Allegany Artisans Studio Tour 2014

October 18 & 19, 2014 - Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm

Metal Work

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Bill Banker, Elaine Hardman, Charles Orlando, Glenn Zweygardt

Bill Banker

"Sundance Forge" - Traditional forging techniques are used to produce artistic and functional iron work. Commissions including design service are welcome. Works include original designs, interpretations or clients’ themes. Typical items are hooks, bells, candle stands, fireplace sets and garden treasures.
Bill Banker, 58 Main Street, Almond, NY 14804
(607) 276-6956
Directions: 58 Main Street, next to Mulheisen's Restaurant – Large yellow house. On I86 (Route 17) take Exit 33 to Route 21 South (right turn) 1/2 mile, house is on left.

Elaine Hardman

"StoneFlowerPottery" & Tin. While I’m a potter at heart, my mixed media and Tin Can Folk Art has continued to grow. Stop by to see chickens, flowers and crazy teapots. Refreshments and conversation. Stop by our studio
Elaine Hardman, 3180 Riverside Drive, Wellsville, NY 14895
(585) 808-0385
Directions: Riverside Drive is State Route 19 between Wellsville and Scio. Large gray house with porch and black shutters. Please come in the side door near garage. 2 steps inside.

Charles Orlando

"Orlando Forge Metal & Fiber Studio" - In January, Charley Orlando died while Betsy held his hand and silence wrapped around them. It was a sudden and terrible loss for his family, friends, students and the broad communities of Allegany County, the John C Campbell Folk School and more. Charley’s anvil is silent, his needles no longer knit, his tin cans are abandoned, his wisdom now come to us from our memories.

Glenn Zweygardt

"Zweygardt Sculpture" - My large sculpture is made for the outdoors, public and private spaces. My medium sculpture is suitable for your gardens, home and workplaces as are my small collectible pieces. Steel, bonze, glass and stone are all used as media.
Glenn Zweygardt, 5152 State Route 21, Alfred Station, NY 14803
(607) 478–8869
Directions: 5125 State Route 21, Alfred Station is about half way between Alfred Station and Andover. Large sculpture is outside on the south lawn, very visible from the highway.