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Gabrielle Angelique Kahmann / Harp Stone

jewelry / non precious

Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN  

Artist Website

"Vibrant, Art Deco, Wire-Sculptured Jewelry"

Harpstone's delicate jewelry creations please collectors with a subtle punch of pizazz! Their contemporary wire-work jewelry sculptures are uniquely decorated with colorful crystals and beads. Harpstone's family-oriented business provides their customers with quality care, friendliness, and products sure to catch the eye of others. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erin Kaltrider Art and Design, LLC

fine Arts

Hometown: Halethorpe, MD

Erin Kaltrider creates fine art paintings, drawings, prints and photographs depicting the natural world, surreal imagery and people. She teaches acrylic painting at Carroll Community College in Westminster, MD where her artwork has also appeared in local galleries.  

She also created a line of moisturizing lotion bars using natural ingredients. These long lasting bars are made with beeswax, shea butter, almond, coconut oil, Vitamin E oil and essential oils or other fragrance.

Erin welcomes custom orders for her fine art and her lotion bars. In addition to her fine art and lotion bars, she runs a kitchen and bath design company in Baltimore, MD.

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Zivile Kaminskaite / Russian Folk Art Sculpture

misc / mixed media

Hometown: Masphet, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wiwat Kamolpornwijit

Polymer Clay Jewelry

Hometown: Alexandria, VA

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Will Kaplan

Fine Arts

Hometown: Summit, NJ

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John Kara / Kara Wood Designs

wood / functional wood

Hometown: Perryopolis, PA

Artist Website

John Kara, along with his son Eric, creates visually striking decorative and functional woodwork items including trivets, animal sculptures, nativity sets and Christmas trees. All items are made from John’s original designs from a variety of exotic woods such as Red Oak, African Mahogany, Padauk, Walnut and Zebrawood.

John started his business in the early 1990’s making only collapsible baskets. Over time he was inspired to create other decorative items as well as kitchen trivets. The collapsible sculptures can be displayed in 3 D or the pieces can be separated and displayed individually for a panoramic look. The Christmas tree can be taken apart and displayed as individual two dimensional Christmas trees in varying sizes.

Stop by Kara Wood Designs at the next Sugarloaf Crafts Festival and have some fun taking these sculptures apart and putting them back together!

 

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Denise Karbassi / Behind Blue Eyes, LLC

Clothing

Hometown: Rockville, MD

Artist Website

Denise Karbassi hand paints and dyes gorgeous jackets and blazers for women of all shapes and sizes. She studied at the Corcoran School of Art in DC and moved through many artistic mediums before finally deciding to focus on hand-painted women’s clothing and handbags.

Her blazers come in a dozen styles such as Bolero, Brazilian, Boyfriend and Nantucket. She creates  dreamy corals, greens and blue fabrics and embellishes each item with painted symbols of nature.

Women appreciate that her designs are suitable for professional environments but have more pizzazz than traditional business clothing. Her customers include country music professionals, public speakers and business professionals.

Denise puts special attention on creating clothing that fits your unique proportions. She’s especially devoted to making attractive clothing for plus-sized women.

Find your perfect fit and build your collection of high quality style at the next Sugarloaf Crafts Festival! 

Mihira Karra

Fine Arts

Hometown: Vienna, VA

Artist Website

Mihira Karra creates fabric collage art of people, nature scenes, famous figures and pets. She has also done several replicas of impressionist paintings. She found her calling as a portraitist and painter at the age of 12 when she did her first family portraits.

She came from India to the U.S. for grad school in the 1970’s and has worked for the U.S. government as a public health scientist. Her international development work has taken her to many far flung places and inspired her to do more portraits of men, women and children.

Over time, she moved from painting with a brush to painting with fabric. She was motivated to experiment with fabric painting after studying with prominent fabric artist Laura Breitman. On her fabric collage paintings she draws the outline by hand and then glues small pieces of fabric to create the rest of the image.

Her portrait of her son was awarded a prize in the international Art Olympiad in 2015.

James Kasmarek / Wood Duck Nation

Sculpture Collectibles

Hometown: Eau Claire, WI

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Michalene Katzer / Michalene's Soap & Body Products

apothecary

Hometown: Montgomery Village, MD

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diane Kaylor / D.K. Design

Fine Arts

Hometown: Ballston Spa, NY

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Kearns / Kearns & Kang

Fine Arts

Hometown: Herndon, VA

Artist Website

John Kearns is a regional painter of Virginia landscapes. His acrylic paintings are created on either canvas or barn wood, which is quite durable and weather resistant so they’re suitable for hanging outdoors. The acrylic paint sinks into the wood so the image never weathers or fades.

