HANDMADE DELIGHTS IN THE BARN
Prelude Pop-Up Barn December 2-4
Snug Harbor Farm’s 2nd Annual PopUp Barn celebrates the work of several different artists in our own miniboutiquebarn setting. We have several friends returning and new ones joining in!
The opening festivities begin at the Prelude to the Prelude starting at 3pm on Friday, December 2nd until 7pm. The PopUp runs for two more days: Saturday from 9 to 6 and Sunday 9 to 5.
Participating Artists of 2016
Beth Bowley – FourTwelve
A passionate clothing nut, Beth has been sewing ever since her mom dared to give her scissors. This early passion led her to varied careers involving fashion and she’s delighted to practice her passion in Maine.
The Studio 412 collection is inspired by a desire for effortless style and a love of the creative process. Each design must be timeless, uncomplicated, and demand to be worn every day.
Fabrics are selected from the best mills for their natural beauty, gentleness on the planet…and Beth’s admitted obsession with linen. The studio 412 workshop is located in an old brick building in the seaside town of Rockland, Maine.
Jonathan White – Odd Inq
Jonathan sees beauty in both natural and industrial objects. A steel mill furnace being reclaimed by rust is as pleasing to me as the first fiddleheads of spring pushing from the ground. Form and function dictates their existence and it is happenstance that we find either beautiful or plain to behold. Jonathan looks closely at these structures and imagines how to translate elements into his sculptural vessels.
As he creates each piece, he uses a variety of textured earthenware glazes, and fires each piece multiple times. The combination of glazes and multiple firings makes each vessel unique. Jonathan never tire of experimenting with form and surface.
Stephen Doe – Whitten Hill Studios
Maine wood. Maine made. Steve Doe has been interested in wood and making things with it for over 40 years. His projects have been diverse in scale, from jewelry boxes and toys to furniture to a child’s playhouse and ultimately his own home. His work includes inlay and carving, stains and various finishes, traditional joinery, and unusual wood pairings, to make each piece unique. While his furniture design is heirloom quality, it is relaxed, comfortable and functional; the arms of his chairs are always wide enough to accommodate your wine glass or cocktail plate. His finishes are designed to stand up to kids, dogs, and cats!
Steve has a BS in Landscape Architecture from the Ohio State University (1986) and his eye for organic design extends to commercial and residential development. He is a Registered Landscape Architect in the state of Maine and is also a LEEDs certified “green” designer. He has worked on design projects from Machias, Maine to Baltimore, Maryland, but he always comes back to woodworking at home.
Steve’s custom work is nonpareil; he enjoys the challenge of making a piece that is just what his client wants. Please contact him to discuss your interest in a piece of furniture, cutting board, or candle holder that is unequaled in quality and design, and inimitably yours!
Susan Hellier – Zaz and Moe
Three Sister Supply
Three Sister Supply was a beloved hobby, that suddenly transformed into a business venture. Just three sisters from Maine who love to create. From throwing Harry Potter marathons, to making bracelets all night. Every piece from Three Sister Supply is made by hand. They scour flea markets, thrift stores, antique shops, and friends old jewelry stashes all in the search for that perfect button, bead or charm.
Finding these little treasures is one of their favorite parts of creating. Every piece is just as unique as you are. No two will ever be the same. They stand for quality and beauty that will last beyond a season. Slow Fashion is a movement. And it’s here. Hop on board.