Maker's Market

Dates: 
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
To event remaining 17 days

Don't miss our upcoming Makers Market at EHCC, which will coincide with Hilo’s 18th annual Black & White Night on November 2nd. Black & White Night is a festive multi-block party that happens annually in downtown Hilo. Businesses stay open late, with music, food vendors and entertainment in the streets! Our market will showcase Big Island potters along with other local makers specializing in jewelry, clothing, wood, glass and traditional Hawaiian crafts. Makers Market will take place at street level in the EHCC Annex, located just behind the main building at 141 Kalakaua Street, across from Kalakaua Park. Come join us and support your local artists!

PARTICIPATING MAKERS:

Shelby Smithhttp://bluecinderstudio.com/
- Shelby Smith's current ceramic work explores the interaction between person and place. Makers Market offerings will include a range of sipping cups with stamp designs, to mugs and bowls, along with ikeanana vessels.
 
- Suzanne Wang's ceramics draws inspiration from the natural surroundings of Hawai`i and the influences of east Asian pottery. She will showcase hand built, thrown and altered home decor items and functional ware. 

Clayton Amemiyahttps://amemiyaceramics.com/
- Japanese inspired tableware that will include gas fired teapots, dishes, plates and bowls. There will also be a small selection of "anagama" wood fired sake cups and bottles.

Zoe Johnsonhttps://www.porcelainocean.com/
- Zoe Johnson offers handmade, ocean inspired porcelain treasures and offers individualized pottery classes in her Kamuela- Waimea studio.

High Fire Galleryhttp://www.highfirehawaii.com/
This downtown Hilo art and ceramic gallery showcases locally made work, along with offering pottery classes and workshops in their spacious studio.

Stephen Freedmanhttp://stephenfreedman.com/
- Contemporary functional pottery inspired by Chinese Song Dynasty and Japanese Zen-influenced aesthetics.
 
- Kona-based glass artist whose work features etched and sandblasted vessels, layered with textures and patterns of her original artwork. 
- Nature in Clay is located on the Hamakua Coast of the island of Hawaii. Its ceramics is inspired by nature, which is the theme for its unique pieces.

Kimberly Langston Hagen http://bluecinderstudio.com/
- Kimberly Langston Hagen's porcelain jewelry is inspired by nature and science. Her work is hand carved and sculpted, paired with precious metals and often detailed with semi-precious stones.

Keola Moralespekelokeola@gmail.com 
- Traditional Hawaiian crafts including poi Pounders, ʻulu maika stones and kōnane Boards made with modern tools that are sensible towards protocol and the Hawaiian culture.
- Original designs hand carved and decorated gourds stained with natural dyes. Ipu pawehe, also known as "the Ni'ihau Method," is the old Hawaiian art of decorating gourds that was unique to the island of Ni'ihau. 
 
Huli Huli Woodswww.HuliHuliWood.com
- Hand turned bowls and objects made with local Hawaiian woods, by Volcano artist Rick Frazier
 
- Artistic jewelry featuring miniature watercolor paintings, along with hand silk-screened t-shirts with original artwork by Ivy Torrez
 
- In partner with EHCC, Hilo Urb Farm serves the local community by promoting sustainability through diverting organic waste into compost, growing food-bearing and native plants.

Monika Mannhttps://www.ehcc.org/users/monika-mann

 

Food Vendors:

Pirate Kitchenhttp://www.thepiratekitchen.com/

-Mobile kitchen featuring delicious wood-fired pizza 

Any Kine Wontons -https://www.facebook.com/anykinewontons/

 -Popular mobile food cart that offers onolicious, bite size wontons in a variety of flavors.  

 

For more info on Black and White Night: http://downtownhilo.com/blackandwhite/ 

 

 

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