Pop-Up Market – Thank You for Your Support

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We thank you for your support of Pop-Up Market. We had a fantastic year and couldn’t have done it without you. As you know we had a great deal of success. Events took place in Fort Worth and Arlington, dozens of vendors participated, and we received coverage in all major DFW media outlets including WFAA, CBS 11, 360 West, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth Business Press and others. Additionally, we garnered a substanial social media presence, and developed a vast network of local artists.

Though we were pleased with how quickly the business grew, we have decided not to continue in 2014 so that we can pursue other business interests. We would love the opportunity to see the Market continue. Should you, or someone you know, have an interest in carrying on our vision of supporting local artists contact us via email. Pop-Up Market is a valuable brand and we’re looking for the right buyer to continue what we started.

Again, we thank you for helping us support local artists. Best wishes for a prosperous 2014.

Kind regards,
Jason and Jamie Brown

Get Customized Handmade Gifts from Our Pop-Up Market Artists

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There are no more Pop-Up Market events scheduled for 2013, but you can still get great original handmade art from our artists. Follow-us on Facebook and tell us what you’re looking for. A custom painting, or sketch? Maybe a one-of-a-kind piece of handmade jewelry? Or just something that you can’t find any place else. Let us know and we’ll connect you to a local artist. Get that perfect gift for the holidays, or something special just for you.

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Your Last Chance to Shop Pop-Up Market in 2013

Shop Pop-Up MarUTA posterket noon – 9 p.m. at the University of Texas at Arlington Saturday, Oct. 26. Enjoy free food, free admission and free parking! Find amazing handmade art including: glass, ceramic, jewelry, wood – plus cool vintage collectibles!

Bring the kids so they can play in the pumpkin patch and get their faces painted. Stay for the live band, and don’t miss the fire breathers! You won’t be able to shop art like this any place else and get free food any place else in Arlington! Don’t miss it!

Pop-Up Market Featured on CBS 11 Morning Show

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CBS 11 previewed Pop-Up Market live on its morning show. Artists displayed some of their handmade art that will be available for purchase 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at Magnolia Green (1201 Lipscomb Fort Worth 76104).

Watch Elizabeth Dinh’s report and see some of the great local art, music and food that will be at Pop-Up Market.

You won’t believe the doughnut ice cream sandwich at the end!

Your Last Chance to Shop Pop-Up Market in 2013!

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Don’t miss your last chance to shop Pop-Up Market in 2013, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, October 12 at Magnolia Green (1201 Lipscomb Fort Worth). You’ll find amazing handmade ceramic, glass, jewelry, metal, wood and more! Plus, you’ll hear live music played by local musicians. And don’t forget the food trucks and all the delicious food options! If you haven’t been to Pop-Up Market, don’t miss your chance. This is our last event of 2013!

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Shop, Eat, Listen – September 7

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Shop handmade art and vintage goods 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 at Magnolia Green in Fort Worth (1201 Lipscomb)! You’ll find artwork for your walls, glassware and ceramic dishes for your table, wooden chairs for your porch, and so much more. Find funky vintage treasures in a refurbished vintage trailer, and stroll through rows of booths filled with handmade jewelry and kitsch collectibles all made by your neighbors!

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Get transpSassy Dogorted to the Windy City with a Chicago Style hot dog from Sassy Hot Dog Food Truck. And for dessert – sink your teeth into a whoopie pie like no other from Rockstar Bake Shop’s food truck affectionately called “Layla”.Whoopie pie 2

Round out the perfect outdoor shopping experience by listening to live music played by local musicians.

Parking and admission are free! Follow-us on Facebook for details on artists and contests!

Shop Handmade Art September 7 at Magnolia Green

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Shop handmade art and vintage goods 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Saturday, September 7 at
Magnolia Green (1201 Lipscomb, Fort Worth – 76104).  You’ll find art of all kinds including:

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-jewelry

-metal

-mixed media

-wood

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-and more!

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Plus, we’ll have live music and food trucks! Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter (@Pop_UpMarket) to get all the updates on artists and upcoming giveaways. Don’t miss it!

Four Reasons to Come to Pop-Up Market on July 13

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1. Great art. Our artists hand make everything. Shop ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, photography, wood and more. Additionally, you’ll find great collectibles and vintage goods!

2. Free admission and parking.

3. Food trucks and snow cones. ‘Nuff said.

4. Pop-Up Market serves as a collection site for Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth. Bring a box of cereal or individually wrapped snack item to donate!

Bonus: we’ll have live music at lunch time. What more could you ask for?

Visit us 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Magnolia Green in Fort Worth!

Artist Profile: Chef Impersonator

Chef GlassNancy Farrar is a public relations maven by day, and a chef impersonator by night. She uses her talents as a communicator to share her experiences on experimenting with cooking and her search for America’s best dishes on her blog Chef Impersonator. The self-proclaimed foodie became an accidental artist about ten years ago. She discovered her talent for creating etched glassware and wood serving trays while scrambling to craft handmade presents for family members. “My sister decided we were going to all start doing homemade gifts for Christmas. I resisted like crazy, but those gifts I came up with are now the works I’m selling,” Nancy said.Digital StillCamera

Nancy dreams of having her work sold in the gift shops of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Kimbell Art Museum. In the meantime, shop her work at Pop-Up Market Saturday, July 13.

Learn more about Nancy in her responses to the questions below.

-What inspires you?
I’m inspired by finding an artistic side to myself that I never knew existed. I’m just beginning to explore it.

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-What’s the best thing about what you do?
The best thing about what I do is the sense of satisfaction that comes from making something by hand that folks want to buy and put into their homes. It’s quite an honor.

– What’s the hardest part about creating your work?
Procrastination.

-How did you come up with the name Chef Impersonator?
I did it the way I do it for my branding projects in my PR company. I begin with a clean sheet of paper and start writing down words. Then I put them together in various ways until the right combo arrives. Simple but not. Selling food-oriented gifts under that same name just seemed natural.

Artist Profile: Fire Borne Jewelry

Fireborne NecklaceClaudia Farber’s hands give life to beaded necklaces that sparkle and earrings made from precious stones that dangle. Her silver work is born from flames used to shape the metal. The process is the inspiration behind her company’s name: Fire Borne Jewelry.

You can travel all the way to Savannah, GA, to see her pieces at A. T. Hun Gallery, or you can shop her work at Pop-Up Market, Saturday, July 13 in Fort Worth.

Learn more about Claudia in her responses to the questions below.
 
-What inspires you?
Texture, unique stones, beauty, and the creative process.
 
-How long have you been creating your art?
I started my first website in 2007, but I’ve been creating jewelry most of my life.
 
-What is your dream for your work?
 I would love to open a small studio where I could create and sell at the same time.
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-What’s the biggest honor you have received for your work?
Tarrant Area Food Bank, asked me to create a piece for their event, and the Quad-City Symphony “Derby Days” fund raiser in Rock Island, IL, requested a piece also.