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Summer Artist Market

The weekly BCA Summer Artist Market joins together Vermont artists and makers for a unique, local artist-powered retail experience of artisan products. This summer, the market held is at 339 Pine Street, in Burlington's historic arts district, from 8:30 am-2 pm.

Market Dates:

June 13, 20, & 27
July 4, 11, 18, & 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
September 5, 12, 19, & 26
October 3, 10, & 17


BCA is taking precautions in-step with the Vermont Department of Health’s COVID-19 safety guidelines to keep all 2020 Summer Artist Market shoppers, vendors, and the broader community healthy. These precautions include:

  • Requiring vendors to wear face masks and gloves, and encouraging shoppers to do the same
  • Directing shoppers in one direction, with only one entrance and one exit
  • Limiting 10-15 shoppers in the market at one time, and relying on extra staff to regulate these numbers
  • Establishing hand sanitizing stations at booths as well as at the market’s entrance and exit
  • Limiting the number of vendors to 20, each week, with booths spaced at least six feet apart
  • Encouraging vendors to lay merchandise out in a way that limits touch
  • Limiting two people per booth at a time
  • Offering contactless payment (Venmo or cash)

Artist Market Vendors

Please note that a maximum of 20 vendors will be on-site each Saturday.

Jeremy Ayres Pottery

Jeremy Ayres Pottery creates pottery that celebrates the joy of eating and drinking and creates a special relationship between the owner and the object. A handmade piece of pottery is a choice that states that the user wants to slow down and enjoy the beauty of the moment. Creating pottery that celebrates the daily routines of life and endeavors to make each moment special. Instagram: @jeremyayerspotter

 

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 a look throughout the entire week. First Born is a local Burlington-based business, which focuses on using sustainable materials for accessible everyday wear. Instagram: @firstbornjewelry Email: hello@firstbornjewelry.com 

 

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. Instagram: @jackie.bishop, Facebook: jackiebishopartist, Email: jbishop.art@gmail.com

 

Elisabetta Studio (Anya Byam) 

Elisabetta Studio uses cork and natural fiber materials to create one-of-a-kind handbags, purses, and accessories with a classic aesthetic. All originally designed, these hand-sewn goods are offered in a generous range of colors, sizes, and textures. Well-made jewelry accompanies functional wares in similar styles. Instagram: @elisabettastudio, Email: anya@elisabettastudio.com

 

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 maiolica, 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. Instagram: @lilycalabresepottery

 

Jennifer Carusone (Pixie Twine)

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. Instagram: @PixieTwine, Email: findingspoons@gmail.com

 

Forest City Designs (Todd Cummings)

Forest City Designs creates 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. Instagram: @forest_city_designs, Email: todd@forestcitydesigns.com

 

El Baul (Gabriela Perez-Dietz)

El Baúl explores the owner’s heritage and familial love of homemade crafts through the making of wearable and functional objects. El Baúl upcycles used fabrics and sustainable materials to create original designs that are pigmented with handmade foraged dyes. Providing an array of goods, El Baúl offers an array of textiles that tell a lovely story of family, environmentalism, and aesthetic beauty. Instagram: @el_baul_de_gabriela, Email: gaby.perezdietz@gmail.com

 

Pleasant Ranch (Steve Hadeka)

Pleasant Ranch offers a variety of beautifully crafted kitchen items as well as their signature Mid-Century Modern inspired birdhouses. Building upon woodworking traditions, Pleasant Ranch offers artful and functional birdhouses, wall art, cutting boards, furniture, and various home décor available for purchase. Instagram: @pleasantranch, Email: info@pleasantranch.com

 

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. Instagram: @mjhyogaveda, Email: marisa@mjhyanda.com

 

Edie & Glo (Kelly Hickey)

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. Instagram: @edieandglo, Email: edieandglo@gmail.com

 

David Holub

David Holub creates fanciful toys, games, and art imagery that brings child-like pleasure and humor to the Artist Market. Combining hilarious gimmicks with collectors’ items from popular culture, Holub brings a sense of joy to your art or toy collection. Instagram: IG: @colossal_sanders, Email: irrevria@gmail.com

 

Raegan Hough Metalsmith (Raegan Hough)

Reagan Hough Metalsmith features bold patinas, rustic textures, intricately hand-sewn images, and fine handmade detail, to create hand-fabricated metal jewelry that incorporates one-of-a-kind gemstones, often American Turquoise. Materials are sourced from American companies for the quality of materials and origins, ensuring a superior product with each piece. Enjoy a wide range of choices in various colors, patterns, and sizes with these original creations. Instagram: @raeganvt, Email: raegan@raeganhough.com

 

Jen Kahn Jewelry (Jen Kahn)

