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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 […]

Final Evanston Made Sip ‘n Shop

June has flown by, and this is the final week to see all the Evanston Made art on display at the Evanston Art Center. As of July 1, all this lovely art will be off to new owners or back to artists’ studios. To celebrate the success of this annual event, Evanston Made is hosting […]

Sacred Art Trunk Show

Summer is here, and with it come leisurely strolls around neighborhoods to peruse art and beauty.  On June 10 I visited the bustling Lincoln Square Neighborhood for a Meet & Greet at Sacred Art. I set up my wares in a lovely nook, and met wonderful customers. Sacred Art hosts handmade creations by more than […]

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 […]

Exploring Crystal Lake

On Friday I was scheduled for an evening art fair at the Immanuel Lutheran School in Crystal Lake, a suburb I had never visited before. So prior to the 4:30 pm setup time I decided to take the afternoon to explore the town. An online search produced an intriguing map of a nice walkable cluster […]

Culture-immersion pop-ups

Last month I popped up in places that had nods to cultures other than mine. Early in November I popped up at Esquina, a new place founded by Nomadic Ant. Meaning corner in Spanish, the place is a conglomeration of artist exhibits, a gathering space for live music and poetry, and venue for monthly local artist […]

Bucktown ArtShow this weekend

On Saturday and Sunday I am returning to Holstein Field House for the 18th Annual Bucktown Holiday ArtShow. It is my third year there, and I think I’ll be in the same spot as last year. This show has 100 artists selling handmade, unique, one of a kind gifts and art in all media. I’ve […]

Warm Bevvy Trunk Show

Last year I had a blast at the Warm Bevvy Walk in Evanston. It is a great way to explore local shops and make new friends. The 2nd Annual Evanston Warm Bevvy Walk is on Thursday, December 8 from 5 to 8 pm with my favorite businesses participating. Enjoy an evening stroll with friends and […]