Made on the Coast Artist’s Block Lineup Announced for the 2002 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

The Made on the Coast Artists’ Group, in partnership with the Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee, is delighted to announce the lineup of Coastside artists participating in the 2022 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival's Local Artists' Block.

Made on the CoastEighteen artists have been chosen to participate in the one day pop-up show, Sunday, October 16 from 9am to 5pm, as part of the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, making its highly anticipated return to celebrate the big 50th Golden Anniversary on October 15-16 after two consecutive years of pandemic-caused cancellations.

The Made on the Coast Local Artists' Block is a juried show of coastside artists, who live and create in Coastal San Mateo County. Entries are reviewed and juried by professional artists, who aim to keep the quality and originality of the art high while keeping the booth offerings balanced and varied.

The Made on the Coast Local Artists' Block will be held on Sunday only, October 16th, from 9am to 5pm on Main Street between Mill Street and Kelly Avenue.

Made on the Coast Artist Lineup:

Maddison King – Handmade jewelry inspired by the outdoors
Jennifer Clark – Kaleidoscopic fabric designs
Kelly Ritter – Original art and prints on various media
Marilyn Johnson – Hand-crafted jams and jellies sourced from local organic farms
Jo Fry – Original mixed media art incorporating locally collected sea glass
Kat Irber – Moon water infused tie dye clothing
Jill Quigley – Lead-free soldered sea glass bowls and suncatchers
Douglass Brown – Blown glassware and sculptures
Barbara Grauke – Glass-powdered dishes, vessels, and garden art
Nancy Quickert – Hand-crafted high-fired functional and decorative ceramics for the home.
Randall Reid – Pottery is thrown on a potter's wheel, custom glazes, and designs.
Dawne Hornung – Seashell and felt art
Susan Freidman – Art created through painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking
Casey Neth – Crystal-based jewelry designs
Terri Carol – Art created by fused glass
Hannah Anderson – Stained glass art
Xuan Ho – Mosaic creations
Jill Impink – All-natural dog treats

2022 Featured MOTC Artists

Terri Carol

Terri Carol

Handmade. Modern. Local. For 20 years, Terri Carol Designs has been recognized for its unique and creative style of working with glass. Inspired by the colors and themes of the coast and driven to design pieces that are both beautiful and functional, Terri's work showcases not only her artistic skill, but her approach to the idea that imagination is just the beginning of creation. By mixing together acquired knowledge, molten glass, form, and sustainable use, her work takes on infinite possibilities.
Jennifer Clark

Jennifer Clark

Jennifer Clark of Half Moon Bay is a professional fine artist and photographer who finds inspiration in nature and technology, transforming "What if?" into "How does she do it?" Using her own drawings, paintings and photographs of flora and fauna, she creates stunning abstractions of color and shape. Best of all, Jennifer’s work is designed to be worn, to drape your table for a party, or even to hang as unique wall art.
Jo Fry

Jo Fry

Jo Fry, owner of Fierce Siren Studios, classifies herself as a sea glass artist who draws inspiration from both her love of our beautiful coastline and deep respect for the ocean and all its inhabitants. Her unique and original mixed media paintings incorporate not only locally found sea glass, but also driftwood discovered while helping to keep our shores clean. With Half Moon Bay family roots dating back to the 1800s, she is an active volunteer with the Half Moon Bay History Museum and treats her finds as artifacts, pieces of our community’s past. Jo is proud to participate in her first Pumpkin Festival as an artist.
Xuan My Ho

Xuan My Ho

Xuan My Ho has been an established mosaic artist in the Bay Area for over 20 years. Xuan's subject matter often originates from her imagination, external inspiration, and her life as a Vietnamese refugee who has made a life in America. Employing graceful shapes, forms, and colors in her pieces which also reflect the beauty of nature such as earth, sky, mountains, waterscape, and the world around her. She loves the design challenge of using a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Xuan works with two- and three-dimensional objects to develop wall hangings, mirrors, water fountains, birdbaths, fireplaces, sculptures, large-scale murals as well as small mosaic jewelries and polymer pens.

The work Xuan will be showing in this MOTC Artists show includes her mosaic wall hangings, mosaic jewelries, and polymer clay pens.
Dawne Hornung

Dawne Hornung

Dawne Hornung creates unique, handmade pieces using natural surfaces such as seashells and time-honored techniques like decoupage and gilding. Dawne has lived on the coast for over 30 years and has been in the craft business as well.
Jill Impink

Jill Impink

Jill Impink's company, Love Stretchy, makes all-natural, small-batch dog treats in Half Moon Bay. Her passion is providing delicious, healthy, preservative-free treats you can feel good about feeding to your fur babies! They donate a portion of all sales to animal rescues. Love your dog; buy them treats.
Marilyn Johnson

Marilyn Johnson

Owner and jam-chef Marilyn Johnson comes from a family of farmers, so she knows how to source high quality, local, organic ingredients for her Spread The Love Jams and Jellies. By shopping and foraging locally, Marilyn captures the bounty of the region in her products as she highlights some of the best of what we grow here.
Madison King

Madison King

Madison King is the local creator behind Woods to Wire jewelry. Madison's designs are a reflection of who she is, as an outdoor enthusiast and someone who grew up outside. She is able to fuse this together in her jewelry creations using 14k gold and sterling silver fill, and incorporating items found in nature such as sea glass, and gemstones.
Casey Neth

Casey Neth

Casey is a lifelong, Half Moon Bay local. She created Layers Of Intention during the beginning of her Master’s degree program in Mind-Body Medicine nearly three years ago as a grounding tool, through the creation of jewelry and her Reiki practice. Now as she enters her Ph.D. program in Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University, she still finds comfort in creating pieces of jewelry that are layered with intention through the metaphysical properties of crystals.
Jill Quigley

Jill Quigley

Bringing the beauty of the Coastside into your surroundings, Jill Quigley creates Coastside sea glass art using genuine sea glass collected locally. Soldered items are lead free and created using a "stained glass" method. Mosaics are glued onto glass forms and grouted.

ABOUT MADE ON THE COAST

Made On The Coast (MOTC) was dreamed up, developed, proposed, and is juried by local artists. Throughout the year, MOTC supports local artists through grants, showcases and events. The Pumpkin Festival Local’s Block, sponsored by Made on The Coast, is a subcommittee of the Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee (HMBBC). Each year, the HMBBC produces the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. Launched in 2013, the Made on the Coast Local’s Block, is run by local artisans and volunteers. Made on the Coast Local Artists' Block will be held on Sunday only, October 16th, 2022 from 9am to 5pm on Main Street between Mill Street and Kelly Avenue. For more information about Made on the Coast, visit www.madeonthecoast.com or their Facebook page.

50th Annual Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival
Celebrating the Great & Almighty Gourd
October 15-16, 2022 – 9am to 5pm
Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA