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CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN ART FESTIVAL

Glencoe, Illinois · June 29-30, July 1, 2018
Members Only Preview Party Friday, June 29 from 4pm – 7pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm



8th Annual Botanic Garden Art Festival

Amdur Productions proudly announces the 8th annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival this summer. The festival is located ½ hour north of Chicago in Glencoe and showcases the work of 95 unique artists in a pristine setting overlooking a lake, spectacular gardens and 385 acres of majesty. All of the artwork embodies a botanic theme, use or material. Festival-goers will have the opportunity to see the masters at work, with interactive art demos and booth chats taking place all weekend long!

The festival opens at 4 pm June 29 with a special Chicago Botanic Garden Members Preview, and is then open to the public June 30 and July 1. The preview party is exclusive for members of the Chicago Botanic Garden.

The incredible artwork available for purchase at the Festival is rivaled only by the beauty of the setting. The 385-acre Chicago Botanic Garden features 27 breathtaking display gardens and four natural areas uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. The Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival adds to a day of exploring one of the Midwest’s most celebrated destinations!

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2018 Festival Artists

Booth numbers are subject to change.

Complete Listing

Booth No. Last First Media Sub Category
  AINGER ALEX 3D FUNCTIONAL Metals
  ALOT-CIECHOLEWSKI JOANNA 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  ANDERSON SUSAN & ERIC 2D Ceramics
  BAKER JOSH PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  BARKBY DAVID W 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Wood
  BARSANTI JOANNE 2D Mixed Media
  BASI KALI 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  BEAM BRIAN 3D Functional Ceramics
  BEAUCHAMP ERIC 2D Wood
  BECKMAN BARB 2D Glass
  BEELER AMY JEWELRY Gold and Silver
  BOLEN VICKI 3D FUNCTIONAL Paper
  BORDEN RICHARD 2D Mixed Media
  BUSH SPIRIT & SAMUEL JEWELRY Mixed Media
  CALHOUN ALICE 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Metal
  CARPENTER KYLE 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  DELGADO LILIAN PAINTING Oil Paint
  DOUGHERTY JESSICA A 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  ESPEY BARBRA 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  EVANS MITCH 2D Mixed Media
  FARMER PAUL JEWELRY Gold and Silver
  FERGUSON DIANA M JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  FLORIANO LYNN M. JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  FOSS HOLLY SUE 2D Printmaking
  GALUSHA LEE 2D Fiber
  GAO WAYNE 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  GILMORE ROB Photography BW and Color
  GIVINGS FAITH ANN 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  GOULD JENNIFER 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  GUERTIN JOHN 3D FUNCTIONAL WOOD
  HARBOURT SUSAN JEWELRY Mixed Media
  HARRIS C A & NINA 3D FUNCTIONAL Leather
  HENRICHSEN TOM Painting Oil
  JIWA SHAMILA JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  KAMMERAAD/SANTORO LORI/NICK 2D Mixed Media
  KAY REBECCA 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  KERR DEBORAH JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  KISSEL/BIES ROMY/CLARE 2D Mixed Media
  KLEPPINGER LISA JEWELRY Gold and Silver
  LAWLER SHELLY PHOTOGRAPHY Color
  LEINTZ TANYA R PAINTING Mixed Media
  Marsella CANDACE JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  MCKENNEY JUSTIN & MELANIE 2D Ceramics
  MERRILL JOSH Photography BW and Color
  MILLER JUDITH 2D Ceramics
  PATTERSON BRAD 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  PINE JOHN (JACK) A 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Glass
  PISHGAHI REZA 3D Non Functional Mixed Media
  POLK RANDY JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  RANCOURT MONIQUE JEWELRY Metals
  RAY/BARRATT DENNIS/MARYANNA JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  REDFERN GWENDOLYN 2D Watercolor
  REPKE ANNA 2D Fiber
  ROBERTI JANE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  RUJUWA PETER 3D Non Functional Stone
  SATTERTHWAITE ROBIN JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  SCHMID SUZANNE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  SCHMITH MARY JO 3D Functional Ceramics
  SINTES PAZ JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  SPRAUL BARBARA PAINTING Oil
  STACEY PAUL 2D Drawing
  TAMPA THOMAS 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  TANTILLO STEPHANIE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Glass
  TATAR HOWARD Photography BW and Color
  THADDEUS PETER Painting Acrylic
  THEOBALD PETER PAINTING Acrylic
  THIELE MICHAEL 3D Functional Wood
  TSANK ALLA Painting Oil
  ULM/SISCO HOLLY/GREG JEWELRY Mixed Media
  VAN DE MERKT JOHN 3D FUNCTIONAL WOOD
  WARD CHERYL 2D Mixed Media
  WARD STEVEN PAINTING Acrylic
  WIDMER DON 2D Paper
  WILLIAMS LISA JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  XIONG MAY 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  ZINN JOE 3D FUNCTIONAL WOOD
         
