Mansfield Center

50 . Harvest Hardwoods Rustic Furniture 860-456-0477 334 Mansfield Road

Stan Steeves: Harvest hardwoods is one of a kind quality rustic furniture. It is art comprising elegant and innovative natural hardwoods to create fine pieces from nature. Stan Steeves with over 30yrs.of expertise in wood harvesting, interpretation and master craftsmanship.
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51. The Studios at Puddin Lane 860-456-2365 196 Puddin Lane

Priscilla Squier Bakke: Vibrant soft pastel landscapes and seascapes, including the Maritimes, Georgia, and the New England countryside. Prints available. Commissions Welcome .

Ken Langworthy : University of Connecticut's School of Education's first annual "Creativity in the Community Award" winner - Unique wood turnings: closed form, natural edge, off axis and translucent lamp shades turned from native woods, both rare and common. 423-7205 www.studiosatpuddinlane.com/
Directions: From the intersection of Rte 195 and Rte89, Pass Bassetts Bridge and proceed to second right, Puddin Lane across from reservoir. Coming from Willimantic, pass the Eastbrook Mall on the left and the second left is Puddin Lane.

52. Cris Adams/Mudware 978-857-5394 53 Higgins Hwy

My pottery includes both functional and display pieces ranging from mugs to animal masks. I use a variety of glazing techniques including dipping, painting, and slip-trailing. All my pieces are non-toxic and microwave/washer friendly. www.mudware.com Directions: Follow Route 31 from the intersection of Rt31 and Rt32 (Mansfield Drive-in)and go to the 6th house on the left. Drive around back.

53. Barbara Katz 860-429-9580 148 Brookside Lane

Barbara is a sculptor and potter working with clay creating vessels, cat mummies, spirit houses and out-door sculpture. She travels extensively and creates work influenced by visual impressions and experiences of many places and cultures around the world. She exhibits in national juried exhibitions and has received many awards. [email protected]
Directions: From Rte. 195 in Mansfield Center take Rte. 89 3 miles. Right on Juniper Lane. Left on Brookside Lane. 5th driveway on right.# 148.

54. Linda Miller Studio 860-456-7499 11 Mountain Road 1 st weekend

Great stuff!!! If you like color, local scenes, still lifes, and sea scapes in plein air and studio work, stop by and enjoy. Directions: near intersection of route 195 and Bassetts Bridge Road in Mansfield Center. Second house on left of dead end road going west up the hill.

55 . Salter Studio 860-429-7850 49 River Road 2 nd weekend

Tom Salter: Pastel paintings. Scenes of Mansfield, Portugal, Mexico, Arizona, etc. Directions: Route 89 N or S to traffic light at intersection of Mt. Hope and Tower Hill Rds. Go over bridge. Turn L onto River Rd, Second house on left, #49.

56. Riverworks Art Center (Formerly The Button Box) 287 Gurlleyville Rd

Helen Malchow: Silver Thumb Studio. Come and visit us at our new Art school, Riverworks Art Center. Great new sterling silver designs full of color and texture. Earrings and pendants galore, new cut stones. Just added some fabulous vintage brass too!!! This year I am adding some of my handbuilt pottery. It is similar to my jewelry contemporary, happy with a twist of whimsy, definitely a statement for any room. Happy Holidays!! See you there! Directions: Take Horsebarn Hill Rd. on Rt. 195. Take quick right onto Gurlleyville Rd. Follow to the bottom of the hill. Cross over the river. We are the first left past the cemetery. Look for the usual Blue balloons. 429-2363

Shauna Shane: Fenton River Studio. Paintings saturated with color, energy and light. Plein air landscapes, and still life and figurative paintings rendered from life, reflect 30 years of artistic experience and growth. Also, sculpture in ceramic and polymer clay. Classes and commissions are available. www.shaunashane.com 377-3303
Nancy Cooke-Bunnell: Lion’s Mouth Studio. Specializes in painting landscapes and still-life utilizing oil, watercolor, and pastel. She is a plein air painter. “I try to capture the spiritual essence of the object or scene and seek to find the inner energy within my perception. I desire to inspire others to create, to love, and to appreciate art.” [email protected] 377-3717
Tara Hills: Exploring texture and fiber: Batiks, Scarves, hand-bags, and Photography.

57. Bellefire Beads and Glassworks 860-429-9786 627 Wormwood Hill Rd.
Kris Plimpton Jewelry designed with an eclectic assortment of silver, glass, fiber, color, and texture.
Directions: From UCONN, take Gurleyville Road. At stop sign, take a right and quick left and follow to the end. Bear right onto Wormwood Hill Road. Studio is the first driveway on the right, and is located in the barn.
Mansfield Depot
58. A Farther Hill Gallery 860-429-5932 112 Depot Road
Derri Owen: Owners and admirers of Derri's award-winning waxture paintings--of trees, houses, and people with wings--most often compare them to Monet's work. Derri is also showing soft and lovely acrylics in the same gentle style.
Directions: The studio is located on Rte.44, 3 houses W of Thompson's Feed Store, corner of Rte.44 and Depot Rd.