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Meet our 30 artists and makers for the first show of the summer 2018 season in Ohio City’s Market Square Park, across from the West Side Market. Show hours are 10-4:00, and we’ll be in the park the first and third Saturdays of each month through October. Market Square has been the cornerstone of our summer season for many years now. We can’t wait to see you there!
I create handmade paper art pieces: pop up cards, 3D layered cut paper art, stationary, hand bound picture books, and toys, featuring original digital collage illustrations. To create the imagery, I start with a sketch, scan it, and then build the final illustration from a collage of original photography and digital painting techniques. I print, cut, and assemble all of the final products in my home studio, using archival pigment-based giclee printing and heavyweight matte papers.
Tidal Cool is a fashion experience pulling global inspiration from prints, patterns, and techniques to create clothing, jewelry, and henna body art. Fashion artist Andrea Howell, the American designer/maker behind the label, uses fine tailoring and attention to detail to create bold, timeless garments. The newest Tidal Cool collection will debut in Ghana this Spring, fusing African textiles with American design, and includes traditional Ghanaian fabrics like Kente cloth and wax block cottons, as well as Malian mud cloths. The Tidal Cool Boutique is located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Snakes + Acey’s is a local artist duo who specialize in hand printed goods. From t-shirts, to fine art, to books, booze, and bags – we do it all. Everything is created by hand from drawing to to printing to final product. We strive to make quality pieces that are not just apparel or merchandise but small pieces of art you can wear, gift, and gain. We are a two person show. No machines, no big companies, no middle men. Just two local artist looking to make you and your stuff a little bit cooler looking.
APE MADE is a Cleveland-based line of hand screen printed products, clothing and beyond, that showcase our city and region. APE MADE creates items for everyone: adults, children, babies, pets and home, using only the comfiest apparel and aiming to maintain affordability across the line. All items are hand made in Cleveland, Ohio. All of our products are hand printed using eco-friendly, water-based textile inks and no machines or harsh chemicals.
The Cuddle Cult creates a plethora of pop culture inspired digital art plush toys. Hand drawn on a digital platform, printed with water based pigments onto a cotton fabric and assembled into adorable cuddles in two collectible sizes, 5″ and 10″. Inspired by tv, film and fandoms each piece of the ever expanding catalog of characters spans a multitude of genres and there is sure to be something for everyone!
Lake Erie beach glass and ship wreck pottery jewelry and Coastal Art.
Cuyahoga Collective is a purveyor of goods and objects for the home. Our aesthetic represents the roamers and the seekers by taking inspiration from the North Coast and bridging the gap between home and exploration. We highlight our in-house creative alongside makers from Ohio, the US and beyond. We pride ourselves in connecting customers with the world around them, whether from their living room, around town or a journey into the wild.
I make freehand ink drawings on paper using Micron pens. Most of my drawings are fictional layouts of cities that are made up of real components. I like to incorporate history as well as the present. I reproduce my art by screen printing on paper, clothing, aprons, bags and fabric.
Ohio and Cleveland sport-themed apparel design and hand printed by artist, Dave Gruss.
I make vintage-inspired crocheted accessories. My designs are all original, but I often use antique patterns as inspiration. I have discovered some old techniques, and invented some new ones, that give my products a unique look not typically seen in crochet. For this summer I am focusing on headwraps, shawls, and home decor items, all with a vintage flair.
Gifted creates some of the best t-shirts and accessories that northeast Ohio has to offer. I screen print everything by hand on the softest, best quality shirts available. I’m passionate about northeast Ohio, creating and watching talented people accomplish everything they set out to do.
SixSpades is an original illustrator inspired by pop culture and creates beautiful goods and art prints for the home. On top of a collection of prints we also carry a rotation of goods: currently we have bullet journals, sketchbooks, pencil cases, and iPad covers. The artist will also be onsite for short commissions and live demonstrations.
We are starting our 5th year of business sewing accessories for pets, including our signature no-tie pet bandanas. We have so many new patterns for the new year. Our product is still being made at home with high quality cotton fabrics.
Tiny Erica Jewelry is a collection of fresh handmade fine jewelry featuring heirloom quality pieces that empower self expression and creativity within the wearer. Architectural yet organic in origin, everything is handcrafted by Erica Montejo in her Cleveland, OH studio using sterling silver, 14k gold, and an array of vibrant, colorful gemstones. Organic shapes found in nature are reduced to simple streamlined structures that encompass space and create the illusion of volume and mass while maintaining a lightweight feel as each piece adorns the body. Sleek clean lines are combined with rough-and-tumbled textures created with building materials such as concrete, steel, and wood. The resulting collection offers a range of one-of-a-kind large scale earrings, necklaces, and rings that are balanced, playful, and unexpected in their lightweight and comfortable-enough-to-wear-all-day nature!
