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.

2015 Heritage Artists

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

2. Ben Twingley
Pensacola, Florida-Pottery

3. John McDevitt
Havana, Florida-Musical Instrument Maker

4. Jim McGie
Athens, Tennessee-Wood Carving/Tools From The 1800’s

5. Byron Lawrence
Jacksonville, Florida-Woodcarver & Sculptor

6. Alice Cappa
Monticello, Florida-Handwoven Wearables & Accessories In Natural Fibers

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

8. Ted Elder
Crystal River, Florida-Hammered Metal

9. Jeff Spade
Pensacola, Florida-Reverse Glass Painting

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

11. Robert Taylor
Gardendale, Alabama-Hand Hammered Copper/Arts & Crafts Style

12. Diane Wilhoite
Rio Rancho, New Mexico-Weaving – Hand Woven Clothing

13. Pam Mitchell
Milton, Florida-Folk Art – Recycled Metal Art

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

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

16. Pam Snellgrove
LaGrange, Georgia-Glass Art

17. Darlene Samuel
Pace, Florida-Doll Making/Needle Felting

18. Stephanie Stratton
Nicholasville, Kentucky-Yarn & Spinning Fibers

19. Metalworks Guild
Gulf Breeze, Florida-Metalworked Jewelry

20. First City Potters Guild
Pensacola, Florida-Pottery

21. Solange Kelley
Milton, Florida-Pine Needle Art

22. Kathy Toffton Waggoner
Pensacola, Florida-Pottery – Raku

23. Ginger Reuling & Clark Hansbarger
Berryville, Virginia-Functional Copper Roofed Birdhouses

24. Gulf Coast Authors
Pensacola, Florida-Historical Books/Paintings/Prints

25. Sharon Cope
Pensacola, Florida-Folk Art - Acrylic On Canvas

26. Pamela Busbee
Pace, Florida-Recycled & Repurposed Art

27. Lois Manning
Cantonment, Florida-Pottery

28. Carol Sparks & Patsy Stephens
DeFuniak Springs, Florida-Knitting

29. Tommy & Emily Van Horn
Pensacola, Florida-Beekeeping

30. Marline Austin
Pace, Florida-Egyptian Coil/Wire Wrapping Jewelry

31. Evie Davis & Lauren Davis
Pensacola, Florida
Fiber Art & Recycled Wearables

32. Kristi Mesker
Belle Chasse, Louisiana
Wood Burning/Painting on Slate

33. Merida Hines-Tyler
Naples, Florida-Weaving – Hat Designer & Maker

34. Ann K. Robinson
Pace, Florida-Pottery

35. Mickey Kay
Lillian, Alabama-Copper Jewelry

36. Georgia M. Beliech
Pensacola, Florida-Tatting

37. Michelle Manzi Noa
Gulf Breeze, Florida-Repurposed Art/Mixed Media Natural Gulf Coast Art

38. Fran Gordon & Diane Wonderly
Pace, Florida-Knitting/Knitting Yarns

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-Wood Turning

42. David Riggs
Pace, Florida-Scroll Saw Art

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

44. ARC Gateway
Pensacola, Florida-Ceramics, Painting, Glass

45. Robert L. McBroom
Milton, Florida-Wood Turning/Carving/Salvaged Wood

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

47. Tim & Renae Kuhlman
Pensacola, Florida-Handmade Furniture/Salvaged Wood

48. Lonnie Rich
Navarre, Florida-Driftwood Carving

49. Angel Merritt & Kevin Jordan
Navarre, Florida-Silk Scarves

50. Victor Edwards
Monticello, Florida-Oak & Rope Handmade Furniture

51. Delia Stone
Pensacola, Florida-Jewelry Utilizing Historic Techniques

52. Kenya P. Longmire
Milton, Florida-Folk Art Paintings

53. Kathy Nettles
Milton, Florida-Recycled/Repurposed Driftwood Painting

54. Meredith Hartsfield
Gulf Breeze, Florida-Torch Worked Glass Beads & Jewelry

55. Debbie Revell
Havana, Florida-Culinary Beans

56. Pensacola Quilters Guild
Pensacola, Florida-Quilting

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 & Suzanne Wernick
Pensacola, Florida-Nantucket Lightship Basketry

61. Rogers Andrews
Westville, Florida-Southern Twister Pecan Cracker

62. Gulf Coast Calligraphy Guild
Pensacola, Florida-Calligraphy

63. Inmate Artwork
Pensacola, Florida-Handmade Art

64. First City Art Center
Pensacola, Florida-Glass Art – Portable Glass Blowing Hot Shop

65. GGAF Heritage Arts Hospitality tent


Heritage Arts Map

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