EVANSTON ART & BIG FORK FESTIVAL

Downtown Evanston, Illinois
August 18, 19 & 20, 2017
Friday 4pm – 9pm • Saturday 10am – 9pm • Sunday 10am – 5pm


With a new date in August, Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival introduces a weekend-long celebration of local art and flavorful fare. Kicking off 4PM Friday with live music and tasty fare, the Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival will feature local fare, beer, and wine. Live music will fill the streets of Evanston for more fun! The festival will feature original high-end work from 130 artists will be available for purchase, perfect for gifts or a signature addition to a personal collection. Traditional mediums such as painting, sculpture, and photography will be showcased alongside unique, usable art, including handmade jewelry, one-of-a-kind furniture, and home accessories. The art festival will take place Friday from 4pm to 7pm, Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. The live music will take place Friday from 4pm to 9pm, Saturday from 10am to 9pm, and Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

We are so pleased to announce that the Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois is the charity chosen for the Green Ribbon Project for this festival. Participating artists put the green ribbon on a piece of their choice in their booth and IF the piece is sold the artist agrees to give 10% of the proceeds to the Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois. spinal cord

We are very excited to announce that Ayla’s Originials, located right in Evanston will be joining us Saturday & Sunday to make your own jewelry and take it home with you! Each of these can be made in 60-90 minutes and are all very easy, beginner projects. Each person will leave with a completed piece. Lesson and materials are only $25.
Saturday, 8/19
11am – Twist & Twirl: this double wrap bracelet can also be worn as a choker necklace.
1pm – Stretchy Bracelet: yes, it’s everywhere and now it’s time to make your own.
3pm – Wine Charms: It’s happy hour, but which glass belongs to who? Make a set of 4 and then you’ll know.
Sunday, 8/20
11am – Double Knotted Twist: it’s easy to make and easier to wear this fabulous leather wrap bracelet!
1pm – Memories: Use a variety of beads to make this bracelet that wraps round and round and won’t lose its shape.
3pm – Key Chain: Just the perfect grab to find your keys in your purse.

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2017 Festival Artists

Complete Listing

Booth No. Last First Media Sub Category
133 AMIT AMOS 2D Batik
136.5 BACHARA/CALLAHAN LAURIE/JULIE JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
129 BACKER GINNIE Painting Oil
131 BACKER RICHARD 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Metal
144 BAUER JOY A. Painting Oil
317 BECKER JASON 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
122 BEDNARIK PETR PHOTOGRAPHY Color
330 BENSCHER JENNY 2D Leather
212.5 BORDELON JEAN B 2D Digital
115 CAIRONE BOB PAINTING Oil Paint
218.5 CAPONE TRACEY PHOTOGRAPHY BW and Color
124 CHANG SOO K. Painting Acrylic
203.5 CONTI RICH 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
211 CRAWFORD RETA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
208.5/210 CUMMING CINDY 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
202 DELGADO LILIAN PAINTING Oil Paint
126 EESLEY JOYCE 2D Watercolor
118 EIDMANN JOSIAH JEWELRY Wood
316/318 FAMIGHATTI JESSICA    
211.5 FANG JESSICA E 2D Wood
218 FEDORKO TETYANA JEWELRY Metals
320 FIELD/HUSTON VICTOR/MEGAN 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
119 FINCHER SCOTT Photography Photo-BW and Color
326 FISCELLI ANNETTE 3D FUNCTIONAL Metals
116.5 FORESTALL BOB 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
331 FURGAT JULIE JEWELRY Gold and Silver
130 GALLAGHER SEAN PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
111.5 GERNANDT SUZANNE 2D Fiber
113 GOLLHARDT KAREN JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
203 HALLMAN KEVIN & SUZETTE 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
109 HASMUT ALI PAINTING Oil Paint
147 HEDBLOM DAN & FRANCES 2D Metals
204 HELLER PATRICIA M 2D Fiber
323 HOFFMAN ANNE 3D FUNCTIONAL Glass
329 HOLLIDAY ELIZABETH 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
213 HORAN BRIAN P PHOTOGRAPHY BW and Color
214 HUANG VIVIAN JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
321 IGLESIAS ROGER JEWELRY Gold and Silver
121 IUHAS OLIMPIA 2D Fiber
116 JABLOKOW PETER V PAINTING Watercolor
139 JACKSON VICTORIA PAINTING  
  JOY CHRISTIE JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
140 KADMIRI AZIZ PAINTING Acrylic
123 KALMAR BETSY 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
212 KERR DEBORAH JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
328 KIM SEUNG JAE PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
120 KLADE LEE E 2D Glass
205 KOONCE CANDI 3D Functional Fiber
325/327 KURANZ MICHAEL JEWELRY Mixed Media
145 LAHVIC KEVIN PAINTING Mixed Media
142 LAI DANIEL 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
135 LAMBERT GALINA 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
141 LIVNE SMADAR PAINTING Acrylic
209 MAMANDI REZGAR 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
220.5 MARHULA JOAN M 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
139.5 MARSELLA CANDACE JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
146 MARTIN ED 3D Non Functional Glass
207 MATHIE JANE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
128 MCCOY GAIL 2D Collage
107 MEE OMNIOBADIAH 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
148 MENAKER IGOR Photography Color
204.5 MIKOTA RENATA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
324 MORTILLARO JACKIE 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
132 MUENALA ANGUAYA JOSE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
117 NAROLEWSKA IWONA JEWELRY DESIGNER Metals
208.1 NATHAN ROBIN JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
319 NAWROCKA JOLANTA 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
134 O’MEARA JENNIFER 2D Mixed Media
322 PASIKOV DIANA 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
135.5 QUAN CAROLYN 2D Digital
217.5 RICHARDS DONNA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
215 ROGOWSKI MALGORZATA JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
208 ROMERO LUCIA JEWELRY Mixed Media
201 RUJUWA PETER 3D Non Functional Stone
136 RYAN CAROL Painting Acrylic Resin
112.5 SAMILJAN ROBIN PAINTING Mixed Media
127 SCHMIDT KATHRIN JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
216 SEGEDIN PAUL 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
219 SHUNDICH STEVEN PHOTOGRAPHY Digital
220 SMIGIELSKI JOE PAINTING Oil Paint
110/112 SMITH BARBARA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
217 SOBANSKI GREG 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
115.5 STALEY KARLA 3D Functional Fiber
219.5 STEUART DAREN PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
114 TANTILLO STEPHANIE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Glass
125 TAYLOR DANIELLE M 2D Mixed Media
140.5 TERHUNE KAREN 3D Non Functional Stone
108 VITALE CAITLIN V PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
111 WARD PATRICIA JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
207.5 WILLOUGHBY THOMAS 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
206 WOUK PAUL G 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Wood
143 YU ZUXIN Painting Oil
         
