Barbara Ciurej, Art Patron
"Evanston Made always finds ways to turn toward the light and let art blossom."
Angela Lyonsmith, Artist and Board Member
"This community building function of the art is a value of Evanston Made which intersects with our commitment to increased diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism within our organization and in our larger community."
Amy O. Woodbury, Artist
"Evanston Made does an excellent job of taking care of all that busy business stuff, allowing me more time in the studio. That is huge."
Carolyn Hinske, Fiber Artist
"I am in awe of all the continued work the leaders of Evanston Made are doing to keep art alive and well during a pandemic! Thank you all and keep up the good work! "
Destiny Wesley, Designer with The Ready Generation
"My experience with Evanston Made was a great one. I was met with many different personalities but what I love the most is that although we are all completely different in what we have to offer, room was made for all us to thrive."
Jim Parks, Artist
"Evanston Made has been the connecting tissue between individual artists in this town who previously had only a dim recognition of each other...and we're smarter, more aligned, more productive, and better trained as a result."
Lea Basile Lazarus, Artist
"Evanston Made has put Evanston artists on the map."
Megan Abraham, Chief Advancement Officer, JCC Chicago
"Evanston Made is a crucial local organization supporting the arts in my hometown."
Ross Martens, Alley Gallery
"Evanston Made has been instrumental in helping us get in touch with the greater Evanston arts community."
Shannon Cahill, Art Consultant, Art En Object
"EM has been invaluable to my art consulting business. We have been successful in placing the art of local talent in homes throughout Evanston, the Northshore, Chicago and beyond."
Shellie Argeanton, Artist
"Evanston Made has made it possible for me to build community with other fabulous artists, find opportunities for exposure in the area and has been such a positive and uplifting aspect of my life the past couple of years."
Val Buchanan, Patron
"I support Evanston Made because celebrating the arts (and the artists among us) are VITAL to building a healthy and thriving community."