Shop The Festival …
… Our Magnificent 1/8 Mile!
Artists and vendors are listed alphabetically by company name.
This listing will be maintained throughout the year so that you have access to your favorite vendors all year long!
John Bambino Art
John Bambino is a local Rogers Park artist that is known for his angry rabbit character and carrot on the string. He also does other mediums. Www.Johnbambino.wordpress.com
Bark Place has been serving, and engaged in, our community for more than a decade. We provide a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for pets and humans. All guests are treated as though they were our own pets and the individuality of each one is recognized and respected.
At Bark Place, our exceptional services include Daycare, Boarding, Grooming, Dog Walking and Cat Care services. We offer premium Cat and Dog Food, Treats, plus high quality Pet Accessories. All our food and treats have a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
We look forward to providing you outstanding service. www.barkplacechicago.com
Butterclaw Lobster Co.
Let there be Lobster.
Casarts – Antoine Castile
Artworks by Steve Connell
My series is called Chicago Night and I create paintings of Chicago diners, bars, clubs, theaters, el trains, etc. all at night. I sell prints of the paintings as multiple sized archival paper prints, mounted woodblocks and canvases. A traditional painter for years, I create this series digitally on an iPad using my finger as a brush from sketch to final print.
Cluckson’s Char Grilled Chicken
Let there be Chicken.
The Gaudioso Collection – Michele Gaudioso
Unique hand made jewelry made with semi precious gems, beads, alcohol ink, wire, metals and recycled materials. I also have photo greeting cards!
Nobody should have to live in pain. At GreenGate Chicago, we provide a welcoming environment, along with the promise that our patients will receive personalized assistance from a medical cannabis expert. Together, we will find the remedy that works best for you.
Grumpy Bags – Stephanie Roman
Handcrafted, eco-friendly bags made with reclaimed materials including upholstery fabric samples, leather swatches, and leather belts. Vintage belt buckles and horse brass make unique bag closures. Each bag is individually sewn and all hardware installed by hand in our Chicago studio. No patterns are used so each bag is an individual statement with its own fabric story. Visit www.grumpybags.com.
Gulliver’s Candles is not only one of the few candle companies on the planet using exclusively all-natural fragrances, they’re made right in Rogers Park. We specialize in custom and one-of-a-kind repurposed candles. We also value community and eco-friendliness—bring your reuseable glass containers back to us for a discount! Follow us @gulliverscandles on Instagram and Facebook for monthly giveaways! https://gulliverscandles.com/
Dickie Harper – ART
Dickie Harper is a painting, collage making, silkscreening, pug loving dude. He studied art history at S.U.N.Y Purchase, dabbling in photography and printmaking. Dickie currently resides in Chicago with his husband and their two cats, Hitchcock and Wolfgang.
Dickie’s passion for art began during his childhood years spent at his grandfather’s wood shop. He was encouraged to create sculptures from the leftover wood that could be found around the shop scattered about on the floor. Dickie learned that he also liked sketching animals and people and that continued into adulthood.
Dickie creates art to make people smile. His style is cartoon like with a focus on animals. Dickie is a lover of puppies, sharks, cats and bears! His current works have been portraits of his friends meant to capture their fun moments together. http://dickieharper.com
J & L Pogonotrophics
I make and sell 2 brands of specialty premium beard, bath & body products. Natural, mostly organic, very vegan friendly. Free of the “bad stuff.”
Knicks and Knacks – Kim Hanes
We are a creative fiber and wood business. We create through reclaimed wood, fibers, beads and other found objects! We create our art by weaving, crochet, knitting and woodworking! Everyone of our items are one of a kind and uniquely designed to wear, use or flat out enjoy! Some of the tools we use were created by the wood worker, Joe!! Come to our booth and meet us. If you don’t see something to take home but you are inspired, let’s collaborate and come up with something you are crazy about!
