This holiday season, SACA encourages you to purchase gifts for your loved ones from local artists and organizations! Our gift guide features BIPOC-centered local artists and organizations that offer a variety of gift options.
Anna creates wearable joy, handmade in Seattle, ranging from colorful beaded purses to jewelry. Anna was also featured in Seattle Met.
Art by Ciara creates pins, stickers, handkerchiefs, tote bags, and other trinkets that are inspired by her Chamorro culture.
Asia Tail is an artist and curator based in Tacoma, Washington. She handcrafts wearable beadwork in contemporary colors and forms. Using glass seed beads and sterling silver, Asia explores cross-cultural trade, matriarchy, and ancestral memory through her designs. She is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and a proud member of the diverse urban Native community in the Pacific Northwest.
Based in both Seattle and Las Vegas, Ceremony Studio is a collaboration between Stephanie Hsie and Karen Chung and Corey Gutch that creates handmade ceramics inspired by foods including dim sum.
Created in 2019, Tiffany’s small business, Chunks, creates unique, colorful hair clips proudly and responsibly made in Jinhua, China. Chunks is committed to manufacturing transparency and dispelling the negative stereotypes around “made in China.”
Lily creates functional ceramic arts that seek to delight, beautify, heal, and nurture our lives through daily rituals with art and craft.
Natasha grew up in Northern Saskatchewan as a member of the Denesuline Tribe. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art & Design, with a focus in drawing. Currently residing in Seattle, she now runs a small ceramic studio where she works on home-wares and installation pieces that are inspired by natural beauty and landscapes.
Native American artists will be selling and showcasing handmade authentic arts and crafts with many styles and tribes represented. This is a free event open to the public on December 17-18 located at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Discovery Park (5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, WA 98199).
ARTE NOIR celebrates and spotlights the dynamic creativity of the Black arts community - locally, nationally, and internationally. All products and items in the shop are made by Black creatives who receive 100% of net proceeds from their products and goods sold in the shop. Check out their shop located in Seattle’s Central District, located on 23rd & Union.
Estelita’s Library is a community library and online bookstore with books focused on social justice, ethnic studies, and liberation movements. You can shop their online bookstore or visit in-person.
Ashley Kay Smith is behind the business Last Forever Images, where she channels her passion for storytelling. With a focus on using photography as a way to foster connection across generations, Ashley offers a wide range of photography services.
The Nepantla Cultural Arts Gallery is a multi-use multi-cultural accessible arts gallery grounded in the Chicana/o Latinx arts traditions located on the border of West Seattle and White Center. The Gallery hosts monthly art exhibitions focused on marginalized communities and communities of color. Their gift shop consists of a unique collection of apparel, jewelry, handmade gifts, and amazing works of art by local and national artists.