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HyArts Shanty Artists 2017
Below is a complete list of artists participating in the 2017 HyArts Artist Shanties. View their bio below to see when you can find them at the shanties and for contact information. Or you can View Artists by Shanty Week
Lynn Abravanel & Patty LeGrand
They will be in the shanties the week-ends of May 18-20 and June 1-3, 2018.
Website: Leslie Altman Art
Additional Website: Leslie Altman Art on facebook
Leslie began painting at the suggestion of a friend and fell in love with watercolor. Her work focuses on landscapes of places she has enjoyed both close to home and further abroad. She tries to capture the feelings the landscapes evoke through color and light in her original framed and unframed pieces, prints (some giclee), greeting cards and magnets. Leslie teaches watercolor and will demonstrate while at the shanties.
She has exhibited at the Cape Cod Art Association, the Yarmouth Art Guild, the Cultural Center of Cape Cod and the Creative Arts Center in Chatham, as well as in local galleries. She has won several first place awards at the Cape Cod Art Association.
Leslie is in the shanties the week of July 2-8, 2018.
Jennifer is a Harwich native working as a designer and printmaker. Jennifer attended the Massachusetts College of Art & Design in Boston studying graphic design. Her studies not only spawned an interest for the graphic arts, but also for photography, printmaking and book binding. After returning to the Cape five years ago she began linocut printing. Her entire process is by hand, from the drawing, to the carving and printing. Her subject matter is generally objects or creatures that are inspired by her life or experiences. She strives to create unique pieces that combine simplicity to charismatic design.
Jennifer is in the shanties the week-ends of 5/4-6, 5/11-13, 5/18-20, 5/25-28, 6/1-3, 6/8-10 and the week of 7/2-8, 2018.
John will be in the shanties during the week of 9/10-16.
Kevin will be in the shanties the weekends of 5/11-13, 5/19-20 and 5/25-28 and the week of 7/30-8/5.
Laura’s passion for antiques, in particular all things Victorian, led to a perfect blend for jewelry design. The beautiful old things she uses to create her jewelry include antique buttons, antique cufflinks, Victorian era postcard ephemera, 1920’s typewriter keys, and sterling silver salt spoons. The artistry in these Victorian Era items needs little help, other than to highlight their beauty in jewelry settings that will spark comments and evoke the elegance of a bygone era.
Laura will be in the shanties the weeks of July 2-8 and August 20-26, 2018.
Martine will be showing her paper crafts....gift boxes, wreaths, ornaments, bags and greeting cards (standard and interactive).
Martine will be sharing a shanty with Melissa Crim the week of July 2-8, 2018.
Alexandria (Sandy) Boudreau
A Cape Cod native, Sandy was born in Hyannis, Massachusetts, and was raised in the Town of Yarmouth. She was interested in art as a young child.In High School, Sandy won the Maxton-Graham portfolio scholarship award for outstanding art work and was awarded a membership in the Cape Cod Art Association. During this period, she also received first place in print making and one of her prints was featured in "Jeep Magazine." Sandy attended the University of Southeastern Massachusetts, where she studied fine arts and art education. Since graduation, Sandy has taught art in all grades from kindergarten through high school. She taught art at the M.E. Small Elementary School, in Yarmouth for 20 years and is currently teaching at Station Avenue Elementary School.
Sandy will be in the shanties the week of July 9-15, 2018.
Rick is a Fine Arts Photographer, based in Hyannis and while he specializes in landscapes and seascapes, his one love is night photography, both urban and astrophotography. “I try to see colors and shapes and lines and visual relationships at their purest.”
Rick will be in the shanties the week of July 9-15 and August 13-19, 2018.
Cape Cod CAN!
Cape Cod Collaborative Arts Network (CapeCodCAN!) provides opportunities to improve the lives of people living with disabilities on Cape Cod. We do this by collaborating with a variety of agencies serving this population.
Led by local Artists, students from up to 14 different agencies servicing Cape Cod residents with disabilities create works of art, in various mediums, inspired by a common theme. This year’s theme is “ On The Move: The Art of Motion”
Artists with Cape Cod Can! will at the shanties the weekend of June 8-10, 2018.
Robert Carter is showing both original and reproduction American Impressionist oil paintings of Cape Cod and New England. Robert is an artist member of the Cape Cod Art Association, the Provincetown Art Association, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod and is a juried Associate Member of Oil Painters of America.
