Whether you’re an art patron, enthusiast or just looking to fill the white space throughout your humanly habitat, we’ve got some great resources to share with you about where to find affordable and locally made creations!
Art purchasing doesn’t have to be an intimidating or bank breaking task. Instead, it should be an adventure - one that has the potential to introduce you to new friends, encourage you to explore your surrounding neighborhoods and get you to perhaps stretch your comfort zone.
Here are a few ideas to get you started. We would love to hear what your go-to’s are, Pittsburgh local or not!!
Society for Contemporary Craft - A beautiful space in the Strip District that showcases, not only, local artists both in their showroom and store. Public programming and an artist studio downstairs are two additional features.
WildCard - A fun card shop on Butler St in Lawrenceville (insiders tip: they will make custom cards) that also hosts workshops, art openings and community craft nights. Tangled within the shop are all sorts of prints, crafts and handmade goods to adorn your naked walls.
Just Seeds - This artist cooperative boasts artist members all over the country and world but the admin gents and gals are stationed right here in Pittsburgh. Check out their vast array of prints online in varying themes, styles and methods.
The Shop in East Liberty - This newer shop, run by a fellow art history lady, carries beautiful artisan goods for all the surfaces in your home, not just the walls. Check back often because the curation of the store is in constant rotation and always eye-catching.
Tugboat Printshop - This husband and wife + baby team work right out of Pittsburgh and create masterfully crafted woodblock prints. The method itself is something to marvel at and the product falls nothing short of that. Take it from personal advice, their work looks great on any wall!
I Made It! Market - Dubbed as the “nomadic indie crafts marketplace” this pop-up arts fair pokes it’s head into various neighborhoods throughout the Pittsburgh region. Started by two local ladies this is the party to check out if you’re looking for a generous amount of art to choose from at affordable prices.
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