Beauty Bar Presents:
~VITO and DRUZZI
Date: Friday, May 17th
Place: Beauty Bar-1444 W. Chicago Ave.
Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/482575631798208/?ref=2
RED BULL CURATES: THE CANVAS COOLER PROJECT
Join Red Bull and 20 of Chicago’s top contemporary artists this Thursday, May 16th, for a showcase competition that will send two lucky artists off to SCOPE Miami!!! Red Bull Curates Canvas Cooler gives artists a one-day challenge to transform a blank canvas-wrapped Red Bull Cooler into a work of art. You and the judges will vote two artists through to be sent to SCOPE Miami on December 4th.
Come on out and see what these talented artists create Thursday, May 16th. Enjoy a premium hosted bar and music by DJ Zebo!!
Date: Thursday, May 16th
Place: Lacuna Artist Lofts - 2150 South Canalport, Chicago, IL.
Price: RSVP HERE for FREE cover: http://i.do312.com/event/2013/05/16/red-bull-curates
Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/233482656790340/
Left Handed Wave~ https://www.facebook.com/lefthandedwave
Jason Brammer~ http://www.jasonbrammer.com/Home.html
Billy Craven~ http://billycravenposters.com/home.html
Jimmy BunnyLuv~ https://www.facebook.com/jimmy.bunnyluv?ref=ts&fref=ts
Erik Lundquist~ http://eriklundquistart.blogspot.com/
Jeremy Tinder~ http://jeremytinder.com/at
MR. THOR~ http://thundercircus.com/
Erik DeBat~ http://www.erikdebat.com/
Rahmaan Statik~ http://www.statikone.net/at
CHema Skandal~ http://chemaskandal.blogspot.com/
Ian Ferguson~ http://www.hydeonart.com/
Mauricio Ramirez~ http://www.mauricioramirezart.com/
Modern Co-op’s One Year Anniversary Party!
Having just turned one, Modern Cooperative has had one heck of a year! Voted Best New Home Shop 2012 by Time Out Chicago, there’s no telling what year two will bring!! Modern Cooperative stays fresh and distinctive by showcasing beautiful vintage furniture as well as work by local artists who use reclaimed and re-purposed materials. Come see what all the fuss is about Friday, May 10th from 6pm-11pm.
Modern Cooperative will be showcasing a new collection by Modified Originals, a Chicago furnitrue and design collaborative that creates pieces out of reclaimed and salvaged materials. Enjoy live music by Jenny Dragon from 8pm-10pm and enjoy treats by Puffs of Doom and 5411 Empanadas. Beer and wine will also be served!
Date: Friday, May 10th
Place: Modern Cooperative- 818 W. 18th Street, Chicago, IL.
Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/135324056654214/
All You Need Is Art strives to promote artists of all ages and skill levels. Be a part of the first showcase series Saturday, May 18th. The first series will feature 8 talented photographers: Emma Mullins, Sidney Reuben Lim, Vanessa Macholl, Elizabeth Neurauter, Stephanie O’Neill, Lucy See, Michael Filler, and Lindsay Weber. Enjoy beautiful artwork, raffle prizes, live music by Rebecca Rego and Valerie Gabrielle, cupcakes for sale by Cupcake Therapy, and refreshments.
*Meet The Artists:*
Date: Saturday, May 18th
Place: Creative Studio Space- 2941 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL.
Price: $5 suggested donation
On The Real Film’s Video Portrait: Project Onward
Chicago-based film production company On The Real Film creates another fascinating video portrait that brings awareness to an amazing organization, Project Onward. Project Onward serves as a studio program for artists 18 and older living with mental and/or developmental disabilities. By providing the work space, art materials, guidance, and sales opportunities, Project Onward does more then just provide the tools to create art. Project Onward gives confidence, pride, and self worth to these talented individuals. Artists of Project Onward are able to interact with buyers and see their work come to life on display.
Visit The Chicago Cultural Center to see Project Onward’s latest group exhibit, Unstrange.
*Current Exhibit on Display*
Date: Now until June 5th, 2013
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-5pm
Place: Project Onward Gallery- Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington, Chicago, IL.
