Spring Bloom Fine Arts Festival Artists, 2017

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Marie Miklaszewski
Union Pier, MI
Booth #40

Pictured above: Swanson, Ashley, Canine, Bees, Kirchner, Camp and Sorenson

The 2017 Spring Bloom Fine Arts Festival prize winners, as awarded by judges Jane Camp and Dane Sorenson: 

Best of Show: Desiree Swanson of Minooka, ILFirst Place Fine Art: Bekki Canine of Lafayette, INFirst Place Fine Craft: Tedra Ashley of Champaign, IL; Second Place Fine Art: Kara Kirchner of BloomingtonSecond Place Fine Craft: Janice Bees of Oak Park, IL

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Michael Anderson Other http://www.facebook.com/differenttoday  
Tedra Ashley-Wannemuehler Other http://www.fineblankbooks.com/  
Brenda Beck-Fisher Painting http://www.hannibalallianceartgallery.com/  
Vahan & Vicki Bedeian Jewelry http://georgebedeian.com/  
Janice Bees Jewelry http://www.jacocalodesign.com/  
Sher Berman Jewelry http://www.etsy.com/shop/SherBerman  
Mary Boesdorfer Other http://www.writteninwood.com/  
Bob Brehmer Ceramics No Website  
Jill Bush Jewelry http://www.jillbush.com/  
Shiela Cahill Glass http://www.windowtomyworld.net/  
Bekki Canine Painting http://www.bekkicanine.squarespace.com/  
Barb Dalenberg Jewelry No Website  
Frank paul Dominguez Graphics http://www.jennihopfinger.com/  
Pamela Ek Painting http://www.pamekartworks.webs.com/  
Neil Estrick Ceramics http://www.neilestrickgallery.com/  
Charles Franklin Wood No Website  
Lynne Frichtl Glass http://www.twinklesfusedglass.com/  
Philip & Glenda Gangler Photography No Website  
Janet Gregory Jewelry http://www.janetgregorydesigns.com/  
Rhonda Gurgone Jewelry http://www.thebuttonsstophere.com/  
Rachel Haynes Sculpture http://www.straycatart.com/  
Laura Hohn Ceramics www.newspinontradition.com  
Matthew Holt Painting http://www.matthewholtfineart.com/  
Sandra Holt Fiber No Website  
 Jenni Hopfinger  Painting http://www.jennihopfinger.com/  
Chris Jensen Jewelry http://www.c3-designs.com/  
Karen Barry Fiber No Website  
Kara Kirchner Fiber https://www.facebook.com/karafeltsart  
Sheila Lamberson Painting No Website  
Susan Lane Jewelry http://www.susanlanedesign.com/  
Monica Langowski Other http://renewedfurnishinings.wix.com/drabtofab  
George Laurell Ceramics https://www.laurellpottery.com/  
Andrea LeBeau Fiber http://www.andrealebeau.com/  
Jim Lovelace Painting No Website  
Linda Lucke Jewelry No Website  
Diana Manning Sculpture http://www.dianamanningstudio.com/  
Barb Mason Jewelry http://www.bobbikahndesign.com/  
Marie Miklaszewski Jewelry http://www.shorelinefairy.com/  
Shelba Mitchell Jewelry http://sjmdesign.weebly.com/  
Kotah Moon Sculpture http://www.kotahmoon.com/  
Anne Morris Other http://www.anniemorrisdesigns.com/  
Pat O'Brien Fiber http://www.onekinddesign.com/  
Scott Obernberger Ceramics http://www.twicebakedpottery.com/  
Sarah Ortinau Wood No Website  
Susan Palmer Graphics No Website  
Angela Pierce Other https://www.facebook.com/Angelaspierceart  
Lydia Puddicombe Wood http://www.lydiapuddicombe.com/  
Jerry Rhoads Wood http://www.jerryrhoadswoodturning.com/  
Carolina Rodriguez Painting No Website  
Mandy Roeing Painting http://www.roeingarts.com/  
 Tonya  Rund Ceramics  http://www.tonyarund.com/  
CIndy Sampson Other https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sampson-N-Delilah/116400738425233  
Kathrin Schmidt Jewelry No Website  
Kimberly Shinn Other No Website  
Robert Spickerman Wood No Website  
Stan Squires Painting http://www.brilliantwatercolors.com/  
Scott Sternberg Photography http://www.scottsfineart.com/  
Chester Stogner Wood No Website  
Desiree Swanson Painting http://www.desireeswanson.com/  
Ken Swanson Graphics http://www.kenswansonprintmaker.com/  
Amy  Toneys Painting No Website  
Connie Thatcher Jewelry No Website  
Rod Wiegand Other http://metalinnovations.blogspot.com/  
Debbie Wiles Other http://gourdesigns.com/  
Vicki Wilken Painting No Website  
Robin Willey Ceramics https://www.facebook.com/pages/Willey-Pottery/253415824876  
Lisa Williams Jewelry http://www.lisawilliamsjewelry.com/  
Niki Zeman Jewelry http://www.silverwhimsyjewelry.net/  


Musical Performances

10:00am  Leah Marlene

Leah Marlene is an up and coming 15 year old singer/songwriter/musician. Leah is very passionate about all music. She plays guitar, ukulele, piano and drums. She is a professional musician who performs all over including opening up for Canadian recording artist Honeymoon Suite in Canada in 2014. She has also won several local community college talent shows with "crowd favorite" award both in 2012 & 2014! Leah has also been a featured singer on Honeymoon Suite and the Natu Band albums.

1:00pm David Berchtold

David Berchtold has been playing the guitar for more than 40 years. He  plays a wide range of folk, rock and blues, but Piedmont Blues style fingerpicking is his specialty. Though he makes it look as smooth as spreading warm butter on cinnamon toast, his ten fingers are flying in several directions simultaneously, picking out the rhythm, bass lines, and melody all at the same time. It is magic to behold. 

 A native of Illinois, Berchtold has studied with Jorma Kaukonen at the infamous Fur Peace Ranch and he teaches Piedmont Fingerpicking at festivals and colleges. With a rich repertoire from the greatest fingerpickers, including Rev. Gary Davis, Doc Watson, Leo Kottke, and Chet Atkins, David also has a solid hour of innovative original tunes, rooted in tradition but proving that this style of playing is very much alive in his hands.

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