Artists: Bear Indulgence (Bill Eichelberger, Dan Busmire, & Theresa Adams)
Read the Artists’ Bio below the picture.
We are 3 creative neighbors over the age of 50 that enjoy crafting and fellowship in our spare time. We also have a booth named “BearIndulgence” at The Purple Pig on Main Street in Lexington to sell our creations to the public.
Bill Eichelberger heads the crafters. Being a 25 year veteran of Lowe’s, he brings his creative flair to his woodworking. He is best-known for unique bird house creations, and is a regular ribbon winner at both the Davidson County and Dixie Classic Fairs each fall. The “Bear-ville” collection is a customer favorite. Bill’s full size birdhouses and accessories are available at The Purple Pig.
Dan Busmire is a second grade teacher with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. His specialties when not working include refinishing furniture, repairing clocks, and quilting. Dan has rescued many clocks from yard and estate sales that he has hanging in his home. He helps Bill with the making of wood items when needed. Additionally, he has designed some new quilt squares that will debut at The Purple Pig later this fall.
Theresa Adams is a long-time administrative coordinator in the furniture industry, and loves the interaction of all of the visitors at the biannual markets in High Point. When at home, Theresa loves to be creative, and paints a variety of items, from concrete and ceramic statues to old windows. She is proud to have painted all the bird houses on the featured door for the auction! Theresa is venturing into tile work and recently completed a tile-topped library table. Some of her works are featured for sale at The Purple Pig as well.
Being creative, the three of us wanted to enter the Doors to Home and Hope event with a door that expressed what we do with our unique talents. Please note that the wood used in making the birdhouses are made from repurposed wood. We hope you enjoy this creation as much as we had in creating it. Thanks for bidding!