• Ainslie Arts Plaza - Artisan & Market
  • Artisan and Makers Market Vendors

  • Each week at the Artisan & Makers Market, we welcome a new and exciting list of vendors to the Ainslie Arts Plaza.  One of a kind artwork, handmade jewelry, sustainable apparel, and even small batch ice cream are just a few of the items you'll find at the market from local Chicago vendors.  Peruse through the list of vendors below and check back often as we continue to add more participants.

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  • Market Vendor Details

  • Abenaart

    Botanically dyed scarves, naturally dyed paper, resin flower paintings, and resin paperweights.

    July 23

  • Adiascape

    Handmade bespoke table linens including tablecloths, table runners, placemats, napkins, etc.

    June 25 | August 13

  • Ainslie Street Prints

    Local artist with original printwork.
     

    July 16 | August 20

  • Akashic Love & Light

    Handmade soy candles infused with crystals, herbs & flowers, floral sage smudge sticks, and more.

    June 25 | July 23 | August 27

  • All Things Beetiful

    Pins, brooches, and croc charms.

    June 25 | August 13

  • Ambient Crystal

    Ethical and cruelty-free snakeskin jewelry & accessories.

    June 18 | July 2 | August 13

  • Andria Green

    Hand block printed towels, napkins, runner, pouches & home goods.

    June 11 & 25 | July 16 | August 6

  • Art by Patricia U Clark

    Acrylic Fluid Art jewelry pieces and impressionist & abstract acrylic artwork on stretched canvas.

    July 2 | July 30 | August 13 & 27

  • Backup Plan Candles LLC

    Locally made, eco-friendly soy candles that provide hilarity, nostalgia & comfort.

    July 16, 23 & 30 | August 20 & 27

  • Bezels and Bubbles

    Sterling silver jewelry, brass and copper accessories, and a selection of leather items.

    June 25 | August 20

  • BWYB Products

    Tees, caps, mugs, joggers. Apparel designed to build bridges.

    June 4, 11, & 18 | July 2, 16, & 30

  • Catherine Elizabeth

    Art prints/cards of florals, landscapes & architecture.
     

    July 30 | August 20

  • Chicago Queer Creations

    Handmade embroidery hoops as wall art, made with recycled materials.

    July 2 | August 13

  • Cloina Store

    Sustainable apparel, jewelry and accessories recreated out of discarded items.

    July 2 & 23 | August 20 & 27

  • Crystalline Studios

    Jewelry made from raw crystals, fossils & minerals, wood burning (pyrography & more.

    June 25 | July 23 | August 6

  • Current Location Press

    Letterpress printed fine art prints, stationery, naturally dyed & block printed textile work.

    June 4 & 25 | July 2 & 30 | August 6 & 20

  • Dagaso Soaperie

    Artisan made soaps, lotions & other unique items.
     

    July 30 | August 20

  • Dear Thistle

    Handcrafted earrings, hair clips, keychains, phone grips & trinket dishes!

    June 25 | July 23 | August 6 & 20

  • Edgewater Candles

    Handmade scented candles, fragrance products such as rollerballs & diffusers.

    June 18 | July 2, 16, & 30 | August 13 & 27

  • Emaloe's Thingys

    Earrings, bracelets, necklaces, keychains, and trinket bowls.

    July 23 | August 27

  • faeriecrafted

    Handcrafted earrings, jewelry trays, candles & plant hangers.

    June 11 | July 23 | August 13

  • FeltiFriends

    Felt coasters, knick knacks, figurines, and custom orders..

    June 18 | August 6

  • Gems by Lindsay

    Locally handmade jewelry.

    June 25 | July 23

  • http.chickpea

    Quirky pieces inspired by plants, crystals, music & bugs.

    June 18 | July 2

  • Indelible Bliss Candle & Soap

    Soy candles, soaps, scrubs, face oils & masks, and diffusers.

    July 30 | August 6, 13, & 20

  • InSpirit Adornments

    Healing jewelry handcrafted with crystals, fossils, glass, and reclaimed beads.

