sitka_artisans_market_logoEllen Lueders is helping organize the first-ever “Rusty Raven Vintage Holiday Market,” which will open in the Yaw Art Building, this Friday-Sunday in conjunction with the Sitka Artisans Market (4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday December 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday). She repurposes vintage objects into contemporary pieces. Jerry Wright is a former SEARHC physician whose interest in gyotaku fish printing has brought him to the Artisans Market for the first time. Jim Michener, with Alaska Pure Sea Salt is a market veteran, who says this weekend’s event is a good way for new businesses to test the market for their products. With Greater Sitka Arts Council president Sarah Lawrie.

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