Artist: Amy Dunn
Original Art, Illustrations
About: Amy Dunn is an illustrator and designer from Fairport, NY. She studied animation and illustration in college and graduated with a BFA in illustration from RIT. She currently works full-time as a graphic designer and a freelance illustrator on the side. Amy continuously works on her illustrative skill sets through drawing and painting and by creating new product designs. Her products range from prints, bags, journals, pins, buttons and much more! She is always exploring new ways to convey her ideas.
Artist: Anna Vos
Hand Lettering, Glassware, Pins, Stickers
About: Welcome to the parade! The Anna parade that is, where pronouns, body positivity, queerness, gardening and geekin' out are celebrated with the highest enthusiasm. Previously known as "Owl Post Lettering" Anna began her journey in 2016 as a stay at home mom. Slowly her small lettering business grew into the giant parade it is today featuring the most loved Roc local gifts like Anna's glassware, stickers and pins! I mean, are you even from Rochester if you don't have one of Anna's signature 'Home' Mugs?!
Facebook: Anna Parade
Artist: Jess Bird
Original Art, Illustrations, Prints, Cards
About: Jess is a Rochester local native and artist. She creates original illustrations and hand lettered artwork full of feelings and self expression that advocate for self love, equality, visibility, awareness and much more.
You can find their artwork in a variety of forms including prints, cards, stickers, apparel, banners and more.
Facebook: Bless The Messy
Artist: Emma Jackson
About: When Emma isn't out and about lovin' up on a pup during a walk or exploring the wonders of the nature that surrounds us, she creates one-of-a-kind floral paintings and delicate botanical illustrations that are sure to impress. She is continually working on new pieces and loves doing commissioned work as well.
Artist: Bianca Piazza
Stickers, Magnets, Prints
About: Bianca Piazza is a Rochester native who has embraced the city's entrepreneurial spirit and creativity! Prior to the pandemic she was busy hosting themed speed-dating events at local bars and restaurants with "In Real Life Speed-Dating," serving up beer samples at Wegmans and all the amazing festivals Rochester has to offer, and running a Princess & Superhero entertainment company - "Starlite Princess Parties of Rochester". COVID has affected her work tremendously, so she now is making stickers, magnets, prints and more, to let your loved ones know that they're the WORST but the stars are to blame!
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Artist: Alison Wise
Illustration, Block Prints
About: Alison is a self taught illustrator and block printer from upstate NY, who's dog loving obsession has sparked a wonderful talent that she graciously shares with us all. You can find her custom illustrations in a variety of forms including prints + stickers along with Alison's newly launched 'Dog Lovers Society' Patreon account you can sign up for to gain some extra goodies!
When she's not drawing, you can find Alison spending time with her dog Murray and partner Josh.
Patreon: Dog Lovers Society
Artist: Gisella Battisti
Customized Merch - Apparel, Drinkware, Ornaments
About: G finally got back into her side hustle launching a new name & Etsy shop - Honey & Pea. Here you can find fun merch, mostly mugs and family tee's, that are perfect if you are shopping for yourself or for a gift to give. All of her work has some significance whether inspired by favorite people, places or moments. She has a simple, clean style using black & white. Custom requests are always welcome too.
Artist: Kelsey Werzinger
Hand Letterings, Hand Carved Stamp Prints
About: Kelsey is an artist and an educator, teaching elementary students to express themselves and appreciate art while also creating work of her own in her at-home studio. Kelsey’s work embodies her love for all things local, featuring designs ranging from the simplistic Rochester flower city logo to local landmarks and detailed Genesee beer can prints & ornaments. Ink and Pine Design products are a result of Kelsey’s combined talents of hand-lettering and printmaking as each stamp is hand-designed and carved by Kelsey herself, making each piece truly one-of-a-kind!
Artist: Aaron Humby
About: Aaron Humby works from raw talent, a love of pop culture and a drive to create. His whimsical ideas usually occurring very suddenly, tending towards odd, unpredictable and playful creations. Mostly resulting in colorful and offbeat sense of humor. He is open for custom illustrations.
Artist: Lanni Maszerowski
Hand Lettering, Graphic Design
About: Lanni is a full time 5th grade Teacher by day, and maker by night. Offering a variety of stickers, prints and buttons, Lanni's hand lettering and graphic design skills shine through in their vibrant and meaningful art. Everything is created with love right here in Rochester.