He also paints studies of animals and nature on barn wood. A local furniture maker does all his frames.

John is an award winning muralist who worked in home styling before he started creating for shows. His work has appeared in national and regional magazines He collaborated with designers Chong Kang and Chris McClelland to produce a design book, “Journey Into Design”.

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Gerry & Donna Keener / A Touch Of Glass

jewelry / glass

Hometown: New Holland, PA

Artist Website

Donna and Gerry Keener make original handcrafted glass jewelry with dichroic glass and 22 K gold. Dichroic glass has an amazing shimmering effect due to the light passing through multiple layers. Their pieces are handcut and kiln-fired to at least 1400℉.

Donna earned a BFA at Goshen College in Indiana and started the jewelry making business right away. Her husband and sister work alongside her from their home studio in rural Pennsylvania.

They’re inspired by the peaceful countryside and the surrounding Amish community. When not running their jewelry business, the tend to their miniature donkey, Beau, and their many cats, chickens, geese and Guinea hen.

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Jeremy Keller / EarthFire GreenWare

pottery & ceramics / sculpture

Hometown: Lewisville, OH

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Susan Kellogg / Cimarron Handbags

leather

Hometown: South Glen Falls, NY

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Robert Kelly / R.C. Kelly Woodworks

functional Wood

Hometown: Macon, NC

Tina Kelsey / Tina’s Tiaras

Misc. Accessories

Hometown: Shade, OH

Artist Website

Tina Kelsey wants everyone to know that tiaras are not just for pampered princesses who sit around all day in their pretty dresses. They’re for everyone and anyone who wants to feel uplifted, whether for a special occasion or to lighten the tedium of life’s unpleasant tasks like housecleaning and doctor’s appointments.

Tina’s neighbors in rural Ohio are not at all surprised to see her retrieve her mail or mowing the lawn wearing a tiara.

She started making tiaras as holiday gifts for a few friends. But as soon as they started wearing them around town, her phone was ringing with orders for more tiaras. She’s always happy to make special orders. In between shows, she scouts out the best feathers, beads, flowers and other baubles to make the bling-iest tiaras on the market.

Come by her booth at Sugarloaf Crafts Festivals and find the tiara that’s right for you!

PlayPrettys by Deborah Kennedy

jewelry / glass

Hometown: Bellevue, KY

Deborah Kennedy repurposes silk neckties into unique women’s scarves, bags and accessories. She makes flat scarves, infinity scarves, multi-loop and pendant scarves. She welcomes custom orders and will turn your heirloom ties into a new wearable scarf or keepsake piece.

She chose the name PlayPrettys for her business because it was an expression her mother often used to refer to fun, pretty things her family members bought or made for one another.

The business developed as she looked for ways to repurpose an abundance of discarded ties. Originally she made vests and purses. Repurposing men’s ties runs in her family. Her great grandmother used silk neckties to create an antique crazy quilt.

Ed Kennedy / Ed Kennedy Photography

Photography

Hometown: Long Beach, NY

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John Kerr / Into the Woods

photography

Hometown: Monkton, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sawinee Khamhanphol & R. Seymour / Mod Clothing

Clothing

Hometown: Lexington, SC

Artist Website

A lifelong seamstress, Sawinee Khamhanphol makes stylish dresses, tops, vests, sweaters and ponchos from high quality jersey knit and cotton blend fabrics. Her best selling item is her Jersey Knit Tunic Hoodie.

Shel began sewing in her sister’s tailoring shop in Thailand when she was only 9 years old. She would use leftover fabric scraps to make clothes for her dolls and soon she had a mini business selling doll clothing to her peers. Even at that young age, she already knew she wanted to be a professional clothing designer one day.

As her skills improved, she started designing women’s apparel and in 2007, she launched her first women’s collection. Sawinee prides herself on making elegant clothes which flatter women of all body types.

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Tiffany Kimmet

photography

Hometown: Tiffin, OH

Artist Website

Tiffany Kimmet photographs ordinary things because she believes simple things have a beauty of their own which should be appreciated. She matches each of her photos with a quote from scripture in hopes of encouraging and inspiring others in their day to day challenges.

When she first started her photography business in 2005, she focused on traditional subjects like weddings and babies. But a trip to Tucson, AZ where she fell in love with the architecture, shifted her perspective. Ever since then she’s been on a mission to catch seemingly insignificant and mundane images.

Her best selling photo is The Happy Goat. It’s a picture of a goat with his eyes closed flashing a toothy smile pointed straight at the camera.