Robert will be in the shanties the week of July 2-8, 2018
Emma will be selling matted prints of her photography along with a few larger framed pieces. Her photography is mainly focused on the natural beauty of Cape Cod with an interest in marine subjects.
Emma will be sharing a shanty with John Flynn the week of September 4-10, 2018.
Additional Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/melefant
Colorful one of a kind and limited edition eco friendly hand painted upcycled jewelry using antique lace and crocheted textiles obtained from local families and historical organizations. Each piece comes with a unique history that honors it’s original creator and/orplace of origin.
Melissa will be sharing a shanty with Martine Bindler-Dosbiens the week of July 2-8, 2018.
Lori is a science researcher by day, and an artist by night. Having pursued a degree in Biochemistry, she returned to school to take art classes where ceramics captured her interests. Her main focus is on hand built wall hangings and decorative ornaments.
Lori will be in the shanties the weeks of July 9-15 and August 6-12, 2018.
“Whether I am observing nature in my own back yard, the sandy dunes of Cape Cod or a busy market scene while on vacation, I have an urge to capture the moment that resonates with me and put it to canvas. I am especially excited about scenes which show strong contrast of light and color. Having been influenced by the Impressionists, I interpret these scenes of everyday life in a way which will bring back fond memories for me and, hopefully, the viewer. My paintings are about my experiences and how I want to remember them.” Tony will have oil paintings, pen and ink with watercolor sketches along with prints, note cards and coasters.
Tony will be in the shanties the week of August 27-September 2, 2018.
Sue Dragoo Lembo
Additional Website: Anchor and Helm on facebook
Lauren and her mother Gail, have created Anchor & Helm, a new company featuring their inspiration from all things natucial.This mother and daughter team are driven by their need for creative energy and love of everything beach. Combining those passions they created Anchor & Helm, a line of nautically inspired handbags and goods for the home, made with love on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Lauren and Gail pride themselves on delivering a quality product that is completely handmade by them, from start to finish. Some of their favorite times are searching for and finding the perfect fabrics and leather hides with which to create.
Lauren and Gail will be in the shanties the weeks of June 25-July 1, July 23-29 and August 13-19, 2018.
Linda Emerson started painting at an early age. Encouraged by her mother, she pursued her passion by attending the Art Institute of Boston and taking classes in watercolor, oil and pastel. Her artwork has helped her receive many awards over the years and has allowed her to spread her business internationally. She is living with her husband and daughter on Cape Cod, where she is encouraged to keep painting. Linda works in watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastel of Cape Cod and New England.
Linda will be at the shanties the week-ends of May 4-6, 11-13 and the weeks of July 2-8 and August 20-26, 2018.
Christine makes functional and decorative pottery. She also makes clay beads and incorporates them in her jewelry along with sterling silver, copper, leather and semi-precious stones.
Christine will be in the shanties the weeks of August 6-12 and September 17-23, 2018.
The jewelry Jean creates has an organic theme. She uses silver, copper, brass and gold. Most pieces are either hammered or etched sometimes using a combination of materials. She offers earring, bracelets, necklaces and rings. Some pieces incorporate beads and cabochons. Bangles and cuff bracelets are made with aluminum and glass or ceramic beads.
Jean will be at the shanties the weeks of July 9-15 and August 13-19, 2018.
Paula’s designs are created with authentic ocean tumbled sea glass with sterling silver. She also creates driftwood and sea glass wreaths, wine charm sets, frames and more.
"The passion I feel towards the creations I make with sea glass and driftwood allow my creative artistic side to shine through. It's a genuine feeling experiencing the entire process, from traveling and the challenges and enjoyment of collecting sea glass, that it gives me great pleasure to create these items using my imagination and have others appreciate them as well."
Paula will be at the shanties the weekends of May 25-28, (Friday through Monday) and the weeks of June 25-July 1, uly 30-August 5, 2018 and August 27th-September 2nd, 2018.
Carolyn’s jewelry is made using her own handmade glass beads. Using a combination of gravity, heat and chemistry, glass can be shaped into household objects, beautiful adornments or monumental sculptures. Using essentially the same techniques developed hundreds of years ago, each bead is created by hand in the flame. The glass she uses is Italian, German and American.
Carolyn will also be selling her artwork.