About: Unstrange is a group exhibition created by artists with autism. These works challenge the viewer to see life through the artists eyes living with autism.
Spend this Sunday, May 5th at The Chicago Flea MKT. Support local business owners and find unique one of a kind gifts. Indulge on delicious food like 5411’s amazing empanadas or how about The Slide Ride’s killer gourmet sliders. Find unique local art, clothing, jewelry, accessories, and specialty food! The Chicago Flea Market is FREE so grab your friends and enjoy!
Date: Sunday, May 5th
Place: A.N. Pritzker School-2009 W. Schiller Street
Duck N Roll- Vietnamese sandwiches
The Slide Ride- Gourmet sliders
Bridgeport Pasty- Savory Pies
Art, Stationary, & Prints
Ben, There!- From puppets to prints, Ben, There! Creates nostalgic works of art.
Bentbottle- Turning recycled bottles into works of art, Bentbottle will make you rethink the usage of an old bottle.
BoxBerry- Chicago-based BoxBerry creates adorable paper goods and prints.
Cartografika- Cartografika takes digital mapping to the next level creating works of art for your walls. Cartofrafika covers cities and neighborhoods from places near and far.
Kinaloon- Kinaloon creates unique stationary, mono-prints, and limited edition prints that are all hand pressed.
Money City- Find quirky printed and embroidered works that are perfect conversation pieces for any room!
One Strange Bird- Located in Wicker Park, One Strange Bird offers art classes and parties, handmade gifts, apparel, and unique accessories!
Paint+Paper+Paste- Find one of a kind paintings, mixed media, and wearable art.
Rest In Pieces- Find bold mosaics and jewelry from Rest in Pieces.
Stacy Novak Art- Stacy Novak creates beautiful paintings and illustrations.
Ann Perry Designs- Cooking in the kitchen never looked so good with Ann Perry’s fun and flirty aprons.
BB+Ida- Find clothing for men, women, and children that are simple, wearable, and elegant.
Dotto- Flirty and feminine, Dotto sells vintage clothing and accessories perfect for spring and summer.
Feltwerker- Feltwerker remakes wool sweaters into wearable objects such as gloves, flower pins, bags, and scarves.
Greenola Style- Greenola Style does more then just sell women’s clothing and accessories, they empower woman.
Honkytonkstar- From Hawaiian shirts to vintage coats, Honkytonkstar has a large collection of vintage apparel.
In Stolen Moments- In Stolen Moments makes hand-dyed and printed shirts, bags, and houseware for both kids and adults.
Meandering Design- Meandering Design creates sustainable clothing and accessories and also offers workshops, online forums, and sewing classes for all skill levels.
Safara Chicago- Safara Chicago offers gorgeous textiles from around the world.
Wonder Kids-Wonder Kids makes adorable super hero towels for children.
Handbags & Accessories
Daisy Bags- Daisy Bags makes custom handbags with fun fabrics and ribbon.
Efjae Handmade Chicago- Efjae makes stylish handbags perfect for summertime.
Good Girl Ella- Using recycled bags, Good Girl Ella make eco friendly treasures.
Red Belly- Find gorgeous wood belt buckles, wool wallets, and fun art.
Sassy Designs-For unique purses and accessories look to Sassy Designs.
Sur Le Feu-Looking for that one of a kind gift? Sur Le Feu uses bold fabric for one of a kind vintage bags.
True Story Retro- using rare vintage fabrics and unique artifacts, True Story Retro makes purses and accessories you wont find anywhere else.
VintageLiz Leather- Find cuffs and accessories made from vintage belts and buckles.
Ethically Engineered- Find vegan, organic, and sustainable bath products in fun scents like Black & Tan Premium Beer Soap.
Sensibly Posh-Find homemade lip balm, lotions, and soy wax products for men and women.
Houseware & Accessories
Alapash Terrariums- Give a unique gift from Alapash, the gorgeous terrariums are both beautiful and fun. You can visit Alapash at 1944 West Montrose.
Craftbelly Frames + Mirrors- Spruce up the home with beautiful textured and printed frames and mirrors by Craftbelly.
Fabulously Refurnished- Keeping things affordable, Fabulously Refurnished transforms old pieces into fresh treasures.
