Fine Art and Handcrafted Gifts from Local Artisans

Riverside Artisans is Oswego’s premier source for fine art and handmade gifts.  The cooperative's shop at 191 West 1st St. in the Canal Commons in downtown Oswego features work from more than 20 artists and craftspeople from right here in the Oswego community!

Riverside Artisans offers a wide range of professional fine art and crafts, as well as an opportunity to meet the artists who have created them.  From original paintings and handcrafted wood work, to fused glass and hand-made jewelry, Riverside Artisans is the premier destination to look for that unique gift for yourself and for a special someone.  Oswego’s leading gift shop takes pride in reasonably priced, handmade quality crafts and fine art.

Open seven days a week
10 – 6   Monday through Saturday
12 – 4   Sunday


September Events

Paint Party

Golden Sunset (Oswego Lighthouse)

Monday, September 17,  7 to 9:30 p.m.

Participants will create their own version of Bonnie Sommers' original painting.  Under Bonnie's watchful eye, everyone will make their own masterpiece.



Glass Mosaic Stepping Stone

Monday September 24, 7- 9:30 p.m.

Back by popular demand!  If you weren't able to go to the last session, this one is for you.

Glass artists Cathy Pence and Diane Chepko-Sade combine their talents for this distinctive stepping stone with a vibrant glass mosaic design.  Participants will be able to choose a design (or create their own), select their mosaic colors and glass pieces, and assemble their own creation under the careful guidance of our artists.  All materials will be provided.


Art Party

Bottle Painting

Saturday, September 29,  1 p.m

Something New for the Fall 

Paint a beautiful design and light your creation.  A strand of tiny lights will be giving to light your bottles for the finishing touch. You will love the results. These lighted hand painted wine bottles will make a wonderful gift or just for your very own to have. I am so sure you will enjoy this pretty lighted bottle being displayed anywhere in your home.



The parties will take place in the Canal Commons Community Room at 191 W.1st Street, Oswego. The cost of the each party is $35 and includes all materials.  Brushes, paints, canvases, aprons and easels will be provided.  Participants need only to bring their own refreshments. There is a $10 registration fee, with the balance of $25 due at the time of the class.


Gift certificates for Art Parties are now available at the Riverside Artisans.  Give a certificate and the recipient can register for any of our upcoming Paint Parties!

To sign up, stop into Riverside Artisans shop at 191 West 1st Street in Oswego or give us a call at 315-342-8880. The Riverside Artisans store is open Monday - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.


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