+ ARTS FEST
ANDERSONVILLE ARTS FEST
SEPTEMBER 21 & 22 | 10AM-6PM
On Clark Street between Winona and Argyle
Suggested Donation: $5
New to Arts Week this year is the Andersonville Arts Fest hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and produced by Amdur Productions on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22. The event spans Clark Street from Winona to Argyle and features more than 100 juried artists showcasing and selling a variety of their original work. Admission to the festival is a $5 suggested donation, with proceeds benefiting the work of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. A portion of the gate donations will also benefit local non-profit organizations, including Friends of Peirce and Friends of Chappell.
ARTS WEEK HEADQUARTERS | CLARK & WINONA
Pick up Andersonville Arts Week + Fest guides/maps, meet friends before exploring the fest, ask questions about Andersonville and future events, and redeem for your free drink ticket! The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce will be joined throughout the weekend by food artisan Twidley Bits, with The Neo-Futurists, Edgewater Andersonville Theatre District, Open Space Early Learning Center and Chicago for Chicagoans stopping by with information throughout the weekend.
FEST HIGHLIGHTS & ARTISTS:
Gus Giordano Dance School will perform Saturday at 3PM. Local craft beer brewer Urban Renewal will be on site serving local craft beer available for purchase both days. Proceeds from beer sales benefit district programming and local non-profit Friends of Andersonville. And don’t miss our member business, Edgewater Candles, as an artist at the festival!
Milk Handmade Curation
Danielle Martin of Soap Distillery, handmade maker/ bath and body
Sophia Reyes, fashion/wearables
Alicia Mohr, jewelry
Sarah deHebreard of Bonnie, handmade maker/skincare
Emily H Wentz of OrangeBeautiful, greeting cards & art prints
Nina Morrissey of Minima Maxima, jewelry
Andersonville Galleria Curation
Norma Adams, decoupage
Raw Edge, jewelry
Yanina Kramer, jewelry
CANVAS FOR CAUSE
The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce will host a public art display, Canvas for Cause, featuring 9 large-scale canvas panels painted by local business owners and artists. The canvas panels will be auctioned off to the highest bidder with proceeds benefiting each artists’ charity of choice. The silent auction will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the “Artist for Asylum” gallery hosted by StudioUs at Gadabout Andersonville, 5212 N Clark. Canvas panels will remain on display at Andersonville Arts Fest all weekend.
Featured Canvas Artists:
Cecilio Garcia of Octavio Cantina & Kitchen
Marnie Knouse of Andersonville Kitchen and Bath
Rick McEachern, also displayed at It's Greek 2 U Grill
Bree Schaffer of Lost Larson
Rachel Myers of StudioUs
O. Ludwig of Lady Gregory’s
Karlee Nussbaum and Max Culleen of Women & Children First
Jean Cate from Martha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things
Mike Rivera, also displayed at Dearborn Denim