Beverly Arts Walk returns Saturday with a craft market, more than 150 artists – Chicago Tribune

The Beverly Area Arts Alliance will showcase the work of more than 150 Chicago-area artists from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the 9th Annual Beverly Area Arts Walk.

The event will also include the Uprising Craft Market, a Family Fun Park, a street painting festival, public art activations and live musical performances.

It will feature the works of artists from Chicago and surrounding areas, including Beverly, Morgan Park, Pilsen, Logan Square, Bronzeville, Ukrainian Village, Bridgeport, Blue Island, Hyde Park, Wicker Park, Englewood, Rogers Park and Pullman.

Featured artists include award-winning Lao-American painter Chantala Kommanivanh, prolific graffiti artist and restorer Won Kim, poet and filmmaker Paul Branton, sculptor Robin Power, sculptural costume designer Sandra Leonard and visual artist Brendan McAlinden, and many more. ‘others.

“The Beverly Art Walk is so important for building relationships with artists and business owners,” Won Kim said in a press release. “It becomes a symbiotic union and shows the importance of art within a small community.”

The Arts Walk will visit over 40 neighborhoods along and around Western Avenue, including Flypaper Chicago, Beverly Phono Mart, The Paul and Jean Harris House (aka “The Rotary House”), Ridge Historical Society, Vanderpoel Art Association at Ridge Park Field House, Trinity Artist Studios, Art Oasis at Tom Olson, the Alliance Contemporary and Garden Gallery, and more.

The Uprising Craft Market offers a range of handicrafts, jewelry, ceramics, and bath and body products created by local artisans. Artists and sellers receive 100% of the proceeds from the work or products they sell.

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