Holiday Arts Fair this Saturday (Vendor Feature)

Posted on November 16, 2015, in Events

The General McLane Foundation’s 9th Annual Holiday Arts Fair is quickly approaching.

This year’s event will be held Saturday, November 21, at General McLane High School and runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

More than 100 vendors will be in attendance, including nearly 20 new vendors. Ceramics, framed glass, paintings, pottery, wood and recycled items and jewelry as well as quilted, croched, stitched and sewn items are among the many crafts that will be available. Here is a sneak-peak of just some of the vendors that will be attendance on Saturday!


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The Summit Potter’s, Gina Scarpino, has been creating pottery for almost 20 years. She was educated solely through the Erie Art Museum & digital workshops and likes producing functional, high-fire ware.

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Christine Salva Arts’s Christine Salva is a dot art painter that has created painted, acrylic abstract dot designs since 2012. She will be holding a participating artist exhibition at Glass Growers Gallery in 2016. In addition, Salva recently had her rain barrel design selected as one of 50 artist designs chosen for the 2016 “Don’t Give Up the Drip” Community Rain Barrel Project to be displayed in summer 2016.

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Watercolor artist Kim Kloecker creates watercolor print designs. Her work encompasses rural countrysides, waterfronts and everything in between. She has won numerous awards, including the “Best of Painting Award” and “Best of Show” at the Erie Panorama Summer Arts Festival; Erie’s MS Regatta Featured Artist and Best of Show for the Colors of Music Erie Philharmonic / Erie Art Museum.

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Nicole’s Natural Notions by Nicole Varee features all natural, homemade, gluten free products. Her products range from lip balm to hand sanitizers to bug sprays and sunscreens.


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Jubilee Creations, by Joyce Horton, features one-of-a-kind beaded jewelry, using various semi-precious stones, glass, crystal, porcelain, acrylic and various metals. In addition, they also make crocheted necklaces in many beautiful colors that are light-weight to wear. Joyce and her daughter-in-law, Erin, have been making jewelry together for the last few years as a way to bond and enjoy time together.

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Boro Bowtique, by Amanda Zindel and Lora Miller, features children accessories that add some glitter and glam. Each bow is hand-sewn with sealed ribbons and a fun embellishment. All of the necklaces are designed and strung to add sparkle for everyday and special occasions. The mom-daughter duo also take custom orders.

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Busy Body Bags, by Peggy Hardest, features handmade purses for every style!

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Anne Delaney, creates different types of photography and alcohol ink tiles for any style.