The spring holidays are upon us, including Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and high school and college graduations—not to mention warm-season birthdays. So where, amid the hubbub, can you find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts that properly reflect these celebratory occasions? By visiting the American Craft Council’s online pop-up marketplace from May 8-21.
Featured Craft Council directory artists will have work for sale during this two-week marketplace. For a sneak peek, check out the work of artists listed in the Artists Directory. Here, basketry, ceramics, fiber and textile home accessories and decor, singular works of handcrafted furniture, and signature lighting by artists from across the United States can be perused and admired. Fingers-crossed that your favorite objects will be part of the pop-up sale.
The Online Artists Directory effectively showcases craft artists, who are creating work that reflects the diversity of contemporary American craft, from across the country. The directory is available 24/7, connecting artists and collectors all year long with new artists added on an ongoing basis. Click on the artist that interests you to learn about their work and discover if they do custom commissions. In other words, even if your favorite artist or object isn’t part of the May sale, you can reach out to them directly to inquire about a specific piece or custom project.
During the sale, discover new artists and reconnect with favorites. View behind-the-scenes studio tours and get the inside scoop on innovative pieces craft curators are clamoring to add to collections. Sign up for online shopping updates at directory.craftcouncil.org.