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Grant awarded to local student

Valley Artisans Market is thrilled to present a $100 grant to Norah Moses of Greenwich High School who will be attending SUNY Adirondack this fall. Every year, the Market awards money to a senior with outstanding ability in art, who plans to major in art and to earn a fine arts degree. We hope to have some of Norah’s work on display at VAM this summer. Stay tuned. And congratulations Norah!

One line of thread

Leslie Fuller’s new line of greeting cards carry on her tradition of using one line of uninterrupted thread in her artwork; she uses many different scraps of fabric and then connects them together in a pleasing way with a single line of uncut thread. While you may know her as a quilter and cloth artist, as well as for her beaded jewelry, her talents are wide-reaching. For instance, did you know that she is a makeup artist and has worked on many movies and television shows, including Orange Is The New Black?!Screen Shot 2016-07-01 at 4.08.35 PM

New work by CJ Lyttle

Woodworker CJ Lyttle, of Greenwich, NY, carves birds with amazing detail and accuracy, then displays them on branches and in nests. Each one exudes its own unique personality and charm. Showing that same eye for individualism, CJ has expanded his woodworking skills into creating kitchen utensils. Made of cherry wood and treated with walnut oil, each one has just a hint of whimsy. We bet you will smile every time you flip a pancake or toss a salad. DSCN9393

Grant to be awarded to local graduating senior

Valley Artisans Market is pleased to present a $100 grant to a graduating senior with outstanding ability in art, who plans to major in art and to earn a fine arts degree. Valley Artisans draws its members from towns throughout the Cambridge Valley area, and each year it presents this award to a qualified young artist from one of these towns. The name of this year’s recipient will be released at Commencement.

Looking for Artists!

Valley Artisans Market is looking for artists specializing in silversmith jewelry and watercolor.  We encourage you to apply to become a working member in all media, but especially these two. Membership includes working two shifts per month at the market and serving on a committee. There are no monthly fees and you receive 75% commission on your sales! Drop by the market to pick up an application or download it here.

Calling all artists!!! Open to Public entries!

What: “FLIGHT” theme show
When: MAY 6 – 31, 2016
Where: Valley Artisans Market’s “Small Gallery”
25 East Main Street (Rte 372) Cambridge, NY 12816
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 7, 3 – 5 pm

VAM has scheduled our yearly theme show, which is based on FLIGHT. The event is open to the public. To submit art work for this show, the artist must drop off the actual work on May 3rd and 4th during gallery hours: 10 am-5 pm. (No emails or photos of work will be considered.) If multiple pieces are submitted, only one may be chosen due to lack of space.) Work that is not sold must be picked up June 1st.

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