May Pop-up Markets

Calling all lovers of art and crafts! Find Craftin’ Outlaws outside the walkway of the Columbus Museum of Art on Saturdays from 10am – 3pm. Makers will be set up for in-person shopping. Artists will be set up on May 1, May 15, May 22 and May 29.

We’re following procedures and guidelines laid out by the CDC and local health officials, including practicing social distancing for all shopping. Masks are required for all adults and children over the age of 2.  

*In case of inclement weather, check our Facebook event pages for cancellations.

Make sure to stop into the CMA gift shop and Cafe for lunch or snacks. Current exhibitions include Raggin’ On: The Art of Aminah Robinson’s House and Journals.

May 1

Bound To Help Books – Dublin, OH: At Bound To Help Books, we revitalize beautiful vintage books by handsewing new pages inside the old covers. Well-loved books get a chance to hold new voices and memories as journals, guest books, or scrapbooks–and every book sold generates a donation to a literary-focused nonprofit!

Nicole Zupich Art – Galena, OH: I am a landscape and fluid artist. I paint oil landscapes & seascapes, as well as acrylic pouring on canvas and resin geode coasters and wine caddies.

Glass Sky Jewelry – Columbus, OH: Glass Sky blends nuance and geometry with a touch of storytelling to create jewelry made to celebrate and embolden your strong, natural spirit. Artist Andrea Kaiser hopes that the pieces can inspire and support, becoming staples of your style and spirit!

May 15

Pot Head Pottery – Cincinnati, OH: Nicole Reblando is a local Cincinnati artist creating fun and whimsical miniature pottery for air plants. She creates several types of mini busts and ornaments from polymer clay. She use handbuilding slab construction combined with using carving tools to create unique faces and creatures and when combined with the air plants as the hair, they each create unique personalities. Hence the name of her company, Pot Head Pottery. Plus Nicole creates vases that are replica of elements found in nature that act as natural vases like driftwood & stumps.

Ark Ellie Knits – Columbus, OH: I sell a variety of things that I make with a combination machine knitting and hand embellishments. I also dabble in other crafts.

Shannon Marie Makes – Strongsville, OH: Shannon Marie Makes mixed media magic! Whimsical home decor items inspired by the natural world.

May 22

REspoke Clothes – Powell, OH: REspoke Clothes is a sustainable handmade clothing brand. Created from 100% upcycled vintage and reclaimed materials, our clothes are classic, vintage-inspired and one-of-a-kind! We strive to be an inspiration to RElove the clothes you have, and to dress in a more sustainable way!

SquidCat, Ink – Columbus, OH: If you love animals and you love puns, we have the perfect cards for you! SquidCat, Ink is a line of greeting cards and prints based off artist Simran Khaira’s watercolor illustrations. All design work and printing is done in Columbus, OH on 100% recycled paper.

Libby Varner Fine Art – Independence, KY: I like to rescue old postage stamps by making them into wearable art.

Awesome by Jenna – Louisville, KY: Awesome by Jenna is a handmade woman-owned small business that focuses on nerd and pop culture home decor and accessories. Snarky hand embroidered hoops, witty tea towels, and ner-tastic eco-friendly gifts for just about everyone.

AdoreJules – Powell, Ohio: Handcrafted Resin or Hand-stamped Jewelry. Each piece in resin work will be unique. There will always be variations in design. I hand-stamp single letter/design so there will be variations in alignment, surface and depth of character in each piece.

May 29

Yetunde Rodriguez Design (Yaytoonday) – Dayton, OH: Blockprinted home and personal accessories.

Global Gifts – Columbus, OH: Global Gifts is a non-profit business committed to creating sustainable economic opportunities and safe and equitable working conditions for disadvantaged artisans and farmers around the world. From jewelry and home goods to toys and food items, our Fair Trade shop is filled with handmade, one-of-a-kind items from over 40 different countries.

Colored Girl, Inc – Westerville, OH: Polymer clay statement jewelry.

Bud and Bowl – Cincinnati, OH: Bud and Bowl is a woman-owned, small batch pottery studio located in Cincinnati, Ohio. We specialize beautifully patterned ceramics for your kitchen, garden, and home.

Fox Designs Jewelry – Logan, OH: Fox Designs Jewelry specializes in recycled guitar string jewelry saved from the landfill by local independent music shops in southeast and central Ohio with a portion of proceeds going to support youth music scholarships.

MyHobbyShop – Pickerington, OH: My company MyHobbyShop designs and creates handmade accessories for those who inspire to be trendy and unique in their own way. As a small business owner my goal is to ensure that every item is made with my customers in mind.

Alissa Renzetti – Columbus, OH: Original surrealist art dolls. Dolls are sculpted, painted, sewn and constructed.

Pajaro Negro – Yellow Springs, OH: Taking the forgotten beauty in nature and responsibly bringing out the delicate beauty through each jewelry piece.

Applications are now open for artists, crafters, makers and small business friends to share their goods to public, following all the safety guidelines for gatherings. APPLICATION FORM

Follow along on our Instagram and Facebook to learn more each week’s lineup of exhibitors. .

Let’s continue to ride this pandemic out by supporting our Craftin’ Outlaws.

Published by Megan Green

Megan Green is creative minded entrepreneur with a passion for supporting other creatives based in Columbus, Ohio. She's the Executive Director behind Midwest Craft Con and Craftin' Outlaws. She's also the founder of Stinkybomb Soap, a novelty soap business.

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