The Mountain View Art & Wine Festival is One of America’s Top Art Festivals
Contemporary pop art, stunning jewelry, handthrown ceramics, gorgeous photography, silk wall hangings, handcarved woodwork, handblown glass objects, vibrant mixed media art, recycled metal work, chic wearables, slate fountains, whimsical sculptures, handmade quilts — you’ll find all of this and more at every price point at the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival, September 10-11.
Enjoy a pleasant, sun-splashed day browsing and strolling among colorful, well-stocked booths and meet many of America’s finest artists and craftmakers showcasing their latest work in glass, ceramics, metals, fiber, leather, wood, jewelry, and fine art at this nationally renown festival. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on gifts. Below is a small sampling of the extraordinary arts and crafts you'll find at the festival.
purchases real, exotic butterflies from commercial breeding farms mainly in South America and Asia, then mounts these most amazing exotic butterflies in flight-like designs in clear acrylic displays for the home or office.
Andy Anh Ha
Modern mixed medium arts focused on nature that is bold but simple in design by Andy Anh Ha
handmade jewelry is an expression of Catherine Arrigotti's long relationship with nature. Through the use of natural and ethically sourced stones, she hopes to infuse the beauty of mother earth into one-of-a-kind handcrafted pieces. Each earring, necklace and ring is meant to capture the essence of elements of nature to bring the heart of these places into someone’s hands.
Aston Myer Photography
Aston Myer Photography
invites you on an adventure through landscape photography. Offering unique images of California for your walls as well as landscape photography classes, Tim Aston will work with you to bring nature indoors.
Reshma Bhoopal, Arts From Glass
Arts From Glass
studio houses handmade art creations using different techniques, including stained glass and fused glass, which can be part of our daily lives. Reshma creates stained glass décor such as suncatchers, garden décor and home décor, plus a range of fused glass home and garden décor.
is a fine art photographer who specializes in very colorful landscapes and cityscapes. Frederico's work is inspired by his travels to some of the world's most beautiful cities and by the city of San Francisco.
Lena Hash, The Coconut Hut
The Coconut Hut
by Lena Hash, is a woman-owned Bay Area small business of 16 years. Their beautiful handmade products will delight your senses and are inspired by their cultural Hawaiian Islands.
Jinxbot 3D Printing
Jinxbot 3D Printing
's dazzling creations seek to impress and inspire those with wild imaginations. Created in virtual reality and brought to life with the magic of 3D Printing, Jinxbot is sure to leave you wanting more.
creates unique woodworking designs including fantastical kinetic multi-story castles using West Coast woods which he has shaped, sculpted and inlaid with eggshells, rice, stones, twigs and various metals. With a tap, all castles collapse and pop right back up with a shake. See for yourself below:
Brian Lane, Mission City Pens
Brian Lane's Mission City Pens
offers handmade exquisite writing instruments for daily use or special occasions. Browse his handcrafted selection of unique pens crafted from unconventional pen materials and exotic woods for the perfect one-of-a-kind creation.
David Levy, Hardwood Creations
's approach to fine woodworking is simple: make each item as if it were his own. Selecting the finest domestic and imported hardwoods, he combines traditional and modern woodworking techniques including tongue and groove, dovetail joinery and/or aliphatic pressure bonding followed by sculpting, shaping, sanding, and multiple coasts of mineral oil or lacquer finish.
is a gem cutter and jewelry artist specializing in hand carving opals. When carving the gemstones, he follows the stone's organic shape and designs one-of-a-kind settings that allow the stone to retain its natural form and characteristics.
creates luminous and uplifting oil paintings in radiant color. She loves making people happy with beauty and art, painting plein air landscapes in the field and large glass still life pieces in her studio. "Art helps us greet the day," says Kit.
Conny Olarte, The Essence of O
Conny’s company, The Essence of O
, prides itself in creating the best bath and body products, using the best ingredients available. We are sure you will be delighted that you have found: The Essence of O.
Teresa Silvestri, Silvestri Studios
Teresa Silvestri of Silvestri Studios
is known for expressive and sensitive watercolor paintings featuring animals in both natural and imagined settings. With a love of animals and nature as her primary source of inspiration, Silvestri's work reflects her desire to capture each being's unique characteristics and joyful innocence.
Hector Velazquez, Sun Lover's Place
Hector Velazquez comes from a prestigious artisan family doing business in Mexico since 1915. Now in California, Sun Lover's Place
utilizes metals including stainless steel, mild steel, copper, aluminum, bronze and brass in one-of-a-kind handcrafted sculptures.
William Wat, Nite Owl Ink
William Wat, owner and artist at Nite Owl Ink
, is an artist and a t-shirt lover who strives for conceptual illustrations that tell a story with a good twist.
“The Mountain View Art & Wine Festival is widely regarded to be among the top art shows in the country,” said Terry Allie, President of California Artists, the company in charge of managing the arts and crafts exhibitors. “It’s the perfect opportunity to meet and buy from artists actually doing the work. Everything you see is handcrafted from beginning to end by each artist … we call it ‘art with soul’ and what’s special is festivalgoers get to take a piece of that home and make it part of their life.”