The 2016 Envisionfest Marketplace in Bushnell Park features the following artists and local makers; additional merchants will be announced.
The finest hand-crafted magic wands available in the world are made by OrchardWorks. A lathe is never used – every piece is meticulously shaped and finished. Over 80 different wood species from all over the world are offered, and OrchardWorks custom designs wands for thousands of happy customers all over the world.
Christina Nieves works as a guitarist and an artist, and her talent and passion for both can be seen in each unique piece she crafts using new and recycled guitar strings: bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings, key-chains and more.
Dreamcatchers in a multitude of colors, each one charmed to focus on very special dreams.
Second Chance Chic
Original art creations on wood, apparel and more.
Fresh, made-from-scratch products for skin care: bar and liquid soaps, hand, body and face lotions, sugar scrubs, lip balms, bath bombs, body butters and more.
“I am drawn to designs that jingle-jangle, with lots of flowing layers. The beads themselves tend to dictate the design based on color or texture or the sound they make when they clack against the others.” Nicki’s handmade beaded jewelry features unique, often one-of-a-kind pieces in a variety of materials
Cathy Reeve and has been making books and boxes, and other book related items for over 10 years. Cathy started studying the craft of bookbinding to learn how to repair and restore books she collected, but soon started making her own creations. Traditional bookbinding techniques are used in making all items, made from a range of materials including leather, paper, bookcloth, and decorative paper. Greystone Bookworks is based in Shelton, Connecticut.
Handmade bracelets, earrings, necklaces, wine charms and gifts.
Original art, made in CT.
Silkscreen prints on paper and clothing, as well as paintings and drawings that are inspired by life sciences and nature.
Recycled clothing, accessories, jewelry and more featuring Dia de los Muertos designs and others. All handmade.