Check some names off your gift-giving list and support local artists and artisans at the same time. Here's a bevy of artists markets and gallery exhibitions geared toward affordable works small enough to fit under a tree.
> Anne Irwin Fine Art. The gallery's annual "Small Works Show," featuring works by regional artists that are no bigger than 24-by-18 inches, opens with a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5. The show continues through Dec. 24. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 25-D Bennett St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-352-1855, www.anneirwinfineart.com.
> Atlantic Station. Friday Night Art Market 2008, an open-air market showcasing local artists and their works. 5-11 p.m. Dec. 5 and Dec. 26. 245 18th St., Atlanta. 404-845-0793, www.affps.com.
> Cobb Galleria Centre. Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, a juried fine art and crafts festival, features works by 150 artisans in metal, textiles, ceramics and other mediums. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 5-6; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7. $8 (good all weekend); ages 11 and younger free. 2 Galleria Parkway N.W., Atlanta. 770-955-8000, www.cobbgalleria.com.
> High Museum of Art. High Museum of Art Holiday Craft Show features a select group of local and regional artisans selling unique textiles, works on paper and contemporary jewelry. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 6. Free for craft show shopping only; request pass at security desk. 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-733-4444, www.high.org.
> Hudgens Center for the Arts. Pottery and Art Sale featuring works by teachers and students. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5-6. Free. 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth. 770-623-6002, www.artsgwinnett.org/experienceart.cfm.
> Intown Artists' Studio Show. Jewelry, sculpture, paintings, furniture, blown glass, bath products and more by regional artisans. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 5; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 6; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 7. 1198 Zonolite Road, Atlanta. 404-875-7175.
> The Limelight Gallery. Atlanta Fine Arts League Small Works Exhibition and Sale features works by 25 artists. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Through Dec. 15. 3330 Piedmont Road, Atlanta. 404-760-9119, atlantafineartsleague.org /events.html.
> Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta. Craft Show and Sale 2008 featuring five regional artists: Maury Fradkin (fiber), David Goldhagen (glass), Amy Leff (metal and beads), Barbara Rucket (ceramic and beads) and Marsha Vrono (jewelry). 1-9 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 1-6 p.m. Sundays. Through Dec. 31. 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 678-812-4000, www.atlantajcc.org.
> MudFire Clayworks and Gallery. Holiday Studio Sale 2008 featuring pottery and sculpture by more than 100 artists. Noon-8 p.m. Thursdays-Tuesdays. Through Dec. 23. 175 Laredo Drive, Decatur. 404-377-8033, www.mudfire.com.
> Spruill Gallery. Holiday Artist Market features works in various mediums by artisans from across the region. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Dec. 4-24. 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-394-4019, www.spruillarts.org.
> Swan Coach House Gallery. A holiday show and sale of more than 200 small works of art in all mediums by contemporary Georgia artists, including Corinne Adams, Lisa Alembik, Jerry Cullum, Deanna Sirlin, Gregor Turk and Stan Woodard. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through Jan. 10. 3130 Slaton Drive. 404-266-2636, firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Telephone Factory Art Show and Sale. Studio tour and art sale at the Poncey-Highland lofts, featuring work by Colleen Burley; Grant Henry, aka Sister Louisa; Alli Royce Soble; Todd Alexander; and Monika Van Schellenbeck, among others. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 6, 1-6 p.m. Dec. 7. 828 Ralph McGill Blvd. http://thetelephonefactoryartshow.com.
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