Nostalgic Folk Art was born in 2004. I came up with Nostalgic Folk Art name for my paper mache figures because I love the older things that remind me of my childhood and of innocent times. They are figures of folks both childish and impish and I love vintage folk art so putting nostalgic with folk art was/is a perfect and fitting name for my lil figures and business.

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Back from Folk Fest,lots of pictures to share!

I'm going to load them up and just add a note maybe. I did notice alot of Boston Terrier pieces and tried to take pics of them.

The first day as we pulled in we saw customers already. People are serious about the art in this show
you'll see why i think.

 Here's Jeanne, Main Street Gallery http://mainstreetgallery.net/ and my lil section talking to a potential customer. Jeanne carries so many wonderful artists!


 more Main Street Gallery offerrings


Lots of fun and funky art



 I sat on a bench across from this wall for a while just resting after a long day and this was photographed so many times
 Lovely
 This work is so good you gotta check out his site   http://www.joe-engel.com/gallery.html
 By far my favorite showing      www.vivaantonioromano.com
 Marian Baker of Blockhead arts fun and lovely!  facebook.com/blockheadarts


 Melissa Menzer birds and animals with jewels from the 20's & 30's   www.acepddler.com/cottageville_santa.htm
Oh I love her and her art! I have a cow and this year i got a lamb. My other favorite!
Sandy Erickson Wright  ericsonwright.com  Unbelievable paintings!

 amazing jewelery but i didnt get a card  i think its Storm Cloud on the sign there
 and these are some of her wild rings! the talented gal is on the left with the green shirt.

 Theresa Disney at work she'll be doing some Circus work at the Funhouse Gallery  11/8 St. Louis Mo



 LOVE!

 Oh man I am really mad that my other pic showed her sign only, Tattered Moon!!! anyway i was so happy to meet the talented Lurena Sheary-Williamson, She makes unusual and wonderful mermaids and whimsies, www.tatteredmoom.blospot.com
I'm certain she sold out today! check out her site you'll see why!


 Me and Sarah Rakes who has work at Main Street Gallery and others.
 these are all whistles!
 Dan checking out the lovely work here

 Andy Saczynski  andy@artbyandyski.com  great bostie
 and more of his work WOW!

 more Melissa Menzer work and the artist herself
 Lovely driftwood art by Amy Lansburg you can find her work in several galleries like http://www.outsiders-art.com/artists/amy-lansburg.html
 Another favorite art and person! Cher Shaffer mountainmojo@skybest.com
http://www.chershaffer.com/folk-art.html
I cant even begin, she is a doll and her work makes me smile, so full of joy like her!



I'm so so very tired and in need to get to work, should start on new work in a week or so, just need to decompress. check back with me and if you get a chance make sure you visit Atlanta for this show next year.

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My First Written Review/Kinda like your first dollar, I treasure this dearly

"Carol Roll is a relative new-comer, creating folk art for four years, now. Her paper mache figures reflect significant talent. At first glance, her angels, people, mermaids, and animals may appear cute and dear. At closer look, they are sophisticated, with detailed, expressive faces, each unique. Roll's work is anything but mass produced. It's the real deal. "

Linda Knopf Southern FolkArt Magazine 2008