Marin Art Directory
artists with Etsy
Lark Calderon-Gomez is an artist interested in storytelling, oil painting and mixed media work. Her current series of paintings is loosely based on the story of her Guatemalan grandmother, and her travels to the U.S. in the early 1940’s.
Marc and Tracy Morales are a photography team, The 2Canons: “We capture your events, various landscapes and travel photography.”
The artist Miguel Venegas is a native of Marin County, California. He paints stylistic scenes of the Bay Area with bold, bright and crisp colors.
The Marin artist Virginia Simpson-Magruder is known for her collages, book art, and mixed media jewelry. She likes to work with vintage and hand-dyed ribbons, handmade papers, Swavorski crystal beads and rhinestones. Virginia makes heirloom quality, hand-soldered glass pendants with wild animal motifs and “Oriel” pendants.
Angie Hutchins is the proprietor and designer of Many Hats Millinery, a shop that began in Marin County in 2012. The shop offers handmade and unique hats and hair accessories through Etsy. Angie enjoys the vintage fashions of the 1940s through the 1960s.
Peggy Ann Lindstrom specializes in mosaic art and jewelry. She has a background in oil painting and watercolor and ceramics. Peggy uses found jewelry, gems, stained glass, and polymer clay in her creations.
Sara Burgess is a cut paper artist who creates cut paper artwork and other crafts, offered at PaperSaw at Etsy. She is a trans-atlantic artist, illustrator, animator and graphic designer and has designed product lines (table linens, dinnerware and bedding) in the UK, Canada and USA.
Carol Emery, a jewelry artist native to Marin, creates semiprecious beaded necklaces, bracelets and earrings. A quote from the artist: “Making jewelry is a passion for me. I especially love the beads themselves, the texture, the color and their ancestry.”
Patricia Briceno, the textile artist of Beesybee Fibers, an Etsy shop, makes hand-dyed wool roving, hand dyed yarns, luxury blend fibers, and batts and locks.
Michelle Vidro, also known as Meeshka, is a jewelry designer who likes to “tell a story” with jewelry. “It is Meeshka’s gift to be able to tell stories uniquely through her artwork. The process includes drawings, lost wax casting & fabrication using precious metals and gemstones.”
Donald Kinney is a photographer of Fairfax, California, who is known for nature and landscape photography.
Karen Giles is the designer of Luxe Fabric and Yarns, scarves and fabric accessories. She offers scarves, luxury fabrics, scarves, and other accessories on Etsy.
Robin Stelling makes wedding and party favors, tags and canvas bags, with Alice in Wonderland, Peter Rabbit, mermaids, and Mehndi designs. She also makes lavender sachets, party banners, bunting and garlands, and other special party crafts. Robin has a background in gift design working for GAP, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Bank of America, and once designed the wild outdoor show graphics for the Grateful Dead.
Jen Spilly designs handmade accessories for woman and home. Jen is one of the co-founders of Marin Handmade, and has a passion for natural themes and fibers.
Franci Claudon creates amazing functional glass work, with a keen eye for color and contemporary style.
Rosie Echelmeier draws, paints, sculpts, and designs unique head adornments. At her Original Rosies Posies Etsy store, she offers handmade floral head garlands and adornments. She also offers expressive accessories at Spirit of the Goddess — unique bands, crowns and circlets in classic, tribal and modern styles, made out of leather, silver, brass and gold, and semiprecious stones. “A crazy, wild mix of expressive accessories. From metal and jeweled circlets and crowns for accessing deeper spiritual planes to dressy, chic items.”
Charlene Lundgren makes painted silk and Nuno felted silk items, all hand painted, sewn, embroidered, and felted. She offers silken scarves, shawls, hats and baby blankets, as well as fun accessories and unique clothing. She also fashions handmade teddy bears (“Bear Souls”).
The artist Kenna Norris of Tiburon paints the landscapes and waterscapes of Marin and the Northern San Francisco Bay Area, California. She works with oil paints in plein air and finishes with palette knives in her studio.
The artist Millicent Tomkins oil paints landscapes and animals from her studio in Mill Valley, California and Moab, Utah. Currently she works in a “Magic Realist style” and also specializes in faux surfaces such as marble, walnut, burled wood and crackalure. Millicent has a Masters of Art from the University of California, Berkeley.
Kathryn LeMieux is an artist of Tomales, California who specializes in oil paintings and antique photos turned into digital, surreal art prints. She comes from Washington State and was formerly a cartoonist and graphic designer. Kathryn studied painting and printmaking at Western Washington University.
Sally Stokes weaves and creates woven baskets, artisan jewelry, and other home decor with corks, vintage buttons, keys and beads. A quote from the artist: “I love taking the old and creating new, beautiful, funky, rustic, useful and beautiful items out of them.”