Meet Our Artisans

Becky Lee & Anna Beiler

Becky Lee & Anna Beiler

Owners, Plum Baby  Cumberland Valley Connection: Born & raised in the CV! Schooling: Sewing A little about Becky Lee: In 2013, sisters Becky and Anna partnered together to grow an inventory of heartfelt, handmade baby apparel, blankets, toys, decor, & newborn...

Eric Brennan

Eric Brennan

Artist Cumberland Valley Connection: Born, raised, & currently resides in the CV. Schooling: Shippensburg University, Indiana University of PA A little about Eric: Eric Brennan is an artist and teacher in South Central Pennsylvania. He received his BA in Art...

Patricia Bunn

Patricia Bunn

Artist  Cumberland Valley Connection: Born and raised in Huntingdon, PA and I live in Shippensburg, PA. A little about Patricia: I love to paint on canvas, but make my living in graphic and web design. Most recently, I’ve discovered a love for building things from...

Sherry Cline

Sherry Cline

Owner, Middle Spring Soap Co. LLC Cumberland Valley Connection: I am Cumberland Valley born and bred! Schooling: Nursing school, Self-taught soap maker, craft training A little about Sherry: I've been making soap for many years for our family. When our children were...

Sherree Devor

Sherree Devor

Owner, Caledonia ClayWorks Cumberland Valley Connection: I married a lifelong resident of Chambersburg, PA and have lived here since 2013. Schooling: Maryland Institute College of Art, Towson University, various pottery programs & workshops. A little about...

Paola Diaz

Paola Diaz

Owner, Art & Design Pao Diaz Cumberland Valley Connection: Lives & creates in Chambersburg, PA Schooling: Bachelor of Engineering and Architecture, part of the academic training includes design and artistic representations. A little about Pao Diaz: I am a life...

Timothy Diehl

Timothy Diehl

Owner, ShippenStitch Cumberland Valley Connection: I moved here when I was in 7th grade and have since then considered Shippensburg as my home. Schooling: Self-taught A little about Tim: It was always my mother's dream to open a quilting shop, but she was not able to....

Frances Drost

Frances Drost

Owner, Musical Creations Producer, Portraits of White Winter Concert Cumberland Valley Connection: I am a Cumberland Valley native! Born in the Carlisle hospital & raised on a farm just outside of Newville. I moved away for about 5 years, but when I got married, I...

Andrea Finch

Andrea Finch

Owner, Afinchsong Creation  Cumberland Valley Connection: Raised in Eastern PA, now resides and creates in the CV Schooling: Kutztown University A little about Andrea: Andrea Finch is a local artist creating in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Her art springs from the...

Marie Fisher

Marie Fisher

Owner, Nature's Platter  Cumberland Valley Connection: Born & raised in the CV, now resides in York Schooling: Shippensburg University & Penn State University A little about Marie: I'm a Pennsylvania country gal with a passion for cheese, chocolate, wine and...

Fourth Century Farms

Fourth Century Farms

Goat Milk Soap  Cumberland Valley Connection: Family farm based in the CV A little about Fourth Century Farms: Fourth Century Farms is a family-owned business based in Pennsylvania's beautiful Cumberland Valley. Since the late 1700's, our family has lived and worked...

Jean Frey

Jean Frey

Owner, Jean Frey Paintings  Cumberland Valley Connection: I have lived in the CV for 6 years. We came here to be close to our kids and grandkids. Schooling: Virginia Tech, George Mason University, Carol Begley's Atelier in Beaver, PA A little about Jean: Jean Frey...

Emilio Garcia

Emilio Garcia

Owner, Abednego Coffee Roasters  Cumberland Valley Connection: I am originally from Honduras and came to the U.S. in 1999. All of our coffee is roasted here in Pennsylvania! Schooling: 4th Generation Coffee Farmer A little about Abednego: Abednego was founded in 2008...

Linda Gottfried

Linda Gottfried

Owner, Yellow Door Studio  Cumberland Valley Connection: Currently resides & creates here Schooling: William Patterson Univ., College of Southern Maryland A little about Linda: After retiring from a flourishing career in graphic design and fundraising for...

Dave Hayhurst

Dave Hayhurst

Artisan, Hiking Sticks  Cumberland Valley Connection: Born and raised in northern New Jersey, but have lived in PA for over 30 years. Schooling: BA in Human Communications from Rutgers Univ. A little about Dave: I was a rural carrier for Shippensburg Post Office until...

Greg & Tara Hildebrand

Greg & Tara Hildebrand

Owners, Honey Bee Friendly Cumberland Valley Connection: York, Adams, Cumberland, and Perry counties in Pennsylvania are home to our bee operation. Schooling: Self-taught beekeepers A little about Honey Bee Friendly: Established in 2012, Honey Bee Friendly was born...

Dr. Angela Hissong

Dr. Angela Hissong

Owner, Pasture.Pause Cumberland Valley Connection: Born & raised in St. Thomas, PA! Schooling: Penn State University, Shippensburg University, Virginia Commonwealth University A little about Angie: Dr. Angie Hissong has 30 years of experience as an educator and...

