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Handmade Holiday at Spencertown Academy

Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high quality sale that features jewelry, handmade apparel, quilts, children’s toys, cutting boards, baskets, ceramics, tin sconces, paper crafts, birdhouses, soaps and lotions, holiday ornaments and evergreen swags, and an array of delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster, and Berkshire area artisans. Admission is free.

“Handmade Holiday is a beloved regional tradition,” said Vivian Wachsberger, chair of the Handmade Holiday Committee. “We have more than 40 vendors this year—about a third of whom are new. Shoppers will discover hundreds of unique and gorgeous gifts. We even have homemade dog biscuits and catnip pillows for your pets!”

Friday-Sunday, November 24, 25,& 26, 10:00am-4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, December 2 & 3, 10:00am-4:00pm

Date: 11/24/2017 - 11/26/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: 790 Route 203, Spencertown, NY

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Hudson River Exchange Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Hudson River Exchange Holiday Pop Up is a co-operative retail shop celebrating the best handmade and vintage in the Hudson Valley region. The pop up opens Nov 24th and will feature 15 regional makers + collectors. During the pop up period a number of the makers will be in the shop so stop in and meet the creators behind these special pieces before the shop closes Dec 23rd!

We will have avocado dishes and pierogi ornaments available at this shop!

Date: 11/24/2017 - 12/23/2017
Location: 514 Warren Street, Hudson, NY

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Troy Makers Market

A celebration of crafters, makers, artists & taste makers from around the Capital Region.

The Troy Makers Market is held in conjunction with the Troy Farmers Market, which takes place indoors on Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm in the Uncle Sam Atrium from November to April.  The Makers Market is on the second floor this year!

Date: 11/25/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Troy Atrium, 3rd Street, Troy, NY

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Fort Orange Holiday Market

The Fort Orange General Store will celebrate its inaugural holiday season with a Holiday Market in The Arcade Building and the Fort Orange General Store in downtown Albany!

The market will feature 20 vendors (rotating each week) selling locally made and sourced goods, live entertainment, art exhibits, restaurant promotions, and drop-in workshops at the Fort Orange General Store.

The market will kick-off on the same evening as Albany City Hall’s Tree Lighting & Open House on Thursday, November 30, and will also feature vendors and exhibits at Albany City Hall, the Albany Visitors Center, and the Albany Institute of History & Art. A free shuttle, provided by Advantage Transit Group, will transport visitors to each of the locations.

The Holiday Market will continue for the following three Friday evenings, December 8, 15, and 22 from 4 PM – 9 PM each night.  Round Designs will be at all of the events with the exception of December 15.

Event Dates: November 30 (Thu), December 8 (Fri), December 15 (Fri), December 22 (Fri)

Parking: Free event parking in the Park Albany Riverfront Garage from 4 – 9 PM, courtesy of Albany Parking Authority

Date: 11/30/2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 488 Broadway, Albany, NY

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Handmade Holiday Festival at The Stationery Factory

The Handmade Holiday Festival is a curated holiday market featuring contemporary artisans, designers, and food producers. Held the first weekend of December each year, the sale is a one-stop spot for holiday shopping in the Berkshires. Showcasing handmade goods by local and regional artisans, we give shoppers the opportunity to meet and support the makers of their gifts AND keep their holiday spending in the community!
Festival Dates & Hours:
Saturday, December 2, 2017: 10am – 5pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017: 10am – 3pm
Location:
The Stationery Factory (63 Flansburg Ave, Dalton, MA)
Date: 12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: The Stationery Factory, Flansburg Avenue, Dalton, MA

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Handmade Holiday at Spencertown Academy

Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high quality sale that features jewelry, handmade apparel, quilts, children’s toys, cutting boards, baskets, ceramics, tin sconces, paper crafts, birdhouses, soaps and lotions, holiday ornaments and evergreen swags, and an array of delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster, and Berkshire area artisans. Admission is free.

“Handmade Holiday is a beloved regional tradition,” said Vivian Wachsberger, chair of the Handmade Holiday Committee. “We have more than 40 vendors this year—about a third of whom are new. Shoppers will discover hundreds of unique and gorgeous gifts. We even have homemade dog biscuits and catnip pillows for your pets!”