Tiffany never expected the photo to have a big impact on people but it’s a universal hit. Many customers have told her looking at this goat picture has helped them get through tough times. There is nothing subtle about what he’s saying and everyone who sees it cracks a smile.

Come say hello at an upcoming Sugarloaf Crafts Festival and maybe go home with your own Happy Goat photograph!

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Heather & Matt King / Turning Green Organic Woodworking

wood / sculpture & collectibles

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Julie Kingsley / Julie Kingsley Designs

Clothing

Hometown: El Granada, CA

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sheko Kirby / Nyeari

jewelry / gold & silver

Hometown: New York, NY

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Diane Kline / Rock-Paper-Scissors

misc / mixed media

Hometown: Honesdale, PA

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sachie Kohlman / Wooden Pencil Company

Fine Arts

Hometown: Alexandria, VA

Artist Website

Suwachi (Sachie, for short) Kohlman is the artist, designer and entrepreneur behind the Wooden Pencil Company, a paper goods business featuring outdoors-themed illustrations made from pieces of vintage maps. Her Idaho state bird and fish prints were featured on the DIY Network’s luxury mountain cabin giveaway in July 2017. The state birds series was also featured in Birds & Blooms Magazine and other outlets.

Her love bird state prints make unique wedding gifts, with birds from each partner’s home state matted side by side. Family and friends can sign the mat surrounding the prints. Sachie takes custom orders, such as artwork made from maps of a particular city or area of a state.

When not handcrafting art prints, Sachie operates a design-consulting company, Goma Design Studio, which helps companies grow their business through effective branding and design.

Richard Kolb and Chris Hildebrandt / Engine-NEW-Ity/Yardbirds

Metal Sculpture & Collectibles

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Artist Website

Richard Kolb and Chris Hildebrandt are father and son artists who turn discarded metal into amusing yard sculptures. Many of their pieces are constructed from car parts, garden tools, bicycle parts and farm tools. The artists use as much recycled and discarded metal in their work as possible.

Their Yardbirds depict all kinds of creatures having fun - a frog gliding down a playground slide with his arms in the air or a long-eared dog riding a motorcycle. Kolb and Hildebrandt infuse an abundance of playfulness and whimsy into each of their characters.

They welcome custom orders too. If you’d like to immortalize a beloved pet in recycled metal, stop by at the next Sugarloaf Crafts Festival and let them know.

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Danny Kong / Danny K.

textiles & fashion design / handbags

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Artist Website

Danny Kong is the creator of the beautiful Danny K tapestry tote bags, purses, backpacks and accessory bags that women love for their perfect mix of fashion and function. Danny K bags have multiple zippered and un-zippered pockets and adjustable straps so they provide maximum functionality and ease to the wearer. He hand cuts the fabric for each bag to showcase the beauty of the tapestry pattern.

Before he came to the U.S., Danny worked in his family’s shoemaking business in Thailand while he was in college. After moving to Los Angeles, he worked for an interior design agency. When he came across a stray piece of elegant Italian tapestry, he took it home and turned it into a stylish tote bag and immediately sold it at a friend’s farmer’s market stall. Soon, he set up his own booth and started attracting fans. Today he has satisfied customers in all 50 states.

Vladislav Korolev / Lightdents

Mixed Media

Hometown: Palisades Park, NJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Kostiw / Babunya’s Gourmet

Specialty Foods

Hometown: Gouldsboro, PA

Artist Website

Babunya’s Gourmet Spices features the delicious culinary seasonings of Thomas Kostiw’s mother, Janina Kostiw. Although Janina has passed away, she lives on through her spectacular seasoning blends which made her a much sought after cook throughout her life.

She was born in western Ukraine, she lived most of her life in Brazil and later the United States. For many years, she was a stay-at-home mom who spoiled her children with her fabulous cooking skills. She got her first job outside the home at Antique Furniture Store in New York’s Greenwich Village.

One Thanksgiving, her employers were hosting a special guest and needed a talented chef on short notice. Babunya agreed to cook for them. Little did she know that the special guest was none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis! Jackie O. was delighted with her cooking and asked if she might also hire Babunya in the future. You can guess what she said!

Thomas noticed that his mother used her blended gourmet spices in every dish she made and made it a point to learn the recipe. Whenever he cooked for friends or co-workers, people would ask for his gourmet spice recipes.

In January 2009, he rolled out the first batch of Babunya’s Gourmet Spices with his mother’s photograph on the bottle. For a while, Babunya would accompany Thomas to shows, pose for pictures and autograph spice bottles.