Carolyn will be at the shanties during the weeks of July 16-22, July 30-August 5, August 6-12, September 3-9 and 10-16, 2018.
John makes wood bowls, plates and platters from salvaged wood from Cape Cod. He also makes hand carved wood spoons and treen ware. "I am interested in the entire process from “forest to finish”. Each species of tree and each piece of wood is unique and has been personally harvested, prepared, and crafted by me. It requires attentiveness and patience to see the entire process to completion. From the initial search to the application of the final coat of finish, each piece is handled with care.
John will be at the shanties the weeks of July 9-15, July 30-August 5, August 6-12, and the week-ends of October 12-14, 2018
Aimee creates quality bags, pouches and cowls using mostly nautical fabrics and other unique materials such as dock line and wine corks for bag handles.
Aimee will be at the shanties the week-end of June 8-10, July 16-22 and August 6-12, 2018.
My name is Dick Frigault,after a career as a therapist for the developmentally and emtionally challenged,I became interested in photography inspired by my son who graduated from the Maine College of Art, my wife who is a water colorist and my daughter who makes hand made bags which led me to explore the world of large format 4x5 black and white imaging as well as digital photography.
I am self taught and have greatly benefited form the talent of my colleagues at the Cape Cod Art Club.
For me, photography is a means to allow people to enjoy the grace,beauty and emotion of nature and each other.
Richard will be at the shanties the week-end of June 8-10 and the week of September 3-9, 2018.
A self-taught artist and a passionate student of Eastern philosophy, Donald works in colored inks on mulberry paper. He paints with chi (energy), jing (essence) and shen (spirit) to create abstract images of growth, stability, and balance. Each unique and beautiful original is signed and dated with the Chinese year, and stamped with Donald’s artistic seal. Donald practices Tai Chi and Quigong, plays saxophone and bodhran, and enjoys taking walks with his wife, Janet, and their dog, Alto.
Donald will be at the shanties the week-end of June 8-10 and the week of August 6-12, 2018.
Janet works with semi-precious stones, fresh-water pearls, and unique beads to create wearable art. Inspired by the beauty of the natural world, Janet—a percussionist with the Cape Cod Concert Band, the Cape Community Orchestra and the Barnstable Town Band—believes there is an underlying rhythm to every piece of jewelry she creates. She sketches, works, revises and reworks until she uncovers the perfect arrangement of the elements to create a cohesive, harmonious—and stylish—design.
Janet will be at the shanties the week-end of June 8-10 and the week of August 6-12, 2018.
Art in wax. Our beehives live on bogs worked by Cape Cod farmers for generations. Each candle has the sweet, natural fragrance of local wildflowers and cranberry blossoms. Color varies due to age of wax and contributions of tiny bee feet parading across its surface. Collaboration with husband William Hemmerdinger has permitted me to develop utilitarian objects and cast luminaries, exploring the more ethereal properties of creating warmth and light.
Catherine will be sharing a shanty with William Hemmerdinger the weeks of 6/11-17, 7/16-22, 7/30-8/5, 8/6-12 and 9/17-23, 2018.
Additional Website: https://www.facebook.com/williamhemmerdinger/
Cotuit artist William Hemmerdinger has enjoyed an international career in the arts as an artist, curator, critic, and educator. His prize-winning Cape-inspired artworks have been exhibited at the American Watercolor Society, California Watercolor Society, National Academy of Design, and National Watercolor Society. He works in painting, sculpture, assemblage, collage, printmaking and photography.
• Instagram: william.hemmerdinger
• Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hemmerdinger
• Blog: WILLIAMHEMMERDINGERSTUDIO.WORDPRESS.COM
William will be sharing a shanty with Catherine Hemmerdinger the weeks of 6/11-17, 7/16-22, 7/30-8/5, 8/6-12 and 9/17-23, 2018.
Additional Website: Beth Higgins Fine Art Photography Face Book page
Beth photographs Cape Cod’s beauty in natural light. She prints only high quality giclees of her work on fine art canvas and fine art papers to last a lifetime and beyond. Her photography has appeared on the covers of numerous publications, theater playbills, websites and billboards.
Beth will be at the shanties the weeks of July 2-8, August 27-September 2 and September 17-23, 2018.
