At Amdur Productions, art is our passion. It enriches life and feeds the soul. From art festivals to a global e-commerce network, we seek to mentor, educate and inspire the world through art. By giving artists the ability to showcase their original work across multiple platforms, we bring people together to cultivate an atmosphere in which passion drives business and opens minds. It is our mission to encourage artists to pursue their creativity and individuality, support our staff in all that they do, and provide unique experiences for the public. Art makes our world a richer and more beautiful place to live.
About Amdur Productions & Founder Amy Amdur
Amy Amdur, Owner & CEO of Amdur Productions, has produced fine art and fine craft festivals around the Midwest for over 40 years. Shows produced by Amdur include many in the Chicago area, such as the Gold Coast Art Fair, the Port Clinton Art Festival, Millennium Art Festival, Artfest Michigan Avenue, and in Milwaukee, the Third Ward Art Festival. Many Amdur Productions’ events are rated in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s “Top 100 Best Fine Art & Design Shows” and Art Fair Calendar’s “Best Art Fairs.” All of Amdur Productions’ events aim to connect a community of thoughtful & engaged audiences to inspiring artists & their unique pieces. Offering festivalgoers a unique value proposition, Amdur events provide shoppers the opportunity to meet and engage with artists to learn about their methods and processes before choosing to adorn their home with a new piece of art.
Amy Amdur, the Founder & CEO of Amdur Productions, is a native of the Chicago area, attended both the School of the Art Institute Chicago and Northwestern University. She attributes her success to detailed planning and a great staff. Amdur has two children, loves travel and golf.
Amdur Productions, Inc., the award-winning event and art festival production company, annually produces more than 20 events including food, music and juried art festivals in the greater Chicago and Milwaukee area. Amdur Productions is best known for carefully curating and creating art festivals featuring juried artists from all over the country. Original art exhibited includes work in a variety of mediums and price points including painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metal, leather, and more. Many artists demonstrate their methods during the show, and share their stories with the public. “Our artists love interacting with our guests, talking about their experiences, and what inspired their pieces,” said Amdur. For more information and a listing of festivals, please visit www.AmdurProductions.com.
Live music, hands on youth art experiences, festival food and drinks add to the events.
Amdur Productions’ is proud to continue their partnership with the Chicago Furniture Bank, a non-profit organization that furnishes housing for those who have been homeless. The public is invited to bring their gently used wall art to the fest for donation to the Chicago Furniture Bank. “They’re truly making a difference by distributing art and furnishings to those leaving shelters and moving into permanent housing,” said Amdur. “Art donations from our festival guests will help turn empty spaces into cozy homes.” Donations will be accepted at shows from May to October.
Project Management Methodology
Amy Amdur and her team will create the vision, manage and work on every task of the project. Amy is also supported by a highly experienced and capable Amdur Productions Staff. Amdur Productions currently has 6 in-house employees including; CEO, Director of Event Operations, Accounting Manager, Director of Artists Relations, Social Media & Communications Manager, and Office Manager. We also have close relationships with a Media Firm, Graphic Designer, and Printing Company. We employ an additional 15 field staff on an ongoing annual basis. Our philosophy is to work as a team and produce every project to its highest potential. We are extremely detailed oriented and we know how to reach every communities’ individual goals.