Covered Bridge Artisans Studio “Tour From Home”
“ORIENTAL POPPIES”: This work by Karen Caldwell of Sunflower Glass Studio is featured in the 26th Annual Covered Bridge Artisans Studio Tour, presented via Zoom this year as a “Tour From Home.” Visit coveredbridgeartisans.com.
The 26th Annual Covered Bridge Artisans Studio Tour has a new a look this year. Join the Delaware River Valley studio tour online with their “Tour From Home.” Favorite artists will be on hand to share new work with visitors through a Zoom platform in real time. The live event will take place as usual on Thanksgiving Weekend, November 27, 28, and 29, plus December 5, 12, and 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration at coveredbridgeartisans.com/tourfromhome allows free entrance to the event anytime during the tour. You can view brief behind the scenes videos, images of artist’s work, and go directly to each artist’s website. You can also visit each artist in real time to say hello, see their new work up close, and purchase directly from them or their online shops.
Artist studios on the tour include porcelain potter Katherine Hackl’s Swan Street Studio, painters Bill Jersey and Annelies van Dommelen; Jeanine Pennell of Bonetown Studio creating whimsical figurative sculptures; Dave Cann and Constance Bassett of Moorland Studio, creators of sculptures and oil paintings; and glass artists Karen and Geoff Caldwell of Sunflower Glass Studio.
Other artists are Sheila Fernekes, wearable art jewelry in hand-woven glass beads and polymer; pastel and oil painter Helena van Emmerik-Finn; photographer Don Schoenleber; Bernard Hohlfeld of Roundwood Studio, creating wood-turned objects; Ellie Wyeth with hand-painted floor cloths; and Jerry Bennett, paper clay potter. Diana Contine of Dakota Moon creates fine silver jewelry; Sheila Watson Coutin, functional and sculptural pottery; Amy Turner, hand-woven scarves; Carol Heisler-Lawson, imaginatively designed quilts; and Mindy Trost of CartaBooks, handmade books and journals.
This online event has been created for the safety of the artists and customers while giving customers the connection with the creators of the items.
For more information, visit coveredbridgeartisans.com or call (609) 397-1535.