Saturday, September 17

The 9th Annual Beverly Art Walk is a celebration of art and music, showcasing a diverse array of unique cultural assets, local artists’ home studios, and art environments across Beverly/Morgan Park. The free, family-friendly event features nearly 150 artists in 40+ venues, the return of the popular Uprising Craft Market—at 103rd & Wood Street—the Family Fun Park at Sutherland in conjunction with Sutherland’s I Madonnari street painting festival, live music, and public art activations.

Plan your Art Walk

Use this interactive map to explore venues, get directions, and plot your route. Start your self-guided tour at any participating venue.

Participating Artists

Allison Flamm
Amanda Konkol
Anisha McFarland-Hill
Ann Blaas
Anne Heisler
Arion Davis
Ashley January
Audrius Pliopylis
Barbra Phinisee
Benjamin Goodman
Brendan McAlinden
Brian Heston
Brian Keane
Brian Ritchard
Brian Westbury
Bridget McMullen
Bruce Riley
Carla Winterbottom
Cathy Sorich
Cecil McDonald
Chantala Kommanivanh
Chris Tedin
Christy Grossman
Chucho
Clifton Henri
Collonia Mason
Cujo Dah
Cy McGourty
Cynthia Davis
Dalton Brown
Daniel Estep
Dawn McQuay
DB Alan
Debra Gordon
Delisha McKinney
Didier Nolet
Doris Barnes
Dorothy Straughter
Dred Ske
Ea Williams
Eddie Hudson
Eddie Santana White
Eee.Why
Eileen O’Brien
Elaine Miller
Elizabeth Schnura
Erica Rose
Eugene Barnett and Associates
Fab RP
Femmejolie Arts
Gayle Grant
Gia Kamin
GL Smothers
Gloria Rivera
Gregory Brown
Henry McMorris
Hollie Davis
J Red Metals
Jack Denst
Jack Denst Designs
James Jankowiak
James Ross
Jamiah Calvin
Jan Devine
Jason E. Jones
Jeff Matz
Joe Serrato
John Cizmar
John Colson
John Vanderpoel
Jomo Cheatham
Jose Santiago Perez
Josiah Bara
Joy Williamson
Judi Kickel
Judie Anderson
Julie Chappetto
Karen Carter
Kat Huddleston
Katherine Kampf
Keila Strong
Kelly McKaig
Kerri Mommer
Kim Delich
Kristen Malone
Kyla the Artist
Kyle Cobban
Lakeisha Legania
Larry Tuckman
Lauren Busier
Lee Kintner
Libby Alexander
Lil Dog Studio
Malika Jackson
Marcela López
Martha Wade
Matr
Matt Coglianese
Matthew Dicks
Matthias “Spider” Schergen
Maxine Perdue
Meg Wear
Megan Gallagher
Megan Quigley
Melvin Hargrett
Michael Duffy
Michael Landis
Mickey Lupa Ceramics
Mildred Heatherington
Moe O’Donnell
Monica Bálc
Myron Laban and Rina Boyer
Naimah Thomas
Nancy Mills
Natalie Malinowski
Nate Otto
NiBu
Nico Maldonado
Norman Teague
Obe One
Oleander & Artesian
Orlando Cross
Pam Howe
Pat Egan
Pat Flood
Pat Marek
Pat Wiseman
Patricia Rigg
Paul Branton
Paul Mez
Raymond A Thomas
Regina Lee
Renee Robbins
Rhonda Hardy
Richard Warburton
Rick Therrio
Robin Power
Rolanda Hudson
RoseRita Walsh James
Salima Cobb-Collins
Sandra Leonard
Sari Breslin
Sarita Kamat
Shanel Romaine
Shay Michael
Sinead Talty
Stephanie Coleman
Susan Larsen
Susannah Papish
T Stewart
Temara Roberts
Thomas Frank
Tim McCarthy
Todd English-Dumont
Tom Huguelet
Tom Olson
Trish Happel
Vivienne Marie
Washieka Torres
Wendy Lundberg
Wild Star Berry
Won Kim
Xena Lopez
Zeye One
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Featured Venues

The Uprising Craft Market & Food Court

Bethany Union • 103rd & Wood St.

Makers and craft vendors will sell a variety of handmade items, from jewelry and ceramics to all-natural bath and body works, in the Bethany Union parking lot at 103rd & Wood Street. Thanks to Bethany Union for their generous support of the Beverly Art Walk.

