Dos Manos: A Tale of Two Hands

Resting in a strip mall off of Northern Lights, Dos Manos leads a quiet revolution. They sell everything from cloth-based toys to shirts with ironic Alaskan sayings on them. At the side of the store rests an art gallery, where you can see for yourself how a retail store can make a difference. For local artists, stores like Dos Manos are what keep them afloat between fairs and markets. I sat down to speak with Kara, one of the owners, about the history of the store and why they choose to support local artists.

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