The Salina Art Center is set to host its second annual Holiday Art Market in partnership with Salina Downtown Inc. on Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 9 am - 2 pm. The Holiday Art Market will be held at the Salina Art Center Warehouse located at 149 S 4th St, Salina, KS.
The event is free to attend for the public. Salina Downtown Inc. will provide Candy Canes and coffee to patrons in attendance and Dex Umekubo will be live with Christmas Carols. A total of 21 vendors will sell art work and fine crafts including ceramics, leather goods, paintings, jewelry, home decors and more. Costs will vary by vendor.
Vendors participating include:
Suzanne Adkins: Abstract portraits anatomy, and design inspired by work in the field of Optometry
Christy Allen: Holiday Sugar cookies with royal icing
Melissa Bowell: Wood-burned earrings
Carol Baker: Paintings in both watercolor and oil. Ceramic pieces and wooden serving trays with acrylic-painted design sealed with resin.
Natalie Brown: Variety of items including crochet scarves, blankets, and tote bags, bead-work earrings and metal bookmarks, acrylic paintings, B&W and full color drawings, and more.
Randy Clark: Matted, Unframed, acrylic on paper (liquid inks) all 16"x20"
Would like to collect donations for the art sold (like a pay-what-you-can) to thank patrons for buying from local artists
Shawn Delker: Framed fiber art
Haley Dudzinski: Hand painted Wooden porch/door signs (some for all year and some seasonal for Christmas), handmade sewn projects, hand painted wooden ornaments
Crystal Hammerschmidt: A variety of mixed media art and decor, original hand-pulled fine art printmaking (framed and unframed) and lots of ornaments and small stocking stuffer items.
Steve Hoffman: Wheat stalks made of copper and brass that are mounted in wood bases. The example pictured is 22" tall. Smaller versions and unmounted stalks will be available.
Joe Hokett: Wood burning wall decor, natural and colored pencil finish. Featuring wildlife, clocks, Christmas motifs, bridges and barns. Small scale and reasonably priced, perfect for Christmas gifts.
Taryn Gilbert Howard, The Bookish Quilter: Handmade quilts sewn on a Bernina machine and hand binded.
Anna Menhusen: Kansas-sourced jewelry, art, and oddity creations.
Anna Pauscher Morawitz: Framed Cyanotypes and cyanotype stickers
Nicholas Pahls, NAP Craft: Hand carved spoons, bowls, cups, and other daily use objects using traditional Scandinavian techniques in the Slöjd tradition
Rebecca Peters, Lucy Goose Designs: Genuine leather earrings, laser cut and engraved wood and acrylic earrings, and graphic t-shirts.
Summer Sasarita: Needle felted miniature animals, often holding a book, coffee, or both
Ian Shaw, Shaw & Thistle: Handcrafted leather and canvas goods made with traditional techniques and the finest materials available.
Penny Thompson: Hand crafted polymer clay, enameled, and resin jewelry. Wind chimes, linocut printed note cards and squeegee painted cards and prints.
Audrey Umekubo: Handmade, glazed, flower pinch pots.
Billy Walker: Hand-worked clay slab, gnome houses, gnomes, tea pots, whimsical art.