Philadelphia! The Asian Arts Initiative to the first ever Asian American Holiday Maker Fair, a holiday arts and craft fair featuring Asian American artists and crafters from Philadelphia and beyond. There will be original artwork, clothing, accessories and other great gifty goodness, plus live entertainment. It's happening Saturday, December 5 at the Asian Arts Initiative's Gallery space.
Here are some more details:
ASIAN AMERICAN HOLIDAY MAKER FAIR
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Asian Arts Initiative is delighted to host the first ever Asian American Maker Fair in Philadelphia, a holiday arts and crafts fair on Saturday, December 5th from 10am to 4pm in our Gallery space at 1219 Vine Street. This event is free and open to the public and will feature original artwork and an array of handmade goods for sale–just in time for the holiday season! The Asian American Maker Fair is the destination to find unique gifts for the loved ones on your holiday shopping list and support Asian American artists and makers!
ORIGINAL ARTWORK & CRAFTS
Angela Son (abstract paintings, macrame/wall weavings)
Gina Kim and John Geating (Small paintings, prints, and woodwork crafts)
Jeanny Kurniawati (mixed media, sketches, drawings of Indonesian and SE Asian objects)
Michelle Nugent (small prints & collages, handmade greeting cards)
Nancy Chen (prints, works on paper)
Sarah Yeung (handmade books and works on paper)
CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
Choden Wangmo (handmade items from Nepal such as hats, shawls, scarves, antique items, and jewelry and fabric from India)
Ellen Hwang and Fay Hwang (Handknit and hand-sewn items)
Jasmine Cayabyab (Handmade knit scarves and beanies)
Tien Duong (Crochet scarves, beanie, make-up bags, hooded cowls, ties, etc.)
Vanessa Ramalho (Funky handknit scarves, hand-sewn items (clutch purses) and jewelry)
Yuk-Mei Ng (Women’s dresses, tops and sweaters from her online boutique Alice and Pink)
Sokthy Seng (aprons, stuffed elephants)
Billy Hanafee (Personal products, Fair Trade and responsibility manufactured products via his company Open Life Shop)
Soumya Dhulekar and Ana Dhulekar (Spice mixes and recipes to use them for)
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission Farm / Meei Ling Ng with Farm Apprentices (freshly harvested herbs and flowers, fresh brewed mint tea)
Asian Arts Initiative and Youth Arts Workshop (AAI merchandise including t-shirts and tote bags, items created by youth in our YAW program including plushies and prints. Proceeds of YAW items are split toward the program and toward paying the student directly)
ENTERTAINMENT & HOSPITALITY
We are working to confirm live music performers and also to have food vending for the event! More details will be posted soon!
For further information, visit the Asian Arts Initiative website or refer to the Facebook event.