Welcome to Heritage Square’s Museum Store! We carry a diverse selection of unique and creative items made by local artists, including jewelry, home decor, stationary, and more. Each purchase goes to support our educational exhibits, programming, and events.
We are proud to partner with and showcase the work of local artists in our Museum Store. You can find more information below about some of these unique and talented Arizona artists.
Co-Founder of Maxica Colectivo and loving mother of four, Adriana is descendant from a line of curanderas, or “healing women.” As one, she considers herself an apprentice of ancestral medicine, and a sister of Wixarika culture. She believes in an activating connection with the inner self by using precious gems and minerals, and meditating with the use of sacred geometry. Her goal and passion is to share the medicinal qualities of art and to be a guardian and messenger of our human origin.
- Lineage of healer women – Linaje de curandera
- Apprentice of ancestral medicine – Aprendiz de Medicina ancestral
- Wixarika sister – Hermana Wixarika
- Activation and connection of the inner self with precious gems and minerals – Activación y conexión interior con gemas piedras y minerals
- Meditation through sacred geometry – Meditación a travez de Geometría sagrada
- Passion and mission – Pasión y misión
- Sharing art from its medicinal quality – Compartir el arte desde su cualidad medicinal
- Guardian and messenger of origin – Guardiana y mensajera de el origen
As a former rocket scientist turned teacher, educational entrepreneur, and professional artist, Lee considers his purpose to help and inspire others to achieve their dreams in life.
Clottee is a mixed media artist working in recycled materials, fabric, pencil, crayon, watercolor and acrylic paint. The statement she is trying to make determines the medium she uses. She writes poems, essays, short stories and snarky letters, has reported for The Black Voice Newspaper (Inland Empire), Phoenix Downtown Magazine and has been a featured essayist in Neal Lester’s book, Once Upon a Time in a Different World: Issues and Ideas in African Children’s Literature.
Clottee is also the founder and Creative Director of Emancipation Arts LLC. She views her special calling as a “community builder,” working in grateful collaboration with numerous artists, organizations and individuals while being conscientious and mindful of honoring her African and enslaved ancestors.
Gina artfully crafts one-of-a-kind fashion jewelry incorporating antique buttons, contemporary Italian Cameos, vintage keys, and more. All of her designs are unique and come from all over the world.
The decorative elements she sources are framed in various filigree settings and vintage chains, which are a hypoallergenic, nickel-free metal blend sealed to preserve the antique patina.
With a fascination for cacti and mountains, Kathy moved to Arizona in 1976. She started making cactus pillows and bags from upcycled denim and repurposed clothing, sewing “freestyle,” without the use of patterns. Now, doing business as Custom Stitchery, Kathy specializes in one-of-a-kind quilted pillows, pillow covers, bags, masks, and more. She loves making unique, colorful and conversational pieces.
Laurie is an artist, tarot card reader, writer and traveler who lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with her husband and dog. Although she retired from teaching elementary school after 30+ years, she still finds opportunities to step into an instructor role for various classes, both online and in person. She loves making things and guiding others through creative endeavors.
A native of Chile, Leonor has lived in the United States since she was 16 years old. Today she splits her time between Tucson and Chile, where most of her family still resides. She has a certificate in making jewelry from the Maryland Institute of Art, and her favorite material to work and experiment with is copper, one of Arizona’s most precious resources.