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Artist Market

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The Women in the Arts Festival Artist Market features over 50 booths full of women-created paintings, photography, jewelry, textiles, sculpture, pottery, glassware, edible treats, books, music, and even massages – there is something for everyone!

Walk through and admire the craftswoman-ship and take home a one-of-a-kind item to give as a holiday gift or to help you remember the Festival throughout the year. The festival also offers space for non-profit groups that serve women, a great opportunity to learn more and become involved in your community.

WITA Artist Market over the years...

2017 Festival Artists

Adornment by Kate Wilcox-Leigh

Kate Wilcox-Leigh, info@katewilcoxleigh.com

Jewelry with an edge made from sterling and fine silver, gold, iron as well as leather and various fibers. Traditional hand fabrication techniques like cutting, forming, joining and stone setting processes along with fiber techniques. www.KateWilcoxLeigh.com


Alleyne Studios

Natalie Alleyne, AlleyneStudios@aol.com

Original fine art painting, prints, hand painted shirts and bags. www.alleynestudios.com


AmieLucas. Photography

Amie Lucas, lucas.amie@gmail.com

I am a landscape photographer based in the beautiful state of Michigan. My art includes prints, vivid metals, canvas’, and my 2018 Michigan Calendar.


Amy Geishert Designs

Amy Geishert, amygeishert@gmail.com

My art is very small in nature and ranges from ¾” cubes to framed art 3 to 6 inches in diameter. I create colorful geometric art using Prismacolor art markers as my medium. All of my art is drawn free hand and brings me great joy.


Anna’s Accents

Anna Pryor, annampryor@hotmail.com

Jewelry of many styles and colors. Accessories and novelty items such as barefoot sandals, keychain bracelets, beaded eyeglass chains, ankle bracelets, necklace and earring sets, choker sets, earrings and bracelets.


Argil Pottery

Teresa Andrews, Argilpottery@gmail.com

All made from stoneware clay. I have added some musical instruments to my line this year. Will also still have mugs and tumblers.



Back Door Wood Shop

Steph Maxson, revstephmaxson@aol.com

Wood items, puzzles, plaques, ornaments, etc. cut on scroll saw and/or laser.


Battaglia Studios

Rachel Battaglia, rachelbtags@gmail.com

I Shibori Scarf dye, which is the Japanese art hand dying silk Scarves. I also paint with watercolor, oil paint and acrylic paint. I hand make sketchbooks, journals and soy candles.



Bearded Dragyns

J A Smith, beardedragyns@gmail.com

Bearded Dragyns: Amazon Gear, Dragyn Snaps, Cycle-centric Jewelry, Dragyn Doodles Goddess Coloring Book, MWMF Silver Ferns, original design patches, clings, stickers, decals, magnets, temporary tattoos and more. Bearded Dragyns: excited to bring images and designs to WITA that celebrate the Amazon within us all!



Bea’s Blend Speciality Coffee

Bea Hardy, hardywhs@yahoo.com

Hot coffee, regular and decaf. Fresh roasted 100% Arabica beans purchased fair trade. Several organic coffees. Bulk beans available. Will grind to order. Delicious, homemade baked goods to complement your coffee.


Broughton Music & Art Center

Laurie A. Jarski, lajarski@sbcglobal.net

Women-started and cultivated music product and lesson business with locations in SE and SW Michigan. Musical instruments, i.e. ukes, guitars, drums, sheet music and accessories.



By Samantha Kate

Samantha Hotchkin, bysamanthakate@gmail.com

I sell handmade jewelry (earrings, bracelets, pendants, and necklaces) made using the chainmail technique (aluminum rings linked together into different configurations, called “weaves”).  www.etsy.com/shop/bysamanthakate


Carter Glassworks

Carrie Turner, csturner5@gmail.com

Hand crafted glass pendants, earrings, candle holders, small dishes, and Christmas ornaments.


Child and Family Charities

Linda Rathbun, linda@childandfamily.org

Information on foster care for families of all kinds.


Dado Jewelry

Dana Blossom, tautupa@sbcglobal.net

I cut and polish semi-precious stones mined out west. I use the lost wax technique to cast the pendants and rings. I also wire wrap cabochons that I cut.


Dancing Tree

Ruth Barrett, dancingtreemuse@yahoo.com

Custom leather belts, headbands and pouches, festive hair adornments, bird houses, wooden boxes, “Amazon Nation Rise” shirts and mouse pads, books by Ruth Barrett, 2018 calendars.


Designs in Wire

Dorie Hodal, dorie.hodal@gmail.com

Jewelry, bracelets, earrings, charms & pendants.


Draped in Stone Jewelry

Theresa Hubbard, drapedinstone@gmail.com

Necklaces, bracelets and earrings carved from natural jaspers, agates, fossils and semiprecious stones strung with beads that are also natural. A variety of metals including sterling silver are also used for beads and findings.  drapedinstonejewelry.com



Pamela Dueweke, pdueweke@gmail.com

Sculptures made from clay and re-purposed stainless steel. Fine enough for a museum and strong enough for a Michigan Winter.


Eclectic Crow Arts

Innana Fauver, inannafauver@mac.com

Mixed Media Assemblage – Using papers, maps, items found in nature, vintage items such as keys, and post cards.


