2014

Artists & Fleas Begins its 2nd Decade by Opening 1st Pop-Up Market in LA Arts District in May

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists & Fleas, Williamsburg, Brooklyn's pioneering weekend market for independent artists, designers and vintage collectors, recently announced plans to open in the LA Arts District this May 17 & 18. Artists & Fleas LA will showcase a wide range of local talent in fashion, design, art, vintage, music and food.

"Over the past 10 years, we've found that there's a strong bi-coastal energy and many of our long-time Brooklyn-based vendors routinely head out to LA to participate in shows and establish relationships with local retailers," said Ronen Glimer, co-founder of Artists & Fleas. "The timing seemed right for us to create a market in the Arts District that could be a hub for all the dynamic talent in LA that we've come to meet over the years and for the broader community of people who love shopping the markets and discovering new talent."

Artists & Fleas LA will be opening on May 17 & 18 in the Arts District at 647 Mateo Street, where it will host over 50 vendors and be open from 11-6.

Participating vendors already include:

Lynn Klopfer, Brown Bag Books - http://brownbagbooks.biz  

Morgan McGoldrick, Morgan Noelle Designs - http://www.morgan-noelle.com  

Alyson Redder, Violet & Lark - http://www.violetandlark.com  

Shanna Nash, Snash Jewelry - http://www.snashjewelry.com  

James Epps, Zugo Liquidation - http://www.zugotruck.com  

Artists & Fleas (http://www.artistsandfleas.com/projects/artists-and-fleas-comes-to-la-arts-district) recently opened a permanent location inside New York's Chelsea Market this Spring where it hosts artists and designers from across the country for 2-week and season-long residences. They are excited to make the LA pop-up happen monthly.

About Artists & Fleas:
Artists & Fleas is Brooklyn's longest running curator and creator of weekly markets for indie designers, vintage collectors and emerging artists to set up shop and connect directly with customers and the broader community of independent creative makers and entrepreneurs. Established in 2003 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and with a permanent location open daily at Chelsea Market, Artists & Fleas is a unique destination for the community of artisans, collectors and cool-hunters to come together in a thriving alternative-to-retail setting open every weekend year-round where buyers and sellers can meet from around the world. www.artistsandfleas.com.

Media Contact: Laura Beatrix Newmark, Artists & Fleas, 917.951.6657, laura@artistsandfleas.com

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