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Ptarmigan Arts

471 E Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7622
+1 907-235-5345
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Beautiful surprise treasures

When you want to find Alaskan art by the local artists that is not mass produced, this is the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
GeriSD
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San Diego, CA
Cool place where you deal directly with the artists.

You don't go here because the art is cheap. You go because you like the art and want to see your... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Bo V
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Guelph, Canada
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Ptarmigan Arts is Homer's only cooperative art gallery, owned and operated by local Alaskan artists. The gallery carries the artwork of established Homer artists as well as newcomers to the Homer art scene. Open year-round, Ptarmigan Arts offers unique, quality artwork and handcrafted items in a variety of media including ceramics, woodworking and turnings, fiber/wearable arts, glass, photography, paintings and etchings, stone lithographs, jewelry, sculpture, and Alaskan fine art prints and cards. Located in charming downtown Homer, the gallery is within walking distance to other galleries and a myriad of other shops, restaurants, and other local attractions. All major credit cards are accepted. Shipping is available and free gift wrapping is offered for purchases.
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“co op” (17 reviews)
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471 E Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7622
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

When you want to find Alaskan art by the local artists that is not mass produced, this is the place. Great selection of gifts and treasures for everyone, including yourself. I bought so many different things from bookmarks to books, art prints to handmade memo...More

Thank GeriSD
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks so much for your review and for supporting our local artists. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to our gallery.

Reviewed 27 September 2017

You don't go here because the art is cheap. You go because you like the art and want to see your money in the hands of the actual artist.More

Thank Bo V
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We appreciate your comments. Our gallery is a great place to visit if you enjoy talking with local artists. No matter what day you visit, you'll find a friendly and helpful "artist of the day." Our members are more than happy to answer questions about...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We stopped in here on a rainy afternoon and were not sorry! There was a very nice mix of arts and crafts from local artists and we enjoyed browsing. And yes, we made several purchases! We try to always support local artists on our travels....More

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Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Ptarmigan Arts. We appreciate your comments and are very glad you stopped in. Our members who take turns serving as the "artist of the day" are more than happy to share their knowledge of...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Visited this art co-op last week while vacationing in Alaska. Beautiful pieces and very helpful artist working the day I was there. Not only did she help me with my purchase, she also provided helpful information about the town and points of interest. I would...More

Thank Jen D
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We are so glad you found "just the thing" at Ptarmigan Arts. Thank you for your kind feedback. We hope you'll plan a return visit to our gallery on your next trip to Alaska.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Shop is staffed on a rotating basis by the artists. Great variety. Good place to get high quality gifts and souveniers.

Thank Thomasine S
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Ptarmigan Arts. We appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed 19 August 2017

The items for sale here were way higher in price than comparable items in other galleys. The help were disorganized.More

Thank Wck370
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

We regret that you were disappointed in your visit to our gallery. Our gallery does not offer mass-produced or imported items, which often sell for far less than the handcrafted, unique original artwork found at Ptarmigan Arts. Our artists, all local Alaskans, have devoted years...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We really like this local artist co-operative gallery on the art trail in Homer. Fantastic range of quality local arts and crafts. It's ran by the artists themselves, so really friendly and helpful about their art but also the Homer area.

Thank purplemyrtles
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you! Our artists own and operate the gallery, so on any given day customers and visitors are greeted by the "artist of the day" who also serves as cashier. We're glad you stopped in and hope you'll come again.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We stopped at the Ptarmigan Arts after being enticed by a showing of paintings of Ravens. The gallery offers a wide variety of art that speaks to you. We spent a lot of time looking at different pieces and the Raven Art show. The work...More

Thank Cliff M
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Ptarmigan Arts' July Show, "Celebrating Ravens" by member Jean Steele, was indeed a wonderful show. The original painting that you purchased was one of her favorites and a real crowd pleaser. Our gallery has a display area known as the Back Room Gallery in which...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this place with a friend who lives in Homer. She dabbles in art and knew a lot of the artists represented there. I even met some of them. The store is a co-op, the artists are not only represented, but they man the...More

Thank thusarik
Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We hope you'll come back and visit us again when you are in Homer.

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Excellent wood art exposition in Summer 2017 - we bought quite a few things for our home and some great presents for friends. Fair prices and plenty of good stories - back in Anchorage we were quite surprised to find pieces from George Overpeck also...More

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Seaduck1, Owner at Ptarmigan Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

We are glad you enjoyed the master woodturners' show, "A Fresh Edge 2017." Members George Overpeck and Ted Heuer have their work on display year-round at Ptarmigan Arts. Homer woodturner Jerry Froeschle offers his work at Bear Creek Winery. Each turner's unique style incorporates favorite...More

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