Another great artist intake, lets look at just a few of the beautifully crafted works for sale at the Blue Portal in Old Town, Albuquerque.
Bunn Hearn is an artist who makes a variety of beautifully designed wooden boxes (some boxes have hidden shelves), wine bottle holders, rocking horses and benches.
Bunn has been selling for approximately ten years. He has been doing wood working for 35 years and he is self taught. He says if you have an interest, you can just keep building your skills over time.
He says Blue Portal is a great outlet for the public to purchase handmade gifts and useful household items.
The Blue Portal, managed by the Assistance League of Albuquerque volunteers, serves New Mexican artisans who are 55 years or older an Old Town shop for displaying their beautiful work. Luckily, all artisans who sell in the shop receive 100% commission. The shop is managed by Assistance League volunteers who support this shop.
On Monday’s, park near Old Town, not at Blue Portal, artists will line up at 10 am on Monday’s, not a holiday. From 10 am until 1 pm, sign your name after any names before yours. Please bring only 3 or 4 items for sale. Please figure out how much you want to sell the item for. There will be many Assistance League volunteers to help you.
If you have not signed a contract with Blue Portal, you will need to sign one. You will be given a number that tracks any purchases, so you will receive 100% commission.
If you have not sold an item within 90 days, you will be asked to pick your item/items up.