An annual event for the last 8 years will be held again on the weekend of December 3 and 4, 2022. The Holiday Artisan Market will be at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center next to Ace Hardware on Hwy. 180 East.
Hours will be 10 – 4 on Saturday and 11 to 3 on Sunday.
The show has more than 30 quality local artists participating in a wide range of mediums. Types of fine arts and crafts include painters, jewelers, weavers, gourd artists, crocheted items, knitters, leatherworkers, photography, pottery, wood workers, fused glass, wood carvers, fiber art and garment makers. Some are award winners in their categories.
Included in this year’s lineup is Ann Alexander of La Bella Terra Art, Ann Shea-Smith from Huisache Designs, Blythe Whitley, Deborah Hutchings from Artful Things, Donny Foley with Four Directions Weaving, Fleda Lawyer of Fleda Fused Glass, Gay Scheibl of Gay Scheibl Art, George Austin of Silver Imaging, George Thompson of Segmented Wood Turning, John and Linda Rokosz from Ruckus Ridge, Julie Bailey Jewelry, Kate Brown Pottery, Kenneth Hadlock of Art by KGH, Kim Muller of Burro Mountain Studio, Kimberley Sellon of Feather Tree.
Other artists include Kit West of ARTifact Gifts, Lisa Crowder of Tumbling Goat, Marcia Heifner of Outsider Art, Margaret Streams from Second Nature, Mariah Walker of They Call the Wind Mariah, Mark Cantrell with Creatures for the Earth, Miranda Semmerling from Mtn + Pine, Myron Weckworth from the Double W, Pierre Nichols and Jerry Howell of Pierre Nichols Gourd Art Masks, Randi Olson and Joshanna Bush of !!WOW!!, Susan H. Porter of Dancing Threads Woven and Mary Ragins of Handwoven for You, Tara O'Neill with Handmade Beaded and Wire-Wrapped Gifts, Tina Salmon with High Desert Dreamer, and Wendi Kitting Oliveira from the Makery.
Beverly Bean will be back again this year selling her home baked goods, coffee, tea, quiche, wraps and soup. She will be in the lobby and there will be a few tables for people to sit and eat and relax.
This will be a wonderful opportunity to shop for unique handmade holiday gifts. At the same time you will be supporting the local arts community.
Visit https://www.instagram.com/silvercityholidaymarket/ and https://www.facebook.com/SilverCityHolidayMarket for more information on individual artists.