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Adam Lazar

Adam Lazar has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and is a painter, graphic designer, sewing instructor, and weaver. His work was featured in Handwoven Magazine’s online blog and his...

Adriana Poterash

People, nature, daily common objects are fused into a surreal world of uncommon alliances using interdisciplinary techniques – abstractions, figurative approaches, digital, and sometimes 3-D materials. They are carefully...

Agnes Voltz

I’m a mixed media artist. Email agnesvoltz@yahoo.com Instagram agnes_voltz_

Aidan Dillon

Aidan is an abstract painter using multiple mediums to create challenging compositions in relation to space, color, and line. He uses mostly acrylic paint with charcoal and colored pastels,...

Ailisa Qualkinbush

I work with both oil and acrylic paints. I love to experiment with texture and composition. I began my art career working in fiber arts and could never put...

Al Gabor

I enjoy using a flatbed scanner as a camera and taking pictures of flowers, fruits and vegetables. The shallow depth of field, the uniform scanner light and black background...

Al Hawkins

ARTIST STATEMENT:  My art is that of a storyteller. Exposure and experiences with diverse people and lifestyles have all become the spring from which my inspiration flows. Always observing...
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Alana Glickman

I celebrate the magic found in the ordinary by transforming everyday objects, foods, and creatures into fun and playful works of art. Email: Alana.glickman@gmail.com Instagram: @art3glick

Alexa Frangos

Alexa Frangos is a photo-based artist from Chicago, Illinois. She loves using cut paper, photographic ephemera and found objects to explore psychological states and identity. Her work includes photographs...
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Alexandra Volkova

In my creations, I evoke the themes of sacred geometry, transcendence, contemplation and awareness. The paintings in this collection are an acrylic on canvas meditation on the unity of...

Alfred Jimenez

A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York, Alfred Jimenez made a career in advertising as a creative director and visual artist. The son of Mexican...

Alice George

Artist/Teacher/Consultant alice@alicegeorge.org 847-687-0099 (cell) www.alicegeorge.org Shop Evanston Made: Alice George Studio

Amy Newhouse

I came to pottery as a way to indulge my creative spirit when I moved to Chicago a few years ago. From the start, I felt a strong and...

Amy Rosenwasser

Nature in all its forms is inspiring. From collecting specimens for a detailed botanical drawing or looking at a path for a loose interpretation in pastel has made me...

Amy O. Woodbury

i paint abstract fantasy figures within fantasy landscapes. my go to surface of choice is OSB – oriented strand board – an engineered wood product used in construction. sanded...

Andrea DeBerry

En Ink was formed in 2019.  We are ideal yet luxury collectibles including jewelry, canvas arts, handbags, specialize in woman art, black woman art, 1920s art, collage art, children’s...
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Andryea Natkin

Andryea Natkin

My work illustrates the intersection between consciousness and unconsciousness. I deliberately tune into my inner voice allowing it to guide and direct me. I don’t study or plan. Instead,...

Angela Williams

My work explores the beauty and relationships to African art, culture, fragments, symbols, and markings. I always knew I wanted to be an artist. My creative journey began very...

Ann Kogen

Photographer Ann Kogen is a native of Evanston, Illinois. Her work is mostly documentary in style and she prefers to work in series. She has a diverse portfolio using...

Anna Cherkashina

Anna Cherkashina is a Chicago artist who works in oils and acrylics. Anna puts a mix of realism and impressionism into most of her paintings, with her main topics...

Anna Wagner

Anna Wagner is a multidisciplinary artist, trained in traditional printmaking and draftsmanship techniques. She is inspired in equal parts by traditional craft, the chaos of the natural world, and...
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Annette O’Donnell

Annette O’Donnell

Annette M. O’Donnell is an artist and art educator. She is a mixed media artist who is interested in expressing intuited forms through her abstract expressionist paintings. She also...

Aydin Dincer

Aydin Dincer, owner of Prairie Joe’s West restaurant in Evanston, uses his space for cooking, feeding his clientele, and displaying his art, also for consumption, visually. Studio/Gallery 2608 Prairie...
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Baz Cumberbatch

Baz is a self-taught eco and botanical artist creating unique pieces inspired by nature. Originally from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, his grandfather who made sailboats, and his father,...

Bela Ponyi

I create hand-made products and crystal necklaces with crystals from the Arkansas mines. Email: Bponyi@yahoo.com Click here for Etsy Shop Instagram: instagram.com/thegoat777666/

Bennett Pascal

Hi! My name is Bennett Pascal and I’m currently a sophomore at Wake Forest University. I am an artist from Evanston still developing my style and expression. My art...
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Beth Adler

Beth Adler

Taking inspiration from the natural world and my travels, I incorporate visual material from what I observe and what I can gather. Using contemporary monoprinting techniques along with painting...

Bonnie Glassner

My favorite art mediums are Alcohol Inks and Acrylics. My paintings are a blend of representational paintings and Abstract Expressionism. My technique is one of a fluid intuitive style....

Bonnie Katz

Bonnie Katz is an artist and teacher within the Chicago arts community. Her current collection of work is a personal rediscovery into drawing and painting. The work explores the...

