Celebrating the unofficial start of summer, the 2nd Annual Hawk Mountain Arts Tour & Sale on June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. promises that all roads lead to the discovery of local craftsmen (and women) and their art.This free event features the work of 11 artists at nine locations, all located within a 20- mile looped drive that stretches across scenic and historic Albany Township.
Artwork on exhibit will include wildlife and local landscape paintings, folk art carving, contemporary basket and seat weaving, handcrafted cherry wood utensils, quilting, photography, and redware pottery.
All artists exhibiting with the Hawk Mountain Arts Tour & Sale will be present to meet people as they stop by to look around and shop. A printable map is provided online to easily locate each stop while driving along beautiful backcountry roads. Stops along the tour include:
ˆ·Chuck Eckenroth, carver of Native American totem poles, walking sticks and signs, at the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Visitor Center.
ˆ·Jan Pavelco, photographer, at Kindred Spirits Horse Farm.
ˆ·Wildlife artist Dan Christ at his home studio and gallery
ˆ·Wildlife and coffee artist David Hughes at the picturesque Hawk Mountain Bed and Breakfast
ˆ·Quilter Annie Trexler, also at the Hawk Mountain Bed and Breakfast
ˆ·Landscape artist Jon Bond at his home studio and gallery
ˆ·Jeff Dietrich, redware potter, at his historic log home in Trexler
ˆ·Kai Kaison, folkart carver, also at the Jeff Dietrich log home
ˆ·Jonathan Simons, creator of Jonathan's Wild Cherry Spoons and other hand carved utensils at his Spoon Shoppe
ˆ·Anthony Mark, painter of landscapes and other art, at the historic Pamela's Forget Me Not bed and breakfast
ˆ·Master weaver Angie Wagner at The Country Seat basket weaving and supply shoppe.
Those interested may pick up a map at any participating location, or visit www.hawkmountain.org.