Friday-Sunday, November 24, 25,& 26, 10:00am-4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, December 2 & 3, 10:00am-4:00pm

Date: 12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: 790 Route 203, Spencertown, NY

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Fort Orange Holiday Market

The Fort Orange General Store will celebrate its inaugural holiday season with a Holiday Market in The Arcade Building and the Fort Orange General Store in downtown Albany!

The market will feature 20 vendors (rotating each week) selling locally made and sourced goods, live entertainment, art exhibits, restaurant promotions, and drop-in workshops at the Fort Orange General Store.

The Holiday Market will continue for the following three Friday evenings, December 8, 15, and 22.  Round Designs will be at all of the events with the exception of December 15.

Event Dates: December 8 (Fri), December 15 (Fri), December 22 (Fri)

Parking: Free event parking in the Park Albany Riverfront Garage from 4 – 9 PM, courtesy of Albany Parking Authority

Date: 12/08/2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 488 Broadway, Albany, NY

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Makers Market at Arlene’s

I’m excited to be participating in Arlene’s Artist Materials first series of Makers Markets!  I’ve been going to Arlene’s for art supplies for as long as I can remember and it will be so fun to show my work in their space.

I am participating on  Saturday, December 9, but there are also events on November 18 and December 16 with different artists.  Check them out!

Date: 12/09/2017
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Arlene's Artist Materials, Fuller Road, Albany, NY

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Fort Orange Holiday Market

The Fort Orange General Store will celebrate its inaugural holiday season with a Holiday Market in The Arcade Building and the Fort Orange General Store in downtown Albany!

The market will feature 20 vendors (rotating each week) selling locally made and sourced goods, live entertainment, art exhibits, restaurant promotions, and drop-in workshops at the Fort Orange General Store.

Parking: Free event parking in the Park Albany Riverfront Garage from 4 – 9 PM, courtesy of Albany Parking Authority

Date: 12/22/2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 488 Broadway, Albany, NY

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Troy Makers Market

A celebration of crafters, makers, artists & taste makers from around the Capital Region.

The Troy Makers Market is held in conjunction with the Troy Farmers Market, which takes place indoors on Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm in the Uncle Sam Atrium from November to April.  The Makers Market is on the second floor this year!

Date: 12/23/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Troy Atrium, 3rd Street, Troy, NY

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Past Events

Fifth Annual Hudson Valley Hullabaloo

Hudson Valley Hullabaloo brings together a carefully curated group of designers and craftspeople and the shoppers who appreciate their unique, well-crafted work!

Featuring 70+ vendors, music, and some fun experiences like portrait drawing and a photobooth, this event is sure to be a blast!

Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 11-5 at the Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway in Kingston NY.

 

Date: 11/18/2017 - 11/19/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 467 Broadway, Kingston, NY

Troy Makers Market

A celebration of crafters, makers, artists & taste makers from around the Capital Region.  The Troy Makers Market is held in conjunction with the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, which takes place indoors on Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm in the Uncle Sam Atrium from November to April.  The Makers Market is on the second floor this year!

Date: 11/11/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Troy Atrium, 3rd Street, Troy, NY

32nd Annual LARAC Fall Arts Festival

Fall Arts Festival is a juried arts show featuring over 75 artisans making handmade unique products such as pottery, fiber, jewelry, culinary items, wood, photography, plus much more. We’ll also have live music, food concessions, and not-for-profit information tables.

34th Annual Fall Arts Festival:
November 4-5, 2017
Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM; Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Location : The Adirondack Sports Complex,
326 Upper Sherman Ave Queensbury, NY

Date: 11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: 326 Upper Sherman Avenue, Queensbury, NY

16th Annual BUILT

Historic Albany Foundation’s 16th Annual art show, silent auction, and reception.

I’m pleased to have two jars in this show utilizing clay and architectural elements salvaged from Historic Albany Foundation’s Parts Warehouse! Tickets for this event can be purchased at the link below.

BUILT extends an artistic lens beyond vacant buildings, to capture Albany’s entire architectural landscape.  This event is part of the Historic Albany Foundation’s effort to promote awareness of Albany’s changing built environment and to raise funds for HAF’s mission to promote and preserve our architectural heritage.

Reception attendees will have the opportunity to view and purchase works by dozens of regional artists.

