Eastside Artists Announce Annual Holiday Art Show
The Eastside Artists will present their annual show and sale December 8-10 at the Masonic Building, 312 E College Street in downtown Iowa City. This event will feature the best in local, handcrafted art and gifts: woodworking, fiber art, photography, printmaking, ceramics, ornaments, jewelry, and cards. Hours are 10am-8pm Friday, 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday.
Who are the Eastside Artists?
Ansel Cummings, Organic Mandala Art & Apparel
Lucy David, Books, Painting, Scarves & Cards
Jan Friedman, Weaving & Silk Scarves
Anne Goetz, Felted Wool
Laurie Haag, Digital Art & Photography
Kaushal Jain, Decorative Gourds
Jo Myers -Walker, Watercolors & Acrylic Sculptures
Louise Rauh, Jewelry
Nancy Romalov, Woodworking
Susan Shinnick, Printed & Dyed Fiber Arts
Spencer Smith, Woodworking
Tracy Randall Titus, Wrap Bracelets & Alcohol Ink Paintings
Michael Burt & Nancy Westivig, Pottery
Patti Zwick, Quiltz, Cardz, Bags, & Eye Pillows
Amy Dobrian, Origami Ornaments & Decor, Cards, & Prints
Ulpi Gonzalez, Painting, Photography, & Cards
Erica Gooding, Jewelry
Ritu Jain, Ecoprinted, Felted & Block-Printed Textiles
Nancy Mayfield, Paper Arts
Marilyn Moore, Wire Baskets & Basketry-Related Jewelry
Coffee by Café del Sol
Show-time Calligraphy Services by Cheryl Jacobsen
Examples of what you will see at the show:
Lucy David's cards and keepsake photo books feature calligraphy by Cheryl Jacobsen. Cheryl will be on hand to customize your purchase during show hours.
Gourds are a symbol of abundance, prosperity, and good health. In the hands of Eastside Artist Kaushal Jain, they are works of art!
Woodworker Spencer Smith has created a child-sized swinging bench, based on one from his own childhood.
Anne Goetz has knitted and felted wool slippers sized for newborn to Men's size 11.
A hand-dyed velvet scarf by Susan Shinnick makes the perfect holiday gift!
Tracy Randall Titus brings a rainbow of colors to the show with her beaded bracelets and alcohol ink paintings.
Ritu Jain joins us as a guest artist this year, bringing her diaphanous eco print scarves, printed on silk from natural materials.
Jewelry artist Erica Gooding's designs incorporate etching, hammering, and wire wrapping techniques in copper and sterling silver, frequently accented with semiprecious stones.
Metal artist Louise Rauh creates modern, lightweight jewelry designs that are destined to become their wearers' favorites.
Returning guest artist Amy Dobrian is bringing a new flock of birds to this year's show! Her original monotypes combine the immediacy and spontaneity of painting with printmaking techniques.
Jo Myers-Walker's joyful imagery and technical mastery with watercolor are always a favorite.
Fiber artist Patti Zwick's quiltz are always a feast of color.