50 Plein Air Artists will capture the beauty of Evanston this weekend, here’s how to find their locations;.

See Plein Air Painters in Evanston, Thursday, July 14

  • Scott Lloyd Anderson, South Blvd & Chicago Ave., 10a-1p
  • John Herron, Lake & Elmwood, 11a-3p
  • Mark Cleveland, SPAC900, 816 Dempster St, 5:30p
  • Barbara Herring, Merrick Rose Garden
  • Robyn Strand, Merrick Rose Garden
  • Laurie Kennard, Merrick Rose Garden
  • Emmy Savage, Lee Street Beach
  • Mark Cleveland, Campagnola, Chicago Ave.12p
  • Amanda Brodie Stenlund, Saville Florist, Sherman Ave, 
  • Richard Laurent, Mustard’s Last Stand, 1613 Central St.

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Special Events to Meet Painters & Purchase Art

  • July 16, 9a-4p, Don Yang and Plein Air Painters at Grosse Point Lighthouse, Lighthouse Beach Evanston, 2603 Sheridan Rd.
  • July 16, 1-5p, Artist Book House Pop Up Shop, Harley Clarke Mansion, Lighthouse Beach Evanston, 2603 Sheridan Rd.
  • July 17, 1-3p, Festival Judging*, Plein Air Artists Exhibit and Art Sale at Fountain Square in Downtown Evanston.
  • July 17, 3-5p, Awards and Artist Reception, at Fountain Square in Downtown Evanston.

* Rain location Evanston Public Library Community Room (Church/Orrington)


Evanston Made Plein Air Art Festival is sponsored in part by the Evanston Arts Council, Downtown Evanston with Evanston Made. Contact Evanston Plein Air Festival Director and Plein Air Painters Chicago Co-Chair Mark Cleveland at mark.cleveland@comcast.net  or Evanston Made at info@evanstonmade.org

Evanston Made is a membership-based 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization in Evanston, IL, with a mission to connect artists and artisans to art enthusiasts and also to provide community and professional development to members. Membership is open to artists, artisans, makers, who make everything from art to clothes to music. We also welcome members who are art lovers and patrons, who want to help us carry out our mission. Support our work and make a donation of any amount, evanstonmade.org/donate/