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Arts & Crafts Festival

Saturday, October 5 & Sunday, October 6

Welcome to the 60th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival! Join us on Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th for a weekend filled with creativity, inspiration, and community spirit.

Every year, our festival brings together art enthusiasts, families, and individuals of all ages for a memorable experience. With over 150 talented artists and crafters showcasing their work, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Explore a diverse range of artistic expressions across various categories, including acrylics, ceramics, consumables, embellishments, fiber arts, glasswork, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media, oils, pastels, photography, pottery, sculpture, watercolors, and woodcraft.

Our artists go through a rigorous jury process to ensure the highest quality and diversity of offerings. While artist registration is currently closed for this year's event, you can join our waitlist to secure your spot for next year's festival. Email

Whether you're looking to discover unique pieces for your home, shop for gifts, or simply soak in the creative atmosphere, the Arts & Crafts Festival is the place to be. Mark your calendars and join us for a weekend celebrating art, craftsmanship, and community in Old Saybrook!

2023 Sponsors:
  • Community Foundation of Middlesex County
  • CYR Drywall
  • OS Economic Development
  • JM Realty
  • LH Brenner Inc. Insurance
  • Lisa Ludwig Art
  • Middlesex Health
  • Middlesex Health Care at Home
  • Penny Lane Pub
  • Salty Babes Salon
  • SIP Wine Bar
  • WollackLewitz
2023 Exhibitors:
Wendy Avery - Wavery Art
Ruth Cargill - Ruth Kole Cargill Art
Lorraine DeMauro - DeMauro Fine Art
Christina DiFabio Savas - Studio DiFabio
Linda Hallinan - Unique Visions by Linda
Horacio Lertora - Horacio Lertora
*Skip Marsh - Skip Marsh Art
Matthew Miller - The Enlightenment Factory
Zach Prosser - Zach Prosser Art
Iva Vranova - Iva's Whimsical Art
Mark Bentz - Garden Grove Pottery
Megan McNivens - Knollwood Pottery
Janet Osorio/Matt Becker - Mill Court Ceramics
*Ken Picard - The Imagineer
Brandy Ward - Brandywine Pottery
*Joanne Atkinson - Muddy Mary's Gourmet
Stacie Bourne - Gourmet Creations
Marie Pelletier - Beeline Skin Care
Paul Scott - Seven Barrels
David Wallace - Bittersweet Herb Farm
Jennifer Canfield - Pit Party Products
*Claudia Cormier - Claudia Cormier
Lauren DeLoreto - Slate Expectations
Richard Trincere - Lolita's First Purse
Linda Wojtasinski - Periwinkle Designs
Eileen Breault - LeenB Bags
*Annie Chittenden - Annie Chittenden Textile Arts
Astou Dioum - Dioum Basket
Sharon Gatzke - Now and Then
Mary Harrington - Mary's Craft Hut
Paula Jacobi - Pillows by Paula
Theresa Kinney - Tindra's Totes
Elizabeth LaRuffa - EML Crafts
Linda Kos - Linda K Originals
Kathleen Koveleski - Sew'n Wild Oats
Leigh McGrath - The Luzerne Collection
Robin Parker - Log Cabin Quilts
Tracy Pearson - Tracy's Treasures
Roberto Quintero - Molas4u
Sally Strasser - Taleo Handmade
Cynthia Yanok - Hither & Yarn
*Francis Barkyoumb - Glass Dance
Pam Day - Candlelight Rose
Neal Drobnis - Caste Glass
Beverly Hartmann - Blue Hearts Glass
Madeline Lemay - Seaglass Creations
Kim Lewis - Cutie Curls
Julie Schroeppel - Julie A. Schroeppel
Jean-Paul Violette - Canterbury Visions
Bill Dougal - DougalArt
Douglas Brandow - Cutting Edge Mining
Alison Cargill - Alison Designs
Linda Davidson - Quilibet
Laura Delvecchio - Bead Dangle Design
Sue Gallagher - laeDAH! Jewelry
Daniel Kalisz - The Silver Seashell
Kyle Kochiss - Heart to Heart Design
Wendy Lewis - Wendy Lewis Designs
Gail Marceau - Necklace Diva
*Nancy Marland Wolinski - Nancy Marland Jewelry
Christie May - Deneaux
Sierra McCaffrey - Sierra Whispers
John Mutch - Mezzanotte Jewelry Designs
Susan Roberts - Susan Roberts Jewelry
Jill Scholsohn - Riverstone
Rachel Schuler - Mountain Tree Studios
Monique Sousa - mPearl
Lydia Tucci - lydia.tucci Jewelry
Wendy Waugaman - WLW Designs
Brandon Hyner - BH Knife Co.
Jack Larkins - Jack Larkins Metal Art
Karen Parker - K+T Jewelry + Accessories
Robert Steinhilper - Rustic Iron Metalwork
*James Takaki - Iron Arts

