Celebrating 73 years!
July 26, 27, & 28, 2019
Bellevue Square & Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest, award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. We are committed to handmade excellence and supporting national designers, artists, and craftspeople. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art. This marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work.
In addition to this unique shopping experience, BAM ARTSfair offers FREE programming including: BAM Exhibitions, KIDSfair, the Sound & Movement Stage, food trucks, and much more. Since 1947, BAM ARTSfair has been the annual gathering place for our community and a great way to connect to the world of art, craft, & design!
Vivid Element is popping up at Queen Bee Wednesday, June 12 for Walk Williams Wednesday. Dozens of shops and restaurants on N. Williams and Vancouver Ave will be open late and offering specials and treats. Shop Vivid Element’s vibrant, comfy, organic clothing and Queen Bee’s latest bags, check out the cute neighborhood shops and stop for a drink or dinner. Ride your bike to Queen Bee to receive 15% off any purchase! Vivid Element will have an extra selection of special one of a kind pieces and a variety of colors and styles not normally at Queen Bee, so it’s a good chance to shop the collection, meet the designer and place custom orders, too. We hope you’ll stop by!
Find some color inspiration and your new favorite dress at Seattle’s Sassafras Boutique. Vivid Element will have their newest slow fashion collection available for two days only, May 24-25. Meet Portland designer Amy Daileda and order a custom garment at the reception May 25 from 3-6. Amy can make a piece just for you, with custom adjustments such as color combo, hem length or sleeve length. Wear your Vivid Element to the reception and receive 10% off any new in stock items from the collection. Enjoy wine and cookies while shopping for some gorgeous new organic fashion. We hope you’ll stop by!
Find an amazing collection of wearable art from Pacific Northwest artists at this fabulous event. The show is like a giant boutique of wearable art that you will not see all together anywhere else, and it’s in a beautiful room with large windows and shiny floors. Support women in your community dealing with domestic violence as well as PNW women artists, and take home some gorgeous new clothing for yourself or as a gift. It’s a win win for everyone. Make a date with some friends for a fun and beneficial day of slow fashion!
One of the best art fairs in the country in right here in Portland, Oregon, Labor Day weekend. Amy Daileda is honored to have been juried in to exhibit her line, Vivid Element, at this top notch event. Come check out over 100 of the finest artist from around the country in Portland's North Park Blocks. It's free to attend, and a feast for the eyes. Take home your next favorite piece of wearable or visual art! Please stop by and say hi!
This fabulous, high quality art fair is on the banks of the Deschutes River in Bend’s Old Mill District. The setting is beautiful and the carefully curated group of artists come from around the country. This is one of the top art fairs! Vivid Element is thrilled to have been juried into this prestigious and fun event. Mark your calendar, you won’t want to miss it!
I'm looking forward to exhibiting once again at the fabulous Anacortes Art Festival! This fun event is in the heart of beautiful Anacortes, Washington, the gateway to the San Juan Islands. Smell the ocean air and feel the sea breeze while shopping for artisan made items and enjoying the festivities. I hope you can make it! Please stop by the Vivid Element booth and say hi, if you do!
Sassafras Boutique in the Belltown neighborhood Seattle will be featuring Portland designer Amy Daileda and her Northwest made line, Vivid Element, on Saturday, June 30. Stop by to meet Amy and shop her latest spring and summer designs, some one of a kind pieces, and a sample sale rack. Enjoy some wine and this welcoming boutique with in house designer studios and locally made slow fashion.
Modified Style Fundraiser Fashion Show competition returns June 28! Come check out the designs, see the winners, enjoy the fabulous emcee Lulu Luscious and take home a runway design at the auction after the show. The whole evening is a benefit for our local arts community and celebrates sustainable fashion. Click this listing to learn more, or see www.modifiedstyle.org
Join Vivid Element and over 100 other artisan vendors at the first ever Edmonds Spring Fest hosted by Urban Craft Uprising. This one day event will be in the Civic Center Playfield and is the day before Mother's Day, so bring your mom, bring some friends and shop for locally made clothing, jewelry, and much more. Vivid Element will have a booth stocked with our new Spring and Summer line of comfy eco-fashion, so you can stop by and find your new favorite style. Happy Spring!
Local 14 Art Show and Sale
Friday 10-7, Sat & Sun 10-5
Local 14 has been going strong for 50 years! It began with a group of 14 women artists, but it now features the work of over 90 juried artists in a boutique style set-up. This year I'll be exhibiting at this long running art fair in Portland for the first time. I'll have a variety of fall eco-friendly dresses, skirts and tops, including many one of a kind pieces available. Part of the proceeds of the event support artists through art school scholarships. Come find some inspiration, your next piece of artwork, and be sure to say hi! The Vivid Element booth will be on the lower level. Be the first to shop at the opening reception featuring catering from Elephant's Deli Thursday night from 6-9 ($10.) Find more info at www.local14.org.
Vivid Element will have a booth at one of the finest art fairs in the country: Art in the High Desert! Enjoy art work from over 100 highly acclaimed artists from all over the US and Canada while shopping in their art booths on the banks of the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon. This 3 day show is in Bend's Old Mill District and will be a summer highlight. Vivid Element will have a great selection of comfy, eco-friendly skirts, tops and dresses that will help you to express your vibrant nature while feeling great in the breathable, natural fabrics as we transition from summer into fall. Meet the artists and bring home something special.
Join Vivid Element in beautiful Anacortes, Washington this August for a 3 day festival featuring over 250 artisans, food and music. Find Vivid Element's latest eco-friendly, vibrant skirts, tops and dresses, as well as some one of a kind pieces and an opportunity to custom order a garment made just for you! Vivid Element will be in booth #606E. Hope to see you there!