Date: 11/04/2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: New York State Museum, Madison Avenue, Albany, NY

Troy Makers Market

A celebration of crafters, makers, artists & taste makers from around the Capital Region.  The Troy Makers Market is held in conjunction with the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, which takes place Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm (Monument Square May-October and Uncle Sam Atrium November-April).

Date: 10/28/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Monument Square, 1st Street, Troy, NY

Nasty Women of the North Exhibition

Excited to be a part of Nasty Women of the North Exhibition at Collar Works during October Troy Night Out!

-Featuring local and international artists, exhibition curated by Angel Bellaran, curator for “the original” Nasty Women NYC show at the Knockdown Center in Queens

-100% Proceeds benefit Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, all artwork is priced between $25 and $100

-Participate in Feminist Love Letters, a project developed by social engagement artist Melissa Sarris

More info: http://collarworks.org/current/

Date: 10/27/2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Collar Works, River Street, Troy, NY

Smorgasburg Upstate

Smorgasburg at the Hutton Brickyards in Kingston, NY is a monthly market every third weekend of the month from May through October. Situated on ten acres on the Hudson River waterfront, Smorgasburg Upstate features some of the Hudson Valley and upstate region’s most exciting chefs, food purveyors, and craft brewers alongside a curated selection of handmade design, vintage clothing and antiques. There are also a few of our favorite Brooklyn vendors as well activities for children and family-friendly musical fare.

Market hours are 11am to 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Public Parking available on site. Dogs are welcome and must be on leash at all times.

Date: 10/21/2017 - 10/22/2017
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Hutton Brickyards, North Street, Kingston, NY

Troy Makers Market

A celebration of crafters, makers, artists & taste makers from around the Capital Region.  The Troy Makers Market is held in conjunction with the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, which takes place Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm (Monument Square May-October and Uncle Sam Atrium November-April).

Date: 10/14/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Monument Square, 1st Street, Troy, NY

Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival

Round Designs is traveling out of state. Join us at our first show in Massachusetts!

Come celebrate the joys of autumn at the 83rd annual Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival! One of the longest running of its kind, the Harvest Festival offers family fun, great food, local craft vendors, a farmers market, giant tag sales and so much more.  This year the festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th from 10am – 5pm both days.  Admission to the Festival is $7 and kids under 12 are free.  Harvest Festival is held on the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden and all proceeds go to benefit the Garden’s education program.

Date: 10/07/2017 - 10/08/2017
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Berkshire Botanical Garden, West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, MA

Troy Makers Market

The Troy Makers Market is held in conjunction with the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, which takes place Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm along Monument Square in Downtown Troy. Come see all the awesome things Troy has to offer!

Date: 09/23/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Monument Square, 1st Street, Troy, NY

Collective Charm

Each year, the Arts Center of the Capital Region selects a group of local artists to participate in an artist focused entrepreneurial training program called Nuts, Bolts & Beyond. Collective Charm is an exhibition of work by the artists from the 2017 class:

Monica d. Church: Photography
Megan Culhane Galbraith: Writer/Visual Artist
Betsy Gorman: Burnt Barn Studio
Cara Hanley: Illustrations
Sarah Haze: Round Designs
Brenda Kilianski: Playwright/Dramaturg
Amanda Mellinger: Watercolor & Acrylic Painting
Patrick Pigott: Sculpture
Tyswan Stewart: Oil Painting
Victoria Van Der Laan: Textiles
Harry Wirtz: Photography

Opening Reception: Friday, September 29 5-9pm

Show dates: September 9 – October 7.

Date: 09/09/2017 - 10/07/2017
Location: Arts Center of the Capital Region, River Street, Troy, NY

Markets at Round Lake

One weekend in August in which four distinct markets converge within an eclectic village, bringing forth the latest talent from the craft and artisanal edibles movement. Meet the Makers, listen to some local music, sample some good food. Read a piece of history and shop local!

The show will take place in Rowe Park, Round Lake NY
Saturday August 12th, 9-5pm and Sunday August 13th, 11-3pm.

Date: 08/12/2017 - 08/13/2017
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: 31 Wesley Avenue, Round Lake, New York 12151

Kairos Market

Round Designs is making its first appearance at a market in the Big Apple 🙂

Kairos is a community based craft fair that showcases a curation of handmade items exclusively created by local independent artists. Their mission is to create a community filled with inspiration, collaboration and creativity for all.

