‘Stir of Artists’ Returning To Bemus Point For Two Weekends

BEMUS POINT – Bemus Point’s Village Park will be alive with artists for two weekends this summer.

Parking and admission are free for the Fifth Annual “A Stir of Artists” Art Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, July 26-27 and Aug. 16-17.

With hours from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, the show will take place rain or shine.

Organizer Kristen Paduano McNitt says this year has 30 fine artisans from Western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania with a wide variety of media, skills and talents. Artists setting up to demonstrate their medium with woodworking, face painting, plein air painting, sketching and more. Exhibitors will have artworks for sale.

The park is centrally located in the village, which also offers a variety of restaurants and eateries for dining.

Our featured artists on July 26-27 include: Catherine O’ Connor (glass), Lockport; Shaun Silverwood (watercolors, mixed media), Getzville; Renne Pye (dolls/mixed media), Bemus Point; Bill Smith (photography), Cherry Creek; Bruce Johnson (wood cutting boards), Bemus Point; Cheryl Swanson (wood working), Forestville; Keith McKale (wood carving, scroll sawing), Ellicottville; Phyllis Caloren (jewelry, scarves), Bemus Point; Marie Lewis (sea glass jewelry), Bemus Point; Debbie Moyer (metal jewelry), Warren, Pa.; Evelyn Brumwell (fiber arts) Dewittville; Clara Hansen (3-D art, jewelry, pottery), Bemus Point; Ed and Jacqueline Hodges (pottery, watercolor), Corry, Pa.; Suzette Paduano (photography) Panama; Jerry Paduano (drawings, acrylics), Panama; Judith Whittaker (acrylic paintings), Frewsburg; Mary Ellen Hanna (watercolors), Creations Art Program (TRC) Chautauqua; Mary Ann Jankowski (pastels, watercolors, acrylic), Fredonia; Timothy Stahlman (slate paintings); Douglas Craday and Claudia Bunce (ceramics), Warren, Pa.; Peggy Houser (beaded jewelry weaving), Kane Pa.; Marian Aranyos (watercolor, mixed media), Warren, Pa.; Fran Zaborowski (fiber art), West Falls; Dave Zaborowski (wood working), West Falls; Deming Greiner (mixed media); Mike Riner (watercolor); Cherie Antle (glass jewelry), Allegany.

Lists of Artists for Aug. 16-17 are as follows: Linda Mason (glass, wearable art), Warren, Pa.; Dee Smith (watercolors), Bradford, Pa.; Mary Emery-Williams (glass jewelry), Aspinwall, Pa.; Cheryl Swanson (wood working), Forestville; Keith McKale (wood carving, scroll sawing), Ellicottville; Phyllis Caloren (jewelry, scarves), Bemus Point; Marie Lewis (sea glass jewelry), Bemus Point; Debbie Moyer (metal jewelry), Warren, Pa.; Evelyn Brumwell (fiber arts), Dewittville; Clara Hansen (3-D art, jewelry, pottery), Bemus Point; Ed and Jacqueline Hodges (pottery, watercolor), Corry, Pa.; Suzette Paduano (photography), Panama; Jerry Paduano (drawing, acrylics), Panama; Judith Whittaker (acrylic paintings), Frewsburg; Mary Ellen Hanna (watercolors), Angola; Creations Art Program (TRC), Chautauqua; Patty Prechtl (watercolors), Saint Marys, Pa.; Bruce Robinson (nature and travel photography), Gerry; Timothy Stahlman (slate paintings), Jamestown; Douglas Craday and Claudia Bunce (ceramics), Warren, Pa.; Peggy Houser (beaded jewelry weaving), Kane, Pa.; Marian Aranyos (watercolor, mixed media), Warren, Pa.; Karen Fitzpatrick (stained glass/mosaics), Great Valley; Fran Zaborowski (fiber art), West Falls; Dave Zaborowski (wood working), West Falls; Deming Greiner (mixed media), Bemus Point; Mike Riner (watercolor), Cherie Antle (glass jewelry), Allegany.