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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Local artists to exhibit

  • Several Wayne County Artists will be among the 150 fine craft exhibitors at this year's juried Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair.
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     — Several Wayne County Artists will be among the 150 fine craft exhibitors at this year's juried Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair.
    The event, which is in its 43rd year, will take place on Sept. 28-29 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, in Augusta, N.J. (10-6 p.m. on Saturday and 10-5 p.m. on Sunday).
    Exhibitors include:
    Diane Kline (paper/painting), Honesdale
    Robert Bodman (printmaking), Hawley
    Ron Orlando,(drawing/painting), Hawley
    This year Peters Valley has created a craft fair app for smart phone and tablets. Plan your visit before you even arrive. Browse artist bios, view a sampling of their artwork, learn about what food vendors will be there and what they will be offering, see the schedule of events complete with demonstration listing and learn more about our music performers.
    Download the free app "guidebook" from your app store then search 'Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair' within the app.
    This is Peters Valley's largest fundraiser of the year.
    The event is held rain or shine and hosts 150 fine craft exhibitors selling American made ceramics, leather, sculpture, wearables, photography, glass, metal, jewelry, wood, drawings/paintings and works of mixed media.
    Come out and join in for a terrific day of exciting artist demonstrations, wonderful food, fun kids art and music by local musicians while shopping. No pets are allowed and it is a fully accessible venue.
    Admission is $9 per person or $12 for a two-day pass. Children under 12 years old are free. A $1 off coupon and fair information can be downloaded at www.petersvalley.org
    Peters Valley School of Craft is a non-profit educational center for the exploration, promotion and practice of the craft arts, located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
    Funding for Peters Valley is provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the NEA, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Hudson Farm Foundation and by the generosity of its members and individual donors. Event Sponsors are The Journal Group, Lakeland Bank, Safety Scaffolds, Artisin, Newton Medical Cntr, R.C.Lain Insurance, WNTI, WSUS, Local Living Magazine and Bucks County Magazine.
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