The Kairos Market is a festival for the arts. All fairs will include local designers, lively music, interactive fun and a lot of good vibes! (And if that’s not enough, I hear there will also be free wine…)

Note: This market is open Saturday & Sunday, but Round Designs will only be there on Sunday, so plan accordingly!

Date: 07/09/2017
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Brooklyn Art Library, Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY

Hudson River Exchange Summer Market

HUDSON RIVER EXCHANGE’s annual Summer Market is held at the Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson, New York. Summer Market is a weekend gathering of creativity and exchange, bringing together about 100 makers, collectors, farmers, live musicians and community organizers to celebrate creation, connection, and the scenic beauty that is the Hudson Valley.

HANDMADE artisans + VINTAGE finds, FOOD + LIVE MUSIC

F R E E   A D M I S S I O N !

Market Hours: Friday 4PM-9PM & Saturday 11AM-6PM

Date: 06/23/2017 - 06/24/2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson, NY

Beekman Street Art Fair

I will be selling my wares at the kick-off art event of the summer season in Saratoga!  The Arts District on Beekman, Inc is hosting a one-day street fair on Beekman Street in the Saratoga Arts District on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 10am-5pm.  In addition to artists and artisans, this family-friendly event will also feature performances under the big tent on Ash and Beekman, roaming street performers, and specialty food trucks.

The fair is on Beekman Street between Circular Street and Grand Avenue.  My booth is number 43 and will be close to the intersection of Beekman and Ash.

Date: 06/11/2017
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 38 Beekman St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA

Collar City Craft Fest

I begin a residency at the Arts Center of the Capital Region in May and will be at this event to help promote the Arts Center.  Come visit me at the booth for the Arts Center where I will be demonstrating some of my processes and have pieces for sale!

The event is held at the Arts Center in the heart of downtown Troy on April 28 and 29. The Collar City Craft Fest is a juried, indoor showcase of original works, and features the Northeast’s top artists and craftspeople. All proceeds of this event benefit the Arts Center of the Capital Region.

SHOW HOURS
Friday, April 28: Noon – 9 PM*
Saturday, April 29: 10 AM – 5 PM

*Join us during Troy Night Out for live music, snacks, and libations.

PRICING: $5

Date: 04/28/2017 - 04/29/2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Arts Center of the Capital Region, River Street, Troy, NY

Troy Victorian Stroll: Arts & Crafts Show

Join in the merriment as the historic streets of downtown Troy transforms into a magical stage offering more than 100 free attractions, including the region’s top performers, ­musicians, dancers, magicians and storytellers. There will be rides, refreshments, an arts & crafts show and much more! Need to finish your holiday shopping? Throughout the afternoon, Troy’s fine shops, boutiques and galleries will be open for shopping. If you’re hungry, make sure to stop into many of Troy’s best eateries or for a quick bite, or visit our food court located at Monument Square.

Round Designs will be at the Arts & Crafts show in the Atrium with a wide variety of wares.  Stop by for some holiday gifts, or just to say hello!

Date: 12/04/2016
Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: Troy Atrium, 3rd Street, Troy, NY

99 Cents Affordable Art Show

Opening Reception: December 1, 5-7pm

 
This show is MCLA Gallery 51’s annual affordable art show, which celebrates the artwork of local and previously featured artists, and includes functional ware, sculpture, ceramics, watercolors, jewelry, paintings, postcards, key chains, t-shirts, collages, photography and printmaking. Just in time for the holiday season, all art will be priced between 99 cents and $99.99, and can be taken to go to be given as gifts.
Round Designs will be offering necklaces and ceramic snail trail dishes at this show.  This is the first sale featuring Round Designs necklaces, so be sure to stop by and pick up one for yourself or as a holiday gift!
Date: 12/01/2016 - 12/30/2016
Location: MCLA Gallery 51, Main Street, North Adams, MA

4th Annual Fall Clay Arts Fair

Fun for the whole family. Original Clay work by local artists. Fun, Food, Entertainment & Kids activities. The Saratoga County Animal Shelter will be here and will hold a Pet Adoption Clinic. Please join us for this spectacular event.

Date: 10/15/2016
Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Hayes Road, Schuylerville, NY