Press release

Dilworth Park Hosts First Fine Art and Craft Fair

Molly Albertson
T 215.440.5516


Over 30 vendors participating

PHILADELPHIA (Thursday, June 7, 2018) –Dilworth Park is hosting its first ever Fine Art & Craft Fair on Saturday, June 16 from 11:00 AM-6:00 PM. The event, produced by Renaissance Craftables, will showcase fine art and crafts from over 30 vendors, curated by the company. Renaissance Craftables has produced other local shows in Haddonfield, NJ and Manayunk, PA.  This is their first show in Center City.

The merchandise offerings include rustic mixed metal jewelry incorporating a variety of upcycled materials, prints of original illustrations and hand-sewn items, photographs of Philadelphia and the surrounding area and much more (a full list of vendors is included at the end of the release). It’s the perfect time for Father’s Day shopping. Bring the whole family for browsing and get dad a great gift.

“We view Dilworth Park as center stage for Philadelphia and we are delighted to be able to showcase these fine local artists and craftspeople,“ said Michelle Shannon, Vice President of Marketing & Communications for Center City District, the business improvement district who programs and manages Dilworth Park and three other public spaces around Center City Philadelphia.

The Fine Art & Craft fair is one of hundreds of FREE events offered throughout the year in Dilworth Park. For a full list of programming please visit

List of vendors for Fine Art & Craft Fair as of 6/6/18:

Olde Dog New Tricks: Rustic mixed metal jewelry incorporating a variety of upcycled materials

The Jolly Raincloud: Prints of original illustrations and hand-sewn items.

Rustica Jewelry: Handcrafted jewelry using copper, silver, natural stones and glass

Ooochie Koo: Handcrafted items from various leathers using sewing machines and leather tools

RussBrown Photography: Photographs of Philadelphia and the surrounding area

Paul Carpenter Art: Detailed illustrations screen printed onto high quality apparel and paper goods

WolfPig: Original artwork hand screen printed onto clothing using a discharge process

rdshadez: Wood sunglasses raw material,cut,polished,engraved, oil injection assemble

tick and tin: Vintage ceiling tin tiles with original patina crafted into unique clocks 

Altered Image Photography: Matted and Framed photography

Inspire Light Candle Co: Hand poured soy wax candles

Philly Word Art: Handwritten words that create unique and memorable gifts

Fredricka Fashions: Children's dresses and matching doll clothes

Life Art by Stacey Granger: Fine Art Photography of local iconic places and images from around the world.

Parcel Island: Custom-made women’s clothing

ModernTatting: Tatted lace as ornaments, bracelets, or appliqued to handmade purses

BhoFro Design: Unique handmade African jewelry and accessories

NAYAZ BOUTIQUE: Hand-lettered and illustrated designs digitally printed or screen-printed

Adorned by Aisha: Handmade vintage inspired jewelry

DRAGON STUDIOS: pen and ink dragons

Gemstone Creations: handcrafted, wire-wrapped gemstone jewelry

.aym.: Fine hand crafted mixed metal minimalist jewelry.

Ash: All natural temporary organic henna tattoos for kids, teens and adults.

Kristiana Parn Art and Stationery: Acrylic and graphite on recycled and found wood panels.

The Coaster Mill: Coasters created from vintage, black and white photography of Philadelphia and New York

Sweet Sally's Soaps: Organic soaps, lotions, scrubs, salts, and bath bombs.

Steve's Urban Lumber : Handcrafted cutting boards

Honey Bees Bath Bombs: Handmade bath bombs and body products

Acadia Mountain Photography: Greeting cards and art prints from original photography

NSS Art & Design: Oil and acrylic paintings and some paper collage painting.

Picture Architect LLC: Original photographs

Julia Beauty Decor: Wood home decorations, decoupage, lacquer

Green Gifts Company: Mosaic flower pots

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