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.
|Booth No.||Last||First||Media||Sub Category|
|ANDERSON||SUSAN & ERIC||2D||Ceramics|
|BAKER||JOSH||PHOTOGRAPHY||Photo-BW and Color|
|BARKBY||DAVID W||3D NON FUNCTIONAL||Wood|
|BEELER||AMY||JEWELRY||Gold and Silver|
|BUSH||SPIRIT & SAMUEL||JEWELRY||Mixed Media|
|CALHOUN||ALICE||3D NON FUNCTIONAL||Metal|
|DOUGHERTY||JESSICA A||3D FUNCTIONAL||Ceramics|
|ESPEY||BARBRA||3D FUNCTIONAL||Mixed Media|
|FARMER||PAUL||JEWELRY||Gold and Silver|
|FERGUSON||DIANA M||JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER||Metals|
|FLORIANO||LYNN M.||JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER||Metals|
|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|
|HARRIS||C A & NINA||3D FUNCTIONAL||Leather|
|JIWA||SHAMILA||JEWELRY DESIGNER||Gold and Silver|
|KAY||REBECCA||3D NON FUNCTIONAL||Mixed Media|
|KERR||DEBORAH||JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER||Mixed Media|
|KLEPPINGER||LISA||JEWELRY||Gold and Silver|
|LEINTZ||TANYA R||PAINTING||Mixed Media|
|Marsella||CANDACE||JEWELRY DESIGNER||Mixed Media|
|MCKENNEY||JUSTIN & MELANIE||2D||Ceramics|
|MERRILL||JOSH||Photography||BW and Color|
|PINE||JOHN (JACK) A||3D NON FUNCTIONAL||Glass|
|PISHGAHI||REZA||3D Non Functional||Mixed Media|
|POLK||RANDY||JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER||Gold and Silver|
|RAY/BARRATT||DENNIS/MARYANNA||JEWELRY DESIGNER||Mixed Media|
|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|
|TANTILLO||STEPHANIE||JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER||Glass|
|TATAR||HOWARD||Photography||BW and Color|
|VAN DE MERKT||JOHN||3D FUNCTIONAL||WOOD|
|WILLIAMS||LISA||JEWELRY DESIGNER||Gold and Silver|
|WHAT:||The 8th annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival|
|WHERE:||Esplanade in the Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
|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.
• 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?
The festival takes place on the Esplanade in the Chicago Botanic Garden at 1000 Lake Cook Road.
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.
Need more information? Call the office 847-926-4300 or email email@example.com with any additional questions or requests.