Our Artisans

The Craft Revival would not be successful without the many unique artisans that participate at each event. They have so much creativity, each bringing their unique products, and outstanding personalities. 

Here you can meet some of the artists and artisans that help make the Craft Revival what it is.

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Fablewood homestead

The fabulous duo behind Fablewood Homestead's hand-crafted products are Kerry Crooks and Curtis Wilson. They have been a part of the Craft Revival since the very beginning. Living just outside Thunder Bay in an off-grid homestead that they built themselves, they bring a variety of hand-carved, hand-crafted and hand-sewn goodies to each of our events. 

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Vik Wilen art

Vik Wilen is a prominent artist in Thunder Bay, who has had her work displayed in art shows throughout the city including Espresso Joya and Calico Coffeehouse. She has also been a part of the Craft Revival since the very beginning. Her art is beautiful and unique, showcasing landscapes that are common to our beautiful Northern Ontario.

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Lovely Body

Sarah Johnston created Lovely Body in 2012, and has since become one of the top sellers on Etsy, and most recently opened her store located on St.Paul St. She hand makes soaps, lotions, bath salts, sugar scrubs, whipped shea butters, perfume oils and more, all with the aim to make everything with the best ingredients around, free of toxic chemicals, so you can have a lovely body.

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Belle.terra

Owner of Belle Terra, Victoria Bel, creates hand-woven and crocheted scarves, among other things, to keep you warm all winter long. She has a love of colourful hand-dyed fibres, and buttons, so her most popular creation is a button-up cowl. 

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Tuija hansen fibre design

Tuija Hansen has been in the fibre design business for a long time. She creates unique wearable pieces using sustainable and eco-friendly fabrics, and participates in Definitely Superior's Derelicte fashion show every year. 

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NAKEN

Candace Bostrom is the founder of Naken Natural Hand Made Products. She creates handmade soaps, body butters, lip balms, lotions, body spray and recycled candles. Find her every Saturday at the Thunder Bay Country Market.

 
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Boy Roland

You may have seen boy Roland around town, with his signature handlebar moustache with a lick of paint on his clothes. He is well known for his mural work in downtown Port Arthur with the DIE ACTIVE Art Collective, band posters, sign carving and his diverse art styles. Inspired by the art he consumes, pop culture, literature, film and his minds ramblings, boy Roland creates prints of his favourite works displaying and selling them at Uptown Cut, New Day Records and frequents local craft sales. He really like dill pickles.

Find him on Instagram and Facebook!

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Kim cunningham

Kim Cunningham has been doing stained glass for over 20 years, working out of her home workshop.  From small ornaments and sun catchers to larger window panels. Custom orders are her speciality and she also repairs and refurbishes damaged and broken stained glass pieces of all sizes. She currently sells her work through Fireweed and Thunder Games and Gifts.

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Randy Monteith

Randy Monteith fills his time by composing exquisite digital portraits. This master imaginator dives wholeheartedly into his new passion and has been creating vivid, digital masterpieces ever since. Brad Thomas CEO of CREATIV magazine chose Randy to design the cover of the magazines first print edition. Photoshop Creative Magazine featured Randy's artwork "The Citadel" in their Hall of Fame issue.