A Very SUMA Holiday Gift Guide

The SUMA Gift Shop features products made from local, regional and global artists. The following gift guide highlights staff picks of favorite items for everyone on your list. 

For the Holiday Decorator 

Each holiday season SUMA finds hand-crafted and fair trade holiday decorations. From papier mache hummingbird ornaments made in Peru ($12), a bright and colorful wool garland made in India ($30), or a set of candles handmade by P.F. Candle Co. (starting at $11) that fill your house with the scent of the holidays, SUMA’s gift shop is sure to have a unique item to add to your or your favorite holiday decorator’s collection.


For the Outdoor Enthusiast

For the person that loves an adventure, consider these items that will make the inside a little more like being outside. The Arches National Park Poster by The Fifty-Nine Parks ($40) will brighten up any room, the Invisible Shores signed poetry book Red Butte Press and Danielle Dubrasky ($40) is beautiful and inspiring, and the National Parks Coloring Book ($19.95) is perfect for all ages.


For the Young at Heart


The SUMA Gift Shop has items perfect for kids of all ages, ranging from books and coloring books (I Heart Art Activity Journal by Mudpuppy and Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, $13) to activity packs (Mudpuppy Activity Pack To-Go, $15)  to Floyd the Fox ($15), the perfectly cuddly unofficial SUMA mascot.

For the Planner 

Staying organized can be an artform, so why not make it look like it? Keep your day in order with a Balanced Day Planner Notepad by Abbie Paulhus ($12). Keep your papers organized with Art Repro File Folders from MoMA ($3). Keep your motivation going strong with a “Hang in There” print by Gina Dodge ($15).


For the Trend Setter

Stay trendy with artisan-crafted jewelry including this Jade Chevron Choker Necklace by Ker-ij ($38) or Th(E) Stripe Bracelet ($16). Make a statement with new enamel pins by Abbie Paulhus including this one encouraging you to “make magic” ($10).



Do you have more questions about our products or want to sell your items in our gift shop? Please send all inquiries to suma@suu.edu with questions and pictures of your work.