The Artisans Tent at the Zoar Harvest Festival - July 30th & 31st, 2022
Laurel Dabbs - decoys - The Artisans Tent at Zoar - Ohio folk art show

Laurel Dabbs – Decoys

Laurel Dabbs Laurel Dabbs will be one of the great artisans at the Zoar Harvest Festival.  You can see Laurel and other amazing artists at the Artisans Tent at Zoar.  Crudely fashioned or exquisitely detailed, decoys provided a means of luring migratory waterfowl close enough to be an important staple in the diet of the […]

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Scott Smith - cabinetmaker - The Artisans Tent at the Zoar Harvest Festival

Scott Smith – Cabinetmaker

Scott Smith Scott Smithn spent most of my working life building bridges, I am a third generation house carpenter and cabinetmaker. After retiring, I set up a woodworking shop and began making furniture pieces that were popular in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, eventually specializing in hanging cabinets. Although I am inspired by […]

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Mary Calehuff - Nodders - Will be at The Artisans Tent at the Zoar Harvest Festival

Mary Calehuff – Nodders

Mary Calehuff – Nodders I had been a collector of antique toys when I discovered and purchased my first nodder. It was a small white horse that enthusiastically nodded yes to me when I gently touched its head. I fell in love with him then and have been hooked on nodders ever since. In pursuit […]

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Tom & Carole Bognar – Decorative Gourd Pottery

Tom & Carole Bognar Twenty five years ago we combined our love of history and art degrees to create the world’s oldest form of pottery – that made from gourds. Being self taught on this journey, we translate our natural surroundings and historical influences from artists of the past, decorative arts and the seasons into […]

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Marta Urban - Frakturs - The Artisans Tent at Zoar Ohio

Marta Urban – Frakturs

Marta Urban Marta has held a fascination with art and hand lettering from an early age. At age 12, she taught herself calligraphy and later worked as a commercial artist while still in high school. Although not pursuing fine arts in college, she knew that her interest in hand lettering would continue to grow and […]

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Joan Berkey - oil paintings - Zoar Harvest Festival

Joan Berkey – Oil Paintings

About Joan Berkey I am a folk artist, specializing in small oil paintings that depict what America’s towns, villages, and farms looked like in the 18th and 19th centuries. I call them historic townscapes and historic farmscapes. I am a professional architectural historian who learned folk art from my mother many years ago and I […]

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Peggy Taylor - Loom Hall Fiber Arts

Peggy Taylor – Hand Woven Textiles

Peggy Taylor Peggy Taylor creates handwoven textiles in the early manner, inspired by those of the 18th century, using wool, linen, and cotton and historic weaving drafts. She researches historic textiles and weaves on looms similar to those in use 200 years ago in this country. Her business name, Loom Hall, comes from the ancestral […]

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Steve Hazlett - weathervanes - whirligigs and trade signs

Steve Hazlett – Whirligigs & Trade Signs

About Steve Hazlett Weathervanes, whirligigs and trade signs are as varied as the subject matter they represent. One hundred plus year old heart pine salvaged from out buildings and barns built during the 19th century from the upstate New York area are used in creating my work. I also incorporate antique copper, tin and iron […]

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The Artisans Tent at Zoar

Susan Skinner – S & J Pottery

Susan Skinner – SJ Pottery SJ Pottery LLC is a limited production studio producing traditionally inspired redware, mocha, salt glazed pottery and whatever else catches our fancy. With every piece we strive to combine aesthetics, craftsmanship and function. We do not run from the words craft or craftsmanship. But strive to earn these well established historical […]

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Jennifer Frantz - Floor Cloths - Artisans Tent at Zoar Ohio

Jennifer Frantz – Floorcloths

Jennifer Frantz Jennifer Frantz is an artist who believes art should be seen as well as used – visually apparent and appealing on a daily basis. Art historically documents our past, particularly during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Ms. Frantz’s love of art – particularly folk art that is functional by design, lead to the […]

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