T-shirts and clothing containing my own original art and design work. It features Abraham Lincoln as a pop art hero, with big, bold, colorful designs that treat the entire front of the shirt as a canvas. All designs are screen printed and all clothing is 100% American made and sweatshop free since Lincoln didn’t believe in slavery. https://lincolnapparel.com/
LivesofOthers – Patrick Cerny
True vintage photography created from a collection of 20K+ Kodachrome slides and Original prints created from vintage ephemera and hand-drawn elements which are then composited digitally. Visit https://www.etsy.com/shop/LivesofOthers.
Interested with Mind and Body EsSCENTials handmade aromatherapy jewelry and essential oils blends, rollerball, gel room deodorizers, room and body sprays, hand sanitizer, bath salts and sugar scrubs. Reike charged chakra rollerballs, sprays, and bracelets. Pet calming and deodorizer sprays and rollerballs.
Natural Refinery – Jodi Kilani
We are an all natural company. We grow and make everything from plants and herbs. We also make all types of fiber art, wearable art, dryer balls, loofahs, bracelets, and rings, all from sheeps wool. Visit Naturalrefinery.com.
Nomi Jems creates one of a kind leather accessories and metal jewelry that combine color, texture and line in fun and interesting ways. Visit http://www.facebook.com/NomiJems/
Unique stones and materials make for homemade, memorable jewelry and accessories that will stand out for every occasion.
Outlicious Tees by Brian Pelletier
OutliciousTees is a local LGBT t-shirt store featuring designs by Chicago’s own Brian Pelletier.
Papparazzi by Jacky
$5 fantasy jewelry. Nickel and lead free! Rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.
Pamela Plotkin Realty – TIE DYE BOOTH!
Come on by and grab a free tshirt to add your own tie dye designs! We have all the things you need and all the colors of the rainbow to create your very own colorful masterpiece!!! Never tie-dyed before? That’s ok! We will guide you through the process! Open to all ages! www.pamelaplotkin.com
Rogers Bark Pet Salon
Opened December 2005, Rogers Bark is a full-service grooming salon for dogs in Rogers Park. Rogers Bark has Award Winning groomers on staff and offers bathing for ALL breeds of dogs, as well as AKC-specific haircuts, including Hand-stripping – or we can get more creative with the styling.
Rogers Bark also has a unique selection of collars, leashes, toys, chews and treats and is a retailer of Solid Gold, Fromm, Nature’s Variety, Stella and Chewy’s, Wellness, Blue Buffalo and Nutri-Source foods and treats for dogs and cats. www.rogersbark.com
Whether you are looking for fun, functional jewelry, or delightfully cute embroidery, you have come to the right place. I have a lot of items for pets, as well as a line of upcycled items.
Sass Flash & Graphics – Emily Boyd
Sarcastic, cheeky, and topical old school style tattoo flash.
“Sass Flash” is the self coined term for the kind of work our main artist and founder (me) does for fun.
I’m Emily, and I unapologetically make sarcastic, punny, topical, and innuendo filled individual flash pieces inspired by the classic “Sailor Jerry” style of tattooing. I create for myself first and foremost and choose to share and sell with those of like mind and sense of humor.
If I don’t like it, I don’t make it! All of our designs are 100% original!
Flash pieces are ink and watercolor while graphic work is a digital media with hardcopy prints available. All works signed!! 😀 Framed pieces available! www.facebook.com/SassFlash
WIN A NEW SCOOTER AND FIGHT HUNGER!
100% of the proceeds will benefit A Just Harvest. Raffle will be drawn Sunday, August 4 at 5:00 p.m.
Tickets are available for purchase at R Public House and throughout the festival.
Second City Candle Company – Sonya Piell
Second City Candle Company arose from a personal love of scented candles and the desire for a high quality and beautiful product. After months of research and testing, we believe we have developed the perfect scented candle. All of our candles have a long burn time, burn clean and have a superior ‘scent throw’. Also, every Second City Candle can be custom ordered to fit your wants and needs.
Each Second City Candle is hand poured in small batches to produce the highest quality product. Our candles feature all natural Certified Kosher, soy wax made from soybeans grown in the USA with natural lead-free cotton wicks. All fragrance oils are of the highest-quality, Phthalate FREE, and adhere to RIFM and IFRA standards for safety and purity. The maximum amount of fragrance that the wax will allow is used so that you get the best possible scent experience. Visit http://www.secondcitycandles.com
Steph Stuff’s Expressions
Paper figures with clothing and jewelry.
