Brooklyn Heights

NYCreates Holiday Craft Fair highlights local artists at Brooklyn Historical Society

November 24, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“View from Brooklyn Bridge Park,” by Alicia Degener, of Bay Ridge, 12" x 18" watercolor on paper. Images courtesy of NYCreates

Seventeen Brooklyn artists will be featured at the NYCreates 11th Holiday Craft Fair Dec. 6-7, 2014, in the landmark Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall. Of the 40 artisans, fine artists and photographers from all boroughs, those from Brooklyn represent Gowanus, Park Slope, Bay Ridge, Brighton Beach, Bath Beach and Carroll Gardens, as well as Greenwood Heights, South Slope, Red Hook, Dyker Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant and Sheepshead Bay. NYCreates is a non-profit organization [501c3], committed to expand opportunities, visibility and marketability of NYC’s crafts artists and artisans.

Among these artisans and artists, the largest number specialize in handcrafted ceramics. The Brooklyn artists also include a jeweler, candle maker and crochet expert, as well as a photographer and fine artists who will exhibit and sell their best work in time for the holidays.

For more information, visit  http://newyorkcreates.wordpress.com/. Brooklyn Historical Society is located at 128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn Heights. Dec. 6 hours are 12 – 6 p.m.; Dec. 7 hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts and Brooklyn Historical Society.

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