Bonnie Retzik

I am happy to participate in this community. I have lived in multiple states and countries to finally find an art community is exciting to me. I am self...

Brian Petrone

I employ the processes that go into making a building – forming mass, sculpting space, manipulating light – to create art. The pieces shown here deal with the intersection...

Bryana Bibbs

Bryana Bibbs is a Chicago-based textile artist, painter, and art educator who earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Fiber and Material Studies at The School...
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Carol Hammerman

Carol Hammerman

The inspiration for my sculpture & jewelry design has always been personal, manifested in a journey of learning, engagement, challenges, frustration et al. Presently my sculpture showcases the female figure.  ...

Carolyn Hinske

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Carrie Baumann-Matta

I took my first knitting class in 2015 because I wanted to learn how to knit socks. As it turns out, I like knitting anything but socks! Hats and...

Cat Barr

Each one of my pieces is a piece of me! I create to get outside of myself. Art is a time when I can turn off my thoughts and...

Catie Bryant

Hey there! I am an ETHS grad who is currently attending the University of Denver in order to pursue my Bachelor’s in graphic design. Since my sophomore year of...

Cécile Trentini

Curriculum Born 1962 in The Hague Grew up in the French speaking part of Switzerland (La Neuveville / BE) Lives in Zurich (Switzerland) and Evanston IL (USA) Diploma as...

Cheri Lasher

I am truly a multi-media artist. My anchor product has always been my hand-painted silk, stenciled or shibori indigo-dyed scarfs, among many other home decor products. I am also...

Cherie Animashaun

Published author at the age of 12, Cherie is now using her love for writing in order to empower women and youth alike. Through her nonprofit, Her Rising Initiative,...

Cheryl Iino-Jue

Now that I’m retired I can turn my attention to artistic creation. Yayyy! Ceramics has been my focus, specifically handbuilding. I will eventually get to the potters’ wheel, but...

Chris Barboi

Chris Barboi is a ceramicist and painter living in Evanston. Chris produces porcelain art pottery, as well as gouache/mixed media on paper paintings technically focusing on the tension that...
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Chris Heisinger

Chris Heisinger

I have traveled to various wild forests and woods and I am amazed by the beauty and high energy of all of those magnificent places. It is these places...

Chris Walker

Chris Walker – Wet plate collodion photography. After a long career in photojournalism at the Chicago Tribune, Chris Walker returned to his roots in analog black and white photography....
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Christine Young

As a young child growing up in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania surrounded by the work of Howard Pyle, the Wyeths, and C Jac Young (her grandfather), Christine exhibited a drive...

Cindy Dauer

Email: cindy@theslumberingherd.com Website: http://www.theslumberingherd.com/

CoCo Ree Lemery

CoCo Ree Lemery is an award-winning Furniture Designer, Professor, and Creative Director for Studio Kloak. A design studio focused on sustainable lighting and functional objects, Studio Kloak makes custom...

Craig Jobson

Artist Statement: Handmade books are found at the juncture of content and process. They are often collaborations by two people who must each understand and appreciate what the other...

crawwlspace

Chicago native crawwlspace is a self-taught interdisciplinary artist, creating stunning pieces that are equal parts spooky, unusual, and beautiful. After graduating in 2016 from Emerson College, crawwlspace quickly discovered...

Crystal McDonald

Crystal McDonald is a Ph.D. A doctoral candidate who utilizes her background in architecture and her dissertation research to create visual representations of what she witnesses within environments and...

Cynthia Kerby

Cynthia Kerby is a visual artist, former design professor, jewelry designer, curator, and co-founder of True Ideas, a design studio in Evanston. She shows familiar objects in unfamiliar ways...
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Daniel Aquino

Daniel Aquino

I love to draw and sketch. My artwork is a reflection of my love and intrigue for the ancient cultural arts of the Philippines. My artwork usually depicts Filipino...

Darren Oberto

I make art in order to process the outside world, to make sense of our surroundings, to make comparisons, and to circumscribe aspects of society. These observations give meaning...

David Bender

I’m a digital collage artist and photographer. As a collector of early portrait photography—daguerreotypes, tintypes, and cabinet cards from the 1800s—I’m fascinated by these mysterious and sometimes haunting photographs...

David Hence

Since the age of six, I not only studied, but also practiced art. Making art is a noble endeavor, but it’s also misunderstood. To make art is to comment...

David Niari

David Niari makes drawings, paintings and mixed media artworks. By referencing romanticism, grand-guignolesque black humour and symbolism, his drawings references post-colonial theory as well as the avant-garde or the...

