Artists & Artisans

Little HarbourGinny the Bead Lady creates one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces using sea glass found on Abaco beaches. See her Facebook page or email
Little HarbourPete’s Pub and Gallery features the locally produced, hand-crafted bronze sculptures of artist Peter Johnston and his sons. For more information, and to view artwork that’s currently available, visit the Johnston Art Foundry website.
Little HarbourSaltwater StonewareRenee Zantay produces a variety of colourful pottery pieces including mugs, bowls, serving platters and more. See her designs on Instagram or email
Cherokee SoundLinda Lowe makes specialty and wall art quilts, poured-resin landscapes, and and painted shells, sea biscuits, sand dollars and miniature canvasses. Contact her at (242) 465-1391 or email
Cherokee SoundRhonda Pearce creates seaglass/pebble/driftwood art using in driftwood frames, and sells cards and matted and canvas prints of her gorgeous Bahamian photography. Email or phone (242) 375-8078. Rhonda’s creations are available at the Ebb Tide Gift Shoppe in Hope Town and in the U.S., through Abaco Freight.
Cherokee SoundBrandin Pinder creates vivid paintings of Abaco scenes and wildlife as well as bronze sculptures. He showcases his work on his Instagram feed and Facebook.
Bahama Palm ShoresStephen Knowles hand-makes bowls, mortars & pestles, cutting boards, cooking utensils and more out of native Bahamian wood. For more information, call or WhatsApp (242) 551-7541.
Marsh HarbourAbaco Ceramics (in the Abaco Shopping Center) offers a variety of colourful hand-made pieces including mugs, dishes, serving pieces, home decor and holiday decorations and ornaments. Custom orders welcome. Call (242) 375-8774 or email
Marsh HarbourTara Claridge creates colourful acrylic paintings inspired by island scenes and subjects. For more info, see her Facebook page or email
Marsh HarbourLori Thompson (the creative force behind Forest Heights Academy’s award-winning Junkanoo costumes and program) paints beautiful acrylic-on-canvas scenes of island life. Contact her at or on Facebook.
Marsh HarbourLydia Hill paints island scenes on seashells, driftwood and buoys, and fashions gift and souvenir items from her fabulous beach finds. Call (242) 577-0016 for details.
Marsh HarbourLucas B. Kaighin‘s vivid and colourful abstract paintings have been featured in a number of exhibitions in Abaco and Nassau. For more information, contact him through his website.
Marsh HarbourMarlee Mason creates original, island-inspired oil and waltercolour paintings that reflect her interpretation of the gift of naturally beautiful landscapes and seascapes. Visits to her studio near the Abaco Beach Resort may be arranged by calling (242) 477-5871. For more information or to view her work, visit her website.
Marsh Harbour (Murphy Town)Greta Pintard make shell mirrors and wreaths, Bahamian shell and coin jewelry, shell lamps, candle holders and centerpieces. She can be reached at (242) 816-2423.
Man-O-War CayAlbury’s Sail Shop makes a variety of sturdy and durable canvas bags and accessories. Though their original location was destroyed, they have set up a mini-shop across the street while they rebuild. For updates, follow their Facebook page. In the U.S., Albury’s Sail Shop merchandise is available through Abaco Freight.
Man-O-War CayAndy Albury of Albury’s Designs creates wooden boat models, half hulls, rocking chairs and wooden furniture made to order. Call (242) 559-8807 or email
Man-O-War CayCharmaine Albury (Seas the Day Photography) does beautiful wildlife and nature photography. Call (242) 809-8052 or email
Man-O-War CayGlenn Albury creates sculptures and jewelry from conch shells. Contact him via WhatsApp at (242) 809-8052.
Man-O-War CayJoe’s Studio sells hand-crafted, locally made wooden boat models and gifts and souvenirs. Open Monday through Saturday 11:30am to 1:30pm. Call (242) 577-0338.
Man-O-War CayMan-O-War’s Makayla Roberts (currently a graphic design student at Palm Beach Atlantic University) sells island-inspired acrylic paintings and graphic designs via her RedBubble online shop and Etsy Store. She also accepts custom commissions.
Man-O-War CaySally’s Seaside Boutique has launched an Etsy store while they work to restore their shop.
Hope TownCaitlin Wilhoyte is an artist specializing in custom designs, wooden signs, specialty wedding items, wooden cutting boards and much more. See her website or follow her on Instagram
Hope TownCraig Culmer paints landscapes and portraits and is available for commissions of paintings or murals. He can be reached via his website.
Hope TownHope Town Canvas sells unique recycled sail bags and more, all locally designed and made. Email, shop online at, or follow their Facebook page for latest updates.
Hope TownForced to relocate to Nassau by Hurricane Dorian, long-time Hope Town resident Susan Roberts paints ocean life and scenes in both oils and watercolours. For more information, isit her website or contact her at
Tilloo CayBrigitte Bowyer Carey creates beautiful, island-inspired watercolour paintings, and conducts workshops and private art classes. See her Facebook page or website for further details.
Green Turtle Cay Alton Lowe is a world-renowned artist from Green Turtle Cay whose works depict Bahamian people, island scenes, tropical flowers and wildlife. His paintings hang in homes, businesses and galleries around the globe, and have been featured on more than 100 Bahamian postage stamps, and dozens of Abaco Life magazine covers. For more information about original oil paintings or prints of select paintings, contact Alton at (239) 793-3959.
Green Turtle CayGTC’s Lisa Lowe sells colourful canvas prints of her watercolour paintings online. Contact her via Facebook for further information.
Green Turtle CayArtist Leanne Russell creates paintings, archival rephotography prints and gyotaku fish prints (a great way to memorialize your catch!) Call (242) 817-1675 or message her on Facebook for further information.

See also: Gifts and Souvenirs. For edible artisanal creations, see Groceries, Farms & Food.

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