***UPDATE 12/6/13: Several of my pieces for the shop sold last weekend so I am adding new stuff this week- a banana, bunny, a turtle and a a little poodle. ;0)
poodle, hand painted wooden thrift store poodle, 5.75" tall x 3 long
bunny, acrylic on ceramic thrift store bunny, 4" tall x 5.5"
turtle, hand painted wooden thrift store turtle, 4.25" long x 3"
Horse (hand painted wooden thrift store wall hanging) approx 21"l x 11"h x .25"d (SOLD)
I've gussied up some of new, hand-painted thrift store critters for the second annual installment of the SooLocal Holiday Shop (presented by the Soo Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis).
Dog (hand painted ceramic thrift store dog) approx 10.75"h x 7.5"l x 5"d (SOLD)
Bookends (hand painted thrift store bookends) approx 7"h
Bird (hand painted ceramic thrift store bird) approx 9.5"h x 5"l x 3"w (SOLD)
Duck (hand painted plastic thrift store duck decoy) approx 17"w x 7"d x 8"h
SooVAC has installed 80 gazillion piescs of art on the walls and they also have tons of housewares, jewelry, art prints, greeting cards, tote bags, accessories and every stripe of handmade item you can imagine.
Most items are $200 or less- many faaaar less.
(Full scoop below this preview.)
Who: The Soo Visual Arts Center and YOU!
Where: 3506 Nicollet Avenue South between Pat's Tap and Honeycomb Salon (NOT at Soo!) map
What: A holiday Pop-Up shop featuring affordable items by local (MN) artists. (Participant list below.)
When: November 30- December 22, Sats and Suns from 12-4pm
Why: So you can SHOP LOCAL and feel great about supporting the artists of MN (and Soo!)
How: This incredible shop is made possible by the dedicated staff and volunteers at SooVAC. Be sure to give them a high five!
Participating artists include: Ashley Barlow, Bill Beekman ,Adrea Beres, Boxy Mouse, Allen Brewer, Laura Brown, Bruno Press, Michael Carina, Jaime Carrera, Kristy Childress, Cosmo's Collars, Tara Costello, Amy Crickenberger Oath, Jonas Crisco, Jennifer Davis, Squared Furniture, Nick Devries, Brian Frink, Christi Furnas, Toni Gallo, Mary Gibney, Gia Gifford, Lindsy Halleckson, Noah Harmon, Anne Hauge/Flaunt This, Nick Howard, Anne Jin Soo Preston, Brian Jorgenson, Bethany Kalk, Melissa Loop, Amy Lyste, Shawn McNulty, Martha Mcquade.MN Lovely, Ododo Originals, Terrence Payne, Haley Prochnow, Kimberly Tschida Petters, Rene Redenius, Amy Rice, Erika Ritzel, ROX by Robyne Robinson, Joe Sinness, Liza Sylvestre, Pamela Valfer, Heather Wayne, Zuzka Wilson and more.....daily previews posted on the Facebook event page.