Talent will be on display at annual WFU Artisans’ Fair

A customer and a vendor at the 2011 Artisan's Fair.More than 30 faculty, staff, students, retirees and others will be showing their creative side and offering handmade items for sale at the eighth annual Artisans’ Fair on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The fair will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Benson University Center, room 401.

Vendors must be Wake Forest faculty, staff, students or relatives, but the fair is open to the community. There is no charge to attend. Cash and checks will be accepted, and door prizes will be given.

The fair is now a Wake Forest tradition, with new vendors sprinkled among some who have shown every year.

To learn more about some of this year’s vendors, view some profiles and then see the full list below:

Below is a full list of vendors and their products for the 2012 Artisans’ Fair:

  • Gloria Stickney — WFU products, quilts, rulers
  • Jennifer Shultz — Children’s clothing, personalized market totes & bags, and scarves
  • Kelley Dietz — handmade jewelry and gifts
  • Ashley McCulloch — Ornaments, bags (reusable tote/shopping bags, reversible)
  • Debbie Deheck — Salsa, butterfly houses, Christmas trees
  • Elizabeth Laughter — Photography Services
  • Adriana Granados — jewelry made from nuts and seeds
  • Ruth Smith — Corn bags, stars, Tob sticks, bird houses, blankets, food trays
  • Maria Tompkins — handmade jewelry
  • Rebecca Petersen — Knitted items: scarves, gloves, socks, hats, etc.
  • Zella Johnson — Knitted dish clothes
  • Alan Cameron — woodworking items
  • Renza Wallace — alpaca-designed garments
  • Jane Williams — Pottery
  • Cynthia Leonard — Wheel-Thrown pottery
  • Anja van Polanen — Ceramics
  • Jonathan Williams — Delightfully Daisy gourmet dog treats, slide-through pet bandanas
  • Gale Newport — Baked Goods and Peppermint Candy
  • Kelly Hundley — Miscellaneous Christmas crafts and gifts
  • Kathy Martlock — Crochet and beadwork and origami
  • Teresa Jackson — Jewelry, purses and totes, scarves
  • Paul Ross — Woodworking
  • Robin Harper — Books & Jewelry
  • Amy Tindel — handmade jewelry
  • Kathy Kron — Handmade jewelry & handbags
  • Patricia Hall Boling — Book on pottery and Artwork from son
  • Betty Hauser — Salsa, apple butter, chow-chow, russian tea, other goodies
  • Linda Early — Jewelry
  • Candice Johnston and Shelley Sizemore — Ponchos, Christmas apron, handmade holiday items
  • Jessica Burlingame — Teacup bird feeders
  • Gabrielle Wilson — Jewelry
  • Lanie Ehlinger — Moravian star ornaments dipped in candle wax and bows
  • Heather Shaw — decorative wreaths