Margarita Castillo-Bernard — a character designer — specializes in characters with an unconventional twist. Using her experience with motion picture special effects artistry and professional toy prototype development, she manipulates polymer clays and resins which sets her work apart from many. See her work in person at the Los Altos Rotary Fine Art in the Park […]
Jima and Carlie Abbott gravitate toward circular, flowing designs in their mixed metal jewelry pieces, often favoring copper, gold, abalone and pearl. The couple has presented their soothing works at the Los Altos Rotary Fine Art in the Park show for more than 20 years! Please come see them at Booth #115 this year. You can […]
Richard and Shelie McCall create magnificent Santa dolls from their home in Marin County California. Richard creates the forms: sturdy, freestanding wood-and-metal armatures. Shelie sculpts Santa’s polymer-clay head, hands and face, as well as the fabric costumes with a vintage feel. See their designs at: http://www.stonesoupsantas.com/ They will be at Booth #315 at the Los Altos […]
Michele Yamaguma creates mixed media collages using Japanese washi, art papers, leaves, bamboo, paint, and threads. These original pieces have traditional themes with a contemporary touch. Each original piece involves many steps using origami (paper folding), kirigami (paper cutting), or chigiri-e (torn paper). All natural elements such as bamboo and leaves are real and preserved with acrylic colors. Paint strokes add […]
Combining architectural elements and repurposed wood from barns and other structures allows Jim to create truly one of a kind tables, wine cabinets, display cases and pedestals which won’t be found anywhere else. Jim enjoys recapturing the past and retain the history through his creations. Visit Jim at booth #114 or his website.
Hannie Goldwicht’s work celebrates her love of mixing materials to create beauty “My childhood in Costa Rica had a tremendous influence and it comes through with my love of natural materials and organic design. It was on a trip to Argentina that I first came across pine needle basketry and began learning the technique from […]
Michele Yamaguma creates mixed media collages using Japanese washi, art papers, leaves, bamboo, paint, and threads. These original pieces have traditional themes with a contemporary touch. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michele doodled her way into graphic arts as a college major. Her extensive travels, the environment, and the mood she wishes to evoke are […]