‘Handmade’ returns to Waterfall Arts

Dec 03, 2012

Belfast — The third annual “Handmade Art + Craft” show and sale will return to Waterfall Arts Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 23. The public is invited to a First Friday reception Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St.

“Handmade” offers a curated collection of high-quality handmade goods and artwork by more than 35 indie crafters and alternative artists. For the show, the gallery is transformed into a hip marketplace featuring jewelry, altered and silkscreened clothing, hand-printed stationery, home goods, limited edition prints, soaps, knitted and felted accessories, photography, children’s toys, original artworks and more.

This year’s “Handmade” wares were curated by fashionistas Meg Fournier, Jess Porter, Megan Cullen and Jes Anthonis. Participating artists include Bridget Matros, Maggi Blue, Seth Whited, Bill and Kelly Davis, Toki Oshima, Ben Potter, Kate Chandler, Janelle Delicata, Jennifer Howard, Lauren Veale, Kenny Cole, Emma Thieme, HOME Coop, Local Girl Leather, Sisters Soap and many more.

“Handmade” is a fundraising event for Waterfall Arts; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the organization and its programming. Founded in 2000, Waterfall Arts is a donor-supported, nonprofit, contemporary art center with locations in Belfast and Montville. Waterfall Arts offers classes, lectures, residencies and other educational events for all ages, as well as onsite studio and gallery space.

“Handmade,” sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, will be open Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment. For more information, call 338-2222 or visit the event’s Facebook page.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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