ELIZABETH EUGENIA BENSON

Encaustic Art + Christmas Ornaments Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO? DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS. WHAT INSPIRES YOU? FUN FACT ABOUT YOU. FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA. WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE? WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS? website msha.ke/thesteadystill/#encaustic Instagram @ellieeugenia Facebook @ellieeugenia

NEEDLE & A BEETLE

Nature-themed Art, Embrodiery, Paper Goods, and Accessories. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?I’m Annie, I am living in Augusta with my husband and my cat, and I am a public health entomologist (bug scientist) who also creates, shares, and sells my artistic creations that feature mostly insects and other overlooked animals DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I love working with a lot of different

WHOLE BOLA FUN

Original Artwork created on canvases of found & recycled items. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO? DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS. WHAT INSPIRES YOU? FUN FACT ABOUT YOU. FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA. WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE? WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS? Instagram @wholebolafun Facebook @jacobboland

THE RUSTIC PEACH

Handmade Home & Holiday Decor. Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO? DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS. WHAT INSPIRES YOU? FUN FACT ABOUT YOU. FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA. WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE? WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS? website TheRusticPeachDecor.com Instagram @TheRusticPeachDecor Facebook @therusticpeachdecor

THE HUNGRY FOX

Original Screenprinted Art. Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Mikaela Fuchs DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I draw a scene on a translucent paper called denril. Each color in the finished piece is created with a different layer of ink, so I’ll make a drawing for the placement of each color. I coat a screen (mesh on a frame) with emulsion (light sensitive goop), let

THE BAR SOAP CO.

Small Batch Cold Pressed Soaps. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO? DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS. WHAT INSPIRES YOU? FUN FACT ABOUT YOU. FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA. WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE? WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS? website etsy.com/shop/thebarinc Instagram @thebar.soaps Facebook @thebarsoaps

SMOKE + SPIRITS

Jewelry & Home Goods made from Reclaimed Bourbon Barrels. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO? DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS. WHAT INSPIRES YOU? FUN FACT ABOUT YOU. FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA. WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE? WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS? website shopsmokeandspirits.com Instagram @smokeandspirits Facebook @smokeandspirits Etsy etsy.com/shop/smokeandspirits

SIFT + STACK

Rebecca Beaird, of SIFT+STACK, creates handmade functional porcelain wares and oil paintings on panels. All work is inspired by horticulture, architectural history, and vintage interior patterns. Her goal is for each piece to provide a little pop in a curated and eclectic home. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Hi my name is Rebecca Beaird. I was born in Augusta and after

SHE BAKES IT

Custom Sugar Cookies, Bakery Style Cookies, Brownies, and Rice Krispy Treats. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?I am a cake and cookie artist who is originally from Mobile, AL. I am also an Air Force veteran, wife, mother of 3, and audiobook fanatic. I enjoy designing cakes and cookies part time while being a full time stay at home mother. DESCRIBE

SEW LONG + FAREWELL

Hand Sewn & Embroidered Items and Augusta Themed Mini Sculptures. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?I’m Amelia, I am originally from Colorado, but I’ve lived in the CSRA for most of my life. I’m a piercer by trade, but I love to sculpt miniatures and I love hand embroidery. I always like to have something to do with my hands and