Wednesday, December 03, 2014

38th Annual Poor Artists Sale to feature wide variety of handmade items Dec. 6 in Calumet

HANCOCK -- The 38th annual Poor Artists Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the CLK Gymnasium in Calumet  Enjoy work from more than fifty local and regional artists.

Poster for Dec. 6, 2014, Poor Artists Sale. (Poster courtesy Copper Country Community Arts Center)

The Poor Artists Sale is hosted by the Copper Country Community Arts Council (CCCAC) as a benefit for the Community Arts Center in Hancock. Shoppers will find handmade jewelry and pottery, holiday wreaths, ornaments, baskets, wood art, glass, fiber arts, honey products, candles, photography and much more. Shop and visit with friends in a relaxing, social atmosphere, renew your Arts Council membership (or join for the first time) and enjoy homemade treats at the CCCAC hospitality table.

Fiber artist Andrea Puzakulich is pictured here with her original Distant Drum designs at a previous Poor Artists Sale. Check out her booth of unique clothing at this Saturday's Poor Artists Sale at the CLK Gymnasium in Calumet. (Keweenaw Now file photo)
This year’s artists include: Deanna Attee, Herbal Oasis Bodycare; Janice Brogan; Ritch Branstrom; Mark Bukovich; Colleen Carlyle, Native Sister Soaps; Connie Cogger; Rachel Cranford; Ryan Dalman; Dawn Dodge; Tom Doman; Elaine Eikenberry; Genevieve Faber; Randall Geda; Linda and Mike Greene; Connie Hedmark; Lindsey Heiden; Melissa Hronkin and John Hersman, Algomah Acres Honey Farm; Georgiana Hurst; Patsy Keyes; Edward Kisiel; June Klein; Lenore Lampi; Rowan Leithauser, Violet Star Clothing; Heather Lindquist; Kevin Maki; Barbara Maronen; Deb Matthews; Terri Merrick; Heather Mroz; Jim O’Brien; Rich Pethtel; Andrea Puzakulich, Distant Drum designs; Jodi Rauvala; Toivo Salo; Rick Shapero; JR Scott; Diane Simonson, Keweenaw Bay Wreaths; Sue Stephens; Nancy Stoneman; Grace Strong; Bill and Edith Wiard; and Lois Woodworth.  Community groups: Houghton Keweenaw Counties Genealogical Society, Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association and thirteen Finlandia student artists from the Young Women’s Caucus.

For more information stop by the Copper Country Community Arts Center at 126 Quincy Street in Hancock, visit, or call 906-482-2333.

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