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 3pm 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

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2017 Festival Artists

Complete Listing

Booth No. Last First Media Sub Category
  AMIT AMOS 2D Batik
  BACHARA/CALLAHAN LAURIE/JULIE JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  BACKER GINNIE Painting Oil
  BACKER RICHARD 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Metal
  BAUER JOY A. Painting Oil
  BECKER JASON 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  BEDNARIK PETR PHOTOGRAPHY Color
  BENSCHER JENNY 2D Leather
  BORDELON JEAN B 2D Digital
  CAIRONE BOB PAINTING Oil Paint
  CAPONE TRACEY PHOTOGRAPHY BW and Color
  CHANG SOO K. Painting Acrylic
  CONTI RICH 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  CRAWFORD RETA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  CRUTCHFIELD JOHN 3D FUNCTIONAL Acrylic
  CUMMING CINDY 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  DELGADO LILIAN PAINTING Oil Paint
  EESLEY JOYCE 2D Watercolor
  EIDMANN JOSIAH JEWELRY Wood
  FANG JESSICA E 2D Wood
  FINCHER SCOTT Photography Photo-BW and Color
  FISCELLI ANNETTE 3D FUNCTIONAL Metals
  FORESTALL BOB 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  FURGAT JULIE JEWELRY Gold and Silver
  GALLAGHER SEAN PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  GERNANDT SUZANNE 2D Fiber
  GISSY SHARON M PAINTING Oil Paint
  GOLLHARDT KAREN JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  GUZEL YASAR JEWELRY DESIGNER Metals
  HALLMAN KEVIN & SUZETTE 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  HASMUT ALI PAINTING Oil Paint
  HEDBLOM DAN & FRANCES 2D Metals
  HELLER PATRICIA M 2D Fiber
  HOFFMAN ANNE 3D FUNCTIONAL Glass
  HOLLIDAY ELIZABETH 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  HORAN BRIAN P PHOTOGRAPHY BW and Color
  HUANG VIVIAN JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  HUBBARD AL 3D Non Functional Mixed Media
  IGLESIAS ROGER JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  IUHAS OLIMPIA 2D Fiber
  JABLOKOW PETER V PAINTING Watercolor
  JOY CHRISTIE JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  KALMAR BETSY 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  KERR DEBORAH JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  KIEFFER SHAWN PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  KIM SEUNG JAE PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  KLADE LEE E 2D Glass
  KOONCE CANDI 3D Functional Fiber
  LAHVIC KEVIN PAINTING Mixed Media
  LAI DANIEL 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  LOME (OMG OLIVE) STEVE ARTISAN Olive Oil
  MAMANDI REZGAR 3D FUNCTIONAL Ceramics
  MARSELLA CANDACE JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  MARTIN ED 3D Non Functional Glass
  MATHIE JANE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  MCCOY GAIL 2D Collage
  MCWILLIAMS TIM Painting Acrylic
  MEE OMNIOBADIAH 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  MENAKER IGOR Photography Color
  MIKOTA RENATA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  MUENALA ANGUAYA JOSE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  NAROLEWSKA IWONA JEWELRY DESIGNER Metals
  O’MEARA JENNIFER 2D Mixed Media
  PASIKOV DIANA 3D FUNCTIONAL Fiber
  QUAN CAROLYN 2D Digital
  REED AARON 2D Drawing
  RICHARDS DONNA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  ROGOWSKI MALGORZATA JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  RUJUWA PETER 3D Non Functional Stone
  RYAN CAROL Painting Acrylic Resin
  SAMILJAN ROBIN PAINTING Mixed Media
  SATTERTHWAITE ROBIN JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  SCHMIDT KATHRIN JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Gold and Silver
  SEGEDIN PAUL 3D FUNCTIONAL Wood
  SMIGIELSKI JOE PAINTING Oil Paint
  SMITH BARBARA JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Mixed Media
  SOBANSKI GREG 3D FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  STALEY KARLA 3D Functional Fiber
  STEUART DAREN PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  TANTILLO STEPHANIE JEWELRY MAKER & DESIGNER Glass
  TAYLOR DANIELLE M 2D Mixed Media
  TERHUNE KAREN 3D Non Functional Stone
  VITALE CAITLIN V PHOTOGRAPHY Photo-BW and Color
  WARD PATRICIA JEWELRY DESIGNER Mixed Media
  WE ARE LIONS      
  WILLOUGHBY THOMAS 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Mixed Media
  WILSON SUSAN R. Painting Oil
  WOUK PAUL G 3D NON FUNCTIONAL Wood
         
         


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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, 3pm-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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2016 Evanston Art & Big Fork Music & Entertainment Line Up

Friday, September 30

Main Stage:
5p-6:30p: Saturday June Band
7p-9p: Final Say

Saturday, October 1

Main Stage
10am-4:30pm: Check with Lucy
5:00pm-6:30pm: Class of 68′
7p-9p: Ear Candy

South Stage
David Dallison

North Stage
10am-1pm: Michelet
1pm-5pm- Cirrus Falcon

Sunday, October 22

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

South Stage
10am-5pm: Brad Cole

North Stage
10am-1pm: Michelet
1pm-5pm- Cirrus Falcon

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

2016 Evanston Big Fork Restaurant Line Up

boltwood crispy potatoes evanston

Boltwood

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

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.

SPONSOR THE FESTIVAL

Sponsor this art festival and gain exposure!

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

VIEW THE 2015 FESTIVAL ARTIST AWARDS

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