Upcoming
Workshops & Events

 
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Hand Lettering Workshop

 

Saturday, May 19, 2-4pm

In this two hour class, you will dive into the trend of hand drawn lettering. Beginning with identifying the basics of type anatomy, you will find inspiration in gathered and historic materials, sketch experimentally, then draw and refine a personality-filled phrase or inspirational quote of your choosing.

Bring a favorite phrase or short quotation to letter. We'll have everything you need, but if you’d like, bring your favorite drawing materials or papers to experiment with.

Instructor, Leigh Wells, has been creating images and lettering for advertising, design, publishing and editorial clients in the US and internationally for over twenty years. Her work has been recognized by major professional organizations and appeared in publications such as Time Magazine, Harper's, Money and The New York Times.

$75* - $85

*Early bird pricing for first four sign ups

 
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Blockprinting on Fabric + Paper

 

Saturday, June 9, 1-4pm

Join us in this fun workshop and learn how to carve your own design from slabs of rubber. Create unique greeting cards. Use fabric ink to print on a mini drawstring bag and a set of colorful cloth napkins to take home. No previous experience needed. Adults and teens—all levels welcome! 

Materials will be provided. Each student will take home a printed pack of 4 cards/envelopes, a muslin drawstring bag, and 4 cloth napkins.

Instructor Elaine G. Chu has taught students of all ages throughout the Bay Area. Her work has been published in “Greencraft” and “Somerset Studio Gallery” magazines as well as “1000 Artists Books.” She received a B.A. in music from Yale University and a B.F.A. in graphic design from University of the Arts. View her work at EGChuHandcrafted.etsy.com and on Instagram: @egchu1

$85* - $95

*Early bird pricing for first three sign ups

 

Past Workshops & Events

 
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Bookbinding Workshop

Saturday, April14, 2018

Create a beautiful handbound journal —perfect for sketches, notes, and thoughtful musings. Free-form paint the covers with vibrant inks, learn useful bookbinding techniques, and take home a special keepsake. You can easily make more on your own! Instructed by Elaine G. Chu.

 
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Hand Lettering Workshop

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

In this two hour class, led by Leigh Wells, you will dive into the trend of hand drawn lettering. Beginning with identifying the basics of type anatomy, you will find inspiration in gathered and historic materials, sketch experimentally, then draw and refine a personality-filled phrase or inspirational quote of your choosing just in time for Valentine's Day.

 
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The Art of Pickling

Saturday, Mar 31, 2018

In this 3.5-hour workshop, led by Stacie Sandoval, you will learn how to make pickled vegetables. This class consists of a brief introduction to the quick and fermented pickling process with hands-on time to create a quick pickle, a fermented pickle, along with a demonstration of the instructor's southern grandmother's quick Cha Cha pickle. 

 
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LocaLove Craft Market

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

We're hosting another Valentine's pop-up. Come celebrate all kinds of love with us!    Shop locally-made goodies for those you love. 

JEWELRY • FLOWERS • CARDS • APPAREL • SWEETS • SKINCARE - PRINTS • CERAMICS • AND MORE!

 
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Modern Calligraphy

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018

Learn elegant, modern calligraphy using a split nib pen with Berkeley artist, Leigh Wells! In this two hour class, you will begin to create your own individual take on traditional copperplate calligraphy. You will learn how to hold the split nib pen, form basic strokes, practice and connect letterforms, and execute an alphabet.

 
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Holiday Craft Market

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017

Shop small for you holiday gifts! Find unique gifts from local makers and independent designers.

A portion of sales were donated to Undocufund, providing fire relief in Sonoma County for undocumented immigrants impacted by the N. California fires.

 
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Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Saturday, Sept 30, 2017

Learn how to carve and hand print your very own linoleum block. This three hour workshop, led by Carmen McNall, will explore the basics of linoleum block carving and teach the skills to create an original print from start to finish. Each student comes away with the skills and take-home toolkit to continue their printmaking at home. 

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The Good Craft: Summer Pop-Up

Saturday, July 8, 2017

CelerySpace is partnering up with The Good Craft for another pop-up market! Find unique goods from a talented group of Bay Area artists.

We donated a portion of proceeds to Lava Mae, a local non-profit. Come support your community through local arts and social justice!

 

Local Love: A Pop-Up Craft Market

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017

Come celebrate all kinds of love with us.
Make hand-printed valentines and shop locally-made goodies for those you love. 

jewelry • apparel • coffee • candles textiles•baked goods • flowers      crafts • more

 

Indigo Dye &
Shibori Workshop

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017

In this half-day workshop led by Neil Goss, you’ll learn the centuries-old process of indigo dyeing. You’ll get hands on experience in how to make your own vat starting with a stock solution as well as caring for and sustaining your vat for the future. Tritik, fold dye, and other shibori processes will be introduced.

The Good Craft Holiday Market

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016

Join us for a holiday pop-up market! Find unique gifts from independent local makers. Shop, eat & groove with us ~~

The Good Craft is the bay area's newest pop-up craft fair showcasing the work of an ever-evolving group of local artisans and makers.  

 

Trouble Makers presents
Critter Bitters Happy Hour

Thursday, Nov  10, 2016

Join the creators of Critter Bitters for a happier happy hour to explore the role of design in creating sustainable cultural shifts. Hear their story, learn about their insect-based cocktail mixer, participate in a co-creative design sprint, and of course — enjoy delicious drinks made with Critter Bitters.

 
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The Good Craft

A popup showcase of
Bay Area craft and design

Friday, Oct 21 - Opening Party
Mingle, discover and support up-and-coming independent artists at the opening party. 

Saturday, Oct 22 - Maker's Pop-up
A marketplace of radical Bay Area craft and design, with demos and wine tasting from local vintners.

 
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Spicy Saucy Times

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Learn techniques for using dried and fresh chilies, how to toast and roast ingredients for maximum flavor, and discuss variations and adaptations. We will create 4 different sauces and condiments from a base of dried chilies and garlic—Charred Tomato Salsa, Harissa, Romesco, and Roasted Eggplant Dip. 

 
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Rus Like
Everyone Else

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CelerySpace is excited to host Dutch writer Bette Adriaanse to read from her English language debut, Rus Like Everyone Else (Unnamed Press).