The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art’s
Winter Art Market
November 30-December 23
Our hugely popular Winter Art Market returns for the second year! Scroll this page for a preview of the artists and artisans you can shop at the market. With prices ranging from under $10 to over $1,000, we have unique gifts for everyone on your list (including yourself!)
Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for students. Free for TVAA members and for education, healthcare, and first response workers.
Dates and Hours:
Market Hours, Nov. 30-Dec. 23
(Extended hours! Excludes Dec. 23)
Sat: 10am-5 pm
It’s a Dickens Christmas Y’all
Sat, Dec 11: 10 am-5 pm
Free admission for this annual downtown Tuscumbia Christmas event!
Meet Our Artists!
CERAMICS – Athens, AL
Jamie Adams’ art is characterized by vibrant colors, allusions to art history and pop culture, and a love of dinosaurs! Each piece is created on a pottery wheel and designs carved by hand. $80-$100.
PASTELS & OIL – Florence, AL
An award-winning artist, Elaine is acclaimed for her vitality of colors, strength of composition, and variety of subject matter. $200+
MIXED MEDIA – Oneonta, AL
Marian Baker is a contemporary folk artist. A natural storyteller, she uses humor and family experiences to inspire her art. $70-$1200.
FABRIC ART – Florence, AL
Martha Beadle stitches hand cut scraps of fabric, beads, seashells, and more onto her work to create masterful imagery. $150-$400 (framed)
FABRIC ART – Madison, AL
Tiavalya Befecadu is the owner of Tiavalya Photography, LLC. She is a third generation sewing enthusiast and creates textile art quilting from photographs. $20-$250.
WOODEN CLOCKS – Florence, AL
Buddy’s designs emphasize the wood’s natural beauty and rely on the wood’s natural color. The clocks featured in the Winter Art Market were designed and built just for the show. $135-$150.
CLAY & MIXED MEDIA – Florence, AL
Amita’s jewelry, made exclusively for the market, is made from clay and recycled glass. Her pieces are inspired by nature and ethnic folk jewelry from India. She’ll also have angels and sculptures made stoneware clay. $50-$100
WATERCOLOR – Birmingham, AL
Tim Blanton is a self-taught artist who has been painting for the last six years. Tim’s work is best described as loose watercolor with a bold color palette. $55-$175.
SALT STONEWARE – Midland, GA
Jon’s work is influenced by the history of pottery making in the area. He pushes the limits of clay through the simplicity of functional ware and the challenges of large vessels. $28-$1,200.
SILK SCARVES – Tuscumbia, AL
Jonathan’s scarves are made from 100% Habotai silk. They are produced one a time and are all unique with subtle variation in pattern and color. $25-$40.
LINOCUT – Boise, Idaho
Tom Callos is a 50-year martial arts master teacher who has now taken his work off the mats and into his art studio. Tom is currently working on carving and printing 1000 portraits of people who inspire others with their work in the world. $15-$150
WOOD – Birmingham, AL
A retired shop teacher, Laurens now crafts beautiful works from urban harvested native woods. Laurens’ work invites one to explore what is hidden within. While functional, these pieces stand alone as works of art. $35-$500.
EcoManiac Sustainable Jewelry by Amy Pieroni Designs
JEWELRY – Savanna, GA
A professional metalsmith, Amy Pieroni creates unique wearable sculptures. Her bold, colorful pieces are brought to life using primarily recycled metals, found objects and conflict-free gemstones. $30-$300.
CERAMICS – Booneville, MS
Helene uses hand-built and wheel-throwing techniques to make functional & sculptural work. $20-$3500.
EMBROIDERY – Killen, AL
Diane creates machine-embroidered ponies and llamas. Each one is unique and no two are alike. They make fun gifts for older children and adults. $40-$50.
FOUND OBJECT ART – Athens, AL
Each of Joanne’s pieces are made from found or recycled objects as well as vintage finds. $30-$125.
PRINTMAKING – Florence, AL
Barb Hendricks has had a passion for printmaking since she was in middle school. She is selling sets of printed cards as well as framed prints. $10-$25.
FIBER ART – Florence, AL
Cynthia loves searching for the perfect fabric that can be up-cycled into something else. She creates rope bowls, stockings, stuffed whales, and other soft toys. $20-$80.
George Jones, Jr.
BROOMS – Florence, AL
A fourth-generation broom maker. George uses traditional techniques to make brooms that he sells at festivals across the country. $15-$85.
