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8 Boutiques in 8 Days

  Time is ticking away and Christmas Day is almost here! If you are like me, most of your shopping is done, except for the few on your list who are near impossible to shop for. This special person already has everything they want or need; or perhaps they prefer gifts that are hand made, one of a kind, original. They have all the cool gadgets and gizmos, but what they don’t have is that special treasure that could only come from you. The gift that says, “I heard you” and “I see you”. Time is quickly passing and although you may be creative, time to whip something together is dwindling.
 

We at ARTAZINE are all about creativity, so we hit the pavement in search of the best treasure boutiques around. What we found was 8 stores, all within a three mile radius that are brimming with handmade, one of a kind gifts, and all at very reasonable prices!
Below is your treasure map of local galleries and studios that feature regional fine, handmade art and treasures for that special person on your list, and they have regular hours! 
Below is a preview of some of the fabulous work we saw on the road, and below that is your shopping itinerary!
Have a very Merry Christmas from ARTAZINE! - Stay Creative!

Day 1
Artistic Endeavors
491 Lake Boulevard, Redding CA 96003  

530-242-0173
we recommend calling first
handmade dolls, pottery, paintings, quilting, jewelry, handmade clothing, ornaments, toys 

All items handmade by artists with disabilities 

Day 2
North Valley Art League
48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding CA 96003
530-243-1023
Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 4pm 

40+ Artists:
wood craft, hot glass, jewelry, hand painted jewelry, quilting, paintings, handmade dolls, seed-beaded jewelry, silk paintings, knitted scarves, hats, marquetry, raku pottery, knitted toys 

40+ artists, including:
Jack Rowe – Featured Artist, Diane Eastman, Dee Hubbard, Jim Hughes , Miriam Weissberg, Jerry Cousins, Ann Myers, Sharon Collins, Stephanie Myers, Tamara Kain, , Palul, Loyd Walter, Lynda Nolte, and more!  

Day 3
The Shasta County Arts Council 
 
1313 Market Street, Redding CA 96001

Hours:
Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday 11 am - 2 pm (during exhibitions) 

Watercolors, photography, sculptural ceramics, knitted scarves, hats, metal/wood sculpture, turned wood, pottery, glass ware, hand blown glass, gourds, woodwork, furniture, dye sublimation, mosaics, jewelry, slump glass, pastels

48 Artists represented, including:  Debbi Hammond, Kathy Weaver, David Allred, Mike Webster, Nancy Reese, Sol Land, Bill Price, Gini Holmes, Colleen Barry, Bev Corford, Chryst’Al, Susan Emerson, Jim Hughes, Grandma Joyce Reyes, Dennis Halkides, Mark Greenleaf, and many more! 

Day 4
Haven Art Studio
1348 Market Street, Suite 101 

Hours:
Holiday Hours
12:00pm-9pm Tues-Saturday 
Paintings, jewelry, custom paintings, prints (embellished by hand) cards  

OOAK (Original One-of-A-Kind RT from the Randolph family: Greg, Victoria, Jonathan, Anna, Elizabeth, Timothy, and Evangela. 

Day 5
Oregon Street Antique Mall
1261 Oregon Street, Redding CA 96001 

Hours: 
Monday – Sunday (7 days a week) 10am-6pm 
Handmade gifts and antiques for everyone. This store is loaded with everything from antique, collectible, signed art to handmade jewelry. Amazing finds in here!  

Day 6
Enjoy The Store
1475 Placer, Suite D, Redding CA 96001 

Hours: 
Tuesday – Saturday 11am-6pm 

gourmet treats, lotions, handmade knitted scarves, hats, and scarves, metal sculpture, handmade furniture, handmade clothing for your pet, candles, jewelry, soaps, cork boxes, pottery  

Day 7
Gallery 833 
 

833 Mistletoe Lane Suite A4
(across Mistletoe Lane from Marie Calenders)
Redding, CA 96002 

Hours:
Monday thru Friday 8am – 11am and 12pm – 5pm. Closed 11am – Noon. 

 Photography, paintings, furniture, metal, wood, glass and bronze sculpture, raku ceramics 

Artists:
Dennis Halkides, Jan Scanlin, Dan Ferrarese, Lucius Upshaw, David Allred, John Martin Streeby  

Day 8
Bevies Fine Art Gallery and Studio
3402 Bechelli Lane, Suite C, Redding CA 96002

Hours:

Monday - Friday 11am-4pm
Saturdays, call for appointment 

decorative art glass, hand creams, handmade soaps, paintings, folk art, tole paintings, jewelry 

Artists:
Beverly Dearman, Nancy Sackett, Sondy Krick, Chuck Prudhomme, Mickey Theobald, Olga Alvarez, Linda McMahan, Bolandi soaps by Cindi Craddock

8 Boutiques in 8 days!

by Raette Meredith

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2 Responses »

  1. Yeah! I love the idea of shopping locally and supporting our local artists and keeping our money in our own communities, instead of buying a bunch of sweatshop produced items and wasting money!

  2. Thank you ARTAZINE!

    Haven Art Studios is a new ART SHOP in the downtown of Redding at 1348 Market St. Suite 101 in the Historic Sherven Building (across from Crown Camera).

    We are grateful for this opportunity to create art and beautiful gifts for all our friends. Our location is easy to find through the double doors on the ground level, under the golden chandelier.

    Hope you all have a Happy Holiday!

    Victoria

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