OUR RESIDENTS

 
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LEAH DAVID

is a tradeswoman and owner and operator of Treeline Tile and Stone. If she’s not setting tile, you can find her in the White Mountains.

Treeline Tile & Stone LLC

 

Alyssa Pittera
The salty rose :: a pepita mylk co.

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Founder of The Salty Rose, the OG Pepita Mylk Lady!  A full-time kitchen witch, avid garden enthusiast and part-time artist her interests range from herbal alchemy and creating delicious alternative foods and beverages, to painting with a range of mediums and sewing.  A New Hampshire native who has spent the last 10 years exploring the west coast, Hawaii, and Colorado with some international travel bits along the way.  She draws her inspiration from veggies and herbs, animals, nature, and the human form and psyche.  Happily setting roots back in the Northeast, you can find her artwork locally in cafes.  Come summer she is hard to pull out of the garden, and often is scouring the forests for the next tasty mushrooms to emerge.  

The Salty Rose Co.
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Jane shannon

Jane Shannon creates a variety of art based mostly in fiber including knitting, crochet, weaving, felting, and various forms of paper folding and mobiles. She has recently started refinishing and up-cycling found pieces of furniture. She lives in Durham with her spouse, nearly-adult children, 2 dogs, a cat and her chickens. Avalon North is her dreamy, creative space away from the normal craziness of being a mom.



 

MARY DOWNES

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Delighted to have a room of her own (nestled within a beautiful bigger room that she shares with other artistic, passionate, down to earth women), Mary Downes has several creative passions. Primary among them is writing. With one novel finished and another one on the way, Mary wishes she enjoyed marketing herself as much as she enjoys storytelling. Part of a monthly writers’ group, Mary may start up something in Dover as well (let me know if you are interested!) When the mood strikes, Mary also loves to watercolor, bead jewelry, and figure out ways to make the world a more peaceful place. which for the past year has included volunteering as chair of HAVEN’s board of directors. HAVEN works to end violence against women and other victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Seacoast region.

 

Dori Bergman

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Sometimes I feel scared and confused, angry and frustrated, sad and hopeless. Like this great big GIGANTIC world is closing in on me. And I am so small… But then I paint. Because the canvas can be anything I want it to be. Do you know how this feels? I fill my carefully, handcrafted universe with the wildest of dreams. One day I will create a magical outdoor program for young girls with anxiety and depression. I’m going to call it Woodswoman.

For now, I have a bachelor's degree in Wilderness Therapy- where my passion lies not in the outdoors but using it to help people. I am currently pursuing a master’s in Outdoor Education at the University of New Hampshire. But when I'm not taking classes or exploring the beautiful white mountains, you can find me painting about what inspires me most: women in the wilderness.

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Amanda Giles

When she's not bending WordPress to her will for clients and friends, Amanda Giles enjoys writing and performing her poetry. She's on a mission to 
bring more visual art into her life and right now is exploring that through acrylic pour painting and the occasional collage or other craftiness. Amanda is also known as an organitrix, is infamous for her sneezes, and her favorite holiday is Halloween.

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Jocelyn Toffic

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Jocelyn Toffic is a figurative narrative artist working mainly in oil, although she dabbles in mixed media assemblages, and live/dead animal installations. She is a 2007 graduate of the University of New Hampshire's Art Department where she received a fellowship for her final year of undergraduate study. Jocelyn is co-founder of the aRtPM Challenge at BUOY Gallery. The artist exhibits her work extensively in New England and occasionally in New York City and San Fransisco. Her work is part of the permanent collection at Harfnarjordur Museum and The Icelandic Phallological Museum.

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Veronica Ava Conley

is an arts enthusiast with a passion for beading, drawing, and dabbling in the creative world. When not in her studio, Veronica is a world traveler, a tea enthusiast, a proud dog mama, a sunflower gardener, a lover of yoga, a birth doula, and an advocate for women. In the future, she dreams of becoming a wise old medicine woman.

 
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MOE

is the shop dog.

We love her.