UMD to host student-run artisan market

The free public event Oct. 15 will feature over 30 student vendors, as well as raffle prizes from local businesses and concessions.

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The first Art in Ordean Court event was held last spring at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
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DULUTH — The University of Minnesota Duluth will host Art in Ordean Court, its second biannual student-run artisan market on campus, at 1305 Ordean Court on Oct. 15.

This public event, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is aimed to foster a sense of entrepreneurship as well as provide art and design students the opportunity to sell their work. More than 30 vendors will feature student-made jewelry, ceramics, prints and more.

There will be a raffle with prizes from Duluth Coffee Co. , ALT Creative , Anndrea's Art Permanent Jewelry and UMD Stores. Concessions from Oasis Del Norte will also be available. Admission and vendor space is free.

Students interested in becoming a vendor should contact Karley Graves at or 763-600-3993.

Brielle Bredsten is the business reporter for the Duluth News Tribune.

She earned a bachelor's degree in Professional Writing & Technical Communication, with minors in Advertising and Creative Writing from Metropolitan State University, in addition to a two-year professional paid internship as reporter/editor of the student newspaper.

She is an award-winning professional writer, photographer and editor based in rural Minnesota. Over the past decade, Brielle Bredsten has contributed more than 1,000 articles, feature stories, non-profit press-releases, photographs and columns. Her work has been published in several community newspapers.

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