Hardy Gift Guide: Art & Artists

GrayDayStudio – local Maine artist
Prints, paintings, stickers, patches, calendars, and more by Abigail Gray Swartz. Her illustrations have appeared in publications in the US and abroad, including The New Yorker, The NY Times, and Lena Dunham’s “Lenny Letter”. She also founded @cityofhiddenfigures

Feminist Watercolor at PaleFox Designs Etsy Shop
Affordable prints from hand-lettered, watercolor feminist sayings.

Women in History Postcards
Who doesn’t love getting something in the mail that isn’t junk or a bill?! And because we’re all so busy, postcards are the solution. This post card set contains (8) 4×6” postcards featuring my original artwork featuring influential women of the 21st Century. There are eight designs, one cards per design.

Art by Olivia Baldacci
Buy stickers made from original artwork by Maine artist (and former GABber), Olivia Baldacci. She’s an artist and activist currently attending college in NYC. She illustrates by hand and on the computer, making funky and bright designs. Also open to taking commissions!

Lisa Condon Art & Illustration
Best known for her colorful, graphic drawings and hand lettering included on tote bags, calendars, buttons, patches, magnets, greeting cards, prints, ceramics, journals, and more.

The Adventures of Claudia Etsy Shop
Postcards, magnets, books, calendars, prints, jewelry, and more from the adventures of a free spirited antique bisque doll. Local Maine artist, based in Norridgewock.

A vibrant retail shop and event space specializing in Mexican gifts, art, home décor, and gourmet foods. They also host cultural and community events.Their mission is to share the vibrant culture of Mexico with the world. Features multiple artists with art, books, stationary, toys, and more.

Rebecca May Verrill Ceramics
Having been raised on a farm in rural Maine and now based in the city of Portland, she is inspired by organic plant life set against the rigidity of a metropolitan landscape; the determination of plant life to thrive and succeed through brick and stone. Work is available for purchase through many local Maine art shows.