Babunya’s spices are made without any gluten, MSG, preservatives or additives. Thomas likes to say Babunya’s Gourmet Spice is “Great for Anything That Walks, Swims or Flies, Game or Tame, It’s All the Same!”

 

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Jamie Kozlowski / Wizard of Clay

pottery & ceramics

Hometown: Bloomfield, NY

Wizard of Clay Pottery is made by the father-son team of Jim and Jamie Kozlowski and other artisans working in their Bloomfield, NY studio. The pair uses over 100,000 pounds of clay each year making wheel-thrown functional stoneware for the kitchen, bath, garden and household.

Many of their pieces are emblazoned with their trademarked Bristoleaf pattern, created using freshly picked leaves from the Bristol Hills surrounding their workshop. The leaves are pressed onto the clay before firing and burn off in the kiln, creating a leafy silhouette in the final design.

The father and son have worked together since 1994, complementing and fueling each other’s creative spirits.

Diana Koziupa / Artemis Studios

Glass - Mixed Media

Hometown: Perkasie, PA

Diana Koziupa crafts elegant glass and stainless steel utensils and accessories. She calls it “jewelry for the home”. Her collection includes colorful, iridescent serving spoons, forks, cheese knives and trays, bottle openers and coffee and tea accessories.

She has been fascinated by glass since she was a child but in adulthood she followed her mother’s advice and secured a traditional job instead of pursuing an artistic career.

When she turned 40, she decided it was time to make the leap and pursue her calling. She went to school to learn glass blowing and has never regretted her decision.

One of her ornaments even hung on the Clinton White House Christmas tree.

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Stacey Krantz / In Bloom Jewelry

jewelry / gold & silver

Hometown: Braddock Heights, MD

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David Kreider / KreiderArt

Fine Arts

Hometown: Harrisonburg, VA

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Jerry Kreider / Claywood Creations

wood / sculpture & collectibles

Hometown: Columbia City, IN

Jerry Krider creates intricate wooden sculptures and puzzles using dozens of domestic and exotic woods. His general sculpture collection includes cats, dogs, birds, Canada geese, penguins and trees. He also makes religious and holiday-themed items like turkeys, pilgrims, pumpkins, nativity scenes and Christmas ornaments. He finishes each item with a layer of clear lacquer, leaving the woods natural color still visible.

His signature items are his wooden puzzle sculptures which often include 3 or more contrasting woods.

He began wood crafting as a hobby, making gifts for family members and selling items to raise money at the church bazaar. Before long, he progressed to drawing his own patterns and experimenting with exotic woods to enhance his sculptures.

He works out of his rural Indiana garage workshop, assisted by his wife, Ann, who does sanding and finishing.

Heather Kremen / Green Infiniti

Blown Glass

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Artist Website

Heather Kremen has studied with many prominent artists in the U.S. and internationally working in different mediums and expanding her artistic abilities. She learned the basics of glassblowing at Crystal Forge Glass Studio in Omaha, NE and continued her studies at Foci, Minnesota’s Center for Glass Art, the Tokyo Glass Arts Institute and the Corning Museum of Glass.

Heather started Green Infiniti, her glass art retail business in 2012.

She has found artistic inspiration in the many beautiful tapestries and rug patterns she’s seen in her travels. Inspired by these designs, she crafts intricately patterned Roll Up bowls using glass blowing techniques on previously fused glass plates.

Dani Kristich

Fine Arts

Hometown: Churchville, PA

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Gael Kronenberger and Dave Connors / Green Silver

Accessories

Hometown: Bolton, CT

Artist Website

Gael developed an interest in fabrics while working in her parents textile business. She was inspired to start her own scarf-making business in 2011 after admiring a scarf her daughter bought from Europe.

She creates ‘pendant scarves’ - soft fabric scarves with pendants incorporated in the design. The pendants are cut from polished recycled steel, aka known as green silver. Thus, the name of her business. Some pendant designs include natural stones and bamboo fabric as well. Customers can choose any scarf/pendant combination.

Her scarves add a classy touch to any outfit. Stop by her booth at an upcoming Sugarloaf Crafts Festival and sample some of the infinite choices in pendant scarves.

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Alex Kuhn / Alex Kuhn Art

Fine Arts

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Artist Website

 

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Mark Kuzio / IKEBANA WARE

pottery & ceramics

Hometown: Belfast, ME

Artist Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Carole Kyle / Carole Kyle Handbags

textiles & fashion design / handbags

Hometown: Hatboro, PA

Artist Website