    June 18 & 25 | July 23 & 30 | August 20 & 27

  • JANVIER

    Luxury, handmade artistic soaps and bath products made with high quality, exotic ingredients.

    June 4 & 25 | July 2, 23 & 30 | August 13, 20, 27

  • Katie Nanna

    Clothing and accessories handmade from custom-designed textiles.

    June 4 | July 16 | August 27

  • Land + Sea Society

    Pearl & silk jewelry - inspired by nature, handmade w/ love & featuring elements of the earth.

    June 11 | July 23 | August 13

  • Lena Rose Beauty

    Handmade bath & body products from Chicago's first green beauty boutique & spa.

    June 4 | July 16 & 23 | August 20

  • Lilly Carr Art

    Original paintings, fine art prints and stickers.

    July 2 | August 6

  • LRK Designs

    Polymer clay vases, bowls, and more.
     

    July 2, 16, 23 & 30 | August 6 & 13

  • Made w/ Love Organic Fruit & Floral Vinegars

    Handcrafted vinegars made from scratch.

    June 4 & 25 | July 2, 16, 23, & 30 | August 6

  • Mecalma

    Hand poured candles using fair-trade coconut, ethically produced soy & locally sourced beeswax.

    June 4 | July 16 & 30 | August 27

  • Milky Milky Ice Cream

    Small batch, handcrafted, half-pint ice creams! Flavors vary and include dairy & non-dairy options.

    June 4 & 18 | July 16 & 30 | August 27

  • Mthreel

    Giclee & screen prints, paintings, tote bags and wall decor inspired by vintage computers.

    June 25 | August 6

  • Mud City Collective

    Handmade jewelry and organic cotton totes from a creative mother-daughter team.

    June 4, 11 & 25 | July 2 & 30 | August 6 & 13

  • Myra Handmades

    Polymer clay earrings, dried flower necklaces & accessories.

    June 18 & 25 | July 16, 23 & 30 | August 20 & 27

  • Neat Idea Lisa

    Art prints, tote bags, stickers and greeting cards.
     

    July 16 | August 6

  • Ninety Days in the 90s

    Writer Andy Frye joins us to promote his book about Chicago pop culture and the 90s music scene.

    July 2 & 16 | August 13 & 27

  • Nomadic Ant

    Rotating selection of one-of-a-kind jewelry from different artists; handmade & vintage pieces.

    July 16 | July 23 | August 13

  • THE PAPER IDOLL

    Handmade celebrity magnet sets, custom movable dolls, paper gifts.

    June 11

  • Pieces of Blonde

    Handcrafted polymer clay jewelry.
     

    June 4, 11, 18, & 25

  • Pottery By Ranch

    Functional ceramic art - mugs, cups, vases, plates & sculptural items.

    June 11 | July 2 & 23 | August 6, 13, & 20

  • Sacred Art

    Artwork, prints, bath & body goods, apparel and more from a varied assortment of local artists.

    June 4 & 18 | August 13 & 27

  • She's Artsy

    Art prints, stickers, post cards & a live painting workshop!

    July 16 & 23 | August 6 & 13

  • SmushFace Goods

    Handmade items catering to cats & cat lovers: toys, collars & eco-friendly bags.

    June 25 | August 20

  • Stir Whisk and Roll

    Decorated sugar cookies in a variety of seasonal designs and flavors.

    June 4 & 18 | July 2 & 30 | August 6

  • Straub Handmade

    Artfully functional handthrown ceramics.

    July 16, 23 & 30 | August 20 & 27

  • StudioFondant

    Polymer clay jewelry & homegoods with focus on modern design and hypoallergenic materials.

    June 18 & 25 | August 20

  • Tropical Smoothie Cafe

    A variety of fruit smoothies.
     

    June 11 & 25 | July 16 & 30 | August 13 & 27

  • Twenty Thou

    Jewelry & accessories using copper, brass, sterling silver, etc.

    June 4 & 11 | July 2 & 30 | August 13 & 27

  • Volition Tea

    Cold brewed teas & mocktails, prepackaged teas, gift sets, and teaware.

    June 18

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