Allegany Artisans Studio Tour 2012
October 13 & 14, 2012 - Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm
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All of these artisan name links, take you to the artist info on this page.
"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
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.
"StoneFlowerPottery" & Tin. With a series of jigs, tin cans morph into switch plate covers in single or double size. My scissors and hammers turn cans and trays into wall art - mostly chickens and roosters but with whimsy being the only constant. Call for appointment throughout the year for pottery or tinwork.
Elaine Hardman, 3180 Riverside Drive, Wellsville, NY 14895
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.
"Orlando Forge" - Forged steel, functional and artistic pieces for the home or garden. Knitted hats, gloves, purses, sweaters, vests. Tin can art objects.
Charles Orlando, 5456A Ackerman Hill Road, P.O. Box 37, Belmont, NY 14813
Directions: From traffic light in Belmont, turn onto South St. About 6/10 of a mile past the old school building, turn right on Ackerman Hill Rd. The studio driveway is on the right, approximately one mile up the road at crest of a steep incline. It is the first Y intersection on the road. Signs will be located at key points.
"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
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.