Reminder: Artist Opportunities

Needle+threadNORTHWEST FRIENDSHIP POTLATCH

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Chief Leschi School, Puyallup, Wash.

CIRI shareholders and confirmed descendants who are interested in displaying or selling arts and crafts should email info@ciri.com or call (907) 274-8638 for information and to reserve space.

CIRI’S FOURTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2
Fireweed Business Center, Anchorage

Vendor fees waived for and priority given to CIRI shareholders and confirmed descendants

To showcase your handmade Alaska Native crafts and artwork, contact Carolyn Bickley at (907) 274-8638. Deadline to register: 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. Vendors are limited to one 6-by-2-foot non-electric table. Table fees for shareholders and confirmed descendants: free. All others pay $20.

ALASKA NATIVE ARTIST DIRECTORY

CIRI’s Alaska Native Artist Directory provides an online space for shareholder and descendant artists to connect free of charge with potential customers, including other shareholders and descendants and members of the general public. View the directory or apply to have your information included at www.ciri.com/artistdirectory.

CIRI FIREWEED BUSINESS CENTER

CIRI provides tables and gives Alaska Native artists the opportunity to sell their handmade crafts in the first-floor lobby of CIRI’s Fireweed Business Center’s from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Artists may call (907) 274- 8638 to learn more or schedule a table.

OTHER RESOURCES

The Alaska State Council on the Arts, in partnership with The CIRI Foundation, developed an Alaska Native Artist Resource Workbook to assist Alaska Native artists in furthering their artistic careers. Download the workbook and view a list of additional artist resources at www.thecirifoundation.org/project-grants/ resources-for-artists.