Artsy Fartsy Tuesday at the Jackson Hole rendezvous
When people think of rendezvous, they rarely think of art too. But there are some great artists and very talented artisans at any rendezvous. Most everything that is for sale at rendezvous was made by the person selling it. Everyone does their research, hopefully anyway, to create work that is historically correct, and authentic. Some creative license is taken occasionally, but keeping items handcrafted is the most important thing.
At this rendezvous, we are all here to sell to the public, and so many items are very artistic and beautiful.
Mom loves these small wool pin cushions. Our friend Betsy makes them.
We met a new trader here that makes really awesome reproduction items, and decorative pieces. Many of the things he makes are made from birch bark.
This is John Jolley. He has been an artist for 20 years and paints with acrylics, and also does great pencil drawings.
Mom loves these horses that he did.
This painting of a horse in the sunset is very nice too.
If you ever get the chance to make it to a rendezvous, be sure to look at all the handcrafted items for sale there, and appreciate the work that is involved. Many hours goes into one persons store of goods for sale.