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CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN ART FESTIVAL

Glencoe, Illinois · June 30, July 1, & 2, 2017
Members Only Preview Party Friday, June 30 from 4pm – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm


7th Annual Botanic Garden Art Festival

Amdur Productions proudly announces the 7th 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 30 with a special Chicago Botanic Garden Members Preview, and is then open to the public July 1 and 2. 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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We are so pleased to announce that Autism Speaks 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 Autism Speaks. autism speaks

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2017 Festival Artists

Complete Listing

Booth No. Last First Media Sub Category
  AINGER ALEX 3D FUNCTIONAL Metals
  ALOT-CIECHOLEWSKI JOANNA 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  ARMSTRONG DEBORAH JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  BAKER JOSH PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  BARKER SALEM 3D Non Functional Wood
  BASI KALI 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  BAUER JOY A. Painting Oil
  BECKMAN BARB 2D Glass
  BENEDICT ALBERT 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  BEVAN JACQUELINE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  BORDEN RICHARD 2D Mixed Media
  BROWN MICHAEL J 2D Mixed Media
  BUSCHAUER AL PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  CALHOUN ALICE 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Metal
  CARPENTER KYLE 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  CRAVENS FRETTA M 2D Digital
  DAVID DON & SERENA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Glass
  DELGADO LILIAN PAINTING Oil Paint
  DENNISON JD PHOTOGRAPHY COLOR
  DEPUYDT TIM PHOTOGRAPHY Color
  DOYLE LINDA 2D Mixed Media
  ESPEY BARBRA 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  FERGUSON DIANA M JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  FLORIANO LYNN M. JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  FORST BETH PAINTING Oil Paint
  GAO WAYNE 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  GARCIA JULIO C. 2D Mixed Media
  GORDON DAVID E. PAINTING Oil
  GRACE RUSSELL PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-Black and White
  GREGORY JANET JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  GREKO ALICE 2D Mixed Media
  GUERTIN JOHN 3D FUNCTIONAL WOOD
  HARRISON DAVID PHOTOGRAPHY COLOR
  HENRICHSEN TOM Painting Oil
  HOFFMAN ANNE 3D FUNCTIONAL Glass
  JIMENEZ NICARIO 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  KAPLAN LESLIE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Glass
  KERR DEBORAH JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  LAHVIC KEVIN PAINTING Mixed Media
  LEE MARY & JON JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  LOCHMANN KATHY 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  MACKIE HARRY & BJ JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  MANAYLO ANDREW PAINTING Oil Paint
  MANN SARENA 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  MARIN ANCIZAR 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  MASON DOROTHY PAINTING Mixed Media
  MATTHEWS MARK 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Metals
  MCCOY GAIL 2D Collage
  MCKENNEY JUSTIN & MELANIE 2D Ceramics
  MCKINNEY PAULA 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  MERRILL JOSH Photography BW and Color
  MEZEY HELMA JEWELRY DESIGNER Metal
  MODE MICHAEL D. 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Wood
  OLMOS LILIANA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  PARKHURST PATTIE A JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Metals
  PATTERSON BRAD 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  PENDLETON MICHAEL 2D Wood
  PINE JOHN (JACK) A 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Glass
  POLK RANDY JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  RAY/BARRATT DENNIS/MARYANNA JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  RICHARD DOUGLAS J 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  RICHTER MARTHA JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  RUJUWA PETER 3D Non Functional Stone
  SAMPSON JOEL 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  SATTERTHWAITE ROBIN JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  SCHMITH MARY JO 3D Functional Ceramics
  SCHNABL BARBARA (BABS) 2D Mixed Media
  SCHULTZ MARI & JAN 3D Functional Mixed Media
  SHARP JASON 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  SICILIANO THOMAS 2D Paper
  SINTES PAZ JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  SOBKOWIAK RICHARD 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  SPRAUL BARBARA PAINTING Oil
  STEVENS BARRY 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Glass
  STOCKMAN MARY JO 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  TAMPA THOMAS 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  TANTILLO STEPHANIE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Glass
  TATAR HOWARD Photography BW and Color
  THADDEUS PETER Painting Acrylic
  THIELE MICHAEL 3D Functional Wood
  TSANK ALLA Painting Oil
  TWOMEY JULIA 2D Mixed Media
  WADDINGTON ELIZABETH PAINTING Collage
  WAINSCOTT DENNY 3D Non Functional Mixed Media
  WALKER JENNY JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  WANINGER MARK 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Wood
  WARD CHERYL 2D Mixed Media
  WARD STEVEN 2D Acrylic Resin
  WATSON MARY & SPENCER Jewelry Gold and Silver
  WEISS ADAM 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Metals
  WHITBECK JAMES A PAINTING Oil Paint
  WIDMAN DIANA JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  WIDMER DON 2D Paper
  WILLIAMS LISA JEWELRY DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  XIONG MAY 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
         
         


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Visitor Information

WHAT: The 7th annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival
WHERE: Esplanade in the Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, Illinois
WHEN: June 30, July 1-2, 2017
Members Only Preview Friday is June 30 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 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 Late Application below!

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:

2017 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.

2017 MUSIC YOU CAN MOVE TO

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.

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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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