Eastside Artists Announce Annual Holiday Art Show

Eastside Artists Announce Annual Holiday Art Show

Eastside Artists Announce Annual Holiday Art ShowThe 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

Guest Artists:

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.

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