Skytop Arts Festival to showcase local artists

25 Nov 2014 | 11:04

On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 29 and 30, the Pocono Mountain Arts Council will bring their Tenth Annual Holiday Arts Festival at Skytop Lodge. Admission is free and the show will be held in the Executive Conference Center and hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A mix of returning and new exhibitors will add dimension and interest to this year’s event, and the collection of hand-crafted work will include: functional and artistic pottery and wood-turned work; metalwork, fused and stained glass; jewelry in a variety of styles and mediums; furniture and wood accessories for the home; fine woven, knit and felted women’s apparel and accessories; and hand-painted silks.

The fine arts will be represented by photographers working in traditional and digitally-enhanced modes, and by artists whose work ranges over a wide variety of styles and mediums, including watercolor, oil, acrylics and mixed media.

Developing artwork of students from two area school groups will be on display including: members of Pocono Homeschoolers Association and students from Evergreen School, as well as this year’s emerging artist, Maria Sagheddu, a senior at Notre Dame High School.

Participating exhibitors are: Jane Brown, Jone Bush, Larry Buss, Vicki Byrd, Mary Campagna, Stefan Diaz, Paul Funke, Cate Gundlah, Bill Hobbs, Kathy Jeffers, Donna Kallesser, Nancy Knott, Chris Kroup, Karen, Laposh, Catherine Laskaris, Sandy Lindstedt, Michelle Lucas, Kathy Luciano, Angela McKenna, Milan Melicharek, Leslie Mulliken, Rocco Negri, Lucille Norella, Jay and Mary Ann Paulukonis, Nancy Pitcher, Frank Rehm, Cathleen Repholz, Mariana Russo, Don Sack, Maria Sagheddu, Valerie Sagheddu, Denise Sandy, Catherine Schratt, Julius Schratt, Brad Sears, Sandra Selesky, Pia Somerlock, Richard Sommers, Jill Swersie, Pat Transue, Myra Trumpaitzky, Jeff Warner, Lisa Weber, Ralph White, Xian Hutton and Susan Yoder.

Businesses sponsoring the show include: George Roberts Productions, Journal of the Pocono Plateau, Local Flair Magazine, The Pocono Record, Skytop Lodge, The Frogtown Inn and This Week in the Poconos.