Eleven-year-old Lincoln Johnson of Port Haywood can be found at the Bay School Community Arts Center shaping mugs, at home with his felting basket crafting sheep and squirrels, or running his business, “Lincoln’s Creations,” at Markets on Main in Mathews.
“He was always very inventive,” said his mother, Jeannine Johnson.
From the time Lincoln was very young, his parents always had to have a craft available for him. Lincoln’s love of art, his talent and his hard work have resulted in a successful business that he has been running for a year and a half.
Lincoln began working with clay at age of 9 when he took a class on hand-shaping and throwing clay at the Bay School. In addition to mugs, he makes bowls, pumpkins, and has even made a model of a slice of blueberry cheesecake. He is currently working on custom orders for a turtle, a birthday cake and an oyster platter.
“It’s a huge blessing to the community,” said Jeannine about the Bay School.
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