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Buy Local Art & Gift FairKalamazoo Nature Center's Buy Local Art & Gift Fair

Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9 am - 4 pm

The Buy Local Art & Gift Fair is not your ordinary art fair! More than 50 local artisans transform the Visitor Center with their creative displays and top quality work. Visitors enjoy chatting with the artists and vendors, surrounded by the beauty of the winter woods. KNC supports buying local and gives back to the community by offering FREE ADMISSION to both the Art & Gift Fair and KNC's beautiful winter trails.

NOTE: Artist applications for the 2018 Fair are now closed. Open submissions for the 2019 show are June 1 - August 31, 2019.

 

 

 

2018 Artists & Vendors

Anna's Hammocks 
Arts & Artifacts Glass Studio ~ Gloria Badinar
Phil & Lisa Bauman ~ Eileen's English Toffee
Renee Baumgart ~ Rip Studio
Tracy Bell ~ Bead Bug
James Collison ~ Creature Comforts
Katie Degeise ~ Birch & Fern Botanicals
Daedal Derks ~ Midwest Opener Co.
Bruce Donnenhauer ~ Woodworking
Cherri Emery ~ Cherri's Chocol'art
Fawkes Farms ~ Fiber
Deb Flook ~ Jewelry
Michael Fortin & Judith Konesni ~ Avolio Glassworks
Grampas Pasty's
Maia Hausler ~ Illustrations
Jeff & Teresa Heaton ~ Cheeky Chic-y studio ~Upcycled goods
Tamara Hirzel ~ Prints
Amy Hudson ~ Pottery
Veronika Husovska ~ Handmade Soaps
Daniel Ford ~ Woodworking
Hether Frayer ~ Kazoo Chips
Sandi Idema ~ Pottery
David Kaemming ~ Pottery
Alexa Karabin ~ Prints
Linda Kekic ~ House Jewelry
Lee Klade ~ Klade Werks
Elana Kroll ~ Fiber
Stephanie Lancione ~ Photography
Karin Larson ~ Cicada Fibers
David Lewis & Brad Loker ~ Figures in Wood
Cal Longcore ~ Woodworking
Elenor Lopez ~ Spice Dazzle
Sarah Lyons ~ Jewelry
Bobbe Luce ~ Glass Art
Lynn Marie ~ Painting
Adam McFarlin ~ Kalamazoo Candle Company
Susan McHenry ~ Pottery
Cyndee Mishler ~ Fiber
Richard Moncrief ~ Specialty Cheesecake
Colleen O'Rourke ~ Sheet Music art
Sean Panich ~ Painting
Pop City Popcorn
Janene Rawlinson ~ Shades of Lavender Farm
Carol Rutgers ~ the Rug Lady
Paul & Sara Rutgers ~ Rutgers Wooden Spoons & upcycled bags
Felix Ruiz ~ Lama Luna
Lorrie Simon ~ Art glass & Jewelry
Meg Tang ~ Jewelry by Meg Tang
Bethany Tannis ~ FretKnot Jewelry
Danielle Vincent ~ Jewelry
Donna Vogtman ~ Mixed Media
Chanterelle Vogtman ~ Decorative Wreaths

Sponsor the Buy Local Art & Gift Fair

Get your business out front and center while supporting the Kalamazoo Nature Center through sponsorship of our members-only holiday event and public art fair. Contact Lisa Panich, Communications Director, via email or at  269-381-1574 ext. 38 for more information.

Sponsorship Levels:
 White Pine - $1,000 (tax deductible = $800)
•  Website event page: Hyperlinked logo placed at top level
•  Newsletter: Acknowledgement in March/April edition
•  Social media: Multiple lead-up and day-of acknowledgements
•  Posters/flyers: Logo placement at top level
•  eNews (December): Exclusive logo placement
•  4 tickets to Jingle Mingle event

Silver Maple - $500 (tax deductible = $400)
•  Banners: Logo placed at 2nd level
•  Website event page: Hyperlinked logo placed at 2nd level
•  Newsletter: Acknowledgement in March/April edition
•  Social media: Multiple lead-up and day-of acknowledgements
•  Posters/flyers: Logo placed at 2nd level
•  3 tickets to Jingle Mingle event

Winterberry - $250 (tax deductible = $200)
•  Banners: Name listed at 3rd level
•  Website event page: Hyperlinked name listed at 3rd level
•  Newsletter: Acknowledgement in March/April edition
•  Social media: Multiple day-of acknowledgements
•  Posters/flyers: Name listed at 3rd level
•  2 tickets to Jingle Mingle event

Thanks to our 2018 Sponsors!

       RiverRun Press

 

       Redfin

 

BDO    Tom & Carolyn Meyers