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Convergence 25

Quarter Life Crisis

May 3-5, 2019

BOSTON, Massachusetts

Vendors

Vendor: Cat Craig Art
Cat Craig Art

Cat Craig enjoys spending her time drawing and painting mystical beings from the cosmos, grrls who look like they are from the streets of Tokyo and all of the mermaids. Inspired by manga, haute couture, art nouveau, dolls and obscure music as well as her experiences growing up overseas on USAF bases in Germany and Okinawa. She works in a wide variety of materials; watercolors, markers, sparkly inks, to customizing and sewing for dolls.

She has been a native to the Greater Boston region since 1999 and received her BFA in Art and Design from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2008. Currently employed as a canvas stitcher in a small southcoast Massachusetts shipyard.

Social Media: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | flickr

Vendor: DiscoMedusa Jewelry
DiscoMedusa Jewelry

DiscoMedusa Jewelry is a labor of love by metalsmith Caitlyn Davey. Launched in 2003, while she was simultaneously studying jewelry design at Massachusetts College of Art and managing the jewelry aspect of The Jewelry Galley/Chameleon Body Arts in Harvard Square, this line of small-batch jewelry features sterling silver, brass, & copper fabricated into stylized earrings for stretched (as well as 'regular') piercings. Currently living and working in rural NY, Caitlyn fondly remembers her days from the Boston goth scene around the turn of the century.

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Vendor: Forge And Fleece
Forge And Fleece

With over 17 years making chainmail, the artist of Forge And Fleece specializes in handmade chainmail and scalemail armor, jewelry, toys, and costume pieces. Custom work available on commissions. Whether you want to be a dragon, or the queen or king riding it you will find what you need at Forge And Fleece.

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Vendor: Geoffrey H. Goodwin
Geoffrey H. Goodwin

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Vendor: Haxan Hollow
Haxan Hollow

Heavy Metal You Can Wear. Esoteric Jewelry for the Infernal. Hand forged and cast jewelry made in New England. Each piece I make is meant to make you feel a bit more fierce. From sterling silver dagger rings to silver set bones. All of my jewelry creations exist because of my love affair with the strange and unusual.

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Vendor: House of Coniglio
House of Coniglio

Beverley launched House of Coniglio in 2009. She is influenced by Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Gothic and the Victorian look with out the Victorian principals. She is fascinated by all kinds of creatures, furry & scaled, feathered and fanged; all things magical & mystical; flights of fancy, whimsical visuals.

Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around New England, Manhattan & San Francisco. Her antique creations were featured in the Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum's exhibit Goth to Gothic. One of her tiaras was featured in the centerfold of ArtScope Magazine.

Beverley uses vintage & antique German and Czech cut crystals & stones, ranging in dates from the 1920's through the 1960's, Her pieces often contain antique watch-works, stampings, filigree & unusual bits such as porcelain dolls, cosmetic compacts & accouterments dating as far back as the mid-to-late 1800's.

She also specializes in custom jewelry, working with clients using their family treasures to re-work the pieces into wearable memories. Let her design you a piece of jewelry using your grandmothers cherished old brooch or beloved, orphaned earring into a one-of-a-kind, sentimental piece of wearable art.

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Vendor: Hypnovamp
Hypnovamp (Fri/Sat only)

My work blends the past and the future through an eerie lens.

Drawing from a lifetime of oddity, mid century and occult influences, I use jewelry as a vehicle to reinterpret the nostalgia of an era gone by, and to share the strange beauty of now.

My studio process is a hybrid of digital design and traditional metalsmithing techniques, mimicking my fascination with the fluidity of past and future. Through my practice, I am working to create an estuary of time: a preserved habitat where anachronisms can thrive, and the space age merges with prehistory.

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Vendor: NyghtCraft Leathern Arts
NyghtCraft Leathern Arts

NyghtCraft is the creative outlet of Designer/Creator Ashton Synn.

Ashton resides in the NetherWorld's deepest leather mine where he manifests his unique visions into wearable Leathern Artwear both beautiful and diabolical. Apprenticed to no one, he taught himself his craft. He has been working with leather for 36 years and has made it his profession for the past 31. This grim determination has earned him the honor of designing and creating leather gear for some of his own favorite bands including The MISFITS , White Zombie, and GWAR. His "Devastator X" Vambraces and "Spinal Remains" Jacket, worn by Jerry Only, represent the MISFITS in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Ashton has long been a vendor at numerous Boston/Cambridge area Goth/Industrial and Fetish nights from "HELL", "Fantasy Factory", and "The B&D Ball" at ManRay, to CEREMONY, SinOmatic, Superstition, VaudEvil, Afterlife, Darq, and Haven as well as several conventions and his past merchanting at SCA events too numerous to list over the decades.

When all is said and done Ashton finds himself happiest when he is designing and fashioning his unique, and often dark, leathercraft in his cavernous NetherWorld home.

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Vendor: Painted By Clover
Painted By Clover

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Vendor: Phoenix Latex
Phoenix Latex

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Vendor: Sponge Studio
Sponge Studio

Sponge Studio is the banner under which Massachusetts artist Matt Towler presents his creative ventures. Art-focused for most of his conscious life, he has worked in multiple media to create illustrations, altered dolls that were found in antique and similar shops, and currently his primary focus is photography. Drawn to beauty and decay and the levels in between, he is never without some sort of camera on his person, and has embraced the smartphone's built-in one for this very reason. His main and other outputs are accessible from his main website.

Social Media: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Etsy

Vendor: Sunspot Designs
Sunspot Designs

Sunspot Designs offers affordable adornments for mortals... and others. Gothic and fantasy jewelry and gifts.

Social Media: Website | Facebook

 
The Art of Heidi Foland

Smoky dreams of romantic monstrosities.

Social Media: Instagram

Vendor: Vilet's Varieties
Vilet's Varieties

I make jewelry, hair accessories, steampunk and belly dance clothes.

Social Media: Facebook