JEWELRY – Daphne, AL
This mother/daughter team from South Alabama specializes in affordable polymer clay earrings. $10-$20
JEWELRY & CROCHET – Tuscumbia, AL
Sandy makes one-of-a-kind jewelry using natural stone, glass, sterling silver, and vermeil. Her crocheted baskets feature various yarns to produce interesting patterns, colors, and textures. $20-$315.
David E. Lupton
WOODEN BOWLS & MORE – Florence, AL
David creates lathe-turned wooden bowls, both functional and purely decorative, made from a single piece of salvaged Alabama hardwood. Bowls are finished with a food safe oil finish. Also make small turnings such as bud vases and bottle stoppers. . $20-$200.
TEXTILE – Florence, AL
Nadene uses natural fiber textiles and plant-based dyes to create custom clothing, accessories, and home provisions for her design label Idyllwilde. $22-$285
Susan Bennett Manno
TEXTILE – Florence, AL
Susan is offering quilted ornaments and fabric art. $20+
WATERCOLOR – Killen, AL
Martha seeks inspiration from the beauty of her native Shoals area, including for the small bird paintings she’s offering for the Market. $85-$125.
LEATHER – Sheffield, AL
Keith is a self taught artist who enjoys exploring different crafts and art mediums. He has made three designs of bracelets and cuffs hand made from cow, goat, and sheep hide. $12-$35
OIL PAINTING – Yazoo City, MS
Benny’s art comes from a working class upbringing with a deep appreciation for the work ethic of those living close to the earth. He enjoys painting people and landscapes. $200-$500.
FIBER/FABRIC – Birmingham, AL
Barbara enjoys using fabric and fibers to create art with texture and dimension. She is influenced by architecture, travel, and nature. She makes both representational and abstract work. $40-$250.
MIXED MEDIA – Killen, AL
Provie creates collages, assemblages and paintings incorporating found objects, papers, metal, and fabric . She searches thrift shops and estate sales to find pre- loved objects. Angels, Altars, and gardens are frequent subjects in her work. $20-$200
MIXED MEDIA – Birmingham, AL
Noles-Ross uses discarded and forgotten objects to reconfigure themes of memory, place, identity, and environmental issues, encouraging a shift in perspective. The process disguises the object’s original form and purpose to create a new narrative. $100-$300
TEXTILE/HANDWOVEN – Birmingham, AL
Miriam is a textile focused artist who creates one-of-a-kind and small batch handmade textile goods. Miriam pairs her handwoven fabrics with recycled, repurposed, and reclaimed materials. $195-$550.
OIL PAINTING – Florence, AL
Nancy O’Neal is known for her plein air paintings of rural landscapes. $225+
BASKETS & MORE – Tuscumbia, AL
Glenn is a multimedia craftsman who creates handmade baskets, blankets, ornaments, and more.
PHOTOGRAPHY – Savannah, GA
Anna Robertson has a BFA in Photography from Savannah College of Art and Design. Her photographs depict symbolism of the interconnectedness of the human body and the natural world, and a spiritual reverence of the landscape. $75-$100
BLOWN GLASS – Asheville, NC
Brad Smith is a glass artist living and working in North Carolina. His specialities are hand blown drinkware, home accents, and sculptural vessels. $40-$300
BATIK PURSES – Birmingham, AL
Laura Stacy’s batik creations range from colorful insects to puppy dogs and farm animals. The two-dimensional art is then transformed into wearable art in the form of a purse. $65-$125.
WATERCOLOR & DRAWINGS – Florence, AL
The acclaimed Florence artist will offer a variety of his representational paintings and drawings. $195-$550.
ENAMELED JEWELRY – Tupelo, MS
In her Empty Nest Studio, Cathy fabricates metal and fires glass enamel. She finds joy in each piece she creates and hope it brings the same joy to those who wear it. $40-$140
OIL PAINTING – Decatur, AL
Zack’s oil paintings elevate the everyday through his realistic still lifes and moody landscapes.
JEWELRY & FIBER – Birmingham, AL
Whether knitting, weaving, felting, crocheting, dying fibers, or designing, Janice Weinstein loves experimenting with color, texture and technique to produce wearable art.
CERAMICS – Pittsboro, NC
Marie blends art and science to form something beautiful, with work mostly inspired from nature. Marie’s favorite type of glaze is crystalline. The ingredients and firing process have to be exactly right to encourage crystal growth.
Artisan Food & Goods
3 Oak Lane
CANDLES – Killen, AL
3 Oak Lane pours their soy blend candles in small batches with fragrances free from phthalates and other potentially hazardous chemicals.
Hydrangea Soap Co.
SOAP – Muscle Shoals, AL
This handmade, cold process, small batch soap shop offers all natural bath goodies such as bar soaps, emulsified sugar scrubs, and clay face masks.