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Retro Art

Tour Stop 3: RAM Design

Denise Berg creates whimisical paintings on canvas and furniture. Her passion for painting started with more of a holiday flair. Her work has evolved into creating colorful retro art with a focus on florals.


Fiber Art

Tour Stop 2: Whimsy

Deirdre creates fiber art handmade pieces that are unique, colorful and joyful. Items range from rug hooked pillows, to painted needle punched stools, mats, and wall art.



Paintings, Ceramics, and Jewelry

Tour Stop 6: Clay-Ward Studio

Carol Clay-Ward works in a variety of mediums: oils, acrylic, watercolor, and clay. Whatever the medium, she captures the soul, personality, and innate spark of the subject matter. "My surroundings inspire me. Someone telling me a story can pique my interest and the brain starts creating compositions and designs."



Prints & Paintings

Tour Stop 7: Garden Corner Studios

A painter, printmaker, instructor and designer in Morrisonville, Virginia, Jill creates bold block prints as well as oil paintings and mixed media work.



Blown Glass

Tour Stop 5: Blikken Hut

Bruce Ferguson started blowing glass more than 20 years ago and it quickly became a hobby/passion that continues to fascinate, frustrate, and reward him.



Pewter, Baskets, and Spoons

Tour Stop 1: Taylorstown Pottery

Plain and simple... working with her hands makes Karen happy. She especially enjoys carving molds for her pewter castings and weaving. She has been creating pewter pieces for 40 years with her husband and weaving baskets for 30 years.



Jewelry

Tour Stop 4: White House Ceramics

Teresa Jardines fuses nearly three decades of art expertise in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and ceramics with the use of the metal clay to create the jewelry of Zia Design.



Fiber Art & Jewelry

Tour Stop 5: Blikken Hut

Mary Kenesson makes "ma su ke" fiberarts and adornments inspired by Asian aesthetics and multicultural artifacts.



Ceramics

Tour Stop 7: Garden Corner Studios

Amy's passion is working with clay — a soft malleable substance — throwing, forming, and urging it into an object of both beauty and function. An object, which can be admired, touched, held, and used in daily life.



Ceramics

Tour Stop 1: Taylorstown Pottery

Bryan Mattraw began teaching art in Loudoun County in 1994. In 1997, he retired from teaching to further his education in ceramics. He moved to Boston to work in an area studio and then on to Vermont for an apprenticeship on wood firing techniques.



Paintings & More

Tour Stop 8: RavenHawk Hill Farm & Studio

Christiane Meister focuses on animal portraiture and has received many commissions over the 30 years she has been painting. At Christmas time, her glass ornament portraits done in acrylic are in great demand.



Paintings

Tour Stop 5: Blikken Hut

Alice Mullen has been painting in oils since she first chose to stay home to raise her children and feels that painting helped maintain her sanity. Her three kids are now all teens, and while her sanity is questionable, she’s still painting.



Sculpture & Paintings

Tour Stop 2: Whimsy

According to Kaarin, her artwork is an expression and reflection of the joy that comes from doing what she loves.



Fiber Art Wearables

Tour Stop 5: Blikken Hut

Needleworking in some form from the age of 9, Ayala has amassed a wide variety of fibers, textiles, and found objects with which she creates knit and felted scarves, shawls, bags, jewelry, lap blankets, and wall art.



Pastel & Oil Paintings

Tour Stop 5: Blikken Hut

Libby Stevens is a painter working in oil and soft pastel. Her works reflect local subjects of scenic farms and back country roads in Loudoun county.


Ceramics

Tour Stop 4: White House Ceramics

Lovettsville, Virginia studio artist and educator Kristen Swanson has had her hands in clay since 1991.



Paintings

Tour Stop 6: Clay-Ward Studio

Patricia Taylor Holz is a color consultant, painter, designer & multi-media artist.