Cotentin. This weekend, meet artists and craftsmen in a beautiful setting

“Skill is manual art. »

these Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17, 2022from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Norman craft suggests that to meet artists and craftsmen passionate in the fortress of La Hougue (Sleeve).

Earth, fire, wood, metal…

In this stunning setting of Fort de la Hougue, audience they will be able to come, discover and ask questions and leave amazed. The arts of earth, fire, wood, glass, metal, feathering or dyeing techniques and many others need to be discovered or rediscovered. Arts and crafts are objects, but so is the story that pays homage to traditional knowledgesailing with passion from tradition to innovation.

And above all, the craftsman produces objects that have a soul. United around its three core values: innovation, tradition, passion, Normandie Métiers d’Art, an association founded in 2009, brings together professional artists and craftsmen from Normandy in the field of creation or restoration. The Normandie Métiers d’Art exhibitions shine a light on the crafts that make up the wealth of crafts to promote and advance the knowledge and experience of known and lesser known, forgotten or rediscovered crafts. Several of its members received the designation of “the best worker in France”.

real artists

This weekend we can meet Lorène Renaud who is a cougourdonnière. He makes gourds and calabashes in the form of light, in a mixture of colors and shapes. In his farm of 1000 colors, Beste Bonnard cultivates his tinctorial garden. His textile art creations are environmentally responsible: rainwater colors and prints for unique and timeless pieces.

Patouche Chapeaux is a workshop for making hats for ceremonies or for every day. Unique creations, hand sewn, made to measure. From plastics obtained from biological sources, Nanou Quelvennec uses various techniques, mixing media to surprise and create emotions, leaving room for everyone’s imagination. This is only a part of the fifteen exhibitors who will be present at the fair this Saturday and Sunday answer visitors’ questions.


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