Mayday Underground@maydayunderground

Rochester's largest indie art + craft market. Saturday April 28th at The Village Gate in Rochester, NY

Mayday wouldn’t be Mayday without it’s three most important ingredients: our talented artists, enthusiastic patrons and generous sponsors.
A big *THANK YOU* to all who joined us for our first market of the year yesterday. We had an absolute blast and hope you did too.
Use hashtag #GotitatMayday or #MaydayFinds with your posts from the market. We’d love to see what great finds you took home!


Artist Spotlight: @puccoonraccoon

What do you get when you mix a love of sculpture and cute animals with a magpie like attraction to metals? Tiny animal jewelry! With 13 years of metalsmithing under her belt, Jess' animals and botanical jewelry are all meticulously handmade with love and care. Add some playfulness to you jewelry box at Mayday!

Will you help us out and share our event for this weekend?


Tomorrow is the day! We're busy bees over here getting ready, and have crossed prepping our incredible swag bags off our list. Get to village gate early tomorrow and be the first 50 shoppers to get all the goodies we've stuffed in. They're as awesome as always! ✨✨✨


Sponsor Love: @rocbrainery located 176 Anderson Ave in Rochester

Each month, they offer more than 40 classes in both their beautiful event space and off site at local area businesses on an unrestricted variety of topics. From making custom flower arrangements and cooking homemade pierogies to basic hand lettering and cake decorating, Since 2013, they have offered over 1,728 classes.

Learn from local authors, actors, artists, chefs, graphic designers, beer-brewers, and more who share their smarts in single-session, affordable classes. This means no long-term commitment on your end, and you don’t have to spend a lot of dough since most of their classes are $30 or less.

When classes aren't in session, our sun-soaked modern warehouse space is available for event rentals; host your next business meeting, baby shower, birthday party with the Rochester Brainery!

Visit their web site for a complete list of offerings and events:


Artist Spotlight: @theexcb

The ExCB is a proud purveyor of handcrafted timepieces & fine jewelry for men and women. Whether it is a custom order or a production, each piece is meticulously fashioned by Alexander Draven from start to finish. With a spectrum of prices & styles there is truly a quality piece for everyone.
If this artist can come all the way from Cleveland, then surely you can make it too??? #maydayunderground #rochesterny #shopsmall #roclove #roc #585 #villagegate #artshow #indieart


Artist Spotlight: Lisa Barbero

Mona & Blackbird is an indie boutique stocked by the heart, mind, and soul of artist Lisa Barbero. While her current focus is original abstract art, her wares include quirky takes on popular trends like woven wall hangings, plush characters, and handmade jewelry. Her illustrative prints of country maps and city skylines hang in homes all over the world. Her prints have also been featured in television shows like the Amazon Original, Mozart in the Jungle and the Nickelodeon family favorite, the Haunted Hathaways.

Don't delay, RSVP today!
#maydayunderground #rochesterny #shopsmall #roclove #roc #585 #villagegate #artshow #indieart


Sponsor Love: @rochesterarts located 713 Monroe ave in Rochester.
Flower City Arts Center offers classes, workshops, exhibition opportunities and events in a wide range of visual arts practices for all ages and abilities. Stop by our table at Mayday Underground to learn about extensive membership benefits for working artists including promoting your web site. Members may access 14,000 square feet of well-equipped working professional artist spaces in photography, ceramics, printing and book arts. Find out more here:


Artist Spotlight: @labellemaisonny

Meghan's unique use of color is so refreshing! Once you have held one of her creations in your hands, it is evident that she has very thoughtfully chosen each fabric to create a unique piece of heirloom quality craftsmanship. Not only are these practical and durable, they compliment todays bold use of color. Being able to purchase a piece of textile art made from 100% reclaimed fabric is also satisfying, you would never know that these materials were destined for a landfill.

Mayday is just DAYS away! Share the event and help us make Mayday awesome!

#maydayunderground #rochesterny #shopsmall #roclove #roc #585 #villagegate #artshow #indieart


Our very special DIY this Saturday is sponsored and hosted by the @rocbrainery . The Rochester Brainery, assisted by @flowercitybitty , will be on site helping you make a beautiful piece of home decor to take home!
DIY available while supplies last, so bring your friends and get there early!
Check out our event page for more details:


Artist Spotlight: @circuitbreakerlabs

Artist Amanda Preske of Circuit Breaker Labs transforms broken electronics into wearable art. She makes everything from jewelry to men's accessories, and even wall art! At Mayday! Underground she'll be debuting some new laser cut science jewelry!

Give us some of that sweet RSVP lovin'

#maydayunderground #rochesterny #shopsmall #roclove #roc #585 #villagegate #artshow #indieart


Artist Spotlight: @womanfolk
Woman Folk’s Jorien Brock puts a modern twist on the ancient practice of turning molten glass into fine jewelry through the techniques of enameling and lamp working. Kiln fired and flame worked pieces are supplemented with handmade beads, semi-precious stones, leather, wood, sterling silver, and other objects to create unique jewelry that captures the imagination. Woman Folk’s jewelry is hand crafted into one-of-a-kind statement pieces designed to give voice to the wearer’s unique sense of style.
Keep us in your fb calendar by checking in to our event page!
#maydayunderground #rochesterny #shopsmall #roclove #roc #585 #villagegate #artshow #indieart


Artist Spotlight: Wicked Good Sugar

Wicked Good SUGAR! LLC is a NYS certified kitchen producing delicious confections. Favorite products include English toffee, Wicked Good Bark and Chocolate Caramel Nut Pretzels. Cookies such as Almond Fudge Bars and Peppermint filled Chocolate cookies have won baking contests, including one at the Rochester Public Market in recent years.
Come get something for your sweet tooth!
#maydayunderground #rochesterny #shopsmall #roclove #roc #585 #villagegate #artshow #indieart


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