2020 South Haven Art Fair

Updated: Nov 5, 2020

2020 will go down in history as one of the most extraordinary times of this century. Here, the South Haven Center for the Arts features the works of the more than 100 artists chosen to exhibit their work at the 2020 South Haven Art Fair, which was not possible to hold this year due to Michigan lockdowns, which included large events. Scroll down to see ceramics, drawing, fiber arts, glass, 2D and 3D mixed media, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and wood. Please click the links to see additional work of this group of talented artists. Congratulations to all the artists that were juried into this year's fair!



Functional and Decorative Clay


Kelly Lyons and John Lucassian, Rochester Hills, Michigan

Lucky Bunny Arts

Wheel-thrown ceramic tumblers with hand-painted, layered glazes






Tumblers




Kathy Veverka, Coloma, Michigan

Spring Flower Pottery

Wheel-thrown and hand-sculpted stoneware











Calla Lily Teapot




Julie Devers, Gobles, Michigan

Newgrange Pottery

Unique wood-fired pieces and traditionally-produced glazed stoneware









Bowl With Handle




Kyoko Magari-Ball, South Bend, Indiana

Fire Arts, Inc.

Hand-thrown and slab-constructed functional and decorative ceramics inspired by the Japanese style







Tea Bowl




Hope Wallace, Van Wert, Ohio

Hope Makes Art

One of a kind, hand-carved, sculptural and functional stoneware items, including glazed and fired pond fountains, bird feeders, bee feeders, wall plaques, toad homes, planters, and totems








Toad Abode




Scott Obernberger, Racine, Wisconsin

Twice Baked Pottery

Wheel-thrown or hand-built functional stoneware, often carved, and glazed in various colors







Patchwork Bowl




Kyle Carpenter, Asheville, North Carolina

Green Thumb Pottery

Half wheel-thrown and half hand-built water fountains and planters for indoor outdoor use

















Mushroom Stump Waterfall




Jan Sadowski, Howell, Michigan

terraforms

Hand-built or wheel-thrown high fired pottery








Ceramic Serving Plates




Stan Baker, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Highers Pottery Studio

Wheel-thrown and hand-carved stoneware with underglaze brushwork in cobalt blues and copper greens with with copper flash raku









World Globes




Jason Parsley, Cincinnati, Ohio

Parsley Pottery

Hand-thrown and hand-decorated stoneware using a glaze trailing technique to create a 3D effect





Annuals Nouveau Vessel




Barry Braun, Grass Lake, Michigan

Swallowtail Pottery

Traditional wheel-thrown and hand-built functional table and bakeware for home use




Popover Pan




Thomas and Sarah Gelsanliter, Milan, Michigan

One Acre Ceramics

Hand-crafted stoneware tiles and pottery with intricate carved designs glazed in multiple colors. Tiles and ornaments are pressed while pottery is wheel-thrown and assembled.




Wall Vases



Drawing



Brian McKelvey and Lyle Van Amburg, St. Johns, Michigan

pubsOf

Pen and ink, hand-drawn artwork in the pop art genre on Crescent watercolor board with a watercolor wash. Roughly 250 hours spent on each original scene, which is researched in the actual town.


Pubs of West Lafayette




Stan Piepenburg, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Stan Piepenburg Art

Created with various colors of ink applied with pen and brush to form a spacious image of contrast and serenity





Morning Mist




John Stoeckley, Louisiana, Missouri

stoeckley.com

Pen and ink drawings with watercolor of colleges and universities throughout the Midwest






Lake Forest College




Richard Gullett, Rudolph, Ohio

Dark Designs

Classified as pen and ink—better known as Doodles on Steroids—these highly-detailed, labor intensive, unique fine-line images are based mostly on mythology and composed of numerous Dark Designs hidden within











Alice



Fiber


Michele Marion, Sand Lake, Michigan

Northwoods Weavers Studio

Handwoven rugs and table runners made from materials like alpaca wool and upholstery salvaged from textile mills. Pieces are woven using original rug weaving Union looms dating from1898.













Runner




Philippe Laine, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Silk du Jour

100% original, hand-painted silk decorative items











Blue Heron 2019




Natalya Hrecznyj, Livonia, Michigan

Key to Style

Hand-stitched, hand-tooled original designs.100% handmade bags, bracelets, key chains, wallets, notebooks, bags, purses, and other items





Leather Box




Judith Brook, Three Rivers, Michigan

Moondance Fiber Art

Art of original design to use and wear: clothing, headwear, scarves, colorful woven rugs, knit, hand-woven, crochet, and felted items using exotic yarns and fibers, beads, feathers, vintage lace, and buttons








Freeform Crochet Wrap




Anna Algers & Monika LeVan, Montgomery, Ohio

Mo & Me Designs

Original designs and patterns made from high quality cotton. Items are hand-cut, serged, and hand-sewn or standard-machined in small batches.




Sunglasses Holders




Mary Bradshaw, Grand Rapids, Michigan

StitchedByMary

Baskets are made from rope-wrapped strips of fabric to form each basket of original design






Fabric Coiled Tote




Amos Amit, Los Angeles, California

Batik by Amit

Finely-detailed original Batiks, designed using an Egyptian cotton hot wax and dye process








Mt. High



Glass



Alan Sievers, Batavia, Illinois

Sievers Stained Glass

Contemporary stained glass in the copper foil technique with sculptural or layered elements and various metal and glass materials











Multi Grid




Mark Wagar, Riga, Michigan

Wagar Glass

Hand-blown glass made from hard yet fragile industrial materials









Powder Frit Offset




Garrett Wheeler, Toledo, Ohio

Garrett Wheeler Glass

Hand-blown functional and decorate glass














Blue Green Earthtone Bowl and Platter




Jennie DeWitt, Hastings, Michigan

Jenill Studios

Functional works of art created using the same methods as the “Old Masters of Glass”













By the Sea




Sheron Davis, Decatur, Georgia

Earth Spirit Art and Glass

Original fused glass designs using the copper foil method and two to four layers of glass, many containing natural items for added interest and dimension








Glass Dance



Ed Martin, Springfield, Illinois

Martin Fine Art

Layered mosaics of original design made from dicroic glass that is fused and slumped into custom molds, then framed with handmade glass frames and mounted into shadowboxes



Untitled





Kathleen Standard, Three Rivers, Michigan

Tree of Life

Original stained glass windows and garden art pieces made with the Tiffany copper foil technique










Mystical Maiden Dreamcatcher



Mixed Media (2D)



Jason Rodriguez and Heather Dickens, Metairie, Louisiana

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Mulitple layers of materials ranging from acrylic paint, inks, spray paint, and digital collages made on gallery-wrapped canvas and artist wood panels.






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