ALEX FOLTZ

local art Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?My name is Alex Foltz. I live in Augusta, and I’m an oil painter and portrait artist. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I typically start by roughing out my ideas digitally. If it’s necessary, I’ll set up a photoshoot, and from there I go straight to work in the studio, using alla prima or wet-on-wet process with

YANA BONDAR

local art Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Coming Soon DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.Coming Soon WHAT INSPIRES YOU?Coming Soon FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.Coming Soon FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA.Coming Soon WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE?Coming Soon WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS?Coming Soon instagram @lovelessamaranth website yanabondar.com

WONDERCUSP

local art Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?I am a crafter and artist who grew up primarily moving around the United States and I’ve settled into the CSRA. I love to learn, so I follow crafts, puzzles and art mediums that help me explore new curiosities. I’ve worked in watercolor, ink, I create figures from clay with natural findings, I like

VITAL WOODWORKS

handmade wood housewares + gifts Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?I’m a relatively new woodworker and full-time Occupational Therapist. Originally from West Virginia, I’ve lived in Augusta for 32 years. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I enjoy using both hand tools and modern power tools. I often see the shape of the finished product in the natural wood I’m working with. Many of my

ROYALLY ICED BAKER

decorated sugar cookies Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Hello, my name is Amanda Gearhart! I have always loved baking, but it wasn’t until after the birth of my third baby that truly fell head over heels for it and obtained my cottage bakery license. I currently specialize in decorated sugar cookies and love making special life events that much sweeter. When

PAINTING DEAD GIRL

local art Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Your local living dead girl. Resurrected from the tomb of a corporate office to spread the feminist agenda through spooky art and glitter. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.See something creepy + make it beautiful + add rainbows WHAT INSPIRES YOU?Halloween and pretty girls. FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.I love K Dramas, they inspired me to learn Korean!

LUMINEUX CHOCOLATE

bean-to-bar, small-batch fine chocolate Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Coming Soon DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.Coming Soon WHAT INSPIRES YOU?Coming Soon FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.Coming Soon FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA.Coming Soon WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE?Coming Soon WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS?Coming Soon facebook @lumineuxchocolate instagram @lumineuxchocolate website lumineuxchocolate.com

LEFTY’S CHILL POPS

handmade all-natural frozen treats Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Hello, I am Sarah from North Augusta. During the day I am a project manager for a real estate company and at night I enjoy creating new recipes for frozen treats. I grew up in Ohio and settled here after serving in the United States Air Force DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I search for

KELLI MAKES STUFF

handmade gifts + accessories Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?My name is Kelli Coleman – I’m from North Augusta, SC, and I am a stay-at-home-mom. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I make semi-custom items with my Cricut, glitter, paint, and resin. WHAT INSPIRES YOU?The spark of joy that it brings people just by elevating an everyday item such as a pen. It’s the little

HARTSY DESIGNS

hand-lettered gifts and home decor – ornaments, doormats, greeting cards, vow books, key chains & more Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Hi, I’m Harita! Founder of Hartsy Designs, my happy place. What started as a creative outlet slowly became a place for home decor, holiday gifts, and luxury stationery + signage! I adore sharing my love for the happiest seasons of