Exhibitor List

False Ox

False Ox is dedicated to making unique healthy tasty drinks to be enjoyed by everyone. By looking into the past for inspiration, and using modern flavour profiles, we create unique and refreshing beverages. We make Shrubs and Switchel, historical drinks made with organic apple cider vinegar. Shrubs area concentrate for sodas and cocktails, switchel is a natural electrolyte drink made with ginger!

Flora Lea Jewellery

Leanne Ryan-Jordan of Brooklin Ontario is the maker of Flora Lea Jewellery. She creates handcrafted delicate minimalist jewellery with a bohemian feel, inspired by nature through texture and form. Hand cut and formed from wire and sheet metals in silver, copper, brass and 14k gold filled incorporated with natural gemstones and found beach glass.

Flowers in the Ointment

I make organic salve and lip balm with beeswax an olive oil steeped with flowers from my garden. It's a great all-around ointment for everything from cuts & scrapes to diaper rash, bug bites, burns, and more...
I am hoping to have developed an insect repellant lotion/spray, particularly for ticks, but the time of the fair!

I am a teeny tiny very small business, making the salve in my kitchen and selling mostly mom-to mom from my porch.

Gotamago

Lichia Liu spent half of her childhood in Taiwan, and the other half in Toronto. Nomadic by nature, she started to travel as soon as she could. In 2008, she began to carry travel sketchbooks to record her observations; this would turn into a lifelong habit and a powerful force behind her creativity. She is inspired by nature, urban landscapes, and people interacting with their environments. In 2013, she founded Gotamago, a stationery and gifts brand that features her watercolour illustrations.

Harold & Ollie Designs

At my dining room table, I handcraft each piece in my collection. My pieces are designed to add colour, texture and individuality to your everyday wear. I focus on high quality, locally sourced materials “freshwater peals, sterling silver, semi-precious stones in every colour of the rainbow. I am obsessed with chainmaille techniques and use them to create classic but texturally complex necklaces and bracelets. I love mixing different types of metals to create statement necklaces that match with everything and are equally perfect for a special night out, or to add spice to your everyday uniform.

 

Janice Moorhead

I have been working as a glass artist for over 34 years. For the most part, my medium is stained glass, but I also incorporate found objects. In 1985 I developed a layering process that eliminated the need for the traditional soldered joint. Shards of glass are sandwiched between two panels of clear glass, one colour juxtaposed directly to the next, creating both intricate landscapes as well as whimsical compositions that capture the nature of light as it evokes a particular season or time of day. 

Juliet Sears

#DECAF19 emerging artist:

Hi! I’m Juliet, I’m a student at Wexford Collegiate School of the Arts, in the Visual Media Arts program.

I really enjoy making clothing and have been doing so for 10 years. As I grew older I developed an interest in jewelry making and design. I started with small charms made from wire and seaglass 2 years ago, and it has developed into more clean cut style and varied designs. I started learning on my own at home, then after venturing into more complicated styles, I have also learned a lot from coworkers and friends. I have been at a few craft sales where I sold my merchandise, and I found even when people did not want to buy anything they were very nice to talk to and it made me happy to be in a place where people want to talk about crafting and making new items.

Karin McLean

I am a self-taught and began painting seven years ago after being inspired by what I saw in the neighbourhood while walking my dog. I am obsessed by our urban landscape, especially old buildings that have seen the passage of time and are rapidly disappearing. Art allows me to see beauty everywhere.

ludviks designs

Elizabete Ludviks designs modern pieces in silver, found objects and 3D printed components. Her work is inspired by our Scandinavian and Baltic roots, creating playful designs that strike a balance between geometric and organic, fragile and strong, precious and ordinary, traditional and modern.

Maria Drazilov

Maria is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work centres around photography. She prints her own work, often times digitally altering her images, because she enjoys the creative process. She experiments with painting and hand colouring her photographs as well as displaying them unconventionally.

Mark’s Pizzas

A guy in Toronto making pizza inspired by Beddia, Vetri, Minnick, Bianco and other great pizza makers. You gotta try this!

Materials and Methods

At Materials and Methods, we make beautiful things. From bags to furniture, we engage in a continuous exploration of materials and creative possibilities, while staying true to an ethos of responsibility, following a roadmap to sustainability, and caring about our community.

Mich is Hooked

12 yrs ago I created Mich is Hooked after finding and using crochet as an outlet for stress release. Today my addiction to this hobby has given me chance to be creative in art and practicality. Hats are an essential in Canada and I get to make them fun for children and adults.

MIKA

I was born in Japan, and grew up surrounded by the bounty of nature that both nurtured and inspired me. In my homeland I studied the ancient floral art of Ikebana. My work is a unique fusion of hand built and wheel thrown pottery and floral elements. I grow many of my own botanicals while the rest are locally sourced. Along with orchids, succulents and air plants, I incorporate found elements such as lichens, moss and branches to create unique terrariums and planters. My orchid Kokedama are based on a Japanese technique of enclosing plants in moss balls which are then showcased in and on my pottery.

Misfits and Oddities

I sketch, make pen and ink drawings and sew, but what I enjoy most is making creatures. I started making creatures when I was 13 and they have evolved since then. I sculpt them out of an oven bake clay, bake them, and then paint them. I hinge the joints so they move more freely and look more lifelike. Recently I have been making marionettes and am trying to figure out how to hinge a jaw. My source of inspiration comes from movies and books such as Pan's Labyrinth, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Corpse Bride, Beetlejuice, Grimm's fairy tales, The Graveyard Book, and Alice in Wonderland. I'm a fan of Guillermo Del Toro, Tim Burton, and Wes Anderson.

Morgan Wolfe Grant

Morgan started studying painting and drawing as a child, but took some time off to focus on music. She has dabbled in acrylic, oil, encaustic, and photography, but has most recently been focusing on watercolour. She's obsessed with painting flora and fauna, including the occasional human.

Mr. Softee

My father established this family business in the 1970's and operated it until it was passed down to me in 2015.

Following the route alongside Danforth Ave., between Pape Ave. And Main St. I find that the true treat is meeting my wonderful customers and neighbours, who like my father, I consider my friends.  They are a delight to serve and I enjoy developing a positive relationship with all.

Naked Dog Bakery

It's nothing but the best for your dog. We use only quality, human grade ingredients. Our treats have no corn, wheat, soy, added sugar or preservatives and contain minimal ingredients. All treats are gluten free and we have grain free options available.

NATHAN NUN ART

Nathan Nun's artistic focus is fusing anthropomorphic animal characters with historical and fantasy settings and styles. The scope of his original and pastiche works ranges from historically influenced medieval portraits to agitprop posters. From a patient attention to detail and the joining of cute subjects and studious styles emerges an arrangement of contrasting themes: strangeness and familiarity, the formal and the ordinary, the serious and the whimsical.

neon lace jewellery

I've always loved making jewellery, ever since I started making friendship bracelets back in grade school. Now, I do wire-wrapped earrings, necklaces and bracelets in brass, copper and silver, using semi-precious stones. I love the look and feel of older, antique pieces balanced by modern, clean lines. Both of these styles influence my jewellery, and this is where the name of my company comes from - neon to represent the modern, and lace to represent the vintage feel.