Art Shows This Weekend

Three opportunities for buying unique, handmade items this weekend (and next): Foundry Sale, RISD Sale, and Craftland.

~One day only: The RISD Alumni & Student Holiday Sale is Saturday, December 5th.

~Two weekends: The Foundry Artists Holiday Show takes place this and next weekend at the Pawtucket Armory.

~All month: The Craftland Show on Westminster Street runs December.

For schedule and details check out Bill Van Siclen piece at the ProJo has a great write-up featuring some of the artists selling their wares, like Deb Kracht (seen here).

The founder and owner of ArtHead Studio in Palmer, Massachusetts, Deb Kracht takes old tools, cast off kitchen utensils and other so-called junk and turns it into playful little critters and creatures with names like “Junkheads,” “Scrapheads” and “CutUps.” “I’m the person you see at the flea market buying the stuff that nobody else wants,” Kracht says.

These are gonna sell.

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