         


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Visitor Information

WHAT: Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival
WHERE: Downtown Evanston
800 Church St
Evanston, IL 60201
WHEN: Art

Friday, August 18, 4pm-7pm
Saturday, August 19, 10am-7pm
Sunday, August 20, 10am-5pm

Music and Food

Friday, August 18, 4pm-9pm
Saturday, August 19, 10am-9pm
Sunday, August 20, 10am-5pm

COST: FREE Admission
HIGHLIGHTS: In addition to the incredible artwork, Evanston Art & Big Fork features live music, local food, beer, wine and fun art projects for kids all weekend long. Situated on the downtown streets of Evanston amongst a great variety of specialty shops and restaurants, the festival compliments a day of shopping, eating, and browsing for all.

Parking

If you plan on driving, click here for available parking

Questions?

Need more information? Call the office 847-926-4300 or email info@amdurproductions.com with any additional questions or requests.

Want to be an artist in this show? Want to reserve a booth as a restaurant? Click on the Late Application below!

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2017 Evanston Art & Big Fork Music & Entertainment Line Up

Friday, August 18

Main Stage:
6p-6:30p: Saturday June Band
7p-9p: Class of ’68

Saturday, August 19

Main Stage
10am-4:30pm: David Dallison
Noon*: School of Rock
5:00pm-6:30pm: David Dallison
7p-9p: Indika

Sunday, August 20

Main Stage
10am-5:00pm: David Dallison

SOUND CHECKS WILL TAKE PLACE WITH RECORDED MUSIC PLAYING
*Subject to Minor Changes

2017 Evanston Big Fork Restaurant Line Up

bangers

Bangers & Lace

The Stained Glass

The Stained Glass

That Little Mexican Cafe

That Little Mexican Cafe

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co

Smylie Brother’s Brewing

Mumbain Indian Grill

Mumbain Indian Grill

Patisserie Coralie

Patisserie Coralie

Ramen

Table to Stix Ramen

Yeero

Yeero Revolution

Farmhouse

Farmhouse

Chef's Station

Chef’s Station

2017 Proudly Sponsored by:

2017 MUSIC YOU CAN MOVE TO

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Spin Art, Coloring Creations and more! Plenty of activities for kids of all ages.
Grafitti wall

ARTISTS APPLY TODAY

Artists may still apply after the regular application period by submitting the Late Application below. Late applications will be reviewed in house and artists will be applying for a wait list position. Artists are taken by wait list number and category openings.

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Contact Us Today! Call 847-926-4300 or email Info@AmdurProductions.com.

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