WORKS OF WYOMING
Works of Wyoming (WOW), a project of the Wyoming Women’s Business Center, was created for Wyoming artists to increase their business knowledge as well as enhance their visibility. WOW was created to encourage Wyoming artists with networking, training and workshops, and artist community building.
WOW is so much more than just a retail store. WOW provides a staffed, retail space, open 6 days a week and special events. Our goal is to support and promote Wyoming Artists on a continual basis, and to provide a go-to place for locals, tourists, and visitors to shop small and shop local by purchasing quality, unique gifts, and home decor.
MEET OUR ARTISTS
WOW is currently host to over 50 Wyoming Artists, living across our state. Artist’s works are accepted through an application process and approval by a jury board. Wyoming’s romance, wildlife, landscapes, big skies and open plains, are created by our Artists and purchased by visitors as memories or their visits, or their past experiences spent in Wyoming, to share with family and friends.
NEW ARTIST APPLICATION
New Artist applications and members are accepted in March and September. Once accepted, a yearly fee is paid to maintain membership.
30% sales commissions is put toward operations.
The artist receives 70% of their retail price and is paid monthly, in the month following sales.
Artists are expected to maintain inventory levels as sales are made.
Feedback is provided from customer comments, sales and consumer observations.
Each purchase supports a Wyoming artist and creates cash flow that re-enters the community through our various WWBC programs including training and community events.
The WOW gift store is located at 300 South 2nd St, in the heart of historic, downtown Laramie, WY.
Hours of operation:
Mondays to Saturdays, 10am to 6pm,
Closed on Sundays
Holiday Hours (from Thanksgiving weekend thru Christmas Eve):
Monday to Thursday, 10am to 6pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am to 7pm
Sundays: 12pm to 4pm
*Extended hours during Downtown Laramie Events.