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Seventh annual Edgewater Arts Festival features 100+ artisans
2019-09-15

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CHICAGO, IL — Edgewater Arts Festival www.edgewaterartists.com/ is the premier art-focused, neighborhood festival occurring in the diverse Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. The seventh annual festival will happen on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, 2019, in the 1000 to 1200 block of W. Granville from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. ( 6 p.m. on Sunday ), rain or shine.

This family-friendly fest features over 100 local and regional artisans with creations in every medium along the two blocks in Edgewater with additional artists featured inside Gallery 1070 www.edgewaterartists.com/gallery-1070.html. Two stages of live music bookend Broadway and Sheridan and feature 25 eclectic musical acts from plugged-in rock and roll to acoustic, flamenco, big band brass horn sounds, and more. A Youth Art Activities Area will offer hands-on art classes for all ages, face painting, a puppet show, and music. The pop-up beer garden will sell Lucky Girl luckygirlbrewery.com/ beer plus wine and food from newly opened Edgewater neighbor Farm Bar farm-bar.com/. All the restaurants within the fest's footprint will be open for business, too. Edgewater Arts Festival requests a suggested donation of $5 per person to enter, which will benefit Edgewater Artists in Motion, a 501( c )3 dedicated to fostering art experiences for the long-term benefit and beautification of this vibrant community.

Some of the featured artists include:

