Exhibition Dates: May 3 – June 29th
First Friday Art Walk Receptions
May 3rd, 5-8pm Opening Reception with jazz pianist Sonja Florman
June 7th 5-8pm Musical guest Owen Kennedy from Pineland Fiddlers
NUPTIALS: ADORNMENT FOR A NEW AGE
Maine Craft Portland unveils an alternative bridal show not to be missed! Over 20 craft artists have created one-of-a-kind ceremonial adornment, accessories, and jewelry that embody new ideas to present bridal with a twist!
This 2-month long exhibit will showcase unique offerings for the discerning contemporary looking to get hitched in distinctive true to you style. How about matching hand stamped leather belts, lovers’ knot bracelets, or a silk skived unisex Kurta? These dazzling, ready to wear pieces, like all offerings at the Maine Craft Portland retail gallery were handcrafted by talented Maine-based craft artists.
EXHIBITING MAINE CRAFTS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS
Katrina Kelley- Amphitrite Studio
Lizz Berry- The Wild Textile
Jody Halliday- Jody Halliday Wearable Art
Roxi Suger- Angelrox
Laura Fuller- Laura Fuller Glass
J.M. Syron and Bonnie Bishoff
Hannah Tarkinson – Ponomo Style
Michelle Provencal- Thirdlee & Co
Jaime Wing- Printmaker
Erica Schlueter- Bent Metal
Cathy Heinz – Cathy Heinz Designs
Suzanne Anderson – Yikes Studio Enamels
JE Paterak – Bloom Studio
Tina Dinsmore – Tina Dinsmore Fine Jewelry
Danielle Gerber – DMG Designs
Emily Percival – Emily Percival Jewelry
Christine Peters – Christine Peters Jewelry
Aimee Starr – Deep with Dreams
Ebenezer Akakpo – Akakpo & Co
Maria Wolff – M Wolff Jewelry
Emily Diaz Norton Ceramics
The Honey Exchange
We open this show on First Friday’s Art Walk with the romantic talents of the lovely jazz pianist, Sonja Florman, at Maine Craft Portland, 5-8pm, 521 Congress Street, Portland, ME, 04101.
CUSTOM DESIGN JEWELRY CONSULTATION DAY: MAY 11TH
Also join us on our Custom Design Jewelry Consultation Day where you can meet with select Maine fine craft jewelers to create your own exclusive design. This event is one day only, May 11th, 12pm-4pm. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to reset your treasured stones into something new just in time for wedding season and summer festivities! Email Maria@mainecrafts.org to reserve your spot for this free consultation!
CONSULTATION DAY JEWELERS
with special guest Tim Quinn, Professional Gemstone and Jewelry Appraiser from Springer’s Jewelers.