nature-inspired

First Friday Event

Bring on Spring! April 7th, 5-8 pm

IMG_3860Join us as we feature the work of decorative artist Josephine Moussette Rice from Anchor Point, Alaska.  We have a wide selection of hand painted Alaskan wild flowers on votive holders and ornaments.  This a a wonderful opportunity to get a sneak peek at Made in Alaska products offered for the summer season.  Rice’s colorful artistry will enhance your April!  Refreshments and a door prize drawing.

Girard Studio Fine Art Prints

IMG_4203Fine art wood blocks feature Alaskan birds and animals, from the majestic moose to the flitting chickadee, bohemian waxwing, and ubiquitous raven.  Francois Girard moved to Alaska in 1993.  He began to paint the birds and animals around him and now shares these wood blocks with us.

First Friday Event

A Fresh Approach, March 3, 5-8 pm

Amy Moore BearJoin us First Friday as we feature the work of Amy Rose Moore, artist and illustrator from San Francisco.  She offers a fresh approach to favorite birds and animals common in Interior Alaska.  Woodblocks and greeting cards are available for purchase.  Refreshments & door prize drawing.

First Friday Event

Candlelight Shopping Event December 2, 5-8 pm

Oh Happy DaysJoin us First Friday for our annual Candlelight Shopping Event. We’ll light candles galore to add festive ambiance to your shopping experience. Sip hot spiced cider, visit with friends, share laughter and good times while getting special items checked off your holiday list. Be sure to check out our handcrafted jewelry by Jeff McKenzie, Michael Michaud, and J & I for the special people on your list!

First Friday Event

Inspired by Nature Friday August 5, 5-8 pm

Laura Zindel.2Join us First Friday for the debut of Laura Zindel’s ceramics. The show features handmade serving pieces as well as dishwasher safe mugs and sauce dishes. All of Laura’a pieces combine her passion for ceramics and naturalist illustrations. You’ll find owls, chickadees, nests, ferns and dragonflies in this mix. We take custom orders for these pieces. Laura Zindel works together with her husband and a small group of artisans out of her studio in southern Vermont.

First Friday Event

Ivory Trunk Show July 1st, 5-8 pm

FullSizeRender (3)?Join us for a special ivory trunk show featuring one-of-a-kind and custom designs by Courtney and Kurt Tripp of Bothell, Washington. Fossil Walrus, Fossil Mammoth as well as Shed Moose Antler, elegant gemstones and ebony wood form the materials of the collection. Pictured here are Shed Moose Antler bracelets from antler found in Alaska. Refreshments, door prize drawing.

First Friday Event

Fly Away featuring Rebecca Bashara Friday March 4, 5-8 pm

Bashara5Join us First Friday for the debut of Rebecca Bashara’s 2016 jewelry collection. If you are a bird lover, you’ll want to see her new designs for the year. Rebecca’s sterling silver and river rock styles are timeless and exquisite. We have several new styles and designs. Door prize, refreshments.

First Friday Event

Handcrafted Fiber for Fall, September 4th, 5-8 pm

IMG_3089Join us for the introduction of our 2015 Fall Fiber Collection. This collection is curated with a large variety of choices specifically for our Fairbanks customers. From handpainted silk scarves from Wasilla to one-of-a-kind wool felted on silk scarves from a family owned cooperative in Kyrgyzstan, we have choices for every occasion. The fall selection of Asian Eye scarves is here as well as winterwear accessories handknit by Peruvian artisans in alpaca and other wools. Warm up to the season and get a head start on winter!

First Friday Event

Once Upon a Birch, August 7th, 5-8 pm

IMG_3034Join us First Friday for the introduction of Tessoro sterling silver and birch bark jewelry handcrafted by Deborah Bushinski. Deborah’s background as a painter brings a visual richness to her jewelry design. She uses salvaged and found objects in her work as well as precious metals and gemstones. Bushkinski’s jewelry is classic, yet contemporary; it delivers an organic, individual style. Handcrafted in the USA.

First Friday Event

Celebrate Colors of Spring April 3rd, 5-8 pm

IMG_2736Join us First Friday as we feature floral designs from Ekelund master weavers of Sweden. Established in 1692, the woven kitchen and table linens of Ekelund are some of the finest in the world. New floral designs, trays, and gift sets are here to help you celebrate spring. Refreshments and door prize drawing.