Shop Art, Shop Local …

Sometimes the best thing I can create as an artist, is traffic for other artists. Find a new favorite maker and give the gift of this holiday season!

Move Over Black Friday, Artists Sunday is November 28

The Sunday after Thanksgiving, is Artists Sunday, the day to shop with local artists, creators, and makers. More than 550 communities and 4,200 artists, makers, and art organizations are participating in the nationwide art-shopping movement, now in its second year. Artists Sunday is sandwiched this weekend between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday® and Cyber Monday. Artists Sunday unites artists and communities across the country, all promoting purchases from local artisans.

A gift of art makes a heartfelt connection with friends and loved ones, while supporting local artists and boosting the local economy. You can shop from a full range of art, hand-crafted items, experiences, and performances that are practical, beautiful and inspiring.

Visit the Artists Sunday Online Directory and search for artists by location and the types of craft.

46th Annual Holiday Show at Brookfield Craft Center

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Give the gift of Craft! You’ll find unique handcrafted gifts while supporting artists in their creative pursuits. I have been a participating artist in this show since 2004.

This sale runs through December 31, 2021 and includes special events for Shop Local Saturday and Artists Sunday. Hours are Mon-Fri: Noon-5PM, Sat: 11AM-5PM, Sun: Noon-4PM. They also have selected items available online.

The photo at left shows one of my hats paired with a silk poncho by Kriska, and a handbag by Loyalty Leather.

Holiday Market at Peters Valley

The HOLIDAY MARKET at Peters Valley started last week and runs through January 31, 2022. Hours are 10AM-6PM daily for in person shopping, with many items available online, including my hats!

I have been a participating artist in this show since 2009.

“There’s nothing like loving the handmade gifts you give!”⠀⠀

Creative Minds Art Gallery

This artist co-op on Orcas Island (WA) is now open for in-person shopping and features a lot of one-of-a-kind pieces from local artists. Open every day except Tuesday from 11AM-4 PM, Sunday 11AM-3PM. Find their most recent additions on Facebook. Here are some of my hats & caps that you might find here:

Nature’s Kitchen

Nature’s Kitchen is an organic bakery and health food store located in Yreka, CA. They bake bread, pastries, muffins, and scones which they serve with specialty hot drinks in their cafe, even when the kitchen is not serving lunch. Browse their natural products store with its extensive selection of nutritional supplements and specialty gifts from local artists in their store. Learn more about them on their Facebook page. Here are a few of my caps that you might find there:

I also have a limited selection of hats ready to ship on my Hats Page. Contact me for details if you are interested in one of them. Happy shopping!

#ShopArt – #ShopLocal – #BuyHandmade – #SupportSmallBusiness – #ArtistsSunday

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