The Artisan Tent at the Zoar Harvest Festival - 2021
Jackson Foster - Historic Sign Maker - The Artisans Tent at the Zoar Harvest Festival

Jackson Foster – Trade & Tavern Signs

Jackson Foster Jackson Foster is a maker and painter of trade and tavern signs in the tradition of 18th and 19th century style artisans. He found in this craft the perfect answer to combining his art and design background, interest in woodworking and passion for lettering.            His research of actual historic people and places

Mary Calehuff - Nodders - Will be at The Artisans Tent at the Zoar Harvest Festival

Mary Calehuff – Nodders

Mary Calehuff – Nodders I had been a collector of antique toys when I discovered and purchased my first nodder. It was a small white horse that enthusiastically nodded yes to me when I gently touched its head. I fell in love with him then and have been hooked on nodders ever since. In pursuit

Tom & Carole Bognar – Decorative Gourd Pottery

Tom & Carole Bognar Twenty five years ago we combined our love of history and art degrees to create the world’s oldest form of pottery – that made from gourds. Being self taught on this journey, we translate our natural surroundings and historical influences from artists of the past, decorative arts and the seasons into

Marta Urban - Frakturs - The Artisans Tent at Zoar Ohio

Marta Urban – Frakturs

Marta Urban Marta has held a fascination with art and hand lettering from an early age. At age 12, she taught herself calligraphy and later worked as a commercial artist while still in high school. Although not pursuing fine arts in college, she knew that her interest in hand lettering would continue to grow and

Steve Hazlett - weathervanes - whirligigs and trade signs

Steve Hazlett – Whirligigs & Trade Signs

About Steve Hazlett Weathervanes, whirligigs and trade signs are as varied as the subject matter they represent. One hundred plus year old heart pine salvaged from out buildings and barns built during the 19th century from the upstate New York area are used in creating my work. I also incorporate antique copper, tin and iron

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Susan Skinner – S & J Pottery

Susan Skinner – SJ Pottery SJ Pottery LLC is a limited production studio producing traditionally inspired redware, mocha, salt glazed pottery and whatever else catches our fancy. With every piece we strive to combine aesthetics, craftsmanship and function. We do not run from the words craft or craftsmanship. But strive to earn these well established historical

Jennifer Frantz - Floor Cloths - Artisans Tent at Zoar Ohio

Jennifer Frantz – Floorcloths

Jennifer Frantz Jennifer Frantz is an artist who believes art should be seen as well as used – visually apparent and appealing on a daily basis. Art historically documents our past, particularly during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Ms. Frantz’s love of art – particularly folk art that is functional by design, lead to the

Stacey Bear - Spun Cotton Ornaments - The Artisans Tent at The Zoar Harvest Festival

Stacey Bear – Spun Cotton Ornaments

Stacey Bear – Spun Cotton Ornaments Stacey Bear creates narrative paintings based on the folk art tradition but with a contemporary and slightly humorous edge. People (with their odd pets), birds and animals are her favored subjects. Layers of acrylic paint are built up to create luminosity and antique frames finish the piece. The obscure

Don Noyes - Carver - The Artisans Tent at Zoar

Don Noyes – Whimsical Hand Carved Birds

Don Noyes – Whimsical Hand Carved Birds Folk art of the Pennsylvania Germans has always fascinated me. Bird carvings and bird trees always made me smile. The colors and whimsical nature of the carvings really talked to me.  My first exposure to Pennsylvania German folk art came in the late 1960’s. My wife and I

Marilyn Willmore - Primitive Hooked Rugs and Accessories - The Artisans Tent at Zoar Ohio

Marilyn Willmore – Rug Hooking

Marilyn Willmore – Rug Hooking Marilyn Willmore learned from her Grandmother’s instruction and encouragement she developed a passion for fabrics and handcrafted works of earlier times. Which led to the love of primitive rug hooking. Marilyn Willmore – N. Canton, Ohio Primitive Hooked Rugs and Accessories Website: www.facebook.com/workedinwool Email: mwillmore@neo.rr.com Phone: 330-268-6261