Photos: 2015 High Country Arts Fest

The 33rd Annual High Country Arts and Crafts Festival, July 25-26 in Eagle Nest, featured juried artisans and craftsmen with handmade items from all over the country, wine tastings, a beer garden and live music throughout the day.

Photos by Ellen Miller-Goins

Jeannine and Joe Ray admire the antler art created by Ron Leard.
Jeannine and Joe Ray admire the antler art created by Ron Leard.
Yard Art by Nature's Harmony, owned by John and Judy Venema of Springtown, Texas.
Yard Art by Nature’s Harmony, owned by John and Judy Venema of Springtown, Texas.
"Light Up Your Life" wine bottle lamps by Pat Roland
“Light Up Your Life” wine bottle lamps by Pat Roland
Fiber artist Sue Cotton of Angel Fire creates intricate wearable art and wall hangings.
Fiber artist Sue Cotton of Angel Fire creates intricate wearable art and wall hangings.
Audrey Jones of Ashland, Montana, designs and creates these bracelets.
Audrey Jones of Ashland, Montana, designs and creates these bracelets.
Gary Bowan of Eagle Nest sells hand-crafted knives, wild game jerky, sausages and other mountain man specialties.
Gary Bowan of Eagle Nest sells hand-crafted knives, wild game jerky, sausages and other mountain man specialties.
Karen Bridges of Amarillo creates vintage silverware jewelry, recycled copper jewelry, coin jewelry, and found object jewelry for her "Fork it Over" business.
Karen Bridges of Amarillo creates vintage silverware jewelry, recycled copper jewelry, coin jewelry, and found object jewelry for her “Fork it Over” business.
Tony Black and Misty, Zac and Kevin Slemp of Moscow, Kansas, sample wines from Black's Smuggler Winery of Bosque, New Mexico.
Tony Black and Misty, Zac and Kevin Slemp of Moscow, Kansas, sample wines from Black’s Smuggler Winery of Bosque, New Mexico.
Sherry and Jared Lohrmann of Dickenson, Texas, take time for lunch.
Sherry and Jared Lohrmann of Dickenson, Texas, take time for lunch.
Chris Hammond of Houston, Texas, has provided fresh keetle corn at the Eagle Nest show for many years.
Chris Hammond of Houston, Texas, has provided fresh keetle corn at the Eagle Nest show for many years.
Come and get it!
Come and get it!
Tasha and Kody Mutz of Comanche Creek Brewery in Eagle Nest provide brews to eager customers.
Tasha and Kody Mutz of Comanche Creek Brewery in Eagle Nest provide brews to eager customers.