David Roberts

Born and raised in Evanston Dawes, Chute, ETHS 72 University of Illinois Bachelor Architecture 1978 Email: david@schoolroomgallery.com Website: www.schoolroomgallery.com Instagram: @davidroberts.sketchbook Facebook: schoolroomgallery

David Rubman

I became a wood artist during and following a career as an immigration attorney and part-time law professor. Starting in my basement and now expanded to two studios in...
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David Sutton

David Sutton

As a very young animal lover, David Sutton wanted to be a veterinarian. By age nine, he had set his sights on becoming a photographer instead. Little did he...
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Debbie Bretag

Debbie Bretag

I am an enthusiastic Fine Art and Landscape Photographer. I began my passion for photography at an early age when I would watch my mom take family photos with...
Deborah Hirshfield
Deborah Hirshfield

Deborah Hirshfield

I began to batik silk in 1970. I was initially interested in learning serigraphy, but when I arrived at the initial class at the old Evanston Art Center in...
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Deborah Puntenney

Deborah Puntenney

I am a maker of objects of all kinds, and have worked in a variety of media, including beads, fiber, ceramics, wood, ink, watercolor, and metal. My degree in...

Debra Flint Salter

I’ve recently rediscovered a passion for painting that I kept on hold while conducting my decorating business. My spirit is ignited with the support for my return, and has...
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Denise Grossman

Denise Grossman

I am currently, semi- retired from careers as a licensed Occupational Therapist, Ordained Minister with the United Church of Christ and yoga instructor/therapist. During my call to Ministry, I...
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Denise Handwerker

Denise Handwerker

Feltwerker Upcycled Accessories I create one of a kind accessories for you and your home. I love taking old, unfashionable or damaged wool sweaters and making something new and...

Denise Siegel

A lifelong artist who grew up in Evanston, I’ve studied drawing, figurative sculpture, printmaking, and oil painting.   Every medium is celebrated by illuminating the process to achieve each...
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Dennis O’Malley

An admitted lifelong lover of the city of Chicago, I have always been interested in demonstrating that fondness through my art. In 1995, I was introduced to printmaking and...

Destinee Adams

Art has always been apart of my life, and now I want to share my art with the world. I make jewelry, crafts out of resin (the possibilities are...
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Deyaneira Rodriguez

Deyaneira Rodriguez

Deyaneira Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican artist whose work spans across photography and contemporary realist painting. Her Latin culture inspires her art, and an educational background in environmental science...
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Diane C. Graydon

Diane C. Graydon

I’ve always considered my abstract work less important than my representable art, but that’s changing. These days I work with watercolor media and ink. Email: dianegraydon@gmail.com  

Diane Ponder

Diane Ponder is a painter, digital photographer, sculptor and videographer. Primarily based in Chicago and Oak Park, her studio is in the Feather Lofts. Her work can been seen...

Don Seeley

A resident of Evanston for more than 20 years, I currently specialize in Event and Fine Art photography, figure drawing and gouache and oil painting. Email: dschi.gm@gmail.com Website: https://seeleyart.com/...

Donna Bartman Masini

Creating with fabric has been my passion since I was a child. I discovered nuno felting about 15 years ago. Nuno felt makes it possible to embed other textiles...
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Donna Wesley Spencer

Donna Wesley Spencer

Donna Wesley Spencer is a founding member of Perspective Gallery in Evanston. For the past few years, she has been working on “A Southern Diary”, making photographs that speak...
Doug Haight

Doug Haight

For more than 20 years Doug Haight has traveled the USA and much of the world as a photographer and video producer. His photography has been featured in numerous...
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Drew Endicott

Drew Endicott

Photographer Email: drewendicott@mac.com Website:  drewendicott.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drewendicott Shop Evanston Made: Drew Endicott
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Eileen Cipriano

Eileen Cipriano

CIPRIANO STUDIO 5 , Evanston IL Lapidary Jewelry designs / inspired from Evanston lakefront area I have a Gemology background and also love to paint as well. I moved...

Elaine O’Keefe Sage

My name is Elaine O’Keefe Sage. Art and teaching are my passions, throw in historical fiction and mystery/thriller novels and I’m happy! I love working with color, black and...

Elazar Weiner

As an artist I enjoy observing life and incorporating its expression in my paintings. Lately, I’ve gravitated towards painting gardens and forest preserves. Each plant and animal have their...
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Elena Kaiser

Elena Kaiser

I am a painter and for the past 10 years love painting with encaustics. Im always integrating nature and the natural unfolding of my narrative through colors texture and...

Elijah Brown

My name is Elijah Brown and I make bracelets. I have been making them for family and friends for a while now. I make them to represent current events,...
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Elisa Lindstrom

I went to art school but instead of becoming a full time artist after I graduated, I moved to New York City and started working in not-for-profits. The plan...

Ella Kovacs

Currently based in Evanston, Ella was born in Transylvania (Romania), and she got her interest and passion for creating experiences and art, from her parents,  both artists. As a...

Ellen Greene

Ellen Greene was born in 1975 and raised in the small college town of Lawrence, Kansas. The local art scene as well as her creative parents supported her artistic...

Ellen Schwarzbach

Most of my jewelry designs incorporate recycled glass beads, many of which are from Ghana. The recycled glass reminds me of the sea glass I collected as a kid....

Ellie Hazlett

Ellie Hazlett is a multimedia artist based in Chicago. She experiments with textures and materials to transform environments and perspectives.  Most of her fine art examines and reflects sociopolitical...

