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Leon Ruiz

Leon Ruiz
Emerald Art Studio
Naples, FL
leonfruiz.com

Acrylic paint on canvas or board. Sketch with brush, then brush and pallet knife add layers of color as need to create a piece of art.

Leon Ruiz2020-09-10T22:31:19+00:00

Tara Keating

Tara Keating
Studio Keating
Chicago, IL
studiokeating.com

Acrylic abstract paintings on wood and canvas with a focus on composition, color and mark-making. Complex surfaces are developed using multiple techniques and many layers.

Tara Keating2020-09-10T22:26:02+00:00

Sher Berman

Sher Berman
Sher Berman Designs
Deerfield, IL
Etsy Shop

Woven bead crochet jewelry combining contemporary color moods with the ancient art of lampworking. I create all my lampwork glass beads by melting Italian glass rods with a torch.

Sher Berman2020-09-10T22:21:17+00:00

Venus Cramer

Venus Cramer
Jewelry By Venus
Elmhurst, IL
jewelrybyvenus.com

My primary style of creating contemporary fine art jewelry is small scale sheet fabrication. I use sterling silver, 14 kt gold, precious gemstones and found objects.

Venus Cramer2020-09-10T22:17:12+00:00

Bobbie Rafferty

Bobbie Rafferty
Beadsong Jewelry
Chicago, IL
beadsongjewelry.com

I weave, stitch and string thousands of seed beads with gemstones, metal, fiber & other materials to create intricate jewelry pieces. Off-loom beadweaving, bead embroidery, stringing, metal fabrication.

Bobbie Rafferty2020-09-11T17:38:38+00:00

Jackie Cohen

Jackie Cohen
Tarzana, CA
jackiecohenjewelry.com

Ancient blown glass fragments in their enchanting colorful patina and unusual shapes set in a contemporary style in Sterling Silver as objects, ceremonial connecting to with the past.

Jackie Cohen2020-09-10T21:22:26+00:00

Jackson Ocheltree

Jackson Ocheltree
Tucson, AZ
fromthegroundupart.com

I am a Glassblower/lamp worker. I use borocilicate glass, gold, silver, and opals. I make intricate glass orbs that contain dramatic optical illusion that transports the viewer away from reality.

Jackson Ocheltree2020-09-10T21:17:23+00:00

Yuliya Wolf

Yuliya Wolf
Collaborator: Ari Wolf
Wolf Leathers
Hartford, WI
wolfleathers.com

Using oil-tanned leather from Milwaukee, WI we create one-of-a-kind products. We use hand & machine sewing, colorful stitching & zippers, and incorporate hide imperfections to create unique pieces.

Yuliya Wolf2020-09-10T21:11:51+00:00

Cynthia Bye

Cynthia Bye
Silver Nest Studio
Neenah, WI
silverneststudio.com
Etsy Shop

First I draw nature or abstract ideas onto fabric, then I combine various woven fibers, cords, original fiber shapes & hand cut leather leaves to create textural tapestries for functional art pieces.

Cynthia Bye2020-09-11T18:57:13+00:00

Lenore Lampi

Lenore Lampi
Duluth, MN
lenorelampi.com

The mid-fire ceramics is hand built, extruded or wheel thrown. Surface treatments on the sculptural and functional work include glaze, stain and terra sigillata.

Lenore Lampi2020-09-10T21:00:51+00:00

Mandy Krolak

Mandy Krolak
Glazed Pottery Shop
Winfield, IL
Etsy Store

Innovative pottery for the home is what I strive for in my ceramics line. I focus on function, form, and color in all of my designs in order for me to bring joy and harmony to the user.

Mandy Krolak2020-09-10T20:56:18+00:00

John Van de Merkt

John Van de Merkt
Dart Woods
Crystal Lake, IL

Wood always surprises. Inner natural artwork of colored grain pattern inspires me as I turn each piece. Hand buffing with walnut oil for a soft glow I hope will be repeated and enjoyed for generations.

John Van de Merkt2020-09-11T19:32:56+00:00

Timothy Hall

Timothy Hall
New Buffalo, MI

Bud-vases made of wood turned on a lathe. As well as charcuterie boards. All items are made from salvaged native hardwoods.

Timothy Hall2020-09-10T20:14:36+00:00

Eric Sauvageau

Eric Sauvageau
Alliage
Pembroke Pines, FL
contemporaryartdesign.com

Contemporary abstract sculptures in aluminum, wood, opaque glass, glass and polymers with a clean edgy design, and a variety of textures.

Eric Sauvageau2020-09-10T20:10:53+00:00

David Moskow

David Moskow
Moskow Fine Arts
Evanston, IL
Facebook Page

I am a printmaker using the etching technique. My primary plate size is 5×7 inches. I also have larger plates that are 8×11 inches. I sell both sizes unmounted, matted or framed.

David Moskow2020-09-10T20:07:29+00:00

Gabby Hanley

Gabby Hanley
Collaborator: Lijah Hanley
Hanley Photography
Duluth, GA

Black and white, limited edition photographs of 25, printed and framed using archival materials.

Gabby Hanley2020-09-10T20:03:14+00:00

Darren Olson

Darren Olson
Minneapolis, MN
darrenolson.com

Each photograph was taken on location using existing light and printed on archival materials. The viewer will feel and experience a scene (through light, texture, pattern and tonality) as I did.

Darren Olson2020-09-10T19:59:48+00:00

Tatyana Perreault

Tatyana Perreault
Tatventures Photography
Chicago, IL
tatventures.com
Online Store

As a longtime Lakeview resident, it has been my passion capturing the beauty of the ever-changing Chicago skyline through photography on canvas and other mediums. I’m always after a unique perspective!

Tatyana Perreault2020-09-11T18:34:30+00:00

Megan Hinds

Megan Hinds
Chicago, IL
megan-hinds.com

3-dimensional layered intaglio prints. All handprinted hand-cut and assembled to give exploration and discovery to the image.

Megan Hinds2020-09-11T19:00:17+00:00

Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson
Chicago, IL

Oil painter using oil medium and various types of brushes and stretching my own canvas to assure a quality canvas.

Daniel Johnson2020-09-10T19:39:48+00:00