*SUSAN*HAT* – Susan Abelson
*SUSAN*HAT*s are one-of-a-kind pieces made from recycled materials, such as felted sweaters, clothing of other fabrics, and reformed rescued vintage hats.
Often sculptural, at times whimsical, always fashionable, you’ll look great in a *SUSAN*HAT*! Visit susanhat.indiemade.com.
Visit our booth to subscribe to all 4 shows of our 2019/20 season for only $65, get single ticket discounts and enter a raffle for an autographed American Horror Story: Apocolypse poster including autographs by Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson and Angela Bassett. And just to say hi and meet our ensemble.
Thingspun – Jake Chaitkin
Thingsspun is a collection of my art. My items are all handmade by myself and are either wood or pottery. Most of the ceramics I make are yarn bowls as well as other different vessels. My wood items are mostly made out of reclaimed wood, wood barrels, and live edge wood. I also make many Jewish items (dreidels, tzedekah boxes, yahrzeit candle holders, etc) and cutting boards. https://www.etsy.com/shop/ThingsSpun
Third Estate Art
Third Estate Art NFP is a 501(c)3 organization of artists and activists who create space for dialogue about social issues with public-facing art, and invite our communities to participate with us. We will have artworks available for purchase from our group and have a bake-sale to help secure funds for future events. https://www.thirdestateart.org
Three Legged Tacos is a food truck, catering and popup company with a commitment to supporting other local Chicago businesses and charitable causes.
We prepare food inspired by the cuisine of the Yucatán Peninsula. For the most part we put our dishes in taco form – the most democratic way to plate.
Three Legged Tacos has a firm commitment to supporting local purveyors, charities and non-profits, including organizations like the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Heartland Animal Shelter through the standing commitment of 3% of our profits. This will never change – no matter what. Got more ideas for causes to support – reach out.
Twenty Thou – Nicold Pitmann
Nicold Pittman is a jewelry & accessory designer based in Chicago. She’s been creating jewelry for over 10 years and is the designer behind Twenty Thou. She strives to create unique, simple jewelry using copper, brass, sterling silver, gold fill, and rose gold fill. She is always on the lookout for interesting natural stones and beads to make her work stand out. Twenty Thou is her own personal student loan bailout, her goal is to sell twenty thousand pieces to pay off her student loans. Follow her on Instagram to see her latest creations http://www.instagram.com/twenty.thou or check out her Etsy shop for her every day pieces … Visit http://www.etsy.com/shop/twentythou.
Urban Tables provides home-cooked meals to families in Rogers Park, Edgewater and Evanston. Offering American and international cuisines prepared with seasonal ingredients along with the convenience of delivery, these per serving meals offered on a weekly basis are designed to decrease stress on time, quality and budget conscious families.
Marina Veiler Art
I’m a one of a kind jewelry artist. I use a wide variety of natural gemstones, from raw to high end artisan cabochons. I mostly work with sterling and fine silver, but I also love copper for it’s warm look and versatility. I use many different techniques in my work, including intricate wire weaving, fold forming, texturing and fabrication. All items are made by me at my tiny home studio, and not a single design is repeated. For images of my work, please visit my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MarinaVeilerArt.
I am a 100 percent hand created seller. I make knit scarves and hats for adults and children. I also am an enamelist, I hand smith copper and cover the metal in enamel glass heated to 1700 degrees. The pieces are combined with upcycled findings to make one of a kind pieces. I also sell subversive cross stitch pieces. https://www.etsy.com/shop/WildChildAndMe
Kristena Witherspoon Designs (KWD) is a Chicago based statement accessories fashion label inspired by all elements of the Diaspora. KWD is heavily influenced by function, expression, and African textiles.
We create fabric earrings, button earrings, cowls, headbands, and clutches.
Aaron Wooten Art is a collection of Chicago cityscapes, portraits and cartoons. Ranging from $20 “Littles” to larger cityscapes that range around $100, the artwork is both interesting and affordable. Thank you for your kind consideration.
Please visit more at aaronrwooten.com.