"Oddmall is more than just an ordinary craft show. It’s a celebration of uniqueness, creativity, imagination, and wonder where artists, crafters, and like-minded sorts gather to offer their unusual creations for public consumption. It’s a forum for creative expression, a classroom for esoteric wisdom, a soapbox for wild ideas, a miraculous marketplace of the unconventional, a metaphorical Serengetian watering hole where the zebras and wildebeests of inspiration and artistry congregate amidst the snapping crocodiles and scorching sunbeams of originality and ingenuity… umm yeah. Anyway, it’ll be fun. Trust me."
"Their work spans Young Adult, Fantasy, Middle Grade, Non-Fiction, and Picture Books. They create their art in collage, traditional painting, and a mix of traditional and digital. While each member's work is uniquely different, the group is bonded together by their desire to never grow up."
Avanti’s (6th Annual Masquerade) celebrates Dia de los Muertos for the month of October, historically celebrated Oct 31st – Nov 2nd a traditional Meso-American holiday dedicated to the ancestors; it honors both death and the cycle of life.