The Artery is an artists' cooperative which features decorative
ceramics, wood, glass, fiber arts, sculpture, paintings, drawings, prints,
photography, and a wide selection of jewelry, all unique and hand-crafted,
making it one of the finest places in the region to buy gifts for all
Group and solo exhibitions in the adjoining gallery give participating artists a chance to grow and experiment with new ideas, keeping their work fresh and exciting. Exhibitions and store displays change every month Since 1990 The Artery has also sponsored the California Clay Competition, a prestigious statewide-juried exhibition held each spring. The Artery participates in Second Friday ArtAbout, a monthly citywide evening of gallery openings and artists' receptions.
The Artery was voted "Best Place to Buy a Gift" in the Davis Enterprise's 2003 "Best of Yolo" survey.
Shopping at The Artery is always a delightful, personal experience. Member
artists are closely involved in managing the store and assisting customers. Because they make the work themselves, they are able to explain the techniques involved. Custom orders, gift certificates, layaway plans, bridal registry, gift packaging, and phone orders are available.