Elizabeth Cutts

Elizabeth Cutts, massagetx@voyager.net

Crochet items, sewn (fabric) things, some small quilts.


Enviro-Mental Art

Cecilia Garcia-Linz, sierraclubcecilia@gmail.com

Upcycled, multi media art.


Family Spirits Homestead

Cindi Swartz, fspirits1@yahoo.com

Locally-grown, homemade jams, jellies and spreadables. Handmade finished products and hand-spun yarn from our local knitting guild. Margaret Oechsli handmade gemstone jewelry. Known mostly for her vivid and powerful abstract microscopic photography, she transforms her visions into one of a kind necklaces.

Golden Raven Studio

Hanna Christiansen, GoldenRavenStudio@gmail.com

Hand-dyed clothing and accessories.


Goldenrod Music

Susan Frazier, sales@goldenrod.com

Women’s music cds, dvds, books and other cool merchandise from the artists.


JHaan Studios

Julie Haan, jhaanstudios@gmail.com

Kiln-formed art glass combined with stained glass and printing techniques to create pieces that are inspiring, beautiful and functional.


Leezard Design

Elizabeth Warren, leezard.warren@gmail.com

Beautiful handcrafted cards made with an iris-folding technique, unique layered and folded photographs, original mixed-media art featuring handmade papers.

Lesbian Connection

Lisy Harmon, LC@lconline.org

Lesbian Connection magazine, the free worldwide forum of news and ideas by, for and about lesbians. And What Helen Heard – what’s happening for Michigan lesbians.


Makes Light Work

Martha Williams, martglass@aol.com

I will have glass art including marbles and pendants. I will also have festival related dioramas and silver-cored Petoskey stones.


Mayan Womens Cooperative

Carol BrunDelRe, carol.brundelre@gmail.com

Woven and bead work items made by highly skilled but economically struggling Mayan women artists from Guatemala. Using fair trade practices, we provide a market for a wide range of colorful one-of-a-kind items.


MayBea Crafted

Tanya Thomann, tanya@maybeacrafted.com

Small, hand-sewn bags for organization, polar fleece hats, woven and machine knit accessories, knitting kits, and fund raising bamboo socks dyed by Princess Monkey Toes for www.wwtlc.org.


Me, Myself & I Handmade Jewelry

Jessica Timm, luckysqueaker@gmail.com

Handmade semi-precious stone jewelry and steampunk jewelry. This year I will also have jewelry made with clay beads from Argil Pottery.


Moon Goddess Creations

Cynthia Ricks, cynthia.s.ricks@gmail.com

Beautiful siver jewelry with powerful healing crystals and gem stones.


Pam Pulley Pottery

Pam Pulley, pulleype@aol.com

Pottery is to be used and enjoyed. I do primarily functional pottery. Pieces can be used in the oven and microwave and glazes are lead free.


Peace and Prosperity Through Art

Laura Irene Wayne, arttitude@aol.com

Womyn-identified artwork that celebrates and empowers womyn and gyrls. Paintings, prints, magnets, buttons patches, greeting cards, t-shirts and painted wooden art.


Peace Works! & Abby Deneau Designs

Kathie Kuhn, luviswrite@gmail.com

One of a kind functional ceramic art.


People Called Women

Gina Mercurio, pcwtoledo@yahoo.com

Feminist Bookstore selling: Books, calendars, t-shirts, buttons, bumperstickers, magnets and more! www.peoplecalledwomen.com


Petra Productions

Petra Daher, dahervideo@yahoo.com

Nature photography, fine art photography, street photography, photo greeting cards, calendars, photo magnets, ornaments, masks and information about photography sessions, video packages and life story documentaries.


Rosa’s Treasures

Rosa Garcia, rosie13.rg@gmail.com

Unique handmade jewelry. Pieces are elegant, fun, and stylish. Stop by and find your treasure!


Soulful Earth Herbals

Kathaleen Parker, kathaleen@soulfulearthherbals.com

Handcrafted herbal personal care products including lotions, soap, essential oil blends, healing salves, and infusions.


Still Point Art

Tory Trujillo, torytrujillo@gmail.com

Earth Inspired Art: Spirit Dolls, Gem Chip Earrings, Wine Bottle Art, Crocheted Items, Grape Vine Dream Catchers. . . and more!


Stone Cloud Gardens Ltd

Marjorie Johns, stonecloudgardens@yahoo.com

Handmade herbal soaps, jams from my own eco-grown fruit, honey from my own hives, herbal vinegars, my own herbs and garlic, all eco-grown.


The Bead Lady

Sheila Carlson, sheilacarlson01@comcast.net

Bead woven jewelry.


The Silk Road

Yvette Hugan, Silkroad420@icloud.com

Handmade/hand dyed clothing and accessories of vintage design.


Tiny Glass Canvas

Jen Baker, tinyglasscanvas@gmail.com

Glass chimes inspired by the beauty of Michigan nature. Carefully selected materials hold up beautifully, even in harsh Michigan weather. The driftwood base of each chime is gathered from a small inlet along Lake Michigan.



Ursula Hoppe Photography

Ursula Hoppe, Uhoppephotography@gmail.com

Fine art landscape/nature photography




Darcy Wildt, darcywildt3@gmail.com

I make happy art! I like to transform the materials I am working with into something beautiful, whimsical and unique. I only show my work at WITA and each piece is one of a kind.


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