And who is Ziggy? Fair question. The short answer: Ziggy is Richard Zeigler, of Anchorage Alaska.
But the long answer is much more interesting: Ziggy is: Artist. Crafstman. Inventor. Muralist. Furrier, Shoeshine man, Mayoral Candidate at least once, Urban Wildlife Videographer, Leatherworker, Shoe Repairman, Philosopher, Storyteller, and - always - Character.
Ziggy has footage of the 1964 Fur Rondy Championship Sled Dog Race shot right here on 4th Avenue - that's the "before". Then comes the "after" - view the same place after the Big Earthquake devastated the town a short time later, in this rare footage shot on the streets ( or what was left of them) of downtown. Ziggy has posted a couple of trailers on YouTube, representing several hours of amazing film. You can watch them right here:
The Fur Rondy Race and Parade
For thirty years, Ziggy has been adding character to the dreary alley walls of downtown Anchorage, Alaska by painting murals on them. He has done about 40 of them, on his own time, and paying for the materials out of his own pocket. If you have spent any time in Anchorage, you have seen his work.
Now he has the chance to do some more - four businesses have offered their blank walls for painting this summer. Ziggy is hoping to raise enough money in donations to pay for the materials this time, while he continues to do the work for free. This project involves collaboration with other local artists as well.
What does the master leatherworker, shoe repairer, furrier, and artist in leather use to take care of his hide? He uses Ziggy Grease. And now you can too!
Ziggy Grease is waterproof leather conditioner, hand made in Alaska, from a secret formula passed down through generations of bearded leatherworkers. It will keep your leather at it's best!
A tub of this great stuff is yours for only $8.00 and $3.50 shipping, a total of 11.50 per tub. That's to USA addresses,
contact Ziggy for locations outside the United States.
No "handling". Ziggy just ships it, he doesn't "handle" it.
Note that the shopping cart is for small sales, and will total your cost up to four units. If you would like to buy more than four,
call Ziggy and arrange a better shipping price.