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LEAF HANDCRAFTS & FOLK ARTS

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Along the way to enjoy some incredible music at Lakeside Stage, your senses are overcome; fun folk Art paintings, shimmering jewerly, creative clothing, the scent of crepes, the splash of laughter, and is that your friend over there hula hooping to funky grooves coming from the stage? This is indeed life the way it should be.

Ahead, the Juried Art Fair pulses with life; the legion of art cars gleaming in the distance telling their stories for all to explore, sun sparkled colored glass and billowing textiles vie for your attention while the soundtrack of LEAF living soothes your ears all against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A virtual symphony to the soul....

Over 50 artisans, contemporary and folk, demonstrate their craft and sell original artwork, clothing, jewelry, musical instruments and much more throughout the artists booths. Dance in a new batik dress, grab that musical suitcase you’ve been eyeing and create your own masterpiece. Perhaps get that henna experience you have been curious about, and get a handwoven basket to carry your finds back to your tent. Parade your new chapeau during the Saturday Parade and share your spontaneous joy for life with the rest of the LEAFers. For many, the treasures acquired here serve to keep fond memories of LEAF fresh and alive.

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May 2014 Handcraft Artists
We love an appreciate the amazing artists that are selected by a jury.

Artist Name Media Category   Artist Name Media Category
A Pixi Places Fiber - wearable   Lavender Anne's Beauty/Bath
AdaArt Jewelry   Let There Be Glass Jewelry
Andremi Designs Leather   MandalaZone.com Drawing/Painting
ARTeries by Stina Fiber - wearable   Mexica Crafts Leather
Autumn Teneyl Designs Fiber - wearable   Michael Smith Shibori Fiber - wearable
Bird Flower Creations Fiber - wearable   Mickey and Madeline Art Glass, LLC Glass
Black Black Moon Jewelry   Misty Mountain Soap Co Beauty/Bath
Cane Creek Creations Clay/Ceramics   Moonacre Soap Other
Caravanserai Apothecary Beauty/Bath   Mosaic Goddess Studio Mixed Media
Ceramic Song Clay/Ceramics   Mud Carpenter Clay/Ceramics
Chapeaux by Simone Fiber - wearable   Mudventions Clay/Ceramics
Conscious Clothing Fiber - wearable   New World Glass Glass
Dharma Wood Wood   Orb clothing Fiber - wearable
DogStar Drums Musical Instruments   Owl Cove Designs Jewelry
Drumzrguruven Musical Instruments   Planet Love Graphics/Printmaking
Eddie Smith Porcelain Clay/Ceramics   Red Moon Rising Studios Clay/Ceramics
Element Tree Essentials Candlemaking   Sarah Goodyear Studios Drawing/Painting
Essencial Dreams Beauty/Bath   Sassafras Fiber Arts Fiber - wearable
Gaia Conceptions Fiber - wearable   Seed & Sky Jewelry
Henna Deva Other   Seven Feathers Fiber - wearable
Henna Painting Henna   Spark Metal Studio Jewelry
In Blue Handmade Leather   sparkle body art Other
indigobrown Mixed Media   ssd jewelry Jewelry
Intergalactic Hobo Leather   Synchronia Mixed Media
Irie Lights Candles / Flat Earth Tileworks Candlemaking   The Legalize Pot Belly Pigs Company Fiber - wearable
Isms Jewelry   The Silversmith Jewelry
Jon Norris Music & Arts Musical Instruments   Vaughans Glassworks Glass
Joy of Dawn Arts Drawing/Painting   Whispering Willow Soap Co. Beauty/Bath
 
 
 
 
 
DA WINNERS!!!
 
Each festival, a jury of 6 people vote on the top 3 handcraft booths at LEAF.
OUR OCTOBER 2013 AWARD WINNERS ARE PICTURED BELOW! 
Awards this past festival were handmade by artist CapMan!
 
     F13 First Place Handcraft Mexicraft
First Place: Mexica Crafts
 
F13 Second Place Handcraft Art Farm
Second Place: The Art Farm
 
F13 Third Place Handcraft Seven Feathers
Third Place:Seven Feathers Tribe



 
DA PAST WINNERS!!!

OUR MAY 2013 AWARD WINNERS ARE PICTURED BELOW! 

Awards this festival were handmade by artist Rob7!

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LEAF in Schools & Streets ART RAFFLE
I'M A WINNER!!! at the FABULOUS Art Raffle to benefit LEAF in Schools & Streets. Purchase raffle tickets and choose which items you’d like a chance to win. There are so many wonderful items to win: Jewelry, Folk Art, Musical Instruments, Clothing and more - all donations from LEAF artisans, businesses (like Chaco, Burts Bees & Diamond Brand), and friends (like Jay Lichty Guitars!). From small to big items-you can choose a $2 or $5 ticket! Stop by the Outreach Tent and see if one of YOUR FAVORITE VENDORS has donated a piece just right for YOU!

JURIED ARTS
& FOLK ART FAIR

May Applications Closed
October Deadline: July 15th

Oct 2014 Applications AVAILABLE NOW!

 

For INFO about applying to be a handcraft artist FIRST please follow the link below:

2014 Juried Fair
Exhibitor Prospectus: 
2014 Handcraft Prospectus
 

Thanks to
MEZZA9's
Fall Painting
PLAYshop!
Look for more in Spring 2014.
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The visionist figure painter Mezza9 will lead this playshop through a couple of exercises designed to get the mind into flow; an effective source for creation. Painting supplies provided. No painting experience neccessary. Wear clothes you can move in and be prepared to be transformed. Mezza9 has been a painter of circus folk for over a decade.

A book of the artist's images: MEZZA9 releases this Fall.

Pre-registration suggested but not required, stop by her booth on Lakeside Stage field.

 
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         NEXT LEAF MAKE SURE YOU VISIT THE PIANO HOUSE ARTv
Outside of Eden Hall

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