Fran Joy

  Artist Statement: The purpose behind my work is to show the power, strength, and triumph of the human spirit. As I witness the loss of life and humanity...
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Francine Gourguechon

Francine Gourguechon

The mosaic sculptures I create are a culmination of artistic and intellectual personal interests. The materials I use consist of art glass, sea creatures, bullet shells, ball bearings, semi...
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Gaby Silva Bavio

Gaby Silva Bavio

Abstract artist. I was born in La Plata, in Argentina. Today I live and create in two very different cities, La Plata and Chicago. I like to show what...

Gary Packard

I am attracted to any unusual character of a wood’s grain, whether it is old-growth pine or something more exotic like African padauk. I make that unusual character a...
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Gillian Muller-Greyz

Gillian Muller-Greyz

I have always loved storytelling.  My early work as an artist was almost always narrative.  I love creating characters through costume and writing fun back-stories to go along with...

Ginny Roeder

Virginia O. Roeder MFA My paintings are about color and geometry. As a child I was intrigued by the subtle colors of the feathers of birds and the leaves...

Greg Grucel

Greg Grucel is an artist of Filipino and Polish descent. He channels his diverse heritage and artistic training from Columbia College Chicago into a vibrant exploration of visual storytelling....

Gregory Jue

Retired now, I get giddy when I realize that I now have the opportunity to nurture my creative side! I currently work in pencil, pen & ink, watercolor, and...

Gwyn Jennings

I am a maker, crafter, artist, upcycler using fabric, yarn, paint, beads, wood, ceramics, paper and found objects to create a variety of unique one-of-a-kind treasures that include boxes,...

Hannah Levine-Drizin

I’m a graduate of University of Michigan’s Stamps School of Art and Design and I’m finishing a MAT (masters in teaching) from SAIC so that I can learn to...

Hazel Dixon

My education is in Respiratory Therapy as well as a MSW degree from Loyola University school of social work. I retired 7 years ago after 42 years caring for...
Heather Eidson
Heather Eidson

Heather Eidson

A photojournalist by training and at heart, I seek to capture fleeting moments as they unfold, including nature, candid portraits and the human experience. Website heathereidson.com Instagram heathereidsonmedia Email...
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Heather Hancock

Heather Hancock

STATEMENT I use the ancient medium of glass as a conceptual tool to explore contemporary ideas about mind, place and information. I came to my art practice via a...

Howard Tenner

Hello All, After spending so many years as a structural engineer, a pizza shop owner, a substitute teacher, and I can’t even remember what else, I have been spending...

Jack Lewitz

I am (semi)retired and currently paint as a hobby. I like acrylic, and water-based oils. I also like to draw and do like pastels. Email: jacklewitz3@gmail.com Shop Evanston Made:...
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Jacqueline Eddy

Jacqueline Eddy

In the 70s, I graduated from college with a Major in Art and Graphic Design. Seeing all the talent around me, I decided that pursuing a career in Art...
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Jacqueline Sanchez

Jacqueline Sanchez

Jacqueline Sanchez is a Mexican-American artist working in sculpture. Her experiences as a child and adolescent have had a profound influence on the imagery that permeates her artwork. The...

Jadon Brammer

Finding beauty in the little things. Website: jdbramm.com Email: jdbramm1@gmail.com Instagram: @jdbramm

Jaimie Brunet

I’ve always had the desire to recreate with paint what I see in the world.  I am an oil painter, mixed media artist with a particular passion for encaustic paint.*  Most...

James Deeb

Expressive faces populate my work, but they are not representations of particular people. I spend a lot of time riding public transportation in and around Chicago and looking at...
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Jamie Thome

Jamie Thome

Press: Roundtable The Hive  Email: thomepaper@yahoo.com Shop Evanston Made: Jamie Lou Thome  
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Janet Latshaw Simons

Janet Latshaw Simons

Janet’s passion for art first welled up within her during the 2 1/2 years she spent traveling through Europe, Cypress, and Israel when taking a leave of absence after...

Janice Fleckman

I am a Clinical Social Worker and have a certificate in Applied Arts and Psychology. I have been painting and making art for over 30 years. I received a...

Janice Kazmier

“Be here now In this moment In this space and time.” —Ram Dass Be appreciative of all that is before you, behind you, above you, below you Be still...

Janis Post

I work intuitively, expressively, and abstractly, rarely starting with an end product in mind. Abstractions of water, earth, rock, sand and sky are recurring elements in my work. I...

Jay Goodrich

Fickle Flower Arts is part of a women’s arts and crafts collective dedicated to empowering, inspiring, and healing through creativity. The ultimate goal is to celebrate a group of...

Jeanne LaCasse

Places I’ve been – Places I’ve never been Spanning several mediums, my work encapsulates places I’ve been, places I’ve never been, places that I long to go to. Because...

Jeff Garrett

Born Evanstonian, Jeff creates both realistic and abstract photographs of Lake Michigan in all seasons, focusing on sun, moon, clouds, shadows, water, and ice. Email: gotefridus@yahoo.com Instagram: instagram.com/gotefridus Facebook:...
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Jenni Grover

Jenni Grover

My quilts are post-modern, maximalist, and intuitive. I’m obsessed with color and texture. Email: jenni@jennigrover.com Website: https://www.jennigrover.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hyper.scrappy/
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Jennifer D. Turner

Artist Statement: As a mixed media artist, I delve into the realms of transformation, healing, wholeness, and mental well-being. Through my artwork, I seek to inspire a sense of...

