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Check out Heidi's custom made deer antler scrimshaw knives for an original Alaskan gift idea.

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Art & Shopping in Gustavus & Glacier Bay, Alaska

Alaskan Artwork
Classic Alaskan artwork and local artists will dazzle you...


Alaska is an artist's mecca for a variety of reasons... the beauty, the solitude, the majestic power of it's natural surroundings, its fresh air, etc.- all make for a great setting for artists to thrive.

World class scrimshaw, top quality Alaskan themed paintings and woodcarving are just some of  Gustavus' local talent.

Check out the linking webpages below or contact the artists by phone or fax to make arrangements to see their art or visit their business on your next visit to Gustavus.

Also, we are working on our new Alaska themed Amazon.com store... These are handpicked products we recommend from the vast collection of Alaskan related products on Amazon.com.






Featured Artists:


The ultimate mammoth tuskHeidi Robichaud

P.O. Box 1674 - Haines, Alaska 99827
(907) 766-2315
E-mail


World Class Scrimshander -
Original northwestern designs etched on ancient ivories and artifacts.

Ask for a brochure or portfolio request.




Other Artists in Town...


Kate Boesser

Gustavus, Alaska 99826

(907) 697-2282

Carvings, paintings


Carol Baker

Gustavus, Alaska 99826

(907) 697-2283

Carol is the proprieter of "The Flamingo Gallery", featuring her watercolor paintings, various still lifes and landscapes.



Art Galleries in Gustavus


For now, not all the artists have websites of their own to view or buy their artwork, but we are always trying to get them online when they are ready...
For now, we reckon you'll just have to come to Gustavus and spend some time at one of these lovely art galleries:



Fireweed Gallery, Coffee & Tea House

P.O. Box 234, Gustavus, Alaska 99826Check out our website for all the details...
(907) 697-3013
E-mail

The Fireweed Gallery is Gustavus' original art gallery, open for over 20 years! We feature local art and gifts, offer custom framing, original paintings as well as limited edition prints, cards, one of a kind jewelry, ceramics, masks, hand knit hats, locally made jackets: a selection from the affordable to the exquisite!

The Fireweed Coffee and Tea House offers an indoor adventure on rainy days, a warm, open lawn when the sun is high, and a centrally located meeting place any day!

We boast the best espresso in Southeast Alaska (try our white chocolate mocha!), gourmet loose leaf teas, quality, delicious, organic breakfast, lunch, and pastry options (including a gluten free selection!), and an evening gathering place for movies on our big screen, after-hours socializing, and even the occasional dance party!

Money orders, MasterCard & VISA accepted.

SEE OUR DIRECT LINKING WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS

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Camalou Gallery

211 Sockeye - Gustavus, Alaska 99826

(907) 697-2137

Featuring Lou Cacioppos art (carved masks, stonework, pen & inks, gold & silver jewelry).


The Flamingo Gallery

Gustavus, Alaska 99826

(907) 697-2283

Featuring the watercolor paintings of Carol Baker




Gustavus Gift Shops


There are several giftshops scattered throughout Gustavus where you can find yourself a nice Alaskan themed gift to take home with you to keep the memories of your trip fresh.

Peps Packing

P.O. Box 23 - (1/4 mile down Dolly Varden Road) - Gustavus, Alaska 99826

(907) 697-2295
Cell: (907)723-3395
Fax: (907) 697-2295

Bring your fish to Pep's Packing for quality custom vacuum packing & smoking. We also freeze, box & custom ship. Also, don't miss our hand-crafted Alaskan specialty gifts in the GIFT SHOP.

See our AD on the MERCHANTS & SERVICES page for more details

Glacier Bay Lodge

Located at the end of the park road.

1-800 451-5952

Glacier Bays only licensed concensionaire. Restaurant, beer and wine lounge, GIFT SHOP, lodging, and Glacier Bay museum and fact exhibit upstairs.

Gustavus Dray

"4 Corners" - Gustavus, Alaska 99826

(907) 697-2481

Gasoline, diesel, hardware, GIFT SHOP. Gustavus's only fuel station is a pre-WW II replica Mobil gas station with working 1937 Wayne 60 gas pumps, and is also home to Alaska's only PETROLEUM MUSEUM!

Great Alaska Husky Ranch

P.O. Box 222 - (corner of Gustavus Main Road and the Good River Road) - Gustavus, Alaska 99826

(907) 697-2430

A unique gift shop filled with dog sledding, Husky, and other Alaska themed related gifts.

See our AD on the MERCHANTS & SERVICES page for more details



Various Other Alaskan Based Artists, Businesses, & Specialties:

There's a variety of other Alaskan artists and art related businesses doing good and artistic things around Southeast Alaska... One of these Alaskan businesses we recently discovered is highlighted below.

(If you'd like to advertise or list YOUR Alaskan business on this page, please email us and ask about our rates.)


Recycled Rope as Rugs & Housewares:

Check out our website for all the details...Alaska Rug Company

P.O. Box kpy - Kodiak, Alaska 99697
Phone: (360) 989-9843
E-Mail


Alaska Rug Company is an Eco-friendly company based out of Port Bailey, Alaska which is located on the NW side of Kodiak Island Archipelago. 

Alaska Rug Company uses 100% Authentic Alaskan Fishing Line & Rope to make beautiful handwoven durable doormats, throw rugs, curtain tie backs, trivets, bowls, shapes, letters and so much more.

Alaska Rug Company is committed to re-purposing rope all over Alaska and up-cycling it into beautiful handwoven durable rugs, mats and other housewares rather than let it clog our landfills or end up all over the beaches. 

CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR 100% ALASKAN!




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