Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival

Heritage Arts

Be delighted by demonstrations of traditional skills in the Heritage Arts area. A favorite of festival-goers, The Heritage Arts area provides an authentic setting for craftspeople from around the country to demonstrate such arts as blacksmithing, engraving, spinning, weaving and other skills.

2014 Heritage Artists

1. John C. Weyer
Sperry, Iowa–Carved & Turned Wooden Kitchen Tools

2. Byron Lawrence
Jacksonville, Florida–Woodcarver & Sculptor

3. John McDevitt
Havana, Florida–Musical Instrument Maker

4. Jim McGie
Athens, Tennessee–Chairmaker & Hand Tool Woodworking

5. Ben Twingley
Pensacola, Florida–Pottery

6. Alice Cappa
Monticello, Florida–Handwoven Wearable & Accessories in Natural Fibers

7. Jeff Mohr
Crawfordville, Florida– Blacksmithing & Broom Making

8. Ted Elder
Crystal River, Florida– Traditional Hammered Metal

9. Jeff Spade
Pensacola, Florida-Reverse Glass Painting on Old Windows

10. Allison Bohorfoush
Birmingham, Alabama–Hand Chiseled, Reposed Copper & Sterling Jewelry

11. Robert Taylor
Gardendale, Alabama–Coppersmithing & Hand Hammered Copper

12. Diane Wilhoite
Rio Rancho, New Mexico–Weavings & Fiber Art

13. Bruce & JoAnne Byrd
Milton, Florida– Recycled Tire Flower Pots

14. Gulf Coast Knitters Guild
Pensacola, Florida–Hand Knitting

15. Mary Easley
Pensacola, Florida–Majolica Pottery & Painting

16. Pam Snellgrove
LaGrange, Georgia–Glass by Pam

17. Darlene Samuel
Pace, Florida–Dollmaker

18. Stephanie Stratton
Nicholasville, Kentucky–Hand Painted/Dyed Yarns for Spinning

19. Metalworks Guild
Gulf Breeze, Florida-Metalworked Jewelry

20. First City Potters Guild
Pensacola, Florida–Pottery

21. Solange Kelley
Pace, Florida–Pine Needle Artwork

22. Jitka Lesakova-Manousakis
Tallahassee, Florida–Tapestry Artprotis

23. Karen & Gene Ciampini
Pensacola, Florida–Beekeeping-Little Angels Honey Farm

24. Wendy Edwards & Kay Bonnell
Orange Beach, Alabama–Cloisonne & Enamel Jewelry

25. Ginger Reuling & Clark Hansbarger
Berryville, Virginia-Functional Painted Wood & Copper Roofed Birdhouses

26. Kathy Toffton Waggoner
Pensacola, Florida–Raku

27. Gulf Coast Authors
Pensacola, Florida–Historical Books by Local Authors

28. Sharon Cope
Pensacola, Florida–Q-Tip Artist- Originals, Prints, Tiles & Canvas

29. Pamela Busbee
Pace, Florida–Cross Your Heart Designs

30. Carla Omlor-Burghol
Pensacola, Florida–Knitting, Crochet, Needlework & Jewelry

31. Lois Manning
Cantonment, Florida-Pottery

32. Carol Sparks & Patsy Stephens
DeFuniak Springs, Florida-Stick & Loom Knitting

33. Tommy & Emily Van Horn
Pensacola, Florida–Beekeeping - East Hill Honey

34. Steven Dark
Gulf Shores, Alabama– Pottery

35. Anna Clark, Luna Ortiz, Jenny Pelc
Pensacola, Florida–Fiber Art-Weaving & Spinning

36. Marline Austin
Pace, Florida–Copper Wire Jewelry Making

37. Carol Pardell
Summerfield, Florida–Pine Needle Basketry

38. Evie Davis
Pensacola, Florida–Recycled Clothing

39. Christine Chandler
Pensacola, Florida-Old World Knotting Jewelry

40. C.W. & Dorothy Bruton
Cantonment, Florida-Gristmill, Stone Ground Grits & Cornmeal

41. Dan Malinsky
Gulf Breeze, Florida–Woodturning Art

42. David Riggs
Pace, Florida–Scroll Saw Art

43. Becky Makla
Pensacola, Florida–Handcrafted Jewelry/Historic Techniques

44. ARC Gateway (2013 GAF Arts Grant Recipient)
Pensacola, Florida–Ceramics

45. Robert McBroom
Milton, Florida–Wood Turning

46. Willis & Janice Cobb
Evergreen, Alabama–Sweet Kettle Popcorn & Pork Rinds

47. Tim & Renae Kuhlman
Pensacola, Florida-Handmade Furniture from Salvaged Wood, Milled Trees & Logs

48. Lonnie Rich
Navarre, Florida-Wood Carving & Sculpture

49. Victor Edwards
Monticello, Florida–Oak & Rope Furniture

50. Delia Stone
Pensacola, Florida–Wire Wrap Jewelry/Historic Techniques

51. Kenya P. Longmire
Milton, Florida–Ladies of Mahogany

52. Pensacola Quilters Guild
Pensacola, Florida–Quilting

53. Kathy Nettles
Milton, Florida–Sea Santa-Old Men of the Sea

54. Meredith Hartsfield
Gulf Breeze, Florida–Handmade Lampworked Glass Beads

55. Debbie Revell
Havana, Florida–Culinary Beans

56. Rogers Andrews
Westville, Florida–Southern Twister Pecan Cracker

57. Linda W. Tillman
Wilmington, Delaware–TeePees-Handpainted Native American Designs

58. Mary Ann Jefferson
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina–Sweet Grass Basketry

59. Debra & Robert Purdy
Port Charlotte, Florida–Copper Repousse & Sculpture

60. Ned & Suzanna Wernick
Pensacola, Florida–Nantucket Lightship Basketry

61. Inmate Artworks
Pensacola, Florida–Handmade Art

62. The Pensacola Graffiti Bridge Project
Pensacola, Florida–“A photographic chronicle of the constantly changing images at the iconic Graffiti Bridge/17th Train Trestle completed by Rachael Pongetti that records 365 days in 2011.”

63. GGAF Heritage Artists Hospitality Tent


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