Facebook: Lanni Made
Artist: Ericka Simmons
Embellishments, Resin Art
About: Ericka is a mother of 2 and the one woman maker behind Lotus Reign Design. Using a variety of medias like resin, paint, vinyl and lots of glitter, Ericka can create custom drinkware, kitchenware, bar accessories and more. She welcomes custom work.
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Artist: Amanda Kessler
About: Amanda has been creating every since she was a kid. Her mother would take her sister and her to art museums when she was younger, then started signing her up for art classes. After 6 years of art school, Amanda decided the best way to spread the word of art was to teach it. Specializing in illustration, printmaking and custom designs, Mina Makes Ink was born.
Facebook: Mina Makes Ink
Murals, Prints, Lettering, Home Décor
About: Megan is an artist living in Rochester with her husband and 2 year old son, who is very passionate about her work, being it her creative outlet and also her livelihood. She's been creating full time for others through MWM since 2015. Before that, Megan worked at a paint your pottery place for 10 years. From painting whimsical and bright murals to hand lettering home décor, Megan offers something for everyone when it comes to decorating your space. She is available for custom work.
Facebook: MW Murals
Hand Lettering, Illustrations, Watercolor Art
About: Michelle is a watercolor and hand-lettering artists who finds healing and encouragement through inspiring words and paint. She enjoys painting flowers and using golden accents whenever she can. But her talents are not limited to pretty prints for you home or office. Wooden signs, ornaments, greeting cards, stickers, hand-lettered invitations, place cards, and creative custom orders are just a few of the other things she likes to make. Her main goals is to bring to life the ideas, concepts and emotions that matter to you most.
Facebook: Salty Lemon Studio
Artist: Danielle Schnauber
Illustrations, Original Art
About: HEY! Do you wanna hear about a strange person? Ok, well Danielle Schnauber is pretty strange. She has a collection of dead things which include a jar of teeth, skulls and antlers. Rochester is her hometown, but her Mother is from the state of Wyoming, where antelope outnumber people. This may help explain Schnaubers's love of nature and animals? Her art as of late has mainly been taking old abandoned prints/art that are no longer loved and adding in strange creatures to give them new life. Along with "repaintings" SchnauberArt has original paintings, drawings and sculptures as well as the occasional pet portrait.
Facebook: Schnauber Art
Original Designs, Apparel, Prints
About: Melissa is a Rochester native whose love for community shines in all of her work. You can find her sharing photography, travels, local love and creative projects. Born & raised in Roc, the original Boomtown, this city has Melissa's heart and she wants to share that with all of you! Through her apparel, stickers, glassware, prints, hats and more, there's a little something for everyone's style!
Artist: Christy Roushey
Hand Lettering, Floral Illustration
About: Christy’s work is representative of the beautiful and florid realities of nature. All of her pieces - ornaments, wall art, greeting cards, tote bags, mugs, and more - are not only unique in nature but evoke an inevitable personal connection, indicative of the kind of meticulous, considerate artist Christy is. When admiring her work, one can’t help but see the brilliance of flowers through Christy’s eyes: unique, imperfect, significant, radiant - all things we can see and feel within ourselves with the help of artists like Christy.
Facebook: The House of Roushey
Artists: Alex and Heather
Stickers, Glassware, Ornaments, Barware
About: The Local Print Shoppe team is comprised of a couple from Rochester - Alex and Heather. Alex is an award winning high school robotics mentor, horseshoe champion and craft beer enthusiast. Heather is an up and coming photographer, champion swimmer and hard cider enthusiast.
All of their products are created in their home shop and they couldn't be more proud. The LPS only brings in the highest quality materials to bring joy and happiness to their loyal customers the second they touch their wonderful products.
Facebook: The Local Print Shoppe
Artist: Unique Appleberry
Original Art, Illustrations
About: Unique Appleberry is a mixed media artist with an intense love for drawing and a specialty for portraits. Unique enjoys stretching his creative range to all ends of the spectrum, from fan favorites in the horror department and sci-fi creatures to celebrities and action heroes, or even someone close to your heart! Unique is available for all kinds of commissioned work, logo designs and portraits.