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Newfoundland Artists and Artisans

The 4th International Marine Conservation Congress is being held this summer in St. John’s, and we want to showcase the artists, crafters, makers, and artisans of Newfoundland! During the poster reception on 31 July 2016, from 17:30-19:30, Newfoundland artists and artisans will exhibit their creations at the St. John’s Convention Centre Jr. Ballroom. They will exhibit, sell products, and do demonstrations.

Below is the preliminary list of exhibiting artists. More to be confirmed!

Caricatures and Digital Game Creation
Artist: Julie Lewis
Caricatures and custom video-game creation demonstration.

Fine Art Printmaking by Janet Davis
Artist: Janet Davis
Local prints.

Graham Blair Woodcuts
Artist: Graham Blair
Traditional woodcut prints printed on handmade Japanese papers.

The Green Cod Fine Woodworking and Marquetry / Ebénisterie d’art et Marqueterie
Artist: Denis Abrard
Wood carvings and wood inlays showing the beauty of aquatic animals.

Kumi Stoddart
Artist: Kumi Stoddart
Mixed media work with ink, watercolour, gouache, threads on handmade paper inspired by the natural beauty and the cultural heritage of the province. Unique, craft combining the traditions of Japanese and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Artists: Natalie Sopinka, Victoria Howse, Laura Wheeland, Brynn Devine
Using a variety of materials, as diverse as the taxa we study, we create artistic pieces connected to Earth’s lakes, rivers and oceans.

Michelle J. Jones NL Artist / Photographer / Accessory Designer
Artist: Michelle J. Jones
Paintings, photographs and accessories.

Quidi Vidi Pewter
Artist: Ray Cox
Hand-wrought pewter works, focusing on blending the natural color and feel of pewter with the unique culture, heritage and nature motifs of Newfoundland.

Shamrock Pottery and Fine Art
Artist: Peter Sobol
Art cards, prints and pottery based on original art and sculptures. Including worked based on life on the North Atlantic and the annual puffin rescue program.

Tall Trees Studio
Artist: Mitzi Smyth
Hand-crafted prints created with wood, lino and several other methods.

Yellow Rose
Artist: Anna Murphy
Hand-dyed and printed home decor and accessories. Including cushions, journals and scarves.

Are you a Newfoundland artist or artisan interested in exhibiting at this event?

Free tables will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information or to sign up for a free table, contact IMCC4 Conference Assistant Travis Nielsen.

*IMCC4 is a biodiversity conservation conference. For a variety of reasons (including legal issues, as our delegation is global), we cannot allow animal products of any sort at the artist tables.