I've turned a fender washer into something beautiful. She uses stainless steel washers and repurposes them into necklace pendants, earrings and magnets. When people ask about the necklace you're wearing, it’s a great conversational piece to say it’s originally from a hardware store.
Lindsay will be at the shanties the week-end of May 18-20 and week of July 23-29, 2018.
Additional Website: Gillian Hurrie Inspired Designs
Gillian’s handcrafted jewelry is on Trend, but with a handmade artisan touch and emphasis on healing semi-precious stones. She also uses repurposed and vintage components, various metals and pieces she designed, had cast and made for just her line of jewelry.
Gillian will be at the shanties the week of August 13-19, 2018.
Kelly hand builds in stoneware and hand casts in porcelin. She shapes unique forms by using common objects found in every day encounters. They take on new meaning through her careful use of design and her studied use of color. Her work is refreshing as it blends her rural innocence and honesty with an intellectual concept of form.
Throught the years Kelly has developed all of her own clay and glaze formulas, hand mixing in the studio. She wants to be sure the pieces are safe for table use and artistically pleasing at the same time.
Pat will be sharing the shanty with Ann Hanson the week of July 23-29, 2018.
Linda makes MapSacks which are custom bags, purses, totes and wallets made laminated vintage maps which have been sewn into one of a kind, unique creations. Available in all shapes, sizes and places around the globe! Remember your trip with a very special memento from Cape Cod. Pack your bags and travel the world with your own original MapSack.
Linda will be at the shanties the weeks of June 25- July 1 and July 30-August 5, 2018.
Gina makes freshwater pearl jewelry using organic pearls. Her pieces have a nautical flair.
Gina will be at the shanties the week-end of May 25-28 and the week of September 10-16, 2018.
Chris has been fascinated by marlinespike art since college. Marlinespike art is the creation and embellishment of items with rope and twine, brought to its height during the age of sail. Chris combines traditional marinespike techniques with modern materials and color to create unique personal, home and boat related items. Marlinspike art is multicultural just like the tall ship sailors who came from different nations, each one brought their culture to the art form.
Chris will be at the shanties the week-end of May 11-13 and the weeks of July 9-15, August 20-26, September 24-30 and October 1-8, 2018.
Creating art had always been part of my life as a casual hobby. But after viewing an exhibit of the Wyeths, painting became a serious endeavor. The brilliance of color and the freedom of expression are what attract me to watercolor. When not painting I create unique knitted scarves from luxury imported fibers. I am inspired by my colorful garden and the incredible visas of Cape Cod.
Bett will be at the shanties the weeks of June 25-July1 and July 23-29, 2018.
Deborah makes wheel thrown and hand built functional and decorative pottery such as wall hanging fish, plates, mugs and bowls. Some of her work is hand painted as well.
Deborah will be at the shanties the weekend of June 1-3 and the weeks of August 20-26, and September 24-30, 2018.
Jacqueline McEvoy shares her handmade artisan soaps. She uses local beaches as inspiration to create designs. Her soaps are made using local sustainable products, and natural oils..
Jacqueline will be at the shanties the weekends of May 4-6, May 11-13 and the weeks of June 18-24, July 9-15, July 23-29 and August 27-September 2, 2018.
Amanda and Jessica McHugh
Additional Website: McHugh Creations on facebook
Amanda began by creating jewelry for herself and discovered was it not only fun, but also very relaxing and rewarding. Friends and family started taking notice and encouraged her to try some local craft venues. She signed on for many crafts fairs and after learning so much from doing local fairs and receiving great encouragement and feedback, she opened an Etsy store in 2013, and in October 2015 an Amazon store on their new Handmade platform. She takes great pride in the pieces designed and loves sharing them with others whom love and cherish them as well.
Amanda and Jessica will be at the shanties the weeks of July 2-8, July 23-29 and October 1-8, 2018.
Phone: (508) 524-5851
Ellen Moran, has made Cape Cod her home since 1973. After graduating with a BFA in Art Education from UMass Amherst, she taught art in the Falmouth Public Schools for 32 years and has been selling her creations for an even longer time.
Her personal artistic expression, whether through calligraphy, watercolors or origami cranes has often been inspired by the simple things in life and her love of the natural beauty of the Cape’s landscapes and people.
Ellen will be in the shanties the weeks of June 18-24 and July 16-22, 2018.
Jeanmarie makes pottery: stoneware with sgraffito and functional tableware with ocean themes.