Jennifer Otsuka

I am an illustrator who wants to bring a bit of cozy magic into everyone’s day. My background is in watercolor painting and I have recently started to paint...
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Jessica Kaplan

Jessica Kaplan

Vision. Anticipation. Patience. My curiosity enables me to capture authentic moments in time, in which the pieces of the puzzle converge, fleeting elements coalesce and a photograph is made....

Jessica Park

Through a vocabulary of layers, colors, shapes, and composition, my works articulate a playful voice. Focusing on images of flowers, I have found them to be a particularly effective...
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Jessica Sawyers Cohen

Jessica Sawyers Cohen

In a world where things can feel so difficult, I want my art to bring happiness and joy to others. Let it be an escape from the challenges of...
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Jessica Ustick

Jessica Ustick

My work as an artist is centered around painting nerdy, dreamscapes that evoke a sense of wonder and imagination in the viewer. I enjoy painting with vibrant & playful...

Jevoid Simmons

As long as I can remember I’ve been an art maker.  I’m not grounded in any specific artistic system. Art classes were a part of my educational experience from...

Jill Birschbach

Statement: Ideas of home and the house form are loaded with meaning. I began using this universal symbol to explore conflicted feelings about my working class upbringing. The house...

Jim Parks

There is a force — a creative urge — that overtakes some artists when they work. I am one of those artists. When I sit down to work, I...
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Joan Muller

Joan Muller

My style of quilted illustrations arose from my interest in historic pictorial quilts. I had attempted, over the years, to recreate various styles of antique quilting from redwork embroidery...

Joanna Pinsky

Joanna Pinsky is a painter residing in Evanston, Illinois. Working with acrylics, she has creates two-dimensional shaped paintings on canvas and gator board as well as rectangular works on paper. She...
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Joerg Metzner

Joerg Metzner

Born and raised in the Harz Mountains of Germany, Joerg was trained and worked as dental technician before moving to Ireland where he herded goats and photographed and painted....

John Herron

I love to paint loose, large and wet so watercolor is the perfect medium for me. For me, painting abstract is as much fun as a landscape. I utilize...
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Jordan Galvin

Jordan Galvin

I love finding antique and vintage pieces that have become more beautiful with age. The patina, tarnish, even dents, on these valuable pieces connect us to their histories. I...
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Jordan Scott

Jordan Scott

Jordan Scott is an award winning Chicago based artist and photographer. Represented by art galleries nationwide, he also teaches photography at several prestigious art centers in the Chicago area....
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Jordan Scott Photography

Jordan Scott is an award winning Chicago based artist and photographer. As well as teaching photography for prestigious art centers and organizations in the Chicago area, he also offers...

Joseph Frey

I have been painting in watercolor for four years. I have participated in several plein air events, including the Dockside Quick Paint and the Evanston Plein Air Festival. Currently...

Joseph Kayne

Wet Plate Collodion Tintype and Fine Large Format Landscape Photography Joe is one of a rare number of artists using the Wet Plate Collodion Tintype Process. The Wet Plate...

Joyce Elias

Joyce Elias’ art encompass a wide range of media including painting, printmaking, collage, woodworking, pottery and photography. Over the past few years she has primarily focused on painted paper...
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Juan Carlos Rodriguez

Juan Carlos Rodriguez

Hailing from the vibrant cultural tapestry of Mexico and shaped by the dynamic energy of Chicago, I am an artist who has been captivated by the world of art...
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Juana Fernández-Hamer

My name is Juana M.Fernández-Hamer. I was born in Cuba in 1966. I left with my nuclear family members from Cuba (still have members that live there) and lived...

Jude Mahler

My ceramic pieces are influenced by my background in graphic and package design. My  original career was designing house brand merchandise for a supermarket chain. I love surface texture...
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Judi Kickel

Judi Kickel

Judi Kickel, textile architect, is an artist based in Wheeling IL. She started sewing when her mom made her take a sewing class in high school. A love of...
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Judith Lewin

Judith Lewin

Website: millcreekminiatures.com Phone: 847-525-4227

Juliane von Kunhardt

My body of work wanders between the personal and the global context, and it feeds from what I see in media (mainly books) and what surrounds me.  I address...

Julianne Litzkow

Hand painted one of a kind or specialty series silks to move on the body are what I create. The intention of the utility of art and beauty or...

Julie Cowan

I have two main interests: portraiture and architecture. I investigate the idea of place and how spaces make us feel either embraced or alienated. Using architectural themes, I select...

Julie Rivera

I love design; graphic or surface! I incorporate the problem solving techniques as a graphic designer to my fiber work. More and more I am driven to get off...

June Chen Ahleman

Artist June Chen Ahleman is best known for her large-scale portraits and installations which explore the human experience of identity, perception, and objectification. Ahleman works predominantly in oil on...

