Cape Ann Artisans News

From the Studio Fall 2017: Cape Ann Designs

Wearable Art on Steroids and Sea Glass Combinations Reimagined for a Fall Collection: The years that I have chaired the biennial Celebrate Wearable Art runway show are the most challenging to balance time creating my own work vs. creating a highly evocative and colorful event...
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PRESS RELEASE: Cape Ann Artisans Invite You to Our 34th Fall Open Studio Tour

The Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour is a beautiful fall ride to the studios of twenty-two juried artisans in Rockport and Gloucester. The self-guided Studio Tour route meanders through Cape Ann with studios interspersed with frequent glimpses of the ocean framed by the fall foliage...
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From the Studio Fall 2017: Pam Stratton

“Wrack Line” Won an award for Artistic Distinction in the New England Mosaic Society Member Exhibition. If you are interested to attend the exhibit here is the information...
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Bart Stuyf at Pingree’s 8th Flying Horse Sculpture Exhibit

Featured here in North Shore Magazine's article, "Alfresco Art", the eighth annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, including work by Cape Ann Artisan Bart Stuyf, runs from...
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Video: The Cape Ann Artisans 2017

Get a glimpse of each artisan at work...
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From the Mosaic Studio 2017: Pam Stratton

I am having fun exploring the integration of cold wax, oil and encaustic painting into my mosaic work. Sometimes combining both techniques into one mosaic piece!
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From the Studio 2017: Mi Robertson

POSTCARDS FROM THE ROAD: Not looking forward to another winter in the frozen north of New England, I spent the months of November, December, and January on a great road trip across America…
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From the Studio 2017: Camilla MacFadyen

My studio has been a welcome sanctuary from the unsettled world this winter. Like a pocket I can climb into, a suspended animation where time slows and my singular focus is chasing where the medium takes me...
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PRESS RELEASE: Cape Ann Artisans Welcome Spring With 34th Open Studio Tour

The 34th Annual Cape Ann Artisans Open Studio Tour is just around the corner, Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4. For artists and visitors alike, the Cape Ann Artisans tour delivers a full creative immersion and that rare opportunity to re-ignite artistic juices...
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From the Studio 2017: Rob Diebboll

This past winter I ventured back to Good Harbor Beach after spending much of 2016 on Cape Hedge and Long beaches. I experimented with the muted colors of the colder months by using fog as the foil for the human and canine figures passing by in their coats...
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From the Studio 2017: Beth Williams

Emergence…a theme for Spring. Bulbs are emerging from the cold ground, forsythia flowers are emerging from their bare stalks, leaves and buds emerge from every tree, bush and plant in the garden…
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Gloucester Makes America’s Top Ten Towns for Craft Lovers 2017

For the past month, craft lovers have been logging on to the American Craft Week website to choose their favorite place to enjoy a vibrant craft scene. With more than 17,000 votes tallied, the contest closed Sunday, April 16 at midnight...
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From the Studio 2017: Deborah Gonet

Having visited the Cape Ann Open Studios tour for many years, it is such a privilege to be included with this group of accomplished artists – though admittedly somewhat intimidating...
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4 Artisans showing in “Unexpected” 4 at the Rockport AA&M

Pam Stratton, David Piemonte, Terry Del Percio, and Sinikka Nogelo have been selected for the Experimental Group's show, "Unexpected" 4, at the Rockport Art Association and Museum...
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From the Studio 2017: Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco

I knew if I looked hard enough, I would find inspiration somewhere in my studio. With the diverse sizes and shapes of sea glass, it’s usually not far away, but alas – how to turn it into something wearable!...
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From the Studio 2017: Mary Ann Wenniger

My new life as a widow is illuminated in my original prints, which are called collagraphs. Using this unique medium, I share what lifts me out of myself, as for example, the sheltering coves and harbors of Cape Ann,...
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From the Studio 2017: Terry Del Percio

I’ve been reading a book called “Trust the Process: An Artist’s Guide to Letting Go” by Shaun McNiff. Shaun talks about the creative process. Did you know that everyone has creativity within him/her, even if one doesn’t think so?...
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Media Advisory: The 34th Annual Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour

The 34th Annual Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour Announces New Dates & Returning Artisans...
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PRESS RELEASE: Cape Ann Artisans back under one Roof at the Rockport Art Association

