Our

Artists & Makers

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Karla Amos

Karla is a children’s book author from the Montgomery, AL area. Her background is in education where she has served as an elementary school teacher, swim coach, homeschool mom, and Sunday school teacher.

 
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Gail Anderson

Gail makes handmade notecards and paper art pieces. Her cards often incorporate buttons and other 3D elements.

 
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Alessa Ash

Alessa is the designer behind AMaDe jewelry. She makes handcrafted jewelry using various mixed mediums from charms, stones, written words, metal, glass, and more. Her collection includes earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.

 
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Gwendolyn Bird

Gwendolyn is a paper artist. Her collection includes intricate designs using hand-cut paper.

 
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Sharron Bird

Sharron is one of our jewelry artists. She creates bright, fun jewelry using resin. Her collection includes earrings, necklaces, pins, bracelets, and rings.

 
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Joe Birdwell

Joe is a maker that creates laser-cut leather and wood pieces. In addition to laser-cut work, Joe is also a sticker and bumper sticker designer. His collection also includes handcrafted collage buttons.

 
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Robin Birdwell

Robin is a graphic designer, bookmaker, painter, and calligrapher. Her collection includes hand-lettered art, journals, and designer stickers.

 
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Amy Black

Amy is the creator behind Lydia Purple Goods & Vintage Finds. Her collection includes hand-poured candles in vintage china, journals, magnets, and other pieces created with repurposed materials.

 
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William Bond

William is one of our newest artists. He creates abstract paintings using bright colors in watercolor and acrylic.

 
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Madeline Burkhardt

Madeline is a travel photographer who creates notecards, prints, and ornaments using her own photography from her travels around the world. She also has a great collection of Montgomery-centric prints.

 
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Vincent Buwalda

Vincent is a sculptor working primarily with metal and found objects. His works can be seen around Montgomery, including the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. In addition to his metal works, Vincent also has a t-shirt line with designs inspired by his sculpture aesthetic. His collection at SAMC includes smaller sculptures AND a special installation piece that is to be announced soon!

 
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Carl Calderone

Carl is a watercolor artist. His collection includes incredible watercolor paintings featuring a variety of subjects such as nature, landscapes, animals, and portraiture. In addition to being a talented painter, Carl is also one of the owners of Hole In the Wall Coffee Shop in Pike Road, AL.

 
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David Cline-Davidson

David teaches our Poured Painting Class, which is one of our most popular classes. In addition to his poured painting works, David also creates jewelry, ceiling fan pulls, eyeglass chains, and magnets.

 
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Lori Conway

Lori is the artist behind Conway Market. She is a jewelry designer and painter. She creates paintings on canvas and wood. Her collection also includes notecards, journals, and canvas bags that contain her designs.

 
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Sara Dismukes

Sara is the artist and maker behind Cusp Design. She is known for her hand-stitched books and journals. Her collection also includes jewelry made with miniature handmade books.

 
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Dorcas Society, St Bede’s Church

Dorcas Society is a non-profit organization that creates quilted potholders, trivets, lap robes, throws, crocheted dishcloths, hats, scarves, gloves and pillows. The proceeds from their sales are used to purchase buckwheat husks which are used to make neck pillows for cancer patients.

 
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Therese Frank

Therese is a jewelry designer who creates intricate beaded statement pieces. Her collection includes necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.

 
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Jeff & Addie Gardner

Jeff and Addie are a husband/wife team. Jeff creates electric fractal wood burning art, and Addie is a painter. Addie’s collection includes landscapes and still life.

 
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Aleah Goode

Aleah is one of our shop owners. She is also the artist behind Artistry by Aleah. She creates jewelry using vintage silverware and old belts. Her jewelry collection includes necklaces, rings, earrings, leather cuff bracelets, keychains, and bookmarks. In addition to her jewelry design, Aleah also paints and writes children’s books.

 
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Tim & Rhonda Goode

Tim and Rhonda are a husband/wife team of photographers. Their work ranges from unique macro images to wide-angle landscapes. They specialize in nature, travel, and street photography.

 
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Michelle Greene & Janet Streeter

Michelle and Janet are the makers behind S.W.A.P. (Stamping with a Purpose). They create handmade giftbags, greeting cards, and 3D paper art.

 
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Winfred Hawkins

Winfred is a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer. His collection includes watercolor paintings featuring bears, animals, and other characters of his imagination

 
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Barbara Hill

Barbara is an author from the Montgomery, AL area. Her works include two fiction novels in the Historical Christian Fiction genre.

 
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April Howton & Sam Long

April and Sam are a father/daughter team with many talents! April is a founder and co-owner of Studio 23 in Florence, AL. Their collection includes hand-turned wood pens, business card holders, and other handmade wooden treasures.

 
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Cailin Kelley

Cailin creates letters, hearts, and states from old books. She also creates folded book art, license plate trays and boxes, keychains, and letter photography.