Junko Yokota

Wherever I am, I am intrigued by the world around me. Born in Tokyo and raised in Okinawa, I stayed in the United States after college. My career focused...

Kangkana Deka

Though I love knitting and crocheting which I have learned from my maa when I was very young, I never paid much attention to it. However, I decided to...

Karen Fields

Karen Fields is a multidisciplinary artist hailing from Chicago. Over the past 25 years, she has lived and worked on the East Coast and in California before returning to...
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Karla Bruce

Karla Bruce

Affordable Accessories Handmade with love in Illinois. Email: loveandgracegems@gmail.com Website: https://loveandgracegems.myshopify.com/ Instagram: loveandgracegems Facebook: Love & Grace Gems LLC Shop Evanston Made: Love & Grace Gems

Katherine Orr

I believe that art can create special moments in everyday life. Why save art for a special occasion? Art isn’t just for Sunday afternoon trips to museums or formal...

Kat Walton-Myers

A Polish-born artist, currently residing in Evanston. My artistic passions circle around slavic folk practices, folklore, mythology, Victoriana, oddities and the esoteric. I have a degree in illustration with...
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Kate Roth

Kate Roth

Kate Roth is an Evanston based photographer. Her passion for photography has led her to study nineteenth century photo techniques and full-frame composition She studied at the Royal Academy...

Katharine Frey

Katharine Frey is a Chicago-based artist and photographer who works with cyanotype, watercolor, glass, acrylic, and other media. She also is an early childhood teacher who loves to create...

Kathryn Gemperle

I am a Chicago-based ceramic artist and painter. My artwork explores the interplay of memory, place, and imagination; how living spaces come to embody specific emotions; how experience influences...

Kathy Halper

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.”  – William Shakespeare Folk art with its voice rooted in simplicity and honesty...

Ken Avick

BFA, Painting, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1969. MFA, Painting, 1970, University of Chicago . Taught at the Hyde Park Art Center. Member of artist collective gallery, Space 900 Gallery, Evanston, Il....

Kenn Neely

Email: kennetik61@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kennetik61_____kenn_neely/ Shop Evanston Made: Kenn Neely
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Kerstin Alischoewski

Kerstin Alischoewski

My paintings are a synthesis of traditional Renaissance painting techniques combined with contemporary ideas about picture making. My work expresses my lifelong fascination with paintings of the Flemish and...
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Kevin Trabaris

Kevin Trabaris

Kevin Trabaris is a figurative oil painter whose work captures the stories and images that expose the beauty and emotions of the human condition sometimes with a humorous approach....

Kim Romain

Everyone is on a journey. Sometimes along our paths we get to experience the light. Sometimes, the dark. Although we may desire to always experience the lightness (because it...

Kristen Neveu

I paint to carve out a niche in my day with quiet space. I also take solace in spending time in nature. I have a background in music, and...
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L.P. (Larry) Lundy

L.P. (Larry) Lundy

I’m a fortunate fellow. I knew I was an artist when I was a kid.  Later I worked at various gigs, including being an illustrator, a copywriter, and backdrop...

Laura Montenegro

My fascination and love of picture books began very early. My mother was an early childhood educator and librarian as well as a writer and artist. For her, poetry,...

Laura Sudec

Against Still Life – Margaret Atwood Orange in the middle of a table: It isn’t enough to walk around it at a distance, saying it’s an orange: nothing to...
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Lauren Marquez-Viso

Lauren Marquez-Viso

Explorer. Environmentalist. Photographer. Travel, immersing myself in different cultures, and communing with nature are my inspiration. I feel most alive when I am mindfully exploring this amazing and beautiful...

Laurie Kwo

Laurie Kwo is a Hawaiian-born artist in Evanston, Illinois who is building a following as an abstract painter. Her creative journey, which began at age six, has taken her...

Laurie Slater

Over the years I have held a variety of jobs, traveled amazing places, heard incredible music, laughed, loved, hated, and everything in between. Life leads you down some strange...
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Lawrence H. Pinto

Lawrence H. Pinto

Japanese-Style Woodblock Prints (moku hanga) I make landscape prints of the eastern shore of Lake Superior where there is a wilderness area centered on Lake Superior Provincial Park. The...

Lea Basile Lazarus

Statement: I have spent the last few years creating a body of work that reflects the awareness and power of strength within our community.  People have gathered together to...

Leah Soloff

Hi! I have been involved in various arts communities since the 1970s. As a photographer, I have spent time as an art fair exhibitor and have been honored with...

Len Koroski

Excited to show a sampling of designs including furniture and serving trays inspired by Mid Century Modern Designers and Architects from Denmark to North America. Opening the notebook with...
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Leopold Segedin

Leopold Segedin

BIOGRAPHY   Leopold Segedin was born in Chicago in 1927.  He received his BFA (1948) and MFA (1950) from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He has taught at...
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Leslie & Laura Hirshfield

Leslie & Laura Hirshfield

Leslie and Laura Hirshfield are identical twin sisters who have been working together to combine their individual art disciplines into collages. Leslie received her MFA from Pratt Institute in...

