About Us

BIPOC Market

We are so grateful for all who joined us on April 9 for our first free, public, outdoor market featuring businesses owned and operated by Black, Indigenous & People of Color. Organized by students from our Upper Schools Community Engagement (s)Elective, we were thrilled to offer this event to the greater South Sound community, and hope to make this an annual event!  Thank you to all the vendors and community participants who made this such a special event!
In addition to an amazing line-up of BIPOC vendors, we are grateful for the entertainers who joined us and helped build incredible energy and to the students who staffed activity tables for our youngest visitors! 

Thank you!

AWS BIPOC MARKET VENDORS

Accessories & Fashion

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Art

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  • Graphite Queen

    Graphite Queen is a young black artist who creates portrait drawings and acrylic paintings inspired by different cultures. 

    Check them out on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Jay's Gallery

    Jay is an artist who sells original paintings

    Check out his work Instagram.
  • Lydia K. Valentine/Lyderary Ink

    I am a poet, editor, authenticity reader, artist and graphic designer. As the 21-23 Tacoma Poet Laureate, I am available for poetry readings and speaking engagements. I will have my collection of poetry and broadsides for sale, as well as artistic prints.

    Learn more at www.lyderaryink.com or Instagram.
  • Tien Creations

    Tien is a BIPOC artist based in Tacoma. She creates paintings, apparel, bags, and stickers as a way to explore cultural identity. She hopes her artwork inspires others to use their voice and tell their stories because they matter.

    More on Instagram and Etsy.

Candles

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Crafts

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  • 80made

    Yarn crafts, including hats, headbands, stuffed animals, cup coozies, etc.

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  • A & G Crafts

    We are a mother and daughter team. Mom retired from the medical profession in 2009 and lives in an active retirement community and loves to do all kinds of craft projects with or without friends. When COVID-19 lockdown hit, mom was creating almost 14 hours a day and giving away crafts to family and community or put into storage. That's where the daughter comes in. Daughter's house is full of crafts and suggested mom turn her hobby into a business and here we are.

    Visit us at agcrafts.art or on Facebook
  • Kreations by Tee and Key

    Homemade art work made with love

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  • Mexican Handmade Colors

    Representing the great culture and richness of Mexico through traditions, colors, customs, arts and handcrafted jewelry, clothing and home decor.

    Visit us on Instagram
  • Poetry as Medicine

    i facilitate writing spaces for healing👇🏾 taking writing workshop bookings, fill out proposal ✨ building bridges between heaven and earth 🛸

    Instagram
  • Youthful Skills by Averionna

    I am a 13 youth that runs my own youth craft business. I love beading, sewing, and crafting. 

    Check out my business online or on Instagram

Food & Drinks

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Other

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Plants

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Self-Care Products

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Services

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Contact

Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.272.2216

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer coed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.