We're proud to feature local artisans and creatives in our shop! We sell gorgeous fused glass pieces, local photography, pottery, wood pieces and more!
Below you will find profiles on the many talented artists featured in our shop.
Our shop items are always changing, evolving and adapting to the seasons. Be sure to stop by to discover all of our amazing offerings.
Jennifer Denton is an award-winning artist, textile and home furnishings designer living in Machias. She earned a BFA from Western Carolina University. Her passion for buying and selling vintage light fixtures inspired her to create her own line. With 25 years of experience in design and manufacturing, she has begun producing her own lighting designs here in Maine. Her line of lampshades is made of cut steel and it depicts joyful dogs, cats and pets.
New for spring 2021, the line will include lampshade designs with native animals such as bear, moose, birds, etc. in their natural habitats. She hopes that the success of her designs will create manufacturing jobs here in DownEast Maine. Check her out on Etsy at www.etsy.com/shop/VintageHomeLights
Maria Glaser Roeser
Maria Glaser Roeser has been a potter for over 35 years. She earned a BFA in Pottery and is art teacher certified. Maria is blessed with two studios - one in Roque Bluffs, Maine and one in Newfoundland, New Jersey. Over the years, Maria has enjoyed doing juried art shows, teaching adult pottery classes, owning a pottery shop in her home and being featured at Crow Nest Shops. You can visit her website at stonehillpotteryshop.com
Ryan Malagara is an award-winning aerial photographer and videographer. With his state of the art drone he captures views that cannot be seen from the ground. He then shares these amazing scenes in the way of prints, note cards, and t-shirts.
Local artist Sandi Malagara paints with ground glass. Malagara has always enjoyed the play of light with glass. When she found that she could paint pictures using ground glass she realized that it was her perfect medium. Her favorite subject is the beautiful skies of DownEast Maine as the sun rises first in the US.
Robert E. McCollum
Robert E. McCollum is a popular local photo artist known for his photo art greeting cards & large photo canvases depicting Maine’s beautiful scenery and flora. He joined the military in 1969 and was stationed at the Naval Communication Station in Cutler, Maine which is where he met his future wife Leslie. Retiring after ten years of military service including a tour of Vietnam, the couple now reside in Roque Bluffs, Maine.
As a passionate photographer, Susan Paradis of Machias Bay Medley Cards loves to find color and great light and the unusual. She’s lived in Machias for 21 years, and almost all the cards she makes feature scenes taken in Washington County. You may see her stopped by the side of the road, catching the sunset! The cards are good quality material, usually handmade, and await your own message. Send your favorite family and friends a portrait of Downeast!
Penny Dandridge is the artist behind Dandy Candles, creating hand-painted candles with a soothing and relaxing scent that burn slowly & efficiently. Her candles use wood wicks that burn all the way down so no wax is wasted. Fragrances are free of carcinogens and reproductive toxins, instead infused with essential oils. Penny also offers beautiful hand pained glassware.
Wooden Way Creations
Charlie has created many wooden treasures — from archery bows, to toys, and now as a specialist in creating kitchen tools and accessories. Charlie’s craftsmanship can be felt in every culinary tool he creates, from a range of spatulas, spoons, cutting boards and oven rack pulls. He is confident you will feel the buttery smooth finish and appreciate the combination of art and function in every piece created. Charlie's wife, Susan plays a vital role in their business operations from production to quality control, office administration to posting on social media. She also enjoys making and canning their wood conditioner which is suggested so that your favorite kitchen tools live and last as treasured works of art.