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Holiday Makers Market at Arlene's


Nov 23, 2019
11:00 AM until 04:00 PM


The Makers Market at Arlene’s, presented by Arlene's Artist Materials, celebrates its 3rd year of bringing together quality, locally made, artisanal wares perfect for the Holidays. The Markets will be held in the store at 57 Fuller Rd Albany NY 12205 on Saturdays, November 23rd, December 7th, and 21st, 2019 from 11am to 4pm.

We are excited to host a juried group of 21 artists, artisans and other small businesses from throughout the Capital Region. Market-goers are sure to find one of a kind cards, ceramics, prints, fine art, hand-turned wood and resin pens, uniquely crafted jewelry, boozy cakes and more. The Makers Market at Arlene’s is a series of three different Markets on Saturday, November 23rd, December 7th, and 21st, 2019 from 11am to 4pm.

The primary focus of the Makers Markets at Arlene’s is to promote the local creative community while developing a marketplace where people can purchase uniquely created items. We are looking for makers, including artists, artisans, and manufacturers of unique products, that offer well-designed quality products. Makers that have a clear voice whether expressed through a traditional medium or something experimental.

“We’re excited to help support our local community and create a fun events for people to attend.” said Andrew Ochal, director of the Makers Market at Arlene’s. “There will be 7 different Makers at each Market with a total of 21 makers showcased. There is such a variety of great products you’d had to go to ever Market. The Markets are sure to be a great time for everyone.”

About Our Makers:
Laura Shore, Farm Share Studio, paints landscapes and intimate produce portraits that combine a keen sense of design with a passion for color.

Sharon D Siegel paints "vignettes" from travels and personal observations while exploring the brilliance of color in watercolors and oils.

Laura Sterling believes the creation of handmade books and boxes is a meditation of sorts. It is a practice of presence to attend to the precision required and to feel my way through the design process to create an item that is as lovely to look at as it is useful. It gives me satisfaction to know that the items I create are one of a kind and cannot be mass-produced. It also gives me satisfaction when a book or box I have created brings pleasure to the person who purchases it. That exchange is a small, but meaningful.

Ross Kunze focuses on utilitarian forms for the home, my line includes tableware, vases, planters, and match strikers constructed in consideration to the landscape and architecture of the place of my upbringing, the Great Plains. Substantial utilitarian forms with swaths of textured pattern and exposed clay encourage handling in daily rituals, creating intimate moments for the user. His approach this relationship with reverence and design objects that are intended for years of use.

Chris Conlon’s goal is to take an item you may use every day and make it as unique as the person using it. I look to so-called “worthless wood” (wood that in most cases is considered scrap or unusable) in a lot of my projects and combine it with resin to create pens, bottle stoppers, and ear gauges among other things.

Cheyenne Simmons with Great Exbaketations Bakery is proud to create scratch-made, baked-to-order cakes featuring local Upstate NY liqueurs and artisanal products! "Your home for 'booze-infused' cakes in the Capital Region!"

Sara Yokubait is an illustrator based in Troy, NY. As a painter, she specializes in acrylic and watercolor. These are her chosen mediums because they give her the most flexibility to paint with emotion, whether it be through brush strokes, color choices, or both. Influenced by children’s book illustrators from an early age, she works to create a world that is vibrant and imaginative, while using everyday subjects in her work.

The Makers Market at Arlene's are FREE to attend, great for families and there will be truly something for everyone. Mark your calendars now and come check out our other Makers Market at Arlene's on December 7th, and 21st. You’ll be glad to do it.




View map Arlene's Artist Materials
57 Fuller Rd
Albany, NY

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