The BCA Artist Market is a summer program in the renovated City Hall Park. Stroll through the open-air market and feel good knowing the ceramic bowls or handcrafted earrings you just bought directly support a local artist and the creative economy.
Jeremy Ayers Pottery, Jeremy Ayers
Jeremy Ayers Pottery makes functional, utilitarian pottery that celebrates the joy of eating and drinking, and seeks to form a special relationship between the owner and the object. The work, varying from teacups and pitchers to serving platters and bowls, is focused on surface design and pattern across various forms.
GB Fused Glass, Gabriele Baumann
Gabriele Baumann has been working in fused glass for nearly eight years. Her work is both contemporary and geometric with influences drawn from her European heritage and the surrounding natural environment. Each unique piece is created with precision and deliberation, easily visible in its final form.
First Born Jewelry, Shana Bentley
First Born Jewelry explores their Scandinavian heritage through the creation of minimal and stylish hand-crafted jewelry. The simple organic pieces include earrings, necklaces, pins, and rings, which are sturdy and well-designed, many times incorporating mixed metals to compliment any look. First Born is a local Burlington-based business, which focuses on using sustainable materials for accessible everyday wear.
Lily Calabrese Pottery, Lily Calabrese
Lily Calabrese Pottery utilizes terra cotta and black earthenware clay to create hand-made functional pottery. Her colorful pottery is glazed in a style similar to Italian majolica where colorful scenes are hand-painted over a white underglaze. For every-day use or home decor, these exquisite wares are dishwasher and food safe. Lily Calabrese Pottery makes artistically painted pottery that makes an excellent addition to any collection.
Pixie Twine, Jennifer Carusone
Pixie Twine creates freehand mix-media designs depicting nature, word and state art, and pop culture references. This whimsical artwork offers bright and dynamic one-of-a-kind imagery that adds life to any space it occupies with vibrant colors and bright embroidery.
Forest City Designs, Todd Cummings
Forest City Designs offers travel prints, cards, and apparel using drawings and photographs created by the artist/owner Todd Cummings. These prints are inspired by Cumming’s favorite Vermont natural sights, eliciting warm, nostalgic memories for the state’s beauty and iconic Green Mountains.
The Stain Studio, Lindsay Damici
The Stain Studio focuses on sustainability, sourcing clothing made from recycled plastic that is hand-dyed to create one-of-a-kind textures and patterns. The Stain Studio offers apparel and accessories for adults, children, and infants – including sweatsuits, shirts, socks, and onesies. Lindsay, the owner of The Stain Studio, partners with local Burlington screen printer Unknown Arts to add final touches to her pieces.
Lis Gerber Art, Lis Gerber
Lis Gerber Art paints abstract works that feature landscapes and natural elements of Vermont. While many of her pieces are large enough to fill any space with idyllic local scenes, she also specializes in “pencil-sized” paintings of local farms, hills, and rivers.
Olivia Stone Jewelry, Olivia Glascoe
Olivia Stone is a Burlington artist whose practice primarily involves resin and glass. Working seasonally on a local flower farm, Olivia presses and preserves local flora in cast resin and glass. Much of her work, including earrings, necklaces, and window ornaments, are framed and hung in brass.
Grooves and Grain, Alyssa Guyette
Grooves and Grain believes in slow-fashion and sustainability, shown through their commitment to leather sourced from surplus supply and upholstery industry remnants. Grooves and Grain uses techniques such as patchworking, hand painting, and dying to transform each hide into something entirely new. The collection of work, spanning from bags and backpacks to smaller clutches and wallets, show a great love for the outdoors as well as for retro fashion.
MJH Ayurvedic Body Oils, Marisa Hall
MJH Ayurvedic Body Oils + Ritual Elixirs represent a unique offering to the Vermont community. Drawing from the owner’s background in Ayurvedic studies and herbology, they have crafted a line of nutrient-rich, nourishing body oils and topical elixirs that demonstrates a cross-cultural blend of Western and Eastern plant therapeutics.
Ember and Roam, Lindsey Hamblet
Ember and Roam prioritizes sustainability, a transparent ingredient list, and incredible scents in their soy candles. From the wax, wicks, and fragrance oil to the recycled labels, reusable jars, and plastic-free packaging, each detail is considered. The candles, with alluring names like “Farmer’s Market,” “Citrus Grove,” and “Staycation” are made with 100% domestically grown soy and come in a variety of sizes to suit each customer.
Amazing Vermont Calendars, Jonathan Hart
Amazing Vermont Calendars showcases the natural beauty of Vermont in calendars, plaque prints, and planners. With over 45 years of experience in photography, Jonathan has captured Vermont in all its vibrant seasons and colors.
