Prince Edward Island has many talented and creative artists. Jewellery, pottery, painting, quilting, food. PEI artisans are known for their friendly welcome and willingness to share their craft and their stories with visitors.
We'll pin some of our local talents right here!
For one local artist and ‘picker’, Kerras Jeffery, owner and operator of Back Road Folk Art, having a popular television show film at his studio was a bit of a surprise. Film crew and television hosts of Canadian Pickers visited Mr Jeffery’s unique shop in May, but the show will soon hit television waves this fall.
Hutchinson Pottery & Gallery Pottery, Textiles, Jewelry, Painting Walk through this century old school house and marvel at the unique handcrafted pottery, masterful weaving, exceptional felt work, original paintings and fine jewelry by an inspired group of Island artisans. Seasonal: Open seasonally. May and October open by chance or appointment. Address: 697 Rustico Road, Route 7 North Milton, PE Phone: 902.388.0535
Emmett & Ellies The Soap Drawer (Victoria) Body Care Products & Gift Shop Seasonal:Open - Directions: Wharf Road, Victoria-by-the-Sea and 70 University Avenue, downtown Charlottetown. Address: Wharf Road Victoria-by-the-Sea, PE Phone:
The Great Canadian Soap Co. Body Care Products/Natural Products Come & get up close and personable with our goats that produce the milk that we make soap with. Their milk has many benefits for your skin. Seasonal: Open year round. Directions: On Route 6 between Oyster Bed Bridge and Brackley corner. Address: 4224 Portage Road Brackley Beach, PE C1E 1Z3 Phone: 902.672-2242 / 1.800.793.1644
Pottery By The Sea Pottery Handmade pottery wheel thrown porcelain with under glazes designs and red stoneware with Bas Relief Island scenes for everyday use. Seasonal: May 1-Oct. 30; Year round, by appointment. Directions: Drive thru North Rustico, past the liquor store and down the hill on the right. Address: 7520 Cavendish Road North Rustico, PE Phone: 902.963.3647
Ewe & Dye Weavery and Malcolm Stanley Pottery Weaving and Pottery Seasonal:May - October and daily June - August (check website) Directions: In the historic village of Victoria-by-the-Sea, beside the chocolate factory. Address: 5 Main Street Victoria-by-the-Sea, PE Phone: 902.621.0316 and 902.658.3173 (seasonal)
Michael Stanley Pottery Pottery, Art Come watch pottery being made, with daily demos, right inside the gallery! Red stoneware and porcelain clay, drinking vessels, dishware, and specializing in custom designs and wedding registries. Also featuring the artwork by Michelle MacCalllum and selected works by potter Malcolm Stanley. All made on PEI. Seasonal: Open year round. Monday-Saturday; 10am-5pm. Address: 3421 Dixon Road, Route #246 Breadalbane and 5 Main Street, Victoria-by-the-Sea
The Master’s Pieces Textile Designs & Water Colours Textile designs featuring fabulously fairly traded, hand-dyed batiks. Unique fashion and home decor, hangings, runners. Original watercolours, down/feather products, other artisans’ works. Fabric, “Fats”, Kits. Seasonal: Open year round by chance or appointment. Address: 3664 Dixon Road, RR4 Breadalbane, PE C0A 1E0 Phone: 902.621.0569 / cell 902.628.7348
Willow Bend Studio Metal Arts Imaginative designs and bright colours make Jackie’s metal art a must have for your home and garden. Designs for every season. (Cash/Cheque Only). Seasonal: Year round at Charlottetown Farmers Market Wed and Sat 9-2. Directions: Located on Rte 25, Stanhope at 143 MacLauchlan Highlands. Address: Charlottetown Farmers Market, Belvedere Ave., Charlottetown and seasonally at studio on Rte 25, 143 MacLauchlan Highlands Stanhope, PE C0A 1P0 Phone: 902.672.2756
Gaudreau Fine Woodworking & Fine Crafts Gallery Woodwork & Maritime Pottery Celebrating 32 years MAKING! The fine grains of birdseye maple, walnut & cherry inspire the contemporary lines of my creations. Recent group exhibitions: Unity & Diversity, Cheongiu, Korea and Art of Art, Museum of Vancouver, B.C. Seasonal: Open seasonal. Year round and by chance. Address: 11 Grand Pere Point Rd. (Hwy 242) Rustico, Lot 24, PE C0A 1N0 Phone: 902.963.2273
Prince Edward Island Preserve Company Preserves, tea and tea ware Seasonal:Seasonal hours: Daily 8:30am-8:30pm. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (best to call ahead) Directions: North on Route 13 off of Route 2 Hunter River, we are in New Glasgow at the junction of Routes 224 and 258. Address: 2841 New Glasgow Road, PO Box 5501 Hunter River, PE C0A 1N0 Phone: 902.964.4300
Elemorphic Jewelry and Rough Cuts Jewelry, Wood Crafts Seasonal:June 1-Sept 2, Tues-Satur 10-5; Sun 11-4; Sept-Dec, and March-May, Fri-Sun, 11-4 or by appointment. Jan & Feb closed or appoint. Directions: Minutes from Cavendish, 2 kilometers south of North Rustico. Address: 6712 Rustico Road, Rte 6 Rusticoville, PE C0A 1N0 Phone: 902.963.3232