Cape Gazette

Delaware By Hand holds Lewes exhibtion

Jun 03, 2013
Photos by: Deny Howeth

Kay Mura, a potter from Hawaii, and Roy Fitzgerald, Lewes resident and wood sculptor, view Peter Saenger's porcelain from Newark during the Delaware By Hand Members’ Day Show in Zwaanendael Park May 25.

Delaware By Hand is the artist membership of the Biggs Museum, an identifiable Delaware community of artists of all media centered at The Member’s Day Show is one of two major sales organized for this membership annually, the second is in November at the Biggs Museum in Dover. The museum also hosts Delaware By Hand feature exhibitions, educational programs and a gift store with a rotating inventory.

Officials believe this Member’s Day Show was easily the best attended in the years it has been organized within Zwaanendael Park, with well over 2,000 visitors. They hosted a record 46 vendors and have had many reports that they did better at this show this week than in any other year.

Arden Bardol, a Dover jeweler, describes her jewelry and every object's connection to events in people's lives.
Celeste Kelly of Newark creates unique mosaic birdbaths, benches and garden sculptures made to enhance a garden, patio or deck.
Rich Stevenson, A Dyeing Breed, of Milton creates 100 percent organic cotton fare sewn and grown in the USA, tie died shirts, socks and onesies.
Noreen Taylor of Dover uses a stencil to create a style of painting called Theorem, an early American technique used in the early 1800's.
At the Delaware By Hand members’ show, Jennifer Nelson of Home Sweet by Hand studio in Greenwood, describes her colorfast technique for her block printed fabrics which she incorporates into lamps, pillows and other home goods.
Caroline Sudin visits the Merr Institute tent and learns about a whale vertabrae
Linda Chatfield of Wyoming creates a pastel of a young girl.
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