Nancy A. Hudson

Nancy A. Hudson

Owner, Katie's Creations   Cumberland Valley Connection: I was born and raised in Mifflin County Pennsylvania, but have lived here in Shippensburg since 1974. Schooling: Double major in Art and Communications from Salem College in Salem, West Virginia; a Certified...

Crystal Hunt

Crystal Hunt

Owner, Crystal Hunt Photography Cumberland Valley Connection: From Boiling Springs, currently residing near Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Schooling: U.S. Army; Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership Development from UNC at Pembroke A little about...

Bashar & Roula Jarjour

Bashar & Roula Jarjour

Owners, Jarjour Pottery Cumberland Valley Connection: Originally from Damascus, Syria - now reside & create in Shippensburg, PA. A little about Jarjour: Strongly influenced by their Middle Eastern background, Bashar & Roula Jarjour bring a passion for...

Dave & Linnea Jones

Dave & Linnea Jones

Owners, SignsSigns Cumberland Valley Connection: Currently reside and create in Shippensburg   Schooling: Dave - Associate degree in Welding and Fabrication Technology, Linnea - Associate degree in Fashion Design A little about Dave & Linnea: Dave &...

Scott Karper

Scott Karper

Handcrafted Woodwork & Art Cumberland Valley Connection: Born & raised on orchard near Mt. Alto outside Chambersburg. CASHS '67. Had house & small animal practice in the 90's. Schooling: Practical learning on the fruit farm and self-taught. A little about...

Rose Kordzikowski

Rose Kordzikowski

Artist  Cumberland Valley Connection: Originally from New Jersey, now residing in Shippensburg. Schooling: Formal training as a bench jeweler A little about Rose: While raising my 4 daughters as a stay-at-home mom, it was uncovered that I had a rare genetic...

Ellen Kroepil

Ellen Kroepil

Owner, Kasudelu  Cumberland Valley Connection: Born & raised in the CV, left to attend school, and came back to reside here. Schooling: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh A little about Ellen: I've always had an interest in fashion and creating things, so I went to...

Taylor Luebbers

Taylor Luebbers

Owner, The Modern Mold Cumberland Valley Connection: I'm not from this area, but both grandparents on my mother's side grew up here. I met my husband in college and he was born & raised in Boiling Springs. After graduation, he took a job in Carlisle. I now teach...

Angela Martin

Angela Martin

Owner, Amenity Wraps   Cumberland Valley Connection: I was born and raised here in the CV. Schooling: Sewing skills & training A little about Angela: I grew up on a dairy farm and began working in our family farm store as a young girl. I learned that I really...

Tim Myers

Tim Myers

Owner, Hot Heads Official Hot Sauce   Cumberland Valley Connection: Located in Carlisle, PA! A little about Tim: Tim pours his love of creativity into every bottle of hot sauce he creates. He has taken his experience and love of craft brewing and the culture of...

Brittni Pham

Brittni Pham

Owner, Tokki Design Cumberland Valley Connection: Lived in Shippensburg for 8 years while attending SU and loves the art community here! Schooling: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Master of Science in Counseling from Shippensburg University A little about...

Debbie Rhinehart

Debbie Rhinehart

Artisan, Knit Shawls  Cumberland Valley Connection: Born, raised, and currently reside here! Schooling: Shippensburg University, Williamsport Hospital School of Medical Technology A little about Deb: I always enjoyed crafts...my Mother taught me to embroider and...

Sean & Ally Ryan

Sean & Ally Ryan

Owners, Beary Jam Cumberland Valley Connection: Sean and Ally moved here from VA in the fall of 2017 for career opportunities. Schooling: Ally received her Master’s in Public Administration from Shippensburg University in May of 2020 and Sean received his PhD in...

Deborah Slocum

Deborah Slocum

Owner, The Painter's Perch  Cumberland Valley Connection: I grew up in Reading, PA. After living in TX and LA, I moved to Shippensburg. I love it here! Schooling: Shippensburg University A little about Deborah: Deborah is a 2008 summa cum laude graduate of SU where...

Various Artisans

Various Artisans

Oasis International Training Centre, Prampram, Ghana, Africa   Cumberland Valley Connection: Many of the teachers at OITC are from the Cumberland Valley. A little about the product: The fabric is handmade Batik from the country of Ghana. The various fabric creations...

Carrie Varner

Carrie Varner

Owner, Carrie Varner Textiles  Cumberland Valley Connection: Lived in Shippensburg after college. Schooling: Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science A little about Carrie: I earned a Bachelor's degree in textile design. After college, I moved to Shippensburg for...

Judy Witter

Judy Witter

Photographer  Cumberland Valley Connection: Born, raised, and currently resides in the CV Schooling: Shippensburg University A little about Judy: 7 years ago, I started to explore more with my camera. I wanted to better capture what I saw through a lens. I have always...

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