Lori Mehan Ceramics- Find beautiful ceramics made from scratch.
Milton and Margie’s Soy Wax Candles- Named after her cats, Milton and Margie is a sustainable candle company. Find unique scents like white ginger with amber made inside a reused ginger ale bottle.
Mariko A. Brown- Find fine porcelain goods.
Nicolet Candle Co.- Find earth friendly soy candles made with recycled glass containers.
Shira Leon Design- From cute espresso and coffee mugs to miniature wobble mugs, Shira Leon Design makes unique ceramics for your home.
Wolf Lake Creations- Find gorgeous frames and mirrors made with craftsmanship and intricate design.
Anna Yo Jewelry- Using earthy colors and textures, Anna Yo makes earring, necklaces, hair accessories, and bracelets.
Broad Street- Broad Street makes one of a kind jewelry by creating each piece out of salvaged vintage goods.
Ianneci Jewelry- Bold and imaginative, Ianneci makes statement pieces you will love.
Juliet Jewelry- Inspired by shape and architecture, Juliet Jewelry creates modern, timeless jewelry.
Lady Faye Jewelry- With beautiful, nautical inspired pieces for spring and summer, Lady Faye Jewelry has you set for a day by the Lake.
Maia Leppo- Focusing on detail, simplicity, and texture, Maia Leppo creates her jewelry using alternative materials.
Maggie Joyce Recycling- Maggie Joyce creates unique hand formed, etched, dyed and faceted gemstones.
Michelle Starbuck Designs- Michelle Starbuck creates beautiful and affordable jewelry from vintage findings.
Muggy Tuesday- Find unique crochet patterned necklaces, earrings, and flowers.
A Rainy Afternoon- With bright pops of color, and bold patterns, A Rainy Afternoon will add some sunshine to any wardrobe with their playful jewelry collection.
Red Ava Designs- Using a modern/vintage design style, Red Ava creates striking pieces of jewelry.
Defloured- Defloured bakes gluten free deserts that don’t lack taste! From snicker doodles to crumb cake, Defloured has you covered.
Jo Snow Syrups- Find tasty syrup flavors perfect for coffee, snow cones, and cocktails!
Mess Hall & Co.- Using only organic ingredients, Mess Hall & Co. preserves delicious food for you like cocktail cherries, ghost pepper mustard, apple rum butter, and more.
Puffs of Doom- Indulge on Puffs of Doom artisanal cream puffs. Flavors include: Vanilla Chocolate Ganache, Vegan Apple Pie, and Vegan Potato Curry.
Senteamental Moods- Working with local growers, Senteamental Moods creates delicious tea blends.
Truffle Truffle- Chicago-based Truffle Truffle creates artisan sweets that include: truffles, caramels, s’mores, and “beer and pretzel” treats.
240Sweet- Keeping out preservatives and artificial flavors, 240Sweet makes unique flavored treats including marshmallows, sweet and salty popcorn balls, caramel, and more!
Vintage Vine- Lincoln Park Beverage Company brings you a killer, all-natural, no MSG, gluten free, bloody mary mix.
Anonymous asked: do you take submissions from local art photographers?
YES :) Please send this way!
Chicago has an amazing art scene but it is often hard to find one central site or place dedicated to providing artists work. Gallerista Chicago solves this problem by providing a digital platform to connect the artist and collector. Artists are given individual profiles along with direct links to their personal sites.
Join Gallerista Chicago and Chicago’s talented artists at Lula Cafe this Tuesday, April 29th to learn more about this new platform. Watch Gallerista Chicago’s video HERE.
Date: Tuesday, April 29th
Place: Lula Cafe-2537 N. Kedzie Boulevard, Chicago, IL.
Don’t miss the opening for ‘Goons World’ tonight at Galerie F. Chicago street artist Goons presents a world where anything is possible and physical restrictions cease to exist. See Goons work and animated film from 6pm~10pm and check out ADDICTED Chicago’s interview with Goons HERE: http://addictedchicago.tumblr.com/post/30388346994/behind-the-paste-goons-interview-by-stella#_=_
Date: Friday, April 26th
Place: Galerie F~ 2381 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/390274651079381/