Susan Hat susanhat.indiemade.com/ clothing and textiles

JRA Studios www.jra-studios.com photography

Lindsay Bates Fine Arts www.lindseyebates.com/ mixed media arts

Lotus Studio www.flickr.com/photos/lotus-studio-artist/albums mixed media arts

Blank Space Artifacts blankspaceartifacts.com/ metal and wood objects

Red Ava Designs redavadesigns.com/ jewelry

Of Art & Socks redavadesigns.com/ clothing and textiles

Journey One Bar at a Time www.etsy.com/shop/JourneyOneBarAtATime soap

LuDesigns Jewelry www.etsy.com/shop/ludesignsjewelry jewelry

Chicago Night www.etsy.com/shop/ludesignsjewelry paintings

In A Bag www.etsy.com/shop/inabag/ sculpture

Scott Fincher Photography www.scottfincher.com/ photography

Organica by Laura organicabylaura.com/ jewelry

Kathy Gemperle Artworks www.kathygemperleart.com/ ceramics and glasswork

ATCF Studio www.etsy.com/shop/LaCornejaNegra mixed media art

Julia Hagen juliahagenartist.squarespace.com/ painting

Marilyn Grad www.marilyngrad.com/ mixed media art

Feltwerker www.feltwerker.com/ clothing and textiles

Fire Arts www.fireartsinc.com/artists/HeckC.html ceramics and glasswork

SunSeaSky Designs www.etsy.com/shop/sunseaskydesigns jewelry

Kastina www.etsy.com/shop/Kastina clothing and textiles

Redefined Map Design www.facebook.com/atkal3chicagomap/ mixed media

Nomi Jems www.nomijems.com/ clothing and textiles

Kennedy Photos kennedy-photos.squarespace.com/ photography

JMK Jewelry www.etsy.com/shop/jmkjewellery/ jewelry

K Seven Studio ksevenstudio.com/ photography

Laura Kiro Art laurakiro.com/index.html paintings

David Kogan www.davidkogan.net/ photography

Limba Gal www.limbagal.com/ jewelry

Susan Lane Design www.susanlanedesign.com/ jewelry

Furever Home Friends www.fureverhomefriends.com/ mixed media arts

Abnormal Perspective www.abnormalperspective.com/ mixed media arts

Smashing Jewels smashingjewels.com/ jewelry

Linares Fine Art linaresfineart.com/ photography

Justin D Miller Art justindmiller.com/ paintings

Mitzi Bell www.etsy.com/shop/Mitzibell wearable art

Chicago Mosaic School chicagomosaicschool.com/ mosaics

Lalo Wood Craft www.lalowoodcraft.com/ furniture

Twice Baked Pottery www.twicebakedpottery.com/ ceramics and glasswork

Erin Okeson eno-art.com/ illustrations and drawings

Kore Films www.korefilms.com/ photography

Medusa's Stones www.medusasstones.com/ jewelry

Rainy Day Pottery www.rainydaypottery.com/ ceramics and glasswork

Weener Ware www.weenerware.com/ jewelry

TwentyThou www.etsy.com/shop/twentythou jewelry

Fresh and Alive Fine Art www.etsy.com/shop/freshandalivefineart paintings

Putnam Designs www.etsy.com/shop/freshandalivefineart ceramics and glasswork

Greetings by Jenny greetingsbyjenny.com/ mixed media

Everyone Handcrafted Jewelry www.everyonehandmade.com/ jewelry

Anatomical Element www.etsy.com/shop/anatomicalelement jewelry

Gulliver's Candles gulliverscandles.com/ candles

Thaddeus Art www.thaddeusart.com/ paintings

Art by Bala www.artbybala.com/ paintings

Edgewater Candles edgewatercandles.com/ candles

Lincoln Apparel www.facebook.com/LincolnApparel/ wearable art

Marina Veiler Art www.facebook.com/MarinaVeilerArt jewelry

Lana Vosk www.facebook.com/LANAVOSK wearable art

Matter of Taste Pottery www.etsy.com/shop/matteroftastepottery/ ceramics

Soul Spoken Designs www.facebook.com/soulspokendesigns jewelry

Lion of Bali www.etsy.com/shop/lionofbali/ mixed media arts

Star Lily Creations www.starlilycreations.com/ wearable art

Musicians on Saturday, September 28:

Ultimate School of Guitar musicians http://www.ultimateschoolofguitar.com/

Senn High School Band https://www.sennhs.org/

John Weston Trio https://johncharlesweston.com/

Lee Kiser

Christina Christian https://thechristinachristian.com/

Mr. Joe's Rock and Roll ABC's

Chicken Fat Klezmer Orchestra www.chickenfatklezmer.com

Maja Rios jazz vocalist

Melody Angel http://www.melodyangelmusic.com/

Edgewater Singers

Petra Jazz Duo http://www.petrasings.com/

Owen and The Ghosts https://www.owenandtheghosts.com/

Great Moments in Vinyl www.greatmomentsinvinyl.com/ ( two different sets )

Acres to Miles https://acrestomiles.com/

Musicians on Sunday, September 29:

Railheart www.railheart.com

W_Dervish https://soundcloud.com/w_dervish

John Weston https://johncharlesweston.com/

Snake Season https://snakeseason.bandcamp.com/

The Heights Brass Quintet https://www.heightsbrass.com/

Deep Cricket Night https://www.deepcricketnight.com/

Take Note barbershop

El Payo flamenco

The Granvilles covers

Rhythm Revolution http://www.drummingcircle.com/.

Social Media:

www.facebook.com/edgewaterartistsinmotion/ .

twitter.com/edgewaterartist .

www.instagram.com/edgewaterartistsinmotion/ .

About the Edgewater Arts Fest

In its seventh year, the Edgewater Arts Festival started as a small gathering in 2013 and has now tripled its original footprint bringing over 100 local artisans together in one location to celebrate all forms of art. The family-friendly fest features live music and area food and drink with all proceeds benefiting Edgewater Artists in Motion to bring art back into the community. www.edgewaterartists.com/ .

About Edgewater Artists in Motion ( EAIM )

A 501( c )3 formed in 2014 by a group of Edgewater residents with a passion for art and a concern for their community and area businesses, Edgewater Artists in Motion ( EAIM ) was formed to bring the neighborhood together. Utilizing their art gallery space, Gallery 1070 located at 1070 West Granville, to host art events and live music concerts, EAIM fosters art experiences to establish Edgewater as a preeminent cultural destination in Chicago for the long-term benefit and beautification of this vibrant community. www.edgewaterartists.com/gallery-1070.html .

—From a press release


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