The Salem Art Fair returns for its 68th year! Join Vivid Element at Salem's Bush's Pasture Park for 3 days of the arts with a highly juried selection of the country's finest artisan goods, live music, food, a beautiful setting, plant sale, kid area, beer garden and so much more! Vivid Element will have a full selection of eco-friendly, vibrant women's wear! Find Vivid Element in booth #69.
Modified Style Fashion Show
Returning to Portland June 22th, 2017 at McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom!
Doors: 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm
I'm excited to be participating in this year's event. It will be a fun night full of fashion, aerial arts, music, an auction, drinks and more all benefiting Caldera Arts. I hope you can make it! Check out www.modifiedstyle.org for more info and to buy tickets.
Queen Bee is throwing an anniversary party June 17, and I'll be there from 12-5 with lots of one of a kind Vivid Element clothing! With a raffle, discounts, snacks and drinks not to mention some fun DIY projects, it's sure to be a good time. I hope you can stop by!
First Saturday on Hawthorne with Vivid Element, A.Ell Design, Rose Temple Clothing, Devas Rose Jewelry, Briana Paris Massage and Chez Machin Creperie
Treat Yourself to massage and vibrant local fashion at A.Ell Atelier May 6 from 4-7! Meet the designers of Vivid Element, A.Ell Designs, Devas Rose Jewelry and Rose Temple, shop their full collections, enter the raffle and enjoy specials at neighboring Chez Machin Creperie! We hope you can stop by! Plan dinner out on Hawthorne Blvd and make a night of it!
Join Vivid Element at Sassafras in Seattle for a trunk show featuring Vivid Element's fall/winter collection of holiday dresses, warm sweaters, fall tops, skirts with silver stars, hemp/silk scarves, and cozy hats. Also featured will be nature inspired Parallel Jewelry and visual artist Laura Van Horne. There will be a reception Friday night 5-9, during Seattle's Belltown neighborhood art walk! Refreshments, specials, meet the designers, shop locally for the holidays and find unique, handmade items at this fabulous boutique.
Shop Vivid Element all day Saturday, December 10 and join us for a reception from 2-5pm.
Support your community this holiday season! Vivid Element and Queen Bee will be offering 10% off during Portland's annual Little Boxes event on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Join the fun by shopping at small local retailers and win prizes, get discounts and more. Vivid Element will be offering an extra selection of comfy, eco-friendly holiday dresses, scarves, tops, sweaters and skirts for this event.
Art, wine, and fashion are a fine mix at Secession Art & Design. Please join us on Saturday, September 17 4-8pm for a chance to meet sustainable fashion designers Amy Daileda of Vivid Element from Portland and Theia Grazi, made right here in San Francisco. Be the first to shop their fall season. Designers will also have some past season items on discount, so happy shopping!
The colors and textures of the art on our walls this month inspired us to invite Amy from Vivid Element to make the trip to San Francisco. While you’re shopping, take the time to look at the work by Heather Robinson and Amy Ahlstrom in our main gallery – maybe you’ll find the perfect piece to take home and hang up.
We’ll have some wine from a local winery, Deux Punx. Stop by and let us dress you and your walls up for fall!
Urban Air Market, a curated outdoor marketplace for sustainable design, is back for a 3rd year in Portland’s Pearl District. Urban Air Market invites attendees to discover and shop all things local: from apparel and accessories, to home goods and body products.
Urban Air Market is the perfect place to find a variety of unique, locally made gifts. With its finger on the pulse of sustainable innovation and underground trends, this highly anticipated event will showcase 100+ emerging designers, musicians and artists that represent the Metro area’s abundant creative community (plus a few select designers from Washington and California).
Urban Air Market: Portland is FREE to attend and will take place on NW 13th Ave between Glisan and Johnson on Sunday, August 28 from 11am - 6pm.
Sip, Shop, and Socialize with 3 incredible artisans :
Amy Daileda, fashion designer for Vivid Element
Lilly Parker, jewelry designer for Iron Lilly Designs
Hollis Church, master blender for Church Oils
All Vivid Element clothing will be 15% during the event! There will be a raffle benefiting Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. Enter to win items from the designers!
Join Vivid Element and over 200 visual artists from around the country at the 67th Annual Salem Art Fair and Festival. This 3 day summer event is located in a beautiful park, and the proceeds benefit the Salem Art Association. The Vivid Element booth will be in Aisle 1, booth #4, with lots of bright, new, handcrafted organic clothing. Meet and support the artists, enjoy a visual feast, get inspired, and celebrate the warmth of summer with art, food, music!
Seattle's Sassafras Boutique is featuring Amy Daileda's vibrant women's wear line from Portland, Vivid Element, as well as Molly McMonagle's paintings, during Belltown's artwalk Friday, June 10 from 6-9pm.
Meet the artists, shop for hand crafted eco-fashion and enjoy some art on this fun night in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood!
Vivid Element's newest spring and summer skirts, tops and dresses will be available in the pop-up shop at Sassafras Boutique starting Thursday, June 9 at 4pm until Saturday, June 11 at 7pm.
Join Vivid Element at the RAGS Wearable Art Show March 10th - 13th in Tacoma, Washington! Shop handcrafted clothing and accessories created by artists from around the country while supporting the YWCA's domestic violence prevention and intervention programs.
Preview Gala Thursday night 6-9 with live music and delicious food (tickets required.)
Free admission all weekend, Friday - Sunday.
If you are in the Seattle area, I hope you'll stop by!
December 12 designer Amy Daileda of Vivid Element and Elisha Garry will be featured at A.Ell Atelier! Shop for locally made gifts, meet the designers, see one of a kind pieces and enjoy some festive atmosphere, including mulled wine, specials and a raffle for a cool seasonal plant!