Featuring Hand-Crafted, Original Artwork & Crafts by Local Artists
(Hillsboro, Ore.) — Looking to elevate and transform your home, office, or workspaces with new artwork? Searching for a creative hand-made gift for someone special in your life? Or just want to indulge in some beautiful new jewelry, hand-blown glass, or pottery? Support local artists and shop from your living room at the Walters Virtual Artisan Marketplace. Kicking off Monday, November 16 and running through December 31, there’s something for everyone! The marketplace will feature creative works from over thirty local established and emerging artisans and crafters from Hillsboro and Washington County. Visitors can browse and shop the entire collection 24/7 in a safe virtual setting, purchasing paintings, cards and prints, ceramics and pottery, jewelry, creations for the home, wearable art, and more. Mark your calendars and visit: Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/Walters.
Innovate your home or office with functional and decorative art. Turned wood items from Robin Maslin can complement any kitchen and pottery pieces by Lori Hicke, Andrea O’Reilly, Rachel Potter, Linda Jerome, and Emily Miller can make the perfect gift or add a unique addition to your own collection. Discover elegant hand-blown and fused glass treasures from artists like Kyle Kraiter and Kelly Yeats and explore art for your walls or yard from such artists as Jeannine Bamberg, Lieta Gratteri, Lynne Taylor, and Nancy Grace Sims.
Need an eco-friendly tote bag for your groceries? Pick-up an original nature photo creation from artist Sherrie Triest. Or if you’re wanting to spread awareness of ongoing events in the world, grab a few whimsical, trendy, and socially conscious stickers from the young artist collective Mai PNW.
Shop for one-of-a-kind jewelry from a number of local favorite designers including: Alex Bell, Natalie Bland, Marie-Helene Rake, Lisa Barry, Kathy Kushman, Kandyse Whitney, Kay Schneider, and Bonnie Burbidge. Or add a scarf or other wearable artwork adornments to any wardrobe from works by Marlys Violet Spencer, Linda Hansen, Catherine Volle, Meru Mori, and Aliceson Brandt. The market features work from artist of all ages including books and original illustrations from the youthful writer, Brigette Harrington, as well as stationaries from Christine Martell, and Lora Huebner.
Full of creativity, fine craftsmanship, functionality, innovation, and passion, all of the featured items and artists offer unique treasures in a wide variety of price points to be found. Don’t miss this opportunity to support our local artists and find some amazing new creative pieces for yourself or to give away! To shop at the Walters Virtual Artisan Marketplace, visit Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/Walters starting on Monday, November 16 and keep shopping through the end of December.
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The Cultural Arts is a division of the City of Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department. For more information about Cultural Arts, visit Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/CulturalArts.