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A new shop called Bird on a Wire Creations opened up at Main and Broadway several months ago, and despite their mandate to carry items handmade within a hundred miles of Vancouver, it was only last week that I made it through their doors for the first time. To sum it up, it’s like a high-end indie craft fair all year ’round.
Thursday evening, shop owner Karen Unger-Strickland launched a monthly series of artist highlights. Each month, a different pair of artists will have their work featured in the shop’s windows, and a kick-off event with live music will be held on the first Thursday.
I’m confident this series will grow to become a staple of accessible art in town, and that fills me with glee and gratitude. More photos after the jump.