Leslie Penles

Custom knitted and crochet garments & accessories. Email: lpenles@sbcglobal.net
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Linda Iverson

Linda Iverson

Artist currently reworking ribbon into images and machine embroidery in place. Email: lindamarie441@comcast.net Website: Artrepreneur.com (Search by Name) Shop Evanston Made: Linda Iverson
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Linda Summerfield

Linda Summerfield

I find beauty and usefulness in discarded items and ephemera. I layer and reconstruct these found items to take a critical view of social, political and cultural issue. My...

Lisa Plefka Haskin

Lisa Plefka Haskin knew at a very young age that she loved everything about art. Her parents were instrumental in nurturing that passion and God-given talent. And over the...

Lisa Riva

I sculpt from my soul, from personal experiences and from my dreams. I begin by readying my studio, setting the mood with music or an audiobook and allowing my...
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Liz Cramer

Liz Cramer

I believe that we should surround ourselves every day with beautiful things, pieces that make us smile, even when practical and functional. Life is too short to drink from...

Lynn Floriano

My work is reminiscent of the elegant forms of nature that to me, have spiritual and abstract qualities that forever fascinate me. My love of color is easily satisfied...

Lynne Miller Jones

In my paintings, I explore the boundaries between realism and abstraction in images of the natural world. From afar, my work appears realistic, sometimes photographic, but close up, there...

Madeline Usher

My artistic journey has been long and circuitous. I’ve been driven to make things my entire life. Almost everything on which I choose to spend time has been shaped...
Maggie Drouillard
Maggie Drouillard

Maggie Drouillard

Working with clay allows me to give myself grace. This is a mistake making space. I love how I am forced to adapt to its whims, allow things to...
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Maike’s Marvels

Maike’s Marvels

Maike van Wijk creates one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry and home adornments as Maike’s Marvels. Her Wax and Wire Jewelry has been featured in various art fairs around Chicagoland, and her...

Mardy Sears

The main thrust of my work focuses on a combination of current events, including contemporary moral views, with more personal and intimate imagery. I particularly like combining modern concepts...

Margarete de Soleil

BIO: Margarete de Soleil is an artist and illustrator who has exhibited nationwide, including at The Smithsonian Institution of Natural History and the Missoula Art Museum in Montana. A graduate of the Maryland Institute,...

Maria Delton

I paint what makes me stop and stare, usually while on my way to something else. Unexpected, unplanned and often overlooked, the tension between a boring subject that is...

Marie Magnetic

Marie Magnetic (b. 1989) is a Chicago-based visual artist working mainly in acrylics, collage, and found object sculpture. Marie was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Central...
Marilyn Greenfield
Marilyn Greenfield

Marilyn Greenfield

Passionate about the beauty of the world around me, I have been expressing myself in clay for 35 years. The goal of my work is to create utilitarian and...

Marjorie Davidson

Marjorie Davidson is a classically trained pianist, self taught artist, with a lifetime and life line of piano students, accompanist work, solo performances, and a relentless practice of piano...

Mark Collins

Think of your reaction when you come upon a scene that draws your attention completely – one of those visual moments that is fleeting but seems to be locked...

Mark Hudson

Email: markhudson757@yahoo.com Shop Evanston Made: Mark Hudson

Mark Hurwich

Mark Hurwich is anything but a “serious” photographer and potter. Rather, his work reflects a life-long interest in illuminating the whimsical, playful and quirky wonderfulness ever-present within and around...
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Markeyon Wallock

Markeyon Wallock

Markeyon Wallock is CEO and Founder of the BWYB brand-BWYB is an acronym for BWYB #BLACK #WHITE #YELLOW #BROWN BWYB Products sells apparel and promotional products featuring Markeyon Wallock’s...
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Marsha Peterson-Maass

Marsha Peterson-Maass

The type of art that Marsha has developed is called Crystal Knit Pointillism, utilizing crystals and colored yarn to form her knit picture, much like how a painter uses...

Marti De Boer

A passion for creating contemporary jewelry allows me to express my personal artistic vision. About 10 years ago I began making jewelry constructed from materials I love such as...
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Mary Jon Girard

Mary Jon Girard

I enjoy applying a creative attitude to all parts of my busy life. Having an artistic bent allows me to see multiple possibilities and solutions. When I set aside...

Mary K. Seyfarth

Mary K. Seyfarth started working in ceramics in 1978 and the vessel has been her expression for the last 40 years. I love the “fire arts” as I have...

Matthew LaFleur

I was born with a crayon in my hand, dimples in my grin and goofiness in my soul.  An illustrator for over two decades, I have drawn from the...
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Maureen Crowley

Maureen Crowley

Maureen Crowley has been an Evanston resident for the past 19 years. During her career in sales promotion and marketing, Maureen spent much of her time collaborating with graphics...

Maya Kalabic

Maja Kalabic was born in Yugoslavia. Maja’s family immigrated to the United States in 1996. After landing in Chicago, Maja immersed herself and took full advantage of the possibilities...

Mayra Jackson

As a self-taught artist, I specialize in creating immersive 3D art pieces using heavy textured acrylic paint and mixed media. My art literally pops out of the canvas, drawing...