She will be at the shanties during the weeks of July 16-22 and September 3-9, 2018.
Jay’s paintings are primarily Cape Cod scenes in acrylic and professionally framed in silver and gold. She takes her own photos and creates scenes from multiple shots. She has whimsical watercolors both framed, matted and unframed. She has tiles, prints and notecards.
Jay will be at the shanties during the week-ends of May 25-27 and June 1-3, 2018.
Marie Grady Palcic
Additional Website: Marie Grady Palcic Photography on facebook
Marie is a natural light photographer who finds inspiration in nature and the famous Cape Cod light. She offers her images on greeting cards, magnets, matted and framed prints, pillow covers, tote bags, scarves and headbands.
Marie will be at the shanties during the week-ends of June 1-3 and October 19-21 and weeks of July 9-15, September 10-16, 2018.
Additional Website: Sea Hag Sue on Face Book
Sea Hag Sue is returning for another exciting shanty season. Sue will be featuring her original all Cape Cod seashell wreaths and mirrors, some which are suitable for outside display. She loves working with polymer clay which is transformed into interesting mermaid creations, one of a kind faces, and black and white designs. Sue is always experimenting and creating new items daily. Sue is a 5 time Cape Cod A-List winner for Best Jewelry.
Sue will be at the shanties the weeks of June 18-24 and August 13-19, 2018.
Hand making and crafting have always been a part of my life. I knitted, crocheted, sewed and embroidered since I was a kid. More than year ago I found these beautiful dolls and understood immediately that I want to make them. For me there is a whole world of creativity within making those small fleece bodies and then turning them into a fairy, a Hawaiian girl or even making real people’s portraits.
Every doll is completely handmade and designed individually.
Maria will be in the shanties the weekend of June 1-3, 2018
Kathleen Quinn Kortis
Kathleen creates needle felted sculptures using locally sourced sheep's wool as well as mohair and angora (from her own animals). She spins yarn and makes soap, felted soap and unique fiber jewelry out of a variety of “art yarns”.
Kathleen will be at the shanties the week of July 16-22, 2018.
Sylvia creates whimsical art using mixed media with inspirational words and phrases. This year she is incorporating the use of sewing patterns.
Sylvia will be at the shanties the weeks of August 13-19 and September 17-23, 2018.
Beverley Roberts has been working with fabrics for over 25 years, creating much sought after pieces, which incorporate her flair for design, and her photographer's eye for perspective.
Beverley weaves together her vibrant sense of color and textures with imaginative designs. She prefers to work with natural fibers and pigments. She garners her inspiration from the beautiful vistas of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where she makes her home.
Beverly will be at the shanties the week-ends between May 4 and June 10 and October 12-14 and the weeks of June 11-17, 18-24, June 25-July 1, July 2-8, September 3-9, 10-16, 17-23, 24-30 and October 1-8, 2018
Donna will be showing her local landscapes and still life oil and pastel paintings (framed originals and prints) as well as an original children’s book and greeting cards from her original art.
She will be sharing a shanty with Kristen Sullivan during the weeks of July 23-29 and August 6-12, 2018.
Over the years my work and style has continued to grow and become uniquely mine. I am inspired by the Cape and it’s multicultural residents, as well as the very creative mind of my son, who has no rules when making art. I love to create with natural materials, recycled metals and materials as well as antique and exciting new pieces. I have no rules, except to love what I make, so that my customers do the same.
I also teach beginner jewelry through the Nauset community education program and I find it not only enjoyable but inspiring.
Dawn will be at the shanties the weeks of July 30-August 5 and August 20-26, 2018.
Adriana Rossi is a Yarmouth based artist that has been a paper lover since she was a child living in Brazil. She started practicing the art of Origami twenty years ago and has been selling her work and teaching this Japanese technique to people of all ages during the last fifteen. She developed a modern jewelry line incorporating cork as well as paper into unique collage pieces. Among her other works are cards, magnetics, still life and more; all featuring her paper creations.
Adriana will be at the shanties the week-end of June 8-10 and the weeks of June 11-17, July16-22, September 24-30 and October 1-8, 2018.
Lisa Jo Rudy
Lisa creates photo based works and fine art prints of iconic Cape Cod scenes, events and locations.
