and other exclusive items


SUE HENRY - EVERYTHING THAT GLITTERS

Scarf pendants in nautical, sealife, nature and art deco themes paired with a variety of scarves to enhance the look


BILLIE ANN HORNER - SUGAR HILL

Bunny cakes, Easter eggs, Smith Island cakes and Easter baskets


JOHN INTO - MODEL BOATS BY JOHN INTO & NANCY PRICE

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


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.


RON MICHAEL - RON MICHAEL PHOTOGRAPHY

Nature photography featuring wild ponies, ocean scapes, etc.


STEPHEN MOORE - SEA AND COASTAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Underwater and coastal and underwater photography


CAROL PEDRICK - SUNDRIFT GLASS

​Handcrafted decorative stained glass and fused dichroic glass jewelry


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


BARBARA A. RANDALL - BARB'S COUNTRY BEE QUILLING

Renaissance period art using narrow strips of paper. Most art is framed featuring various subjects - crabs, lighthouse, flowers, crosses, blue herons, etc.


LINDA REDMOND - THE DOLL CLOSET

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


BARBARA RITTER - RITTER CARVERS, INC.

Complete display of carving equipment and supplies icluding knives, chiesels, sharpeners, rotary tools - Foredom, diamonds, rubies, carbides, books, paints, putty, sandpaper, abrasives


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.


PATTI ANN SHERROCK

Glass art (interpretative glass paintings), framed watercolors, pen and ink enhanced with watercolors or colored pencil and acrylics on canvas


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 featuring landscapes, animals and seascapes and beaded jewelry


CHERYL TAYLOR - CHERYL TAYLOR CREATIONS

Coastal inspired painted furniture, shells, signage, feathers and decor. Custom artwork upon request.


JOHN URLOCK - CARRIAGE HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography - still life of flowers taen on/thru layers of glass. Diftwood carvings of spirit faces and wood scuptures. Wooden bowties handcrafted and wearable. Unique items.


CINDA & JOHN WALLS - KNOTTS KNIVES BY COUSINS, LLC

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


CYNTHIA WILDER - WILDER SIDE DESIGNS

Custom oyster cans - imitation oyster cans that are standard 1 gallon industrial oyster can size covered with vinyl to customer's specifications.

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. 

Pre-Loved Treasures Silent Auction

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

non-profit each year.

2019 ARTISTS


APRIL MASON BARNES & G.W. HART


GROVER CANTWELL, JR.


DAVID W. HUGHES - DEER TRAIL STUDIOS


ELLEN LAWLER


PAUL MAKUCHAL - PAUL MAKUCHAL'S ART


RAMONA MAZIARZ


KEVIN McBRIDE - OSPREY NEST ART GALLERY


CHRIS & JOE PAGANO - WALNUT STREET STUDIO


MARY LOU TROUTMAN - MARY LOU TROUTMAN ART


NANCY RICHARDS WEST


2019 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


JERRY W. CAINES / ROY B. CAINES ​- Caines Boys Decoys


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


​EDMUND KUHN


CARROLL L. MARSHALL - CARROLL LEE'S DECOYS


​CORK McGEE


RON ROSCISZEWSKI - RONSKI'S DECOYS & CARVINGS


RON STEVENS - WILDFOWL CARVINGS BY RON


WILLIAM VEASEY


​RYAN WOOSTER - CHESAPEAKE GUNNING DECOYS