Megz Klein

Megz Klein built a lifelong background in Fine Art, Graphics and Interiors. She is a member of ASID, AIGA, American Mensa, and holds a BFA degree in Interior Design...

Melanie Deal

Remember when you were a child, creating artworks by cutting and pasting? Well, that’s what I do as an adult, and it’s just as fun and satisfying as it...
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Melissa Raman Molitor

Melissa Raman Molitor

Melissa Raman Molitor, ATR-BC, LCPC Melissa is an artist, educator and art therapist living and working in the Chicago-Evanston area. She is an associate professor, adj. at the School...
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Meredith Kopelman

Meredith Kopelman

My everyday experiences range from a chance encounter with an eccentric blue heron, while taking a pause during a morning run. Energy pulses through me, yet I’m at peace...

Mia McCullough

Mia is an award winning playwright and filmmaker who took a deep dive back into visual art during the pandemic. While she finds painting with acrylics soothing, her real...
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Michael Birnbaum

Michael Birnbaum

I have been painting and making prints for over 50 years, inspired by growing up in a incredibly creative household. My mother was a very gifted Painter and I...
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Michael Ennis

Michael Ennis

Mike Ennis lives in Evanston, works in Rogers Park and enjoys taking in his surroundings, captured in his photographs of everyday people, places and things. Mike and his family...

Michelle Stroud

My first piece of pottery came from my grandmother’s cabinet – an old chipped little pitcher with painted flowers on the side. I loved how the piece felt in...

Mindi Dewey-Rosburg

Art allows me to access the fullness of the human experience through the nature of its contradictions – the light and the dark, the bright and the hidden, the...

Molly Wherry

Molly is an acrylic artist who is constantly experimenting with her style. Her paintings frequently explore stories outside of her world, either inspired by space or a fairytale. These...

Nancy F. Behles

I am a professional artist and art educator, working in oil, acrylic and oil pastel. Stylistically, my work ranges from impressionistic to abstract. I value the creative interaction and...

Nancy Lamm

I was a shy kid. I was never one to approach others to make friends and play. Instead, I might hang out nearby and hope for someone to invite...

Nancy Nikko

In a nutshell: I’m a graphic designer, artist, illustrator and photographer. I began in these separate but related areas via my business which started back in 1993 as a...
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Nancy Sickbert-Wheeler

Nancy Sickbert-Wheeler

Nancy Sickbert-Wheeler works as a metalsmith with the specialty in enameling. Glass enamel is fired and fused to copper and silver. Creating contemporary jewelry and objects using a combination...

Naomi Pollak

I create paintings and drawings in pencil, charcoal or oil. I am inspired by work of great masters and contemporary realistic artists. I am influenced by the beauty of...
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Neal Stamell

Neal Stamell

Bits of clay, some spinning, hands, tooling, glaze– yielding ceramic ware to enhance the home. Email:  nstamell@gmail.com Shop Evanston Made: Neal Stamell
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Nicholas Turner

Nicholas Turner

British born with a passion for travel and photography. I’ve been fortunate enough to live and work in many different countries and moved to Evanston a few years ago....
Nikki Householder
Nikki Householder

Nikki Householder

Nikki is the creator behind NikHouseArt. Nikki has a Masters in Education from Michigan State University. She taught Elementary school for many years before her family relocated to Sydney,...

Nina Weiss

About the Artist Nina Weiss has been painting and drawing the landscape for over thirty years.  Her work is represented in private and corporate collections including United Airlines, Aetna...
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Olga Masevich

Olga Masevich

My aesthetic is minimalist and playful, with limited color palettes. I gravitate toward exaggerated shapes and proportions. Most of my artwork is female inspired and centric. I work digitally...

Paige Love Garland

Paige Love Garland is a multidisciplinary Artist and Designer. She studied at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and has gone on to pursue a professional career as...
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Patricia Bridges

Patricia Bridges

I create my ear lobe accessories from a variety of beads, wood, leather, fabric, metal, wire, semi-precious stones, and everyday items that can be recycled and/or refurbished.  Being unique,...
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Patricia Patterson

Patricia Patterson

I am a contemporary still-life painter interested in observing the relationships between objects that result unexpectedly and on purpose. I lived in Mexico for 25 years and returned to...
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Patrick Duncan

Patrick Duncan

Patrick Duncan has a studio in Evanston. Located at 1731 Dodge. Patrick is an artist. Come over and visit to see cool stuff! Probably should make an appointment! Call! 3144719106 Email: Patricktduncan@gmail.com IG:...

Patrick Perry

I look to create multiple experiences when my work is viewed from a distance and then closer and more intimately. With a focus on portraits, I use color, brush...

Patt Murray

A sculptor and dancer by nature, my life’s path took me to a career as a hair designer and salon/art gallery owner. I turned to less physically demanding and...

Paul Wear

Paul Wear works primarily in acrylic paint on stretched canvas. In his work, he straddles the line between representation and complete abstraction. The blank canvas is covered with random...

Peer Services

Founded in 1975, PEER Services is a leading nonprofit provider of substance use prevention and outpatient treatment services to youth and adults, ages 12-90+, in Northern Cook County. We...