The goal of the company is to represent the American Pastimes through concept driven illustrations and hand lettering. Everything we produce is handprinted or handmade. Our branded glassware is etched by hand after tediously applying vinyl cutouts to each glass. We print our shirts in house without using a press or going through third party printers. Our prints are handprinted, trimmed and sold in frames. Offering handmade products at bargain pricing and branded with a unique and unexpected booth style that is sure to stick out and catch the attention of every guest that walks by!
We are creators and purveyors of handcrafted small batch gourmet jams, jellies and preserves. We currently have three collections…divine is our wine and herb collection. Our Wicked collection is cocktail based and inspired…and our Potager Boxwood collection is inspired by our gardens. A fourth collection is in the testing and design phase, and should be in production by summer. It is inspired by cocktails from the Prohibition era.
Sweet Punkette started about three years ago when I was getting a lot of requests for some items I had made for my wedding reception. Combining my love of music and recycling, I take un-useable, unplayable vinyl records and create something new! My clocks have been my best seller by far! The clocks made from the 45’s are all one of a kind and made from the actual single, so customers are always so excited to find their favorite song. I just started making (also one-of-a-kind) earrings and necklaces from the records, using parts of the original LP labels, and have been a success! My shop name comes from my nickname given to me by Betsey Johnson. When I worked for her, she would call me her “Sweet Punkette”.
Eleven X Seventeen Poster Co. specializes in original works that interpret classic and cult films!
Kay-Em Apparel focuses on unique designs with quality in mind. I offer my designs on stickers, magnets, patches, posters and pins as well. I like to portray Cleveland and Ohio in a fun way, referencing pop culture as well as the up and coming aspects of the city like breweries, foods, outdoors and sports.
It is my passion to create captivating jewelry that is alluring, versatile, and vibrant with the feelings of pure joy and inspiration – talismans or amulets to wear throughout the day. It is my intent that this will be passed on to the wearer. Why? If you are happy, you will naturally spread it like wild fire to everyone around you. And then they will feel good too! I use captivating, natural gemstones, lustrous sterling and fine silver, gold-filled and copper metals in my designs. Why? Historically precious stones and metals have been used to embue leaders with strength, courage, will and other positive qualities. And in today’s terms, precious metals and gemstones are eco-friendly. They are healthy, naturally beautiful, and feel wonderful against your skin.
Backattack Snacks is an emerging, healthy snack company that makes snacks using minimal ingredients and maximum flavor so that you’ll never need a PhD in chemistry to understand what you’re eating. Snacks include the best beef jerky in the world, five flavors of oven-roasted almonds, and even vegan jerky made of portobello mushrooms.
Awesome home grown air plants in one of a kind vintage containers, and modern hand decorated bowls & rocks as well as and created bracelets and earrings with natural stones, and glass beads from the Czech Republic.
I make handmade functional ceramics.
We are a family owned and operated apiary offering raw local honey, beeswax food wraps (instead of plastic), propolis products, hand poured candles, wax melts, artisan soaps, lotions, bath bombs, lip balms, beard oil and other great items. We believe in shopping local to support small business, and support women owned businesses. Our goal is to keep our bees chemical free, healthy, and have a self-sustaining apiary.
Odyssey & Oddities is an affordable statement jewelry line made from gemstones, fringe, wood and feathers by Nikki Lundberg in Cleveland, OH. O&O’s aesthetic is reminiscent of the excess of the 1970s, the Art Deco Movement, and unusual colors and patterns found in nature. O&O is designed for the person who doesn’t take themselves too seriously and isn’t afraid to stand out from the crowd.
I create aromatherapy wellness & skin care products that are made from locally grown herbs, essential oils, plant powders, and butters. All products are made using eco-conscious methods and materials from seed to shipping.
The wellness products are applied topically to targeted areas of the body for pain relief, sinus congestion, stress reduction, muscle tension and more.
Skin care products include 100% botanical lip & skin butters, cleansing, moisturizing, and treatment oils, toners, and botanical exfoliating grains.
2 ODD BIRDS is a culmination of an artist’s passion to bring you unique, nature-inspired jewelry. With the use of natural stones and antique brass, I bring you my vision. Totally sourced in the United States I hand pick each stone and start my process from there. Complimenting my stones with brass that has been oxidized, gives an aged weathered appeal, as if the stones were dug from the ground.
My passion is to transform these pieces into beautiful wearable jewelry for you to love and appreciate.
Pierce Jewelry offers a wide variety of handcrafted, original items. All of the jewelry is created using sterling silver, 14K gold and gemstones. Many of the designs feature the signature leaf shape and hammer texture, which insures that each piece is truly one of a kind and original.
I design and make screenprinted apparel and prints inspired by vintage pop culture and Cleveland themes. My work has tongue-in-cheek humor and a unique personality.
The Foundry is a Cleveland company that specializes in creating unique items for retail and wholesale. We print our photographs as well as century old images directly to wood surfaces and other great items including greeting cards, hangable art, and more.
When she’s not running Bazaar, Shannon Okey is a well known knitwear designer. Knitgrrl Studio is her ready to wear line of hand-dyed textile accessories, including her signature Merino wool + silk infinity scarves which are hand painted in her Cudell studio.