Sunflower and Friends In Hunterdon Art Tour
SUNFLOWER: This creation is among the works of hand-crafted glass created at Sunflower Glass Studio, which will be open to participants in the third annual self-guided Hunterdon County Artists’ Studio Tour held on May 4 and 5.
The third annual self-guided Hunterdon County Artists’ Studio Tour will be held on May 4 and 5, with open studios throughout Hunterdon County. Hours for each day are 10 a.m. to 6 pm. Among the 90-plus artists participating at more than 30 locations is Sunflower Glass Studio, which will again be open throughout the weekend showcasing their creations in Delaware Township, between Sergeantsville and Stockton, New Jersey.
Sunflower & Friends features the work of Karen and Geoff Caldwell, owners of Sunflower Glass Studio, and friends Diana Contine of Dakota Moon Jewelry, and ceramic artist Susan Kay Wechsler. Since 1978, the Caldwells have offered works of hand-crafted glass created at Sunflower Glass Studio. They combine four techniques — glass fusing, glass painting, glass beveling and stained glass — enabling them to create “richly detailed and uniquely designed” pieces that feature botanical scenes, ornate classical designs, arts & crafts styles, along with custom requests from collectors. They are proud to provide their clients with the utmost artist-to-customer attention to assure satisfaction in every detail of their work.
“Inspiration from nature and divine feminine mystique” provide most of the imagery Diana Contine of Dakota Moon’s jewelry designs. to stimulate the mind and spark the imagination. in her jewelry pieces. Susan Wechsler’s ceramic art is a combination of stoneware and porcelain clay using slips, stains, and glazes. It is created with hand-built slabs or woven coils. The pieces are fired to cone 6 oxidation. They are both functional and decorative and include platters, bowls, cheese plates with matching knives and woven baskets for bread and fruit.
For more information on participating Hunterdon Art Tour artists and map, visit: www.thehunterdonarttour.com.