Modern glazed ceramic studio and gallery
Modern Glaze is housed in a low-slung 1950s building at the southwest end of Shoreline – recognizable by its mid-century lines as well as rows of multicolored pottery tiles lining an exterior wall. This is where the longtime ceramic artist Laura Brodax manufactures printed vases, plates and trays, as well as large tile murals, and also holds regular exhibitions in galleries. The holiday sale features pottery pieces (including cheeky tumblers by Seattle artist Janet Galore and dainty jewelry by Amanda Salov), as well as handmade cards, sculptures, and beautiful velvet collages. , vintage advertisements and sheet music by local artist Eve Cohen.
If you go: Modern Glaze, 1400 Westminster Way N, Shoreline, doors open December 4, noon to 8 p.m. holiday sale from December 4 to 23, Thursday. – Sat, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Side Rail Collective Holiday Art Market
Once a dance hall, the 1903 Bertoldi Hall is now home to the West Seattle Side Rail Collective artist group. The space includes a few artists’ studios, as well as a gallery. This is where members of the collective host a Holiday Art Mart, with works of art – including paintings, drawings, and ceramics, all under $ 200 – from members and guest artists. Major bonus: You can also purchase durable and beautiful gift wrap from local company The Wrapping Project.
If you are going to: Side Rail Collective Holiday Art Market, 5511½ Airport Way S .. Seattle. December 4, 11 am-5pm; December 11, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec 18, 11 am-5pm
Building C Holiday Open Studios
In Ballard, a converted warehouse is home to more than two dozen artists who reopen their studio doors for the C 2021 Building Open House and Artists’ Market. locally made items including paintings and prints by Aramis O. Hamer, wavy ear ceramics by StitchKuu Pottery and elegant jewelry by Rachel Chen.
If you go: Building C, 4818 14th Ave. NW, Ballard. Saturday December 4, 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
Bad Apple Winter Market
Not quite ready for a tattoo? There are still plenty of reasons to visit Bad Apple Tattoo this weekend. The collective’s tattoo artists – including Ursula Rose, Lolli Morlock and Emma Keats – will sell hand-painted prints, T-shirts, stickers and clothing, as well as vintage clothing, screen-printed clothing, woven chairs, wall hangings. murals, paintings, prints, zines and more by other local artists. The group will also be collecting donations in cold weather, so bring your socks, sleeping bags, blankets and jackets to drop off.
If you are going to: Bad Apple Winter Market, 200 Fifth Ave. S., Chinatown-International District, Saturday, December 4, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.