finger lakes art

New Jewelry New Shows: Summer 2016

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This spring I have been working hard to recreate my booth display! After two months it is ready to go and I am excited to share the new look with all my Sunshine On Water fans!  You can find me at a few shows around Upstate NY this summer… with new jewelry including some fabulous sterling silver rings, a great collection of new necklaces and earrings perfect for warm summer days and walks on the beach with the wind in your hair!


Upcoming Craft Shows Summer 2016:

Pittsford Village Farm Market/ Saturdays July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th from 9-1 behind the Pittsford Community Center (on Lincoln Ave in the Village of Pittsford, NY)

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Extravaganza/ Sunday July 3rd from 8:30-5 at the Sodus Bay Lighthouse in Sodus, NY

Hammondsport Festival of Crafts/ Saturday & Sunday August 20 & 21st from 10-5 in Hammondsport, NY {Link for info,}

I hope to see you this summer, if not feel free to contact me for custom order jewelry OR find me on etsy at:!



Finger Lakes Art

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10615347_700041326751633_3675071884348671226_nIf you have never been to the Finger Lakes, it’s a place to check out!  This past July, my mom, sister and I went to Skaneateles, NY for the weekend.  Skaneateles is the 5th largest of the Finger Lakes.  We had a great time shopping, checking out the art galleries, visiting the antique boat show and eating in some wonderful restaurants!  The art scene is great, Gallery 54 on Genesee St. is an artist owned and operated shop full of unique finds.  The view from their back window faces the lake, very pretty!

Skaneateles Artisans was also a fun place to check out. This shop is tucked off of the main street on Fennell Street.

Definitely stop in to Skaneateles Artisans, they have some amazing work by very talented artists!!  The creative Cherie Carter of Rochester, NY has some of her embroidered pillows available for sale there.  Below is one of her Skaneateles Pillows…


After visiting, I decided to look into doing an art show in the Finger Lakes area…I found Art in the Park!!  Art in the Park is in Auburn, NY this coming Saturday, September 20th.  The show is run by the Finger Lakes Art Cooperative in Auburn. Auburn’s only about 7 miles west from Skaneateles on Rt. 20.

This will be my first time doing a show outside of the Rochester area but I am looking forward to it!  I know I need to expand and this one day show fit my schedule.  I am excited to share Sunshine On Water jewelry with a new crowd this Saturday.  All my jewelry is hand-crafted with sterling silver, copper and natural beads!  If you’re in the Auburn or surrounding area, stop in and check out this show, you can even do some early Christmas shopping! 🙂  There will be just over 20 art and craft vendors, all with hand-crafted work!  The show runs from 10am-5pm in the beautiful Hoopes Park on Herman Ave just off Genesee Street (Rt. 20).

*You can find a finger lakes map at the below link*

 Find out more about Art in the Park here:

Gallery 54 website:

Skaneateles Artisans website:

To see more of Cherie Carter’s work:

Support locally made and hand-made this season!!  Have a great day…

Betsy~ Sunshine On Water