The Cape Ann Artisans are opening their studios for a Holiday visit on December 4th, from 10AM-4PM. It’s such a wonderful way to celebrate in your own neighborhood or visit Gloucester and Rockport during this special time of year – give the gift of art!
Artisans have gifts of all price ranges. Below are some gift ideas from $25-$100. Your gift will go even further as 5-15% of all sales will be donated to the “Art of Lunch Program” at the Grace Center in collaboration with the Cape Ann Museum.
Visitors are encouraged consult the online map of Holiday Tourstudios. The numbers pictured on the images below correspond to the numbers on the Holiday Tour map. Click on any image to learn more about the artisan.
Jackie Ganim-DeFalco (1) is thrilled to host Linda Hogan(pictured on the right) and her quilts in the downstairs space of her studio.Jackie’s Cape Ann Designs Collection hair accessories include great gift items such as Alligator Clips, Mini-Brooches, Hair Sticks, Combs, Sea Glass Notecards, and books. She will also have a gift certificate drawing.
Painter Deb Gonet (2)will offer Hand-painted silk pillows and David Archibald (3)has a collection ofbowls, vases, tableware, and lamps to find the perfect gift for anyone.
Also, don’t miss a chance to cozy up in a hand-knitted scarf or other handknit accessories, from Sara Wright (5)!
Cynthia Curtis (6)suggetsBerry Bowls and a reminder that Winter Pottery Classes begin on January 3.
Pam Stratton (7) will have mosaic earrings and necklaces plus her wonderful Christmas ornaments
At Twin Lights Studio (8) experience a unique collection of ceramic art ranging from lobster and fish studies to garden inspired vessels. Classes for all ages are offered year round
Deb Schradieck (9) has a wide range of ideas including Gloucester, Magnolia, and Rockport-themed Christmas cards in boxes of 10 cards w/red envelopes, triple-framed prints of Cape Ann watercolors, and Holiday Special Giclee prints in custom frames.
Jeweler Marcie Rae (pictured on the right) will be co-located with Deb Schradieck and showcase her Sterling silver and 14 k gold fill earrings with matching bracelets and necklaces and introduce her new Filigree line of earrings and pendants.
Rob Diebboll (10) will offer boxes of eight Greeting Cards as well as a Holiday Special: ‘Dog Day’ 10×10″ archival prints. And make sure to stop by painters Sallie Strand (11)and Sinikka Nogelo (12) on your tour!
Chloe Leigh (13) has lovely freshwater pearl silver earrings ranging in the $45-75 range. In addition to having an eco-friendly and sustainable jewelry practice, for every jewelry purchase at Chloe’s a tree is planted on your behalf through one Tree Planted.
Beth Williams (14)is introducing stud earrings to her collection of handmade glass jewelry along with new colors of hoop beads/earrings and pendants. As a downtown merchant, Beth will also be part of the Holiday Shopping Spree drawing!
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