Who are you and what do you do? Rosa Kilgore, jewelry artist. I create jewelry using recycled sterling silver and ancient bronze, freshwater pearls, pyrite and other natural semi-precious stones. How did you get your start? Growing up in a family of artists, I was always most drawn to jewelryRead More →

by Nicole Royse – TEMPE, AZ — The 6th Street Market, a seasonal Sunday marketplace featuring locally produced, handmade goods, takes place every Sunday through April 22, 2018. This wonderful, local, and multifaceted marketplace is situated in the heart of downtown Tempe at the beautiful 6th Street Park, running from 11:00Read More →

Finding the perfect present for the people in your life shouldn’t be a soul-crushing, ethics-compromising, consumer-driven fiasco. Try directing those holiday funds back to the local economy by supporting Arizona Artisans! For the home… Biohazard Wall Clock (available in customizable colors) from ALL 15 Designs. For your Sweater Party… Upcycled Fried EggRead More →

There are some crafty folks around our fine state which makes our mission to Shop Local all the more enjoyable. Here we have our seasonal offering of Etsy finds for all you localists out there!   What could possibly be cooler than having your very own original lithograph from Tucson’s MorganRead More →

More gift-giving suggestions from our great state. Shop Local this season and every season! If you still need more ideas consider a gift card to a local restaurant, a t-shirt or album from a favorite local band, or a book from a local independent shop!!  OMG. How adorable is thisRead More →

The Tempe Public library has two public art galleries within it located in the Youth Library and Café Connections. Currently on exhibit in the Youth Library is a wonderful exhibition entitled “Raw” which focuses on three local artists: Joe Willie Smith, Monica Aissa Martinez, and Aimee Leon. “Raw is anRead More →

I know we’re all in a rush these days, but that makes it all the more important to take a moment to acknowledge who brought all this chaos down upon you – your mother. While it might be tempting to take the easy way out next time you run toRead More →