Holidayland 2009


featuring local artists, designers and crafts people

November 27 - December 20, 2009

Opening Reception:
* Plaid Friday, November 27th 6-9pm

First Friday Reception:
Friday, December 4th, 6-10pm

additional holiday cheer events Dec 13th and 20th 4-8pmwith treats and HOT Beverages!!

This is our 4th annual Holiday sale featuring over 100 local artists, designers and crafts people. This gift sale has become a Blankspace tradition and for the second year we will be joining forces with The Compound Gallery located next door to create a holiday Extravaganza!

Both galleries are themed with rustic Paul Bunyan decor and will feature small works of art, ceramics, accessories, paper goods, household goods, gifts for kiddies, jewelry and many more affordable indie gifts.

Many fun activities through out the sale including-
Getting your holiday photo taken in our themed photo booth (proceeds go to Art in Oakland Schools) and spin the Wheel O' Bounty for prizes.

Galleries are open extended hours during the sale:

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PARTICIPATING ARTISTS (see The Compound for more artists!): Adam Heffler Agustina Caprioglio, Alena Rudolph, Anna Vaughan, Andrew Witrak, Armani Walker, Avy Jetter, Bird vs. Bird Design, Brian Caraway, Bruk Dunbar, Candice Gold, CC Star Accessorries, cubbyhole design, Daniel Healey, Deneane Niebergall, Doubleparlor, Elisheva Biernoff, Ellen Lake, Emily Sevier, Gina Tuzzi, Gabrielle Lessard, Hunter Mack, Jason Maze, Jessica Dacher, Jocelyn Meggait, Johnna Arnold John Demeritt, Julia Bernstein, Kate Pruitt, Kate Stirr, Kenneth Logan, Kevin Seaman, Laura Lengyel, Laurel Nathanson, Lisa Solomon, Lisa Yvette's Creative Allure, Mark Poulin designs, Megan Adie, Melissa Burnell, Mellymade designs, Michael Hall, Michael Young, Misako Inaoka, Narangkar Glover, Patricia Gillespie, Peter Foucault, Peace by Piece Bags, Raymie Ladevaia, Rigel Stuhmiller, Sarah Windels, Scott MacLeod, Shaya Durbin, Sprout Studio, Steuart Pittman, Sudhu Tewari, Sylvia Min, Treatzone, Victoria Wagner and MORE!!

Sponsored by:

Holidayland 2009


Plaid Friday is the indie business alternative to Black Friday in the Bay Area. This day is designed to help raise awareness about shopping local and supporting the local economy.

Plaid Friday celebrates the diversity and creativity of Bay Area independent businesses.
Help us celebrate by supporting participating shops on Friday, November 27th and throughout this Holiday season.
Wear plaid on November 27th to show your support while shopping at participating businesses.

For a complete list of participating businesses go to