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16th Annual Holiday Store

Holiday Store 2017 groupNovember 3 – December 30, 2017

What began in 2002 as a tiny pop-up shop with a few local artists has blossomed into the Heights Arts 16th Annual Holiday Store, featuring creative items by about 100 Northeast Ohio visual artists and artisans, writers, and musicians.

“In addition to ceramics, jewelry, art on paper and glass by popular Cleveland favorites such as Mark Yasenchak, Catherine Butler, Julie Edberg, and Sue Berry, we’re thrilled about the variety of new works from more than 20 new artists, ranging from needle-felted animals by Erin Carlson to handcrafted ceramicware from Amy Halko and collage prints from Nicole Schneider,” noted Courtney Young, store manager for the nonprofit arts organization. Visitors will also find handmade artist cards and ornaments, photography, handknits and printed tees, artisan items for the home and littlest family members, plus local music CDs and chapbooks by Cleveland poets.

Erin Carlson Holiday Store 2017

ERIN CARLSON

New this year is a gift registry, so visitors can jot down the items they’d love to receive for holiday gift-giving, and friends or family members can access when they stop in. Heights Arts has also commissioned handmade Judaica, thanks to funding from the Mandel Foundation, and will have a custom ceramic menorah and pewter mezuzot available for order.
Open seven days a week through December 30, the Holiday Store is stocked with new, handmade items on a weekly basis, so all are encouraged to support local artists by shopping early and often. Artists also volunteer their time to help visitors in the store and share information about their craft.

SPECIAL HOLIDAY STORE EVENTS

A Heights Arts members-only preview will be held Friday, November 3 from 5-7 p.m., with a public reception for the entire community from 7-9 p.m. the same evening. Special holiday shopping nights are planned throughout the season, including “Manly Mondays” on November 20 and December 11, when significant others can savor local brews, shop from their gift list, and enjoy complimentary gift wrapping for all purchases.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS (as of November 1)

Rozanne Anderson
Ambiente Art Glass
ApeMade
Leslye Discont Arian
Kris Barnes
Sue Berry
Bicycle Prints
Blue Lunch
Blue Streak Ensemble
Pat Bolgar
Dianne Borsenik
William Brouillard
Catherine Butler
Meghan Calvert
Erin Carlson
Grace Chin
Barbara Claas
Kristen Cliffel
Jennifer Craun
Jamey Christoph
CLE Colectiv
Benita Cullinan
Sandra Curry
Sarah Curry
Susan Danko
Catherine Davies Paetz
Gina DeSantis
Eleni Dimaio
Bonnie Dolin
Megan Dull
Julianne Edberg
Kristin Ellis
Gene Epstein
Betsy Fallon
Domenic Fiorello

Susan Gallagher
Patricia Garmhausen
Bonnie Gordon
Zac Gorell
Gretchen Goss
Yumiko Goto
Leslie Greenhaigh
John Gulyas and Maryann Posch
Amy Halko
Cynde Hujarski
Lauren Herzak-Bauman
Maria Ianiro
Laura Jackson
Clarissa Jakobsons
Kerie Johannes
Chuck Joy
Larry Kasperek
Keats Handcrafted
Dave King
Ursula Korneitchouk
Elaine Lamb
Andrea LeBlond
Les Delices
Letterpress Jess
Melissa Lindahl
Zenia Lis
Lynne Norwood Lofton
Nancy Luken
Kathy McCurry
Sandy Miller Pottery
Stephanie Miller Davis
Jessica Miroglotta
Lynn O’Brien
Wendy Partridge
Pamela Pastoric

Q2 Jewelry
Quire Cleveland
Jeanne Regan
Michael Romanik
Shayna Roth Pentecost
Rustbelt Reclamation
Susan Schieman
Nicole Schneider
Lisa Schonberg
Genevieve Schwartz
David Shafron
Susan Skove
Christopher Owen Smith
Kate Snow
Denise Stewart
Ellen Strong
Mark Sudduth
Rima Tessman
Carol Thombs
ThreadPlus Love
Tina Erica Jewelry
Ashley Brooke Toussant
Jeremy Tugeau
Mary Turzillo
Valerie Tyler
Lea Wiertel
Jen Prox Weisblat
Justin Michael Will
Mark Yasenchack
Paula Zinsmeister
Taryn Zwolinski

IN THE MEDIA

Freshwater Cleveland: Made in CLE: Six ways to shop local this holiday season

Cleveland.com: Holiday sales and bazaars pop up for the 2017 season around Northeast Ohio