Lisa will be at the shanties the weeks of June 25-July 1 and September 3-9, 2018.
Additional Website: Metal and Beads on facebook
Kim is a metal clay designer and instructor and creates hand crafted one of a kind jewelry and sculptural pieces from a variety of materials. Her work is often influenced by the flora and fauna of the Cape in the shapes, colors and textures that make up her pieces. She creates jewelry for both men and women and also sell handcrafted bowties with a special metal charm.
Kim will be at the shanties the week-end of May 4-6 and weeks of August 20-26, September 3-9 and 17-23, 2018.
Wayne works in unique woods, turning lamps, bowls and salt & pepper mills.
Wayne will be at the shanties the weeks of August 27-September 2 and September 24-30, 2018.
Margo offers original designs of beach bags, large totes, pillow covers, runners, place mats and other assorted fabric items.
Margo will be in the shanties the week-ends of May 18-20,25-27 and the weeks of June 18-24,June 25-July1, July 30-August 5, August 13-19 and September 17-23, 2018.
All of Katherine’s baskets are handwoven and can be made to order. She uses imported reed from overseas such as cane, antlers, rocks and seagrass.
Katherine will be in the shanties the week of August 20-26, 2018.
IElisa makes fine handcrafted jewelry inspired by a love of family, words and the sea. She incorporates sterling silver, gold filled copper, sea glass, gemstones and freshwater pearls to create little works of art with special meaning.
Elisa will be in the shanties the week-end of May 18-20 and the week of July 9-15, 2018.
The cape is my inspiration. I have always been doing some art form. From pottery to upholstery but have found my love for acrylic and oil paintings to be my favorite. My paintings are whimsical and happy. They are based on a time gone by when life was simpler. I paint on canvas and board. My tiles are painted with acrylic and alcohol ink. The other offering I have is letterpress, these pieces are made from the original print blocks circa 1840, from the old Barnstable Patriot.
Joyce will be at the shanties the week-end of May 25-27 and the weeks of July 16-22 and August 13-19, 2018.
Kristen handcrafts nautical themed totes, clutches, wristlets and accessories using canvas and cotton rope handles.
Kristen will be at the shanties the weeks of July 23-29 and August 6-12, 2018.
Chelsea and Kate Thompson-Linden Studios
Linden Studios is a new local jewelry design company comprised of mother-daughter duo Kate and Chelsea Thompson. Both natives to the area and graduates of the School of Fashion Design in Boston, their line is a mix of glass, stone and metal beadwork. They are heavily influenced by their travels and connection to nature. Chelsea currently spends her time between Hyannis and Brooklyn, NY while Kate resides in Hyannis.
They are excited to present their work at the shanties for the first time.
Chelsea and Kate will be at the Bismore Park Shanties the week of August 6-12, 2018.
Betty is a photographer who will be displaying her prints (framed or matted) of the beautiful scenery on Cape Cod.
Betty will be at the shanties the week-ends of May 25-27, June 1-3, 8-10 and the weeks of June 18-24, July 16-22 and October 1-8, 2018.
Harriet is a professional potter making colorful functional and decorative pottery. She is especially interested in crystalline glazes which are unique on Cape Cod. She also exhibits her oil paintings and prints of her paintings.
Harriet will be at the shanties the week-end of June 8-10 and the week of August 13-19, 2018.
Artwork, jewelry, clothing and home decor combining nostalgia and romance with modern life. I studied painting with husband, Richard Judson Zolan and took summer workshops with Provincetown artist, Henry Hensche. Beginning in 1980, I worked as Richard’s studio assistant and operated our art galleries in Cotuit, Nantucket, Palm Springs, Scottsdale, Maui, and Naples. In addition to creation of my own artwork, I also now function as Director of the Richard Judson Zolan Archive, created after his passing in 2001.
Carol will be also representing her deceased husband's work in the shanty.
Richard Judson Zolan
Paintings, prints and other artistic products created by Cotuit artist, Richard Judson Zolan. A graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, Zolan often treated Cape Cod themes. He took summer workshops with Henry Hensche and collaborated frequently with his wife, Carol, in creating unique products and collections. Zolan often spent summer afternoons in the drop-in studios at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, alongside Cape luminaries James Wolf, Richard Bartlett, Sam Barber, Edward Gorey, and others.
Carol Zolan will be representing her deceased husband's work in her shanty.