Sarah Ashe

Sarah Ashe, Frog Hollow Artisan, VT Lamps
My light sculptures are a means to draw attention to forms and feelings about nature, influenced by my vision. The manipulation of the reeds in combination with applying the paper are a form of meditation. I like to think that the result has a certain presence, quiet or bold, and in some cases, humorous.

Julia Emilo

Julia Emilo, Frog Hollow Artisan, VT Painting
Before I started painting gourds, I never was 100 percent happy with anything I painted. Now it seems difficult to make one I don't like. Even if they don't come out the way I envision them, I'm always pleased with the end result.

Theresa Somerset

Theresa Somerset, Frog Hollow Artist, VT Arts, VT Painting
I have been drawing since I was 3 years old, painting at age 10. I always knew I wanted to be an artist, even at an early age. I have always been drawn to patterns, shapes, textures and their rhythmic movements in a painting, as if they have a life of their own. I am drawn to things that impart history; a cut glass bowl belonging to my grandmother, a well loved tea cup with a small chip on the rim, a fine piece of lace, various collections of knick-knacks – all mementos from a forgotten period. Everything I paint has a special, personal meaning for me. The objects within the piece are carefully chosen and arranged. I also strive to capture a slice of time, a passing of a
day – especially of children, to preserve that special moment that will be lost all too soon. I have always held the belief that if you paint often, paint what you are passionate about, paint what you love, it will shine throughout your work every time.

Spencer Lewis

Spencer Lewis, Frog Hollow Artisan, VT Music
When I started writing songs in my early teens, I was immediately aware that they were an important part of my life process. They helped me understand who I was and where I wanted to go.