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Avalon North Open House + Open Studios

  • Avalon North 1 Washington Street suite 4162 Dover United States (map)

Please join us during Dover's Art Walk for our first Open House.
FRI
AUG 2nd
6-9pm

Public welcome (all genders)

Come see the club and meet some of our members.
Most of us are very charming and the space is quite lovely.
Resident artist and makers will have their studios open
Residents Merisa Dion and Jocelyn Toffic will have an exhibition in the common area "Purge + Paper" Newer Works by Merisa | Ancient works by Jocelyn.
And the rest of the space and the halls will be filled with some of our membership showing off what they do or make or have to say or sing.
Join us for an evening of merriment and celebration of our creativity and entrepreneurial spirits
(oh and P.S. Soggy Po Boys are playing in Henry Law Park this same night, right next door to our mill. So you can spend the eve in Dover. (It's lovely here but please let's keep that between us).
In no particular order

Jacqueline Finnerty
Beautiful things on paper and made from paper. Our Queen of flowers, also our meditation teacher.

Natalie King
with her killer side hustle NH Pet and Property.
"Serving the Seacoast of New Hampshire, we specialize in overnight pet-sitting and farm-sitting. More info:
https://www.nhpetandproperty.com Come meet us!"

JIllian Benham
our house photographer, beloved for her intense and ethereal photo portraiture. Jillian Benham Photograhy and Styling https://jillianbenham.com/

Rosa Nute
New to art making, she describes her experience: "I have recently started to dabble in art as a way for me to take a step back and have some "me" time. I love how relaxing painting is and can't wait to continue learning!"

Madeleine Nossiff
is a ceramic artist from Portsmouth NH, her work is heart centered and history driven. She crafts functional pottery that reflects themes of tradition, daily rituals, and sacred symbology.

Lannon Gray is performance art

Amanda Giles
is an acrylic pour artist among other dabblings, but her more usual mediums include computer code and spoken word poetry.

Molly Branch
Our house herbal medicine teacher and proprietress of Persephone Plant Potion will be bringing all manner of herbal goodies

Claire Garand
Is bringing delightfully niche and often French handmade greeting cards, painted tees, and various accessories. She also plays ukelele and sings in French and I'm trying to convince her to do this all night.

Meghan Hoskins
is an artist, poet, and violinist. She will be selling pieces of her original artwork at our open house. She mainly works with acrylic on canvass. She loves to paint landscapes, sunsets, and cute animals.

MIchelle Cross
Will have small prints and a few larger pieces on canvas
Handmade gifts or treats to keep for yourself
Crafty gifts such as:
- a couple paper mache animal masks
-“Moss” mats and stones
-faux “sheepskins”
-beeswax wraps
-seed bombs (clay, soil, and wildflower seed, truffle size balls for guerrilla gardening- just throw in grassy areas that could use a little love and color! Like between roads, in your own yard in that forgotten patch of grass and weeds, or that dingy abandoned neighborhood yard)

Meredith Cogswell
Grapevine wreathes, herbal medicines, and painted cards!

Meaghan McNeal
Our amateur taxidermist will be selling some of her paintings, as she has only begun what is sure to be a long and fruitful life with all the dead animals.

Brenna Lilly
our house yoga teacher will be doing some tarot readings. She's very very good.

Alyssa Pittera
The Mylk Maid! She makes her own pepita mylk!! With the Salty Rose Co. She'll be here selling some delightful flannel things!

Leah David
Resident and Owner Operator of Treeline Tile & Stone. Bad.Ass. Trades.Woman.

Jocelyn Toffic
Resident artist, Showing and Purging older works. Her studio will be open (which never happens)

Merisa Dion
Resident artist and kick ass print maker, will be showing newer drawings and works o paper.

Lily Moonstorm
The original sweetest fairy person. She lives breathes and swims creativity. It's in her hair even. Not even sure what she's bringing but I know it will be steeped in magic and made with a kind heart.

Bridget Toffic
Heir to the Avalon Empire. Has very hard opinions about things Tries desperately and daily to keep her mother from saying terribly offensive things. Also makes beautiful emotionally and politically charged collages.

And so many more of our members will be on hand to answer your questions and show you around.