 
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Carole King & Karren Pell

Carole and Karren are a local writing team with delightful books that tell the history of Montgomery and some of its beloved neighborhoods.

 
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Jennifer Kornegay

Jennifer is the author behind Bluebird Press and the wonderful tale of Walter & Wimbly.

 
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Ron Lazenby

Ron creates mosaics using seashells and sand dollars. His collection is perfect for any beach lover!

 
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Linda Lee

Linda is a painter and photographer. Her collection includes landscapes, florals and other still life, as well as portraits.

 
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Greg Lein

Greg is our resident beekeeper. His raw honey is made by bees in the Cloverdale area of Montgomery, AL

 
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Rik Long

Rik is a folk artist from Andalusia, AL. His paintings include bright, vibrant colors and fun themes and shapes.

 
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Ed McCloud

Ed is a retired police officer turned artist. He is an oil painter that creates works on canvas and tin. His collection includes portraits and abstracts.

 
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Dot Moseley

Dot is a jewelry designer from the Montgomery, AL area. She creates jewelry using natural stone beading. Her collection includes necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.

 
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My Path Has Purpose

My Path Has Purpose is an organization from the Montgomery area that helps people discover their purpose, teaching them to embrace their identity and realize they can rise above their circumstances. They speak at various events, teach classes, and create art and tshirts that include this message. Their collection includes mixed media art on canvas and wood, notecards, and tshirts.

 
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Stephen Oates

Stephen is a local author and poet. His book features a collection of short poems.

 
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Mark Palmer

Mark is a painter that uses bold colors and loads of whimsy! His collection primarily includes history-inspired portraiture.

 
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Heather Parrish

Heather is one of our shop owners. She is a painter that specializes in mixed media. She loves to use bright and vivid colors in whimsical ways. Her collection includes abstracts, flowers, and campers. She works in both small scale and large scale work ranging from small 2-3 inch pieces to large 4’x4’ canvas.

 
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Janice Prescott

Janice is a potter that creates beautiful pottery in rich earth tones. Her collection includes large serving bowls, vases, butter dishes, place settings (including dinner & salad plates, bowls, and cups), canisters and other unique pieces. Her wildly popular coffee mugs are perfect for any coffee lover!

 
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Karen Preuss

Karen is the chef and baker behind Fennel & Figs baking. Karen is one of our vendor partners and holds frequent pop-up events in our shop. She is well-known for her baked goods using fresh/local/healthy ingredients, her small batch jam and preserves, and her hand-blended herbs, spices, sugars, and salts.

 
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Brandon Rawlinson

Brandon is a mixed media artist using bright colors, clay, wood, lighting, movement - just to name a few. His collection includes sculpture, clay figures, masks, shadow boxes, paintings, and prints.

 
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Jamie Rushton & James Mills

Jamie and James are the makers behind Distinct Woodworks. Their collection includes wooden cutting boards, serving trays, coasters, and other home decor items, including hand-painted signs.

 
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Tom Spencer

Tom is one of our Montgomery-area authors. He is the author behind Riley Ace of Spies and Samson’s Claws. He also creates pop-art inspired postcards using his own photography from around the Montgomery area.

 
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Joanne Spotswood

Joanne is a fiber artist that creates intricate works using embroidery techniques. Her collection includes everything from abstracts to still life.

 
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Janie Steindorff

Janie is a children’s book author. Her current work is a story of the rich history and sites of the capitol city and her hometown, Montgomery, AL. In addition to being a writer, Janie is also an elementary school teacher.

 
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Lyra Stephens

Lyra is the artist behind Illumination Creations. Her works include large scale oil paintings on wood panel, watercolors, and repurposed utilitarian items such as painted furniture, mirrors, and glassware.

 
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Travis Taylor

Travis is a painter, graphic designer, and all around Renaissance man. He is a member of the SAMC crew, and the hands behind many of the construction, lighting, electrical, and displays around the shop. His art collection includes paintings in oil and encaustic.

 
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Nizhoni Thompson

Nizhoni is a wood-burning artist. Her intricate designs contain incredible detail hand-drawn and burned on wood.

 
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Darla Tiesling

Darla is a potter that specializes in bells and windchimes. Her collection also includes birdhouses and tableware (including plates, cups, and bowls).

 
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Jamie Wahl

Jamie is the author behind Good & Dead. It’s an urban fantasy about the worst vampire ever.

 
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Kaitlyn Wearden

Kaitlyn is a graphic designer, painter, illustrator, and photographer. Her collection includes small painted wood ornaments and art prints made from her digital drawings and hand lettering.

 
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Melody White

Melody is one of our shop owners. She is also the artist behind Tulabelles Jewelry. She creates intricate pieces using hand-hammered and hand-shaped copper. Her jewelry collection includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings. Melody is also the maker behind our candle and bath soap line.

 

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