It’s finally springtime in Chicago, and Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12th!
On Saturday, May 4, I’ll be at the Greater Independence Park Neighborhood Association 12th Annual Fine Craft Fair, at the Independence Park Gymnasium, 3945 N. Springfield Ave., Chicago 60618, from Noon to 4 p.m. Over 30 local artisans with original and handmade work will be there.
Show of Hands is this weekend, April 26-28, at Artifact Events, 4325 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago. I’ll be bringing several new, one-of-a-kind pieces with me. My booth number is 93 (second floor, elevator accessible).
Hours are Friday (preview party), 5-9pm, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. The cost of the Friday night preview party is $5. Message me if you’d like to receive a discount coupon for the preview party. Otherwise, admission for Saturday and Sunday is free. I hope to see you there!
Looking forward to returning to Art in The Burg this Saturday, March 9, in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, just north of Milwaukee, at Cedarburg High School. This juried art fair with 75 artists benefits arts programming for teens. 10am-4pm. #artintheburg#cedarburg#milwaukee#wisconsin
RedAvaDesigns’ first event of 2019 is the Handmade Market at The Empty Bottle! Come see the new pieces and collections I’ve been working on at the Handmade Market on Sunday, January 27, from 12 noon until 4pm.
Walk next door to Bite Cafe for a delicious brunch or lunch, grab a drink at The Empty Bottle while you shop, and pick up a Valentine’s Day Gift for a loved one or for yourself. More than 30 sellers will be on the premises.
I hope to see you there!
The Empty Bottle
1035 N. Western
Chicago, IL 60622
Please join me for my final event of the year at Gallery 1070, 1070 W. Granville, Chicago, December 16-17.
Forgo the crowds and get your last-minute shopping done with us. Four artists, one chef: Jewelry, ceramics, prints, cards, mixed media paintings, and complimentary food and beverages! Hours:
We hope to see you this weekend. After this, I take a bit of a hiatus to enjoy the holidays, and focus on designing new work. Many thanks for your support, and the happiest holiday season to you and yours!
Join RedAvaDesigns for the 6th annual Krampusfest on Saturday December 8, 2018, 12noon-6pm at Martyrs, 3855 N. Lincoln, Chicago. In Central European folklore, Krampus is a horned figure described as “half-goat, half-demon”, who, during the Christmas season, punishes children who have misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards the well-behaved with gifts.
Krampusfest Artisan Market features local artists and crafters for your holiday shopping. Enjoy housemade Gluhwein (mulled wine) and German street food. Krampus creatures and live music will be at this free and family-friendly event too!
RedAvaDesigns will be returning to the Made In Chicago Holiday Market, a celebration of innovation and beauty from local Chicago makers. There’s no better way to shop local on Small Business Saturday, November 24! Hosted by the Chicago Sun-Times.
Event Location: Plumbers Hall, 1340 W. Washington Ave. Chicago, IL
RedAvaDesigns will be participating in the Lycée French Market, November 17-18 at Lycée Francais de Chicago, 1929 W. Wilson. Hours: Saturday: 10-5pm, Sunday: 10-4pm.
Kick-start your holiday shopping with French flare! The 14th Annual Lycée French Market transforms Chicago’s French international school into a market filled with local and French artisans selling home décor, jewelry, apparel, gourmet food and more. Guests also enjoy its Bistro with its menu of authentic French recipes.