Joyce Cressi is a self-taught primitive folk artist from northern New York. She creates one-of-a-kind Santa figures and other holiday folk art, which she sells throughout the year.
Cressi has been creating holiday pieces since she was very young. To this day, her love of Santa figures continues to inspire her to make objects that bring a smile to your face. She loves to incorporate discarded and forgotten items into her pieces. She finds many of these items at antiques shops, estate sales, and thrift stores, incorporating them into figures she hopes will be cherished by those who purchase them.
A retired elementary school teacher, Cressi resides in northern New York home her husband and little dog, Maggie. She has two grown sons.
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