Local artisans invite the public for NH Open Doors
For the 11th year, the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen is hosting NH Open Doors, a weekend of open studios across the state, on Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 5-6.
Visitors are invited to join the Passport Contest – visit five locations and qualify for prizes. For information, maps and hours, visit nhopendoors.com.
Here are local artists and craftsmen planning to participate:
? Creative Venture Gallery, 28-1 Route 101A; 672-2500; creativeventure
There will be demonstrations throughout the weekend. Open Saturday, 10-4; Sunday, noon-4.
? Mudworks Pottery
Pamela Nowell, 5 Stearns Road; 620-9133; pam
Handmade pottery, functional and whimsical. Offers classes.
? White Birch Fine Art
Elaine Farmer, 20 Brook Road; 801-0703; email@example.com
Traditional oil painting, land and seascapes and experimental. Also commission pieces. Open 10-4.
? Kaleidoscope Glass
Donna Joyce-Solomon; 135 Route 101A Unit 4; 930-7441; firstname.lastname@example.org
Stained glass studio, jewel boxes, sun catchers, windows and more. Open Saturday, 11-5; Sunday, 11-4.
? M&C Clothing and Gifts
Karen Goddard, 135 Route 101A; 886-6727; email@example.com
N.H. and locally crafted items. Open Saturday, 9-7; Sunday, 11-5
? Luci Lesmerises, 12 Hersey St.; 668-0816;
Oil and pastel paintings, prints and note cards. Open Saturday, 10-4; Sunday, 11-3.
? Hollis Arts Society at Lawrence Barn Community Center
28 Depot Road; 1-978-597-5749; studiomvm@
27 artisans. Open Saturday, 9:30-4.
? Previte Gallery
Stephen Previte, 122 Silver Lake Road; 465-2647; firstname.lastname@example.org
Oil paintings, mainly landscape. Accepts students.
? Wild Salamander
Kathleen Morgan; 30 Ash St.; 465-9453; KCM@wild
120 students enrolled in classes. Open Saturday, 9:30-4:30; Sunday, 10-3:30
? The Frame Depot, Paulette Brofitt; 227-2 Union Square; 673-2936, email@example.com.
Original artwork and prints, full-service custom frame shop. Several artists will be present. Open 11-4.
? Turnwood Fine Art
William Turner, 569 North River Road; 673-3782; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oil paintings with a unique twist in the realist genre – florals to distressed vehicles. Open 10-4:30.
? Rita’s Original Jewelry-Cowboy Creations-The Gilded Lily
Three artists: Rita, Christine and Mary Jo Teddar
70 Salisbury Road; 654-7670.
Custommade glass and natural stone jewelry; quilted and barn wood products; silk floral arrangements and wooden boxes. Open Saturday, 10-5; Sunday, 10-12.
? Salon Studio 100
Judith Power-Briske; 100 North Main St.; 673-5416; email@example.com
Paintings in oil, pastels and watercolor. Saturday, 9:30-4; Sunday, 10:30-3
? Mont Vernon Artisans
Town Hall and Fire Station, 1 South Main St.; 672-9648; firstname.lastname@example.org
19 artists and artisan. Open 10-4.
? Joan Tierney, 123 Abbott Hill Acres, 654-6072; email@example.com
Acrylic and watercolor paintings, cards, prints and miniatures. Open 10-5.
? Ladybead and Rook, 29 Howard St.; 654-2805.
Beads for all crafting needs, findings, tools and books. Open Saturday, 9-5:30; Sunday, 9-4.
? Sussy-Rose Shields Jewelry Studio, 35 Howard St.; 654-5310; www.sussyroseshields.com.
Metal crafted jewelry by Shields and her students. Open 10-4.
? The Silver Branch, Melanie Chouinard; 29 Howard St.; 325-1365; info@TheSilverBranch.com.
Handcrafted whimsical creations – faeries, dragons, gnomes and more. Open 9-5.
? Oak Leaves Studio, William J. Schnute. 19 Frye Mill Road; 654-7543.
High relief woodcarving, free standing and mounted sculptures. Open Saturday, 10-5; Sunday, noon-5.
? Stoneware Candle Houses
M.L. Yonika, 39 Main St.; 801-0950; firstname.lastname@example.org
Working studio and showroom. Will be joined by Carolyn Wright, felting, and Nancy Adams, fabric scarves and pins. Open 9-4.
– JESSIE SALISBURY