Tacoma Is For Lovers, Indie Tacoma, and Kings' Books present a special Anti/ ! Find a special gift for those you love! Find a special gift for those you hate! A multitude of artists will have tables feauturing arts, crafts, jewelry, letterpress prints, t-shirts and more! We'll also have a ridiculous Photo Booth for you to take lovely/lovelorn pictures. Your purchases help support artists in Tacoma! Below is a partial list of participating artists. More will be added as they become confirmed. After a day of inspiration, showcase you talents at our Artist Craft FairAwkward Love Poetry Open Mic at 5 pm!
Tacoma Is For Lovers is a community-based organization that annually produces Artist and monthly Craft Nights in order to promote the visibility of local artists and encourages reuse, intentionality, sustainability and high craft.
Indie Tacoma Arts & Crafts strives to promote, create, and enhance artist communities for the greater good. We empower fellow crafters through an Artist Craft Fair as well as uniting craftspeople into a supportive community.
Laurie Cinotto of La La Laurie (Tacoma) Flowers, cards, birdcages - all from paper
Laurie is a co-founder of Soil. She has also exhibited at the King County Art Gallery, at Museum of Art, now located in Gainesville, FL. Laurie is the force behind The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee blog. A book of her paper creations is due for release in 2011.Contemporary and the John Erickson
Epiphany Couch (Tacoma) Jewelry primarily from bicycle parts
Epiphany repairs bicycles and makes jewelry utilizing bicycle parts.
Stella Crumpton of Stella Lee (Tacoma) Vinyl wallets & handbags and caramels
Stella is a former mechanic who repurposes auto vinyl to sew tough bags for tough girls. She will be debuting vinyl wallets and have on-hand vinyl clothing accessories and her always-tasty caramels.
Connie DeBruler of Lu Lu (Tacoma) Pewter pendants and crafty jewelry
Connie crafts pewter pendants with a variety of pictorial sentiments. She owns Lu Lu on Broadway in downtown Tacoma.
Audra Laymon (Tacoma) Prints, cards, t-shirt bags
Audra is a printmaker, illustrator, and artist working in a variety of mediums. Her work ranges from whimsical to profound and can most recently be seen in the Peanut Butter Space Jam show at The Space.
Miranda Pollitz (Tacoma) Felted jewelry
Miranda needle-felts a variety of creatures and objects, including jewelry!
Heather Rowland (Tacoma) Vegan baked goods
Heather bakes a variety of unique vegan delicacies. She is a baker at The Den at UrbanXchange.
Two Kings Confections (Tacoma) Baked goods
Two Kings is run by Meredith Hale and Marty Hale-Evans. They will be selling baked goods and other delicacies, including pie-on-a-stick!