MacKenzie-Childs Broadcasts Artisans Exhibiting at The First Annual Artisan Craft Competition This Fall


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MacKenzie-Childs, the American heritage dwelling decor model, is worked up to announce the confirmed roster of 140+ artisans exhibiting on the first annual MacKenzie-Childs Artisan Craft Competition that’s going down on September 30 – October 2 on the model’s headquarters in Aurora, NY (3260 State Route 90, Aurora, NY 13026).

The outside occasion will spotlight impressed artwork and design expertise specializing in one-of-a-kind handcrafted items. This inaugural artisan market will characteristic distinctive handmade artwork from numerous disciplines, together with ceramics, jewellery, textiles, advantageous artwork, and lots of extra. The pageant will embody hands-on craft experiences for attendees, demonstrations, unique items on the market, purchasing within the expanded MacKenzie-Childs retailer, meals, and music. 

The centerpiece of this first-of-its-kind handmade market is the curated assortment of artisans from throughout the nation who craft the whole lot from wall artwork, dwelling items, wearables, and furnishings. Attendees may have the chance to attach straight with 140+ makers whereas searching for their distinctive items.

Supplied beneath is a snapshot of some of the various numerous artisans that will likely be showcased on the craft pageant:

  • Amy Carson Smith — whimsical and charming pet portraits
  • Glad & Younger — fun-loving leather-based items which are dreamed up and created by hand
  • Fingers to Work — heirloom-quality practical textiles that improve the fantastic thing about any dwelling
  • Laura Michelle Children & Residence – basic and cute dwelling equipment
  • Le Moné – a lighter, livelier, low ABV apéritif
  • Lumineux Chocolate — small-batch, European-style chocolate of the best high quality utilizing the most effective substances and time-honored strategies
  • Nest Homeware – lovely, smooth-surfaced, cast-iron cookware
  • Sadie James Hat Co. – customized handcrafted Western Weight Fur Felt Hats
  • OUT OF MY MIND – watercolors of animals dressed as whimsical characters
  • Loudee’s Jewellery – hand-crafted wearable items of artwork made in New York

“We’re and have at all times been, a model constructed from artisan-inspired items and at present make use of greater than 150 artisans at our Aurora headquarters,” mentioned Rebecca Proctor, Chief Model Officer and Inventive Director of MacKenzie-Childs. “Elevating artisans of all disciplines is extraordinarily essential to us as a model and can proceed to catch the attention of us in the whole lot we do. Celebrating the happiness that distinctive designs can convey to another person’s life is the heartbeat of our model, and we look ahead to watching that magic unfold for all of the artisans and attendees this fall.”

Tickets can be found for buy at $10 per day or $20 for a 3-day weekend go, together with a 20% low cost through the Competition on the expanded MacKenzie-Childs Aurora retailer. Moreover, the model is providing an unique and restricted seating Welcome Dinner & Weekend Move ticket expertise, which will likely be held on September 29 from 6 -9 pm at Inns of Aurora (391 Major St., Aurora, NY, 13206) and can characteristic:

  • Farm-fresh native meals
  • Handcrafted cocktails
  • Silent public sale for gadgets pulled deep from the MacKenzie-Childs archive

The weekend pageant additionally will provide hands-on craft experiences that friends can e book prematurely, comparable to:

  • Pie dish portray
  • Mug portray
  • Eucalyptus wreath adorning
  • Pumpkin flower association
  • Flower Pot association

For extra info, go to the official Competition webpage right here, following the MC Instagram and Fb pages, and hashtag #MCArtisanFestival.


About MacKenzie-Childs

MacKenzie-Childs is a totally built-in designer, producer, and multichannel service provider of high-quality, hand-decorated ceramic and enamel tableware, furnishings, and residential and backyard equipment. The model is finest recognized for distinctive designs that mix vibrant colours and pattern-on-pattern floor ornament to create a contemporary, unique aesthetic finest described as “custom with a twist.” For greater than 30 years, the model’s gifted designers and artisans have created lovely, unique merchandise that add pleasure and charm to houses nice and small all through the world. Handcrafted MacKenzie-Childs merchandise may be bought from the corporate’s retail shops in New York Metropolis and Aurora and thru distinctive advantageous retailers within the U.S. and worldwide. For extra info, go to MacKenzie-childs.com.