CONNECTING ARTIST TO THE MARKET
In support of local artists, Self Help Graphics & Art holds multiple craft and art fairs that feature unique and distinctive art, jewelry, housewares, clothing and crafts by local artists and artisans. Influenced by the mesoamerican tianguis (marketplace) and as one of the nation’s longest running artist pop-ups, SHG‘s Holiday Marketplace has provided artists from the eastside a platform to connect to a national base of patrons, consumers and collectors, setting a model for other artists centered marketplaces such as the Renegade Craft Fair, Unique LA.
In its 30th plus year the marketplaces give SHG an opportunity to make available new and vintage monoprints, etchings and limited edition silkscreen prints from Self Help Graphics & Art are also available on this dates of local, cause-related shopping. The Holiday Marketplace and the Mercadito de Amor are offer an opportunity to get a meaningful and unique gift, just in time for the holiday season, while supporting local artists and small businesses. The Holiday Marketplace features demonstrations, workshops, and artists’ talks for those in attendance.