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

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9 am - 4 pm

The 10th annual 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.
Our show is full. See below for the list of exciting artists & vendors 2019.

 

 

 

2019 Artists & Vendors


Arts & Artifacts Glass Studio ~ Gloria Badinar
Phil & Lisa Bauman ~ Eileen's English Toffee
Renee Baumgart ~ Rip Studio
James Collison ~ Creature Comforts
Katie Degeise ~ Birch & Fern Botanicals
Daedal Derks ~ Midwest Opener Co.
Bruce Dannenhauer ~ Woodworking
Cherri Emery ~ Cherri's Chocol'art
Heidi Fahrenbacher ~ Pottery
Fawkes Farms ~ Fiber
Deb Flook ~ Jewelry
Daniel Ford ~ Woodworking
Janice Garrett ~ Watercolor/pastels
Grampas Pasty's
Kris Green ~ Impressions Jewelry
Sue Hale ~ Fiber Arts
Maia Hausler ~ Illustrations
Jeff & Teresa Heaton ~ Cheeky Chic-y studio ~Upcycled goods
Tamara Hirzel ~ Prints
Amy Hudson ~ Pottery
Veronika Husovska ~ Handmade Soaps
Sara Johnson ~ Ceramics & Didgeridoos
David Kaemming ~ Pottery
Alexa Karabin ~ Prints
Linda Kekic ~ House Jewelry
Lee Klade ~ Klade Werks
Elena Kroll ~ Fiber
Karin Larson ~ Cicada Fibers
Cal Longcore ~ Woodworking
Bobbe Luce ~ Glass Art
Cyndee Mishler ~ Fiber
Richard Moncrief ~ Specialty Cheesecake
Colleen O'Rourke ~ Sheet Music art
Sean Panich ~ Paintings
Pop City Popcorn
Janene Rawlinson ~ Shades of Lavender Farm
Carol Rutgers ~ the Rug Lady
Paul Rutgers ~ Rutgers Wooden Spoons 
Felix Ruiz ~ Lama Luna
Laura Schichtel ~ Jewelry
April Seybold ~ Jewelry
Trish Shantz ~ Glass
Kristina Spitzner ~ Watercolor
KNC Staff table
Eric Strader ~ Pottery
Meg Tang ~ Jewelry by Meg Tang
Bethany Tannis ~ FretKnot Jewelry
David Van Antwerp ~ Woodworking
Renee Vasicek ~ Wood-turned products
Jessica VanderVere ~ Bee Joyful 
Donna Vogtman ~ Mixed Media
Chanterelle Vogtman ~ Decorative Wreaths
Launda Wheatley ~ Watercolor

Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors!

Kalsec

 

FabriKal      Meijer     RiverRun Press  

 

Adams Heating and Cooling   Greenleaf Trust

 

BDO  |  Brain Trust Technologies  |  Becky Fulgoni   

 

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