Print Nine Artists to join Holiday Show including special guest sculptor Chris Williams...
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From the Studio Fall 2016: Pam Stratton

pamstratton_bambooThis is a busy season in the studio. The tour is around the corner. I continue to have fun playing with the lime plaster technique integrating mosaics of found treasures from walking our beautiful beaches....
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2016 October Tour Video

Enjoy this video produced by Bridge Cape Ann...
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From the Studio Fall 2016: Beth Williams

bethwilliams-fts-fall2016-4 As the light starts to change and Fall closes in, my focus turns to the shows and events coming up in the next couple of months.
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PRESS RELEASE: Fall 2016 Cape Ann Artisans Open Studio Tour

As the Columbus Day weekend approaches, the seventeen members of the Cape Ann Artisans Open Studios are preparing for your visit...
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Sinikka Nogelo in Sculpture at Maudslay 2016

nogelo-maudslaystateparkposterSinikka Nogelo presents an outdoor sculptural installation called "Shredded in a Paperless Society 2" in "Blue"...
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Bart Stuyf at Pingree’s 7th Flying Horse Sculpture Exhibit

bartstuyf-pingree1 The seventh annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, including work by Cape Ann Artisan Bart Stuyf, is now open to the public and showing through October 30th on the 100-acre campus of the Pingree School...
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Two Glass Artists on Route 95 South: Exit 60! Aug15, 9:00 – 4:00

Heading back from your vacation in New Hampshire or Maine? Beth Williams and Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco will be there to greet you at the Maria Miles Visitors Center on 95 South!
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From the Studio 2016: Beth Williams

BethWilliams-anemones2 6-19Spring! I love this time of year when the days stretch out into the evening and I can get to enjoy a couple of hours outside after dinner. Working in the garden or just hanging out on the deck - you can find me working like a banshee to get ready for our upcoming Spring studio tour!
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From the Studio 2016: Mary Ann Wenniger

Wenniger hub caps red 1When I walk in my studio fragrances of oil paints and my big paint covered pallets sooth me, streams of light, crowded cans of inks, tools, brushes and my monster press welcome me. I slide the door and enter nirvana!
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Cape Ann TV Report: The Spring Tour

Watch the video: Pam Stratton and Rob Diebboll talk with Cape Ann TV about the spring tour and new work.
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From the Studio 2016: Camilla MacFadyen

Camilla MacFadyen IMG_484063525This Winter I have taken the time to slow down in the studio, to look at things more closely and work in greater detail. When I walk in the woods collecting images...
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Anni Melançon exhibits in The State of Clay 2016

Melancon white line black vaseAnni Melançon has been selected to exhibit in The State of Clay 2016. "Growing up I spent part of every day in the woods and fields and brook which surrounded our house..."
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From the Studio 2016: Pam Stratton

Winter SpiritThis Spring there is a lot happening! I have begun work on a 3x5 foot commission in smalti and stone. It may be finished for our New Spring tour dates of May 21 and 22...
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From the Studio 2016: Rob Diebboll

Bonita Beach, 40 x 54, oil on linen I look forward to the quiet time of winter, a time to rest, recharge, and begin again. What’s new? Like a prelude to spring here, the past few months I’ve been working on a Florida project.
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Sinikka Nogelo in “Why Abstract: The Art of Imagination”

nogelo-why-abstract-1Artist Sinikka Nogelo will be exhibiting in "Why Abstract: The Art of Imagination", at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, April 21 - May 30...
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Media Advisory: The 33rd Annual Spring Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour

Cape Ann Artisans Banner Logo - 1000 x 437 px Grab your cameras, maps, bikes, and picnic baskets – and get ready for the 33rd Annual Spring Cape Ann Artisans Tour!
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From the Studio 2016: Anni Melançon

Clay-bows to be baggedThere are very few good things about winter. More sky. Less bugs. and CLAY RECYCLING!
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From the Studio 2016: Cynthia Curtis

Cynthia Curtis From The Studio 2016As I sit at my wheel looking out the windows at the birds and the woods I can hardly believe what a difference the view is compared to last year at this time!
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From the Studio 2016: Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco

Jackie Ganim-DeFalco MemorialBroochSpring’s Bounty & the many facets of sea glass...
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From the Studio 2016: Judith Wright

j. wright bluebird oil In my studio by the ocean you will find paintings and colorful, timeless jewelry, as well as tables, birdbaths, and other items enhanced by rich mosaic design...
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Media Advisory: The 33rd Annual Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour

Cape Ann Artisans Banner Logo - 1000 x 437 px The 33rd Annual Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour Announces New Dates & Returning Artisans
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