This December, 2017, enjoy holiday shopping at Tansey Contemporary and the International Folk Art Market Holiday Boutique. This unique sale will offer high-quality artisan made goods such as jewelry, scarves, accessories and home furnishings from 30 master artists.
Among the offerings will be wool and silk scarves from Kyrgyzstan, Kantha embroidered pieces from India, beaded jewelry from Kenya and Ecuador, and peace baskets from Rwanda. Special products include painted-egg ornaments from the Ukraine, silver and gold jewelry from Spain and Kazakhstan, children’s gifts, and home goods.
Andrea Usai, Sardinia, Jeweler, KOKKU
Andrea combines traditional skill with contemporary design and techniques exclusive to Sardinian artisans to produce beautiful, vibrant and desirable jewelry of the highest standards. In 2010, Andrea launched KOKKU a jewelry brand centered on preserving Sardinian culture and the art of filigree. This is an opportunity to meet Andrea, buy exquisite jewelry, and learn more about how his artwork impacts lives in his home community.
Rupa Trivedi, India, Textile Artist, Adiv Pure Natural Products
Mumbai-based Adiv Pure Nature Products was founded by Rupa Trivedi in 2008. The company’s mission is to promote the use of natural dyes—derived from plants and medicinal herbs—to create a sustainable and green fashion supply chain. The artists of Adiv Pure Nature Products are known for the library of 90 different natural dye colors. Adiv’s special initiative known at the Temple Project, collects marigold, coconut husks, hibiscus, and rose offerings from local Mumbai Hindu temples, all of which are used in various dye processes. Advi’s dyers are self-taught and often come from challenging circumstances in Mumbai. Their resourcefulness is integral to the company’s work.
Tansey Contemporary and the International Folk Art Market Holiday Boutique
December 12- Friday, December 22
Artist Reception: Rupa Trivedi, India, Textile Artist, Adiv Pure Natural Products
Tuesday, December 12
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Artist Reception: Andrea Usai, Sardinia, Jeweler, KOKKU
Tuesday, December 19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm