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April’s Handmade Market is Saturday

Last month’s Handmade Market Chicago was a blast as always, and I return on Saturday for the last one of the season. Hosted by Handmade Market Chicago and The Empty Bottle, vendors will be available Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m. The Empty Bottle is located at 1035 N Western Avenue in Chicago. Admission is […]

Affair of The Arts is on Sunday

It’s a busy weekend. On Sunday I head to Spring Grove for the Affair of the Arts Spring Show. This show is held March 11 from 10 AM – 5 PM at The Shores Of Turtle Creek, 7908 Winn Road in Spring Grove. I am excited to return after last year’s fun. 40 artists will […]

March Handmade Market on Saturday

Last month was a blast at the Handmade Market. The streets were cleared from the snowstorm and while side streets by the Empty Bottle were slightly messy, I found a spot on a plowed road and happily unloaded my things. This Saturday I return to Handmade Market Chicago from 12 PM – 4 PM at […]

Valentine Shopping this Saturday

On Saturday, February 10 I return to the Handmade Market Chicago to sell Valentines to anyone who wants them. The handmade market is held monthly from 12 to 4 pm at The Empty Bottle at 1035 N Western Avenue in Chicago. More than 30 artists are participating and offering funky jewelry, knitted items, clothing, baked goods, handbags, […]

Jewelry & Gift Show Nov 17-19

On Friday, I will be setting up for The Jewelry & Gift Show. The Art Center Highland Park will transform into a haven for jewelers and jewelry lovers for three days. Numerous Jewelers will set up booths to be perused by the public on November 17 from 4 to 8 pm, and from 10 am […]

Handmade Market on Saturday

On Saturday I’ll be popping up at my only October event. Handmade Chicago is kicking off its Fall season at the Empty Bottle, from noon to  4 p.m. on October 14. The event features 30 artists. I’ve never been at the Empty Bottle, located at 1035 N Western Avenue in Chicago, but I hear good things about it and […]

Another fun Ravenswood ArtWalk Weekend

In mid-September I pulled out the checklist and started gathering my art booth supplies for the weekend. This year my booth for the Ravenswood ArtWalk was in the Hayes Properties Atrium. This was a new venue to me, but a few veterans directed me in where to set up my booth. Soon we all had […]

Sidewalk Sale fun

It is interesting to see how different pockets of Evanston participate in the Sidewalk Sale. Last year I had a blast with See Jane Sparkle on Chicago and Dempster, where the Sidewalk Sale is a big event. This year I learned that on Sherman Avenue in Downtown Evanston, the participating merchants are less concentrated. I […]

Creativity at Creative Coworking

My last pop-up in May was a set-up for Evanston Made Month at Creative Coworking. The May-June Art & Wine Night featured macro photography art by Ross Martens and vibrant paintings by Laura Engel. I set up a booth in a conference room, complemented by artwork created by Greg Palmer. As usual, art appreciators came to […]

Affair of the Arts Spring Show

Last Sunday took me to the Shores of Turtle Creek in Spring Grove for the Affair of the Arts Spring Show. The grounds are so pretty and I can imagine the festive events that are held here. Like the holiday show, we had ample setup time. The load in was smooth, and soon my table […]