Who: Scuttlebug LLC
What; 2018 Minneapolis Craft'za
10 AM - 4 PM
Where: Grain Belt Bottling House, 79 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Why: handmade holiday shopping!
Minneapolis Craft'za is a juried market for handmade goods, occurring annually since 2012.
As always, artists are hand-selected through a jury process for a wide range of handmade products and price points. Attendees can meet local makers and enjoy free shopping, food trucks and other creative activities. More information and a complete list of artists is at craftza.com.
History & Highlights
We have been hosting modern, independent, juried art markets in the Twin Cities since 2005.
Retail buyers shop our shows: Craft'za makers have been picked up for distribution by i like you, Patina, Bibelot Shops, and more.
Several artists and entrepreneurs have launched successful careers after making a start in our events, including illustrator Adam Turman, fashion designer Christopher Straub, and founders of i like you Sarah Larson-Sweet and Angela Lessman.
Featured New Artists
LIFESTYLE SUPPLY BRAND
DRMN BG Supply Co is a small motivational brand consisting of T-Shirts, Hats, Sunglasses, Card Holders, Watches, and more. DRMN BG creates limited edition, hand printed apparel. When you don DRMN BG, you are wearing something unique. All products are designed by Scott Krava in Des Moines, Iowa.
Judy Christensen is a wunderkind jewelry maker with a broad range of skills and an incredible assortment of pieces. She designs and creates all jewelry by hand. Her line includes earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and pins. Raucous Jewelry is made with sterling silver, fine silver, copper, steel, and leather.
Jason Kiley is a ceramic artist living in Huntington, WV with his wife Ashley and daughter Etta. He is the ceramic technician at Marshall University, and teaches ceramics and art classes to elementary and high school students at the Huntington Museum of Art. Jason makes clay, glazes, cups, and bowls at the ceramic studio and at home does decal work and sewing.
gay and rude designs
Ritual Print Co was started in 2017 by friends and print nerds Kara Faye Gregory and Rhys Jones. Brought together by a love for printing, bad words, dark aesthetic, and queer visibility, Rhys and Kara started Ritual both to create an identity-driven streetwear line featuring tees, hoodies, tanks, and patches. Ritual now has a shop in the Northrup King Building in northeast Minneapolis, the city's premiere arts district.
beautiful tools for an organized life
Kate Hepp works out of Mendota Heights, MN, making notebook covers, Midori notebooks, calendar inserts, and felt glasses cases. Covers for the paper products have the look of distressed leather but are entirely vegan. This material is tear resistant and completely washable. As with leather, the more you use it, the better it looks!
Bags and goods for going places and doing things made by Manola Suvannarad in Minneapolis. Products at Craft’za will include tote bags, hip bags, and wallets. Her Field Office bags are made from unique materials in abstract motifs so that every piece is different.