         


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Visitor Information

WHAT: The 8th annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival
WHERE: Esplanade in the Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, Illinois
WHEN: June 29-30, July 1, 2018
Members Only Preview Friday is June 29 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
COST: FREE Admission to festival, regular parking fees apply
HIGHLIGHTS: Festival-goers will also have the opportunity to see the masters at work with interactive art demos and booth chats taking place all weekend long!

Want to be an artist in this show? Click on the Application below!

LANDMARKS PHOTO CONTEST
CALL FOR LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERS

WHO MAY ENTER
Amateur photographers of any age who live or work in the City or Town where the Art Festival is located, See the entry form for a full list of the Contests and Festivals

WHAT TO ENTER
• Original photos of an object, a place, a distinguishing part of the landscape or a structure in your
community that has special significance. The significance could be aesthetic, historical, cultural, personal or other.
• All submitted photo’s rights stay with the photographer.
• Photos previously published or pending publication, or photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s copyright, are not eligible.

HOW TO ENTER
Click here for the entry form
• All photos and entry forms must be submitted to Landmarks@AmdurProductions.com. We cannot accept submissions through the mail.

ENTRY DEADLINE
• The Landmarks Photo Contest starts April 1, 2018 and ends one week prior to the art festival. All photos must have been taken during that time period in order to be considered.

Want More Info?
Click here!

Getting There

The festival takes place on the Esplanade in the Chicago Botanic Garden at 1000 Lake Cook Road.

Metra

The Garden is located near the Braeside Metra train station on Metra’s Union Pacific North Line. For a schedule of trains, contact Metra at (312) 836-7000 or www.metrarail.com.

Once you arrive at the Braeside station, you may walk to the Garden. You may also summon a cab by calling the 303 Taxi Cab Company at (847) 729-0303. From the Glencoe Metra station you may take a trolley. Trolley service is provided to and from the Glencoe Metra Station on Sundays, May 11 – August 31, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Round-trip trolley tickets are $2 per person. Garden members and children 5 and under ride free.

Monday through Saturday, take the #213 Pace bus that leaves from the east side of Green Bay Road. Ask the driver to stop at the Chicago Botanic Garden. View Hours of Operationfor additional information.

Questions?

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

Proudly Sponsored by:

2018 TASTY TREATS

The newly renovated Garden View Café seeks to provide customers with a fresh  menu featuring local, sustainably produced, seasonal ingredients whenever possible. The Garden View Café is located in the Visitor Center of the Chicago Botanic Garden.

2018 MUSIC YOU CAN MOVE TO

Contact Lindsey at Lindsey@AmdurProductions.com to play at this festival.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Let the kids express themselves by drawing on the Graffiti Wall or taking a spin on the spin art machine! Free activities including coloring and art fest bingo make this a fun, kid friendly art festival!

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.

SPONSOR THE FESTIVAL

Sponsor this art festival and gain exposure!

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

Exhibiting Artists

Check out the Exhibiting Artist General Info Page

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Amdur Productions | P.O. Box 550, Highland Park, IL 60035 | info@amdurproductions.com | Phone: 847-926-4300 | Fax: 847-926-4330

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