Jen Kahn Jewelry combines industrial, natural, and urban materials and styles. Using sustainable materials, a high level of craft is represented in these double-sided reversible designs that can be worn for everyday or special occasions. Kahn offers buyers a rich array of artful and timeless jewelry. Instagram: @jenkahnjewelry, Email: jenkahnjewelry@gmail.com

 

Jessica LaBonte (Cedar Tree Pottery)

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. Instagram: @CedarTreePotteryVT, Email: cedartreepottery@gmail.com

 

Nikki Laxar

Nikki Laxar Art includes celestial and naturally inspired series of whimsical drawings in watercolor. Offering cards, prints, stationery, and stickers, Nikki Laxar showcases a wide selection of otherworldly designs, all printed locally in Vermont. Instagram: @nikki.laxar.art, Email: nikkilaxar@yahoo.com

 

Zoe Loomis

Zoe Loomis Handmade features one-of-a-kind women’s and girls’ apparel using a dynamic combination of new, vintage, and repurposed textiles. Each work is hand-sewn and follows universal patterns that flatter a wide range of body types. Zoe Loomis Handmade utilizes exceptional craft and timeless designs to create original clothing. Email: loomisfamvt@gmail.com

 

Paulette Martel

Paulette Martel offers shoppers an intersection between functional and ornamental fiber creations that demonstrate a strong sense of individualism. The artist takes raw materials and turns them into hand-felted vessels, luminaries, and decorative art. Email: pmartel@tds.net

 

Drumming Beetle (Rebecca McDonald)

Description: Drumming Beetle creates artfully designed throw pillows. Each is hand-painted, inspired by the forms found within fruits, vegetables, and animals. Using the dye sublimation process, her art is digitally printed on yards of fabric before each creation is sewn. Instagram: @drummingbeetle, Email: drummingbeetle@yahoo.com

 

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, VT studio. Instagram: @gosiameyerjewelry, 

 

Dug Nap

Dug Nap makes playfully styled combination prints of digital artwork, drawings and paintings. He sells many Vermont and animal-themed prints in various sizes, from larger prints to postcards. Nap’s humorous and playful style, especially his dog and cat prints, is a community staple and essential collector’s piece for the Vermont community. Instagram: @dugnap, Email: dug@dugnap.com

 

Root Studio (Carrie Root)

Root Studio uses natural inspiration to create 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. Instagram: @rootstudio, Email: rootstudiovt@gmail.com

 

Leanne Shunney Illustrations (Leanne Shunney)

Leanne Shunney Illustrations use 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! Instagram: @leanneshunney, Email: leanne.shunney@gmail.com

 

Justin Sutera & Silene Deciucies (Dirtfloor Studio)

Dirtfloor Studios offers rustic handmade basketry and wood-fired pottery by duo makers Justin Suetra and Silene Deciucies, who create hand-crafted products in a shared studio space in Northern Vermont. Their shared vision is to transform natural elements and materials into beautiful, functional art. Instagram: @dirtfloorstudios, Email: justinsutera@gmail.com

 

Meanfolk (Jon Testa)

Description: 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. Instagram: @meanfolk, Email: jon@meanfolk.com

 

Zoe Rae

Description: Zoe Rae creates functional, handmade ceramics that bring beauty to your everyday life. Designed and produced by the artist, all creations are wheel thrown in black, brown and speckled stoneware that is inspired by the natural world and artist’s local community. Instagram: @zobirdpottery, Email: zobirdpottery@gmail.com

 

Chris Vaughn

Description: Chris Vaughn creates functional, wheel-thrown pottery with forms that embrace imperfect, and asymmetric intentions. All works are hand-glazed and designed with vintage imagery sourced from antique books and magazines. In addition to his highly sought mugs and bowls, Vaughn offers cups, plates, and vases that are as affordable as they are collectible. Instagram: chris_throws_pots, Email: christhrowspots@gmail.com

 

A Revolutionary Press (John Vincent)

Description: 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. Email: arevolutionarypress@gmail.com

 

Tatiana Yakusheva

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. Email: tatianayakusheva@hotmail.com

 

Carly Kemp

Carly Kemp is a contemporary painter whose themes centers on local Vermont scenes. Her subjects vary from national parks and local landmarks to still life. Using bright colors, Kemp offers a stylistic and cheery representation of every day life. Email: CarlyJKemp@gmail.com

 

Shady Tree Maker (Deanna Jacome)

Deanna Jacome of Shady Tree Maker is a mixed media artist focusing on collage, book making, book binding and painting. Her work communicates the simplicity of nature and the importance of empathy through her use of materials, colors and subject matter. You will find incredible hand-bound books with handmade papers, collages, paintings and prints. Instagram: @shadytreemaker; Email: Shadytreemaker@gmail.com

 

If you have any questions about this application, contact Jacquie O'Brien, BCA Customer Service Assistant, at: jobrien@burlingtoncityarts.org.

 

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Funded in part by grants from the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment For The Arts.