Spindle City Fest Art Vendors

Music That Matters Art that inspires

Our Art Vendors

Andrea Belanger:
 Andrea Belanger is a Providence, Rhode Island based potter specializing in functional, wheel-thrown ceramics. Belanger sought out the craft as a healthy distraction from the anxiety that ensued following her mother’s breast cancer diagnosis in 2017. She’s happy to report that her beautiful mother is healthy, well and the proud owner of many of her first and ugliest pots!

Belanger’s studies in pottery have been guided by the mentorship of Dew Claw Studio owner, John Mitchell. Inspiration and love of John’s work can be seen in Belanger’s use of expressive Tiki or Polynesian themes as well as in her attention to forms and shapes, particularly in the throwing of bowls. Through the pressing, carving and attaching of clay Belanger is able to make her functional forms come to life and loves the idea that a piece’s owner might decide which cup to enjoy their morning coffee out of based on the mood its expression might evoke.

Belanger’s pots are meant to be enjoyed and all are food, dishwasher and microwave safe.

 

 

 

 


Cedar Ledge Apiaries: A local apiary based in Franklin, MA. Cedar Ledge specializes in honey and homemade beeswax products.

 

 

 

 

 


Coles River Soap
Coles River Soap is a small business based out of Warren, RI. I make handcrafted cold process soap, body products and candles entirely from scratch in small batches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

EDIE’S CREATIVE DESIGN
Ambient tree lighting for year-round home decor. Using a variety of trees (primarily white birch), painting techniques, battery and plug-in LED lights.
Each design is ORIGINAL with sizes ranging from a few inches to 10ft+ high.

 


 

 

Ian Chase Nichols Comic Book Creator – Artist – Writer – Designer
I mostly make comic books and commercial art. I have an extensive background in fine art, print production, and graphic design. I’ve done gallery exhibitions, worked as a Creative Director on award-winning publications, and I’ve illustrated some of the most well-known characters in comic books and pop culture.
Credits:
Most-known: Interior art and covers on The Tick (New England Comics) and covers for various Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (IDW) titles
Covers and Other Gigs: TMNT/Batman Adventures (IDW/DC), GI Joe (IDW), Go Go Power Rangers (BOOM!), TMNT Universe (IDW), TMNT Animated Adventures (IDW), Usagi Yojimbo (IDW), Wally’s Opening Day (Boston Red Sox), Tessie (Boston Red Sox), Imaginary Drugs (IDW), Tellos, New Zodiax (Astronaut Ink), Undersea Hero, Axe of Hellena

 

 


Jim Charette
“The art connects to the music – connects to the video – connects to the ideas that inspire the art that connects to the….

THIS is what every day feels like in the control room, my current home studio now.so after nearly forty years of doing this professionally,I feel like I can actually call myself an artist.” jim charette multi media artist lives with his wife and some of his step tribe of five in Fall River.

 

 


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Julia Hall
Hi! My name is Julia Hall and I’m 20 years old. I’m currently a junior at Bridgewater State University studying Communication Disorders, and hope to someday be a Speech Language Pathologist. When I’m not at school, I love to spend time with friends, do yoga, and spend time with my golden retriever Buddha! I started sewing earlier this year, and just recently started JUJU handcrafted goods. I think this will be a great opportunity for me to create great quality (and cute) products while also making some extra cash to put towards school!

 

 

 


Kevin Lamoureux
Kevin”Lamb” Lamoureux is an artist based out of Providence, RI. Using a primary medium of spray paint, Kevin started painting as a release from the work that he was bringing home with him as a Social Worker with incarcerated youth. Developing his own style and showing his art at a number of different venues over the last few years, he has also started to offer spray paint classes to youth from a number of different organizations and locations (high schools, elementary schools, girl scout troops, group homes, and residential treatment facilities among others). He has continued his education as well, earning a masters of social work and currently pursuing a certification in school administration. He works at an elementary school during the day, and continues to pursue his passion for art at night.

                                                                                         Instagram: @baaaalamb


 

WQ Designs
WQ Designs is a place to find unique and funky pieces to enhance your fashion style. Theses one-of-a-kind creations have been designed with a royal flair because every woman deserves to feel like a Queen! Our special designs are hand-made with sterling silver, Russian bronze, copper, semi-precious stones and crystals. WQ Designs is part of Healthy Results System, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help teens and adults live a healthy lifestyle.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EBB AND FLOW

MAR 07 - APR 17

Water shifts, moves and flows. It has no inherent shape, formed only by the embrace of the shoreline, a vessel or even a garden hose. Three artists – Tiffany Adams, Brooke Hammerle and Paula Martiesian –

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FALL RIVER PORTRAITS - FEASTS AND FESTIVALS

JUN 20 - AUG 01

This exhibition brings together photographs from the 1950s to the present of the feasts and festivals that have long been a prominent part of Fall River's cultural life. The over 200 images from the archives

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