We've highlighted Trish Koch's amazing flatware art previously. Check it out here. But Trish recently changed up her display and is now offering even more pieces that showcase her creativity. All pieces are crafted from various metals: stainless steel, silver plate, and sterling silver. From magnets to mobiles, diffusers to phone rests, and rings, bracelets, and necklaces, Trish fashions all her whimsical creations from humble utensils. Trish says, "Each item has been created
Pet portrait and wildlife artist Dawn Grace was born in Lebanon, PA, in 1963. She gained her artistic talent from her father who was a gifted wood carver, always focused on detail. Dawn excelled in art classes during high school and participated in shows, winning the gold key award of excellence in her district. After graduating from Cholla High School in Tucson, she attended the University of Arizona and obtained her license as a paramedic. She then moved to California where
With the mercury continuing to climb and the forest fires starting to flare, everyone is looking for a comfortable sanctuary. Sedona Artist Market is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and we have the air conditioner on high! Come in and get lost in our cool art. (Bear) (Mike Koopsen) (Thomas Norton) (Nadine Booth) (Mark Vranesh)
It's July 12, so it must be National Paper Bag Day. According to the National Day Calendar, "Millions of people use paper bags every day. Readily recyclable, paper bags have been around for many years. American inventor, Francis Wolle, received credit for his patent of the first paper bag machine in 1852. Margaret E. Knight became known as 'the mother of the grocery bag' after she designed the square, flat bottomed bag and the machine that would fold and paste them in 1870."
(Cyndie Koopsen) According to the Farmer's Almanac, "We often hear about the 'dog days' of summer but few know what the expression means. Some say that it signifies hot sultry days 'not fit for a dog,' others suggest it’s the weather in which dogs go mad. The Dog Days of Summer describes the most oppressive period of summer, between July 3rd and August 11th each year. But where did the term come from? And what does it have to do with dogs?" (Kathryn Johnson) (June Payne Hart)
Nothing says desert living like lizards! Here at Sedona Artist Market our artists are well aware of this. Here are some of our featured artist representations of reptiles. Naomi Brown Mark Vranesh June Payne Hart Furnishings Unlimited Janyse Florek Come on by! We are open 10am-5pm every day!
Leah Pettway is an artist working with acrylic, mixed media, and anything else that inspires her.
She has always been attracted to abstract work because it is more open to interpretation. It speaks directly to the viewer and his/her perception. And she enjoys that everyone sees something different. Leah loves textures, circles, and using lots of translucent layers to create the illusion of depth and atmosphere. She also claims to have an almost unhealthy attraction to a cer
We've featured Chuck's work in a previous blog post, which focused on his welded metal miniatures embedded in Sedona's red rock. Chuck may be a master welder, but his talents don't end there. Check out his beautiful watercolors! Stop by the Sedona Artist Market to see Chuck's metal and rock miniatures, jewelry, and now...watercolors! Chuck is in Booth 56, and we are open every day from 10-5.
Barry Reifman is a longtime Arizona resident who has been involved with woodturning for approximately 10 years. His main focus is to make beautiful handmade pens, but he has been known to turn some awesome bowls also. Working on a lathe, Barry starts with a square pen "blank" or a piece of aged wood, and he transforms it into the pens you can see in his showcase. The process takes a lot of patience, and every pen is unique. The pens are made with different materials and diffe
Alcohol inks are brightly colored dye-based paints often used create free-flowing textures. Joan Hanson uses alcohol inks to create abstract and floral pieces, as well as images from nature. Alcohol ink works best on nonporous surfaces, like yupo paper, ceramic tiles, fabric, and metal. Joan uses several different surfaces to create her vibrant and colorful pieces. The alcohol evaporates once the ink is applied, leaving just the dye behind. Cool effects can be achieved by re-