Edie & Glo, Kelly Hickey
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Edie & Glo makes upcycled clothing and accessories from vintage fabrics. Creating their own patterns, each hand-sewn creation is unique and well-made. With a range of 26 different types of items for sale, there is a wide selection of choices for Artist Market shoppers.
Moontan Creations, Lucy Jermyn
Moontan Creations offers a variety of clothing and accessories, including thrifted and upcycled tees, dresses, bags, and skirts, and handmade jewelry with a focus on gender and size inclusivity. Upcycled items are reworked through sewing, painting, bleaching, and embroidery to form unique and sustainable pieces.
Cedar Tree Pottery, Jessica LaBonte
Cedar Tree Pottery creates functional, wheel-thrown stoneware pieces including mugs, serving bowls, spoon rests, and vases. Hand-brushed glazes adorn the surface, showcasing unique and well-made works that make excellent additions to any home.
Magnanelli Design Co, David Magnanelli
Magnanelli Design Company’s creations use the inspiration from both family and Vermont to create tangible items that people can display, wear, and share. Small moments shared around the kitchen table or hikes through the mountains are developed into small prints, stickers, shirts, and hats.
Drumming Beetle, Rebecca McDonald
Drumming Beetle creates artfully designed throw pillows. Each is hand-painted, inspired by the forms found within fruits, vegetables, and animals. Using a dye sublimation printing process that offers continuous-tone images with excellent quality, her art is digitally printed on yards of fabric before each creation is sewn.
Gosia Meyer Jewelry, Gosia Meyer
Gosia Meyer Jewelry offers delicate jewelry made of sterling silver, 14K Gold-Filled, Rose gold filled and 14K solid gold pieces accented by gemstones and freshwater pearls. All of her one-of-a-kind pieces are designed and made by hand in her Burlington studio.
Dug Nap makes playfully styled combination prints of digital artwork, drawings and paintings. He sells many Vermont and animal-themed prints in various sizes ranging from larger prints to postcards. Nap’s humorous and playful style, especially his dog and cat prints, are a community staple and essential collector’s pieces for the Vermont community.
Root Studio, Carrie Root
Root Studio uses natural inspiration to fashion stained glass home décor and jewelry. Offering wares such as dream catchers, tabletop pieces and earrings, Root Studio creates beautiful and whimsical work, made in Vermont, and lovely in any setting.
Leanne Shunney Illustrations, Leanne Shunney
Leanne Shunney Illustrations include various colors and textures to create whimsical works inspired by nature. Using botanical and animal imagery, Leanne Shunney Illustrations makes greeting cards, art prints, notebooks, stickers, tea towels, clothing and original artworks. Most of these products are lovingly made in Vermont!
Meanfolk, Jon Testa
Mean Folk is a clothing brand consisting of pins, patches, back patches, shirts, beanies, hats, socks, and photo books. All products are designed by artist Jon Testa along with artist collaborations. Most products are made in the USA.
A Revolutionary Press, John Vincent
Revolutionary Press creates original prints and cards that draw upon historical and contemporary thoughts, quotes and poems and using a variety of traditional and experimental relief printing techniques. Pairing text with visual imagery on handmade paper, the artist creates each message using individual, hand-set type from 19th and 20th century typeface. Revolution Press rejects quick, contemporary digital imagery to embrace the rich detail and art of original designs.
Cravn Jewelry, Meredith White
Cravn Jewelry creates geometric-inspired light-weight jewelry crafted from upcycled leather and mixed metals. Cravn Jewelry often partners with other Vermont makers to create collections of ceramic bracelets and necklaces, or leather jewelry pieces made from scraps of other local leatherworkers. The results are modern, colorful, and elegant pieces that can be worn daily!
Tatiana Yakusheva creates original oil paintings on canvas inspired by quintessential scenes found in Vermont. Her bold colors and designs are both warm and welcoming, with a style that embodies the passion and energy she has for painting.
Melted Glass by Jackie Bishop
Melted Glass by Jackie Bishop offers handmade glass in a wide array of unique goods and products. These beautiful items range from functional dishware to stylized home décor, including wind chimes and pendant lamps. Melted Glass products come in many colors and designs that will complement any personal style.
New Century Woodworks (Adam Wagner)
New Century Woodworks is a handmade venture by woodworker and artist Adam Wagner. Wagner uses high quality materials, subtle lines and beautiful finishes to bring his functional wares to life. New Century Woodworks offers a variety of objects such as cutting boards, bowls, spoons and accessories that any shopper could add to their collection.