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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Estudio Martita: December Holiday Shows in San Francisco

CCCOE member Estudio Martita will be at several shows in December, just in time for your holiday shopping! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ event: FOGBELT STUDIO 17th annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale where: 2528 25th Avenue, between Ulloa & Vicente, San Francisco (its a house that is transformed into what looks like Santa's Workshop! when: December 4, Friday 12 noon - 8 pm December 5, Saturday 10 am - 6 pm December 6, Sunday 12 noon - 6 pm Lots of goodies to eat and door prizes to win! I will be one of 30 artists and craftspeople showing their work. I will not be there every day but my work will be displayed for all to see! Just ask Kathy Dybeck ( the owner and cash, check and credit card taking person) where to find my work. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you can't make it to the Sunset District, then perhaps the Mission works better for you. Here's another option. event: Cruceros - arts bazaar at Studio 24 where: Studio 24 2857 24th Street @ Bryant San Francisco 415-826-8009 when: December 4, Friday 3 to 8pm December 5, Saturday 3 to 8pm December 6, Sunday 1 to 6pm Refreshments will be served: hot chocolate (YUMM!!!) and fresh empanadas. There will also be a craft making table set up and taught by a local artisan. A fabulous group of artists will be showing traditional and contemporary latino themed gift items to wow your loved ones with!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ weekend of December 12th and 13th event: The Under 100 'H' Sale where: Root Division Gallery 3175 17th Street (at S. Van Ness) San Francisco, CA 94110 415.863.766 when: December 12th 7 to 10pm Unique drawings, paintings & photographs, handmade jewelry, fairtrade clothing, knitwear made from recycled yarn, and much more! And here's the best part: no one item will be over $100. We're taking the heartache out of holiday gift giving. Root Division says,"So come by, grab a cheap cocktail, listen to some beats, and be inspired to buy yourself something! And, if you really want to, we'll let you take care of everyone else on that list too." ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ weekend of December 12th and 13th event: ART FOR THE HOLIDAYS - from the wonderful artists at 1890 Bryant St. where: 1890 Bryant St. @ Mariposa San Francisco CA for more info. contact: when: Sunday December 13th 2 to 7pm Small paintings, calendars, fabulous jewelry, home accessories, pottery - work that appeals to everyone from hipster to Granny or the hipster Granny! Lots of treaties to snack on and some hot cider to warm your soul. We have it all! Come by, meet and greet the artists and do your holiday shopping! We'd love to have you there!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ weekend of December 19th and 20th event: HOLIDAZE at the SF MOMA Artist's Gallery: celebrating Bay Area Arts and Crafts where: SF MOMA Artist's Gallery Building A Fort Mason Center San Francisco CA more info contact Camille Verboort: when: December 19th, Saturday, 11:30 to 5:30pm Camille Verboort from the SFMOMA Museum Store states: This holiday season the Artist's Gallery will feature affordable art by more than a dozen artists as well as a fair showcasing high-quality crafts from a variety of local artisans. Support your local crafts people!" parking is available ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ So that's it for now. Hope you can stop by one of these dates to view my work and do some holiday gift shopping. REMEMBER: buy Indie, buy local and support your local artisans!!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

DIY Holiday Gift Class in West Los Angeles

CCCOE member Corrie Sullivan is teaching two holiday gift classes in December - see her flyer and announcement below! There is a class on December 4th and one on December 12. Please contact Corrie with any questions. The Holidays are fast apporaching and I hope this year to support all things handmade! I encourage you to buy handmade and make your own gifts this year. Everyone loves to receive something original and handmade so I am teaching a DIY Holiday Gift Class. It will take place at my home in West Los Angeles. December 12th from 10am until 1pm. $40 for the class (this includes enough materials to make at least 2 gifts and complete instructions and tutorial). The class has a fun relaxed atmosphere where you get to meet new people and share ideas and inspiration-please feel free to invite your friends. RSVP to corriesullivan[at!] to reserve your spot-$20 deposit needed in advance to secure your spot (paypal: corriesullivan[at!] or check). You will learn how to make 3 different gifts. Make one gift of your choice during the class and take home materials to make the other gifts at home. See below for photos of gift ideas. 1. 2010 Calendar - applique letters 2. Rosettes 3. ric- rac picture frame!

Friday, November 20, 2009

Hip Handmaids Show December 5th

CCCOE members Muse Silk Paintings, Amy May Design, and Penrose Designs are selling at the Hip Handmaids Show in Burbank on Debember 5th. Show hours are 9am - 6pm at the Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St, Burbank, CA 91505. Visit the Hip Handmaids website for more info.