First Place in Category *                Best in Show **

Mixed Media
Marie Angersola - Gourd Art by Marie
Kim Barboza - Peace signs and dragonflies
Lori Barker - Lori Barker
Barbara Berkowitz - Frockks
Sarah Bishop - Ember Hawk Studios
Julianna Cameron - Julianna Design
Miriam Cestero - Mimzy's Button Bar
John Cheng - John Cheng Graphics
Patti Clancy - Patti Clancy
Eileen Clark - EileenClarkArt LLC
Kim Collins - Kim Collins
Nicole Deponte - Nicole Deponte
Karen Hill - Cute Monkey Cups
Martha McGann - Dancing Bear Designs
Kate & Bill Murphy - Vintage Times Map
Sergei Novikov - Speaking Music
*Sakara Perry - Sakara's Studio
Judy Plank - Judy Plank Art
Tasha Rosemond - Carib Creations
Marylee Schwarzer - Shattered Glass Studios
Ann Torrey - The Crafty Peddler
Candice Weigle-Spier - Candice Weigle-Spier Art
Breanna Wentworth - Sea Bre's Creations
Tammy Blais - Tammy Blais Art
Robert Blazek - Robert Blazek/Artist
Julie Brayton - Julie Brayton Fine Art
Bob Ferraro - Bob Ferraro Studios
Frances Henderson - Henderson Studio
Cathy Johansen - Cathy Johansen, Artist
*Karen Murphy - Karen Murphy Fine Art
Carlos Rios - Carlos Rios Art
Sylvina Rollins - Sylvina Rollins Art
Jeremy Schilling - Jeremy Schilling Fine Art
Dave Nevue - Art by Dave Nevue
David Bikerman - Sunny Day Photography
Roger Charbonneau - Roger's Pix Photography
Brad & Lauren Doolittle - Doolittle Photography & Art
Teri Dyer - TLDphoto
John & Marie Geary - JEMPV
William LaBosier - Garden Street Photography
David Micelotta - Through the Eyes of David
Nancy Nielsen - nansea studio
Eric Parnes - Eric's Place
*Jeff Payette - Ffej Photography
James Sauvageau - Sauvageau Photography
Sergio Villaschi - SergioFineArts
Bracken Feldman - Bracken Fern Studio
*Robert Fishman - Robert Fishman Pottery
Lynne Puhalla - Lynne Puhalla
Pat Shea-Orzechowski - Pottery By Shea
Linda Hayden - Hayden Creations
Bonnie Santarsiero - Mutts & Bolts
Diana Tyler - Diana Tyler Watercolors
**Holly Wach - Holly Wach Art 
Michelle Drake - Stonington Designs
Ian Evertson - Rogers Lake Woodworking
Don Hart - Hart Wood Crafts
Amy HauptmannBaker - Hoppy Tree Farm
Debi Hitter - Ms. Sticks
John Houle - Burnt Offerings Art
Fred Jakubiec - Birdhouse Accents
Ben Kegley - Lymestone
Dan & Judy Liddle - Olde Tyme Toys
**Layne Manginelli - Justin Mang Woodworx
Leigh-Bette Maynard - Shoreline Whichcraft
Raymond Medeiros - Why a Spoon
Patricia Nelson - Shipwrecked Designs
Donald Paczowski - See What I Saw
Andy Teran - Driftwood Designs
Jessica & Michael Wallace - Wallace Wood Studio
Ed Weingarden - Turn Styles
*Christopher Wilcox - Robert Oliver Woodworks