RedAvaDesigns will be selling select items at the Evanston Made Pop-Up Shop, from June 1-30, open every day (hours vary). Evanston Made is an annual celebration in June that showcases artists who live or work in Evanston. Opening reception is this Friday, June 1st, from 6-9pm, at the Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central, and I will be there. A portion of proceeds from sales benefits programs at the Evanston Art Center.
It’s finally springtime in Chicago, and Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13th! RedAvaDesigns will be at three events over the next two weeks, with free admission at all events!
On Saturday, May 5, I’ll be at the Independence Park Neighborhood Association 11th 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.
On Sunday, May 6, I’ll be co-hosting the Week Before Mother’s Day Pop Up Sale at newly-opened Susanhat, 7231 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, from Noon to 5pm. I will be joined by store owner Susan Abelson of Susanhat (maker of one-of-a-kind hats from recycled materials), Jessica Snively of Milton and Margie’s Soy Wax Candles, and Joanne Vena, designer of vintage art aprons. We’ll have complimentary food and beverages too!
And on Wednesday, May 9, I’ll be at the Mother’s Day Gift Market at the Ravenswood Covenant Church at 4900 N. Damen, Chicago, from 4pm to 8pm, with over 20 local artisans. Sponsored by the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce.
I’m excited to announce that I will be in a 4-person show at the Evanston Art Center from April 6-26 in the first-floor gallery space. The show features four enamel artists who explore the boundaries of this beautiful medium, each in a unique way. In addition to jewelry, I’ll be showing all-new wall art and vessels, and all work is for sale.
On Friday, April 6, from 5-8pm, we’ll be having an opening reception for the show, with complimentary food and beverages. All artists will be present, so come out and meet us!
This Saturday, March 10, I’ll be returning to (30 minutes north of Milwaukee), sponsored by Cedarburg High School, featuring 80 artists from the Midwest exhibiting and selling their original work in many artistic disciplines. 10am-5pm.
RedAvaDesigns’ very first event of 2018 is the Handmade Market at The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, Chicago, IL! I’ve been working on a few new collections and will be debuting them at the Handmade Market on Saturday, February 10, from 12 noon until 4pm. Walk next door to delicious Bite Cafe for a bite, 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.
Treat yourself – or someone else – in the new year! This 15% off sale begins Thursday, January 18, and applies to sales in my Etsy shop. It expires on Sunday, January 21, at midnight.
The sale applies only to existing pieces in my shop, and not to custom orders. It may not be combined with any other discounts.
Happy New Year, and many thanks for your support!
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Holiday Shopping! Brunch! Cocktails! DJ! Fashion Show! Prizes!
Haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet? What, you haven’t started? Visit me at the Hyde Park Handmade Holiday Bazaar!
This Sunday, December 17, check out RedAvaDesigns’ latest work at the Hyde Park Handmade Holiday Bazaar at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., Chicago, from 12-4 pm.
Join us in The Promontory’s second-floor lounge for a gathering of the some of Chicago’s best artisan craft and food makers. Free admission, the bar is open, and brunch is being served downstairs, so make a day of it! All ages welcome.
This is my final event of 2017, so I hope you can make it!
This Saturday and Sunday, December 9 & 10, RedAvaDesigns will be at the Bucktown Holiday ArtShow, Holstein Park Field House, 2200 N. Oakley, Chicago, from 12-5 pm.
The Bucktown Holiday ArtShow offers art from all media, from ceramics to photography, watercolors to oils, jewelry to textiles. 100 artists participate in the ArtShow. Don’t miss out on the Silent Auction benefiting adults with developmental disabilities, where you can find great deals on donations from artists in the ArtShow.
EL PATRON will be the food truck offering delicious tacos, and live DJ AKUMAL will be providing great music for the event. $2/person at the door.