The holiday season is the perfect time for giving gifts that are unexpected and original—gifts full of creativity that are sure to be cherished for years to come. Explore this sampling of treasures created by North American artists—a few of our favorite gift ideas for the unique personalities on your list.
For those who love all things holiday, these gifts are full of festive personality to make spirits bright.
Delight your favorite host or hostess with gifts that add beauty and color to every gathering.
These works of art evoke the splendor of the sea—perfect for those who live near the shore or dream of it from afar.
Feather the bird lover’s nest with gifts that celebrate the winged creatures they adore.
These gifts have a playful side—a perfect blend of thoughtful artistry and lighthearted humor.
Shown (clockwise): Flying Saucer with Alien Family by Scott Nelles, Picketing Beanie Penguin by Hilary Pfeifer, 20,000 Leagues by Bryan Randa, and Crystal and Ruby Jack Set by Michael Trimpol and Monique LaJeunesse
For friends who are always on the move, these gifts mark their passion for exploring the world by sky, water, or land.
Celebrate their love with meaningful, handcrafted gifts that are truly original—whether they’re just married or celebrating their Golden Anniversary.
- Gifts for Her
Looking for something beautiful she can wear? Adornments created by artists add a flourish of personality to her wardrobe.
These artist-made pieces express his distinctive character and unique style.
- Gifts for People Who Are Hard to Buy For
When all else fails, give chocolate! Many a discerning giftee will be smitten by the artistry and delectable flavors of these handcrafted delicacies. Or treat them to a gift certificate, which allows them to choose their very own gift of art.
Find even more extraordinary gifts in our Holiday Gift Guide.