Araceli Villalobos
Caitlyn Ray
Castulo Perez
Cathy Torres
Cynthia Lopez
Dana Todd Pope
Danielle Linzy
Dawn Liddicoatt
Diane Shaffer
Doris Munoz
Dorothy Straughter
Ella Alexander-Eison
Eloisa Luevano
Fantasia Graham
Frankie McMillan
Greg Owen-Boger
Indre Vepstas
Ivi Rose
Jim Sanders
Joseph Krystofiak
Judi Kickel
Katherine Einhorn
Ken Gray
Lisa Holloway
Lori Bartman
Martha Wade
Matt Coglianese
Monique Elias
Nicold Pittman
Nicole Burns
Nora Palmer
Peggy Brittman
Rashida Autmon
Rebecca Ray
Rhonda Long
Rhyan Crawford-Dirksen
Roby Nyther
Susi Daniel
Theresa Tribble
Thomas Paulius
Z Jeffries
Music by DJ Ruta

Food Court features: Coco’s Tamales, Seb’s Street Snacks, Taco Sublime, and Bumbu Roux

Beverly Art Walk After Party

Nicky’s of Beverly • 105th & Western Ave.

Free After Party at Nicky’s of Beverly, 5-9pm, featuring the funky jams of Sound Alliance (Daryl Couts, Pat Keelan & Brendan McAlinden) with headliner Nick Alexander Blues Band. Specialty libations available from Steering Cocktails.

Family Fun Park & I Madonnari Festival 

Sutherland School •  10015 S. Leavitt St. • 10 am–2 pm

Begin your Art Walk day creating sidewalk chalk art at Sutherland’s annual I Madonnari Italian street painting festival. From noon-2 pm, the park will feature music and dancing with DJ Sandra Treviño, art-making, circus performers and a roving magician.
Beverly Arts Center

2407 W. 111th St.

The Beverly Area Arts Alliance is proud to partner with the Beverly Arts Center (BAC) for the 9th Beverly Art Walk. Art throughout the building is curated by the Alliance and Saint Xavier University, including: The Best Side exhibition curated by Sal Campbell and Paul Branton; Painting, photography, sculpture, and music by SXU students, faculty, alumni, and staff; and 38 artists in a wide range of styles and mediums throughout the building.

The Paul and Jean Harris Home

10856 S. Longwood Dr. 

View incredible art within a beautiful historic setting: the newly-restored and furnished Paul & Jean Harris Home (aka “The Rotary House”). Featuring new works by Dorothy Straughter, a quilting artist whose work grapples with the threads of racism embedded in our history and culture; Julie Chappetto, a diligent teaching artist with a passion for realism; Patrick Flood, a prolific watercolorist and student of everyday life; and Karen Brienzo, sculpturist and owner of Jack Denst Designs. With performances by the Morgan Park High School Drum Line at noon, followed by PCGB, a dynamic quartet with roots in funk, jazz, and soul, at 2 pm.

Ridge Historical Society

10621 S. Seeley Ave.

Humanity finds expression in architecture, art, and history at the Ridge Historical Society. Stop by, soak it in, and enjoy a cold beer on the walkout veranda overlooking Longwood Drive, compliments of Horse Thief Hollow. Exhibitions/events include: The Hetherington Design Dynasty, featuring the Hetherington family of Beverly architects who designed 70+ homes and buildings in the area; images by local architectural photographer Mati Maldre; and the work of portrait artist and children’s book illustrator Mildred Lyon Hetherington.

Vanderpoel Art Association 

Ridge Park Field House • 9624 S. Longwood Dr.

The Vanderpoel Art Association honors School of the Art Institute of Chicago instructor John H. Vanderpoel, whom Georgia O’Keefe described as “one of the few real teachers I have known.” The collection includes more than 600 works of art, and nearly half will be on display. Shown alongside the collection are works of contemporary ceramicist, sculptor, and teaching artist Robin Power. She will provide an engaging demonstration of her creative process starting at 1:00 pm. Note: this venue will close at 4:00 pm.

Trinity Artist Studios

9848 S. Winchester Ave.

The first floor features abstract and intuitive paintings by Erica Rose and Samus Starbody, the studio of textile artist Rhonda Hardy, and music and ceramic demonstrations by Chris Tedin and Joe Crosetto in the courtyard. Work on the second floor includes Surrealist & Bauhaus-inspired sculptures, costumes, and fabric paintings of Sandra Leonard in her studio. Two doors down, step into an exhibition of accomplished ceramic artists Chris Tedin, Joe Crosetto, and John Colson, as well as the colorful works of printmaker and pattern designer, Wild Star Berry.

Art Oasis at Tom Olson’s

11112 S. Hoyne Ave.

Legendary designer Jack Denst revolutionized the world of interior design with his innovative hand screen printed designs. His nephew Tom Olson, a talented designer in his own right, carries on his uncle’s legacy with a fascinating collection of designs, artwork, and interesting objects and sculptures throughout the idyllic garden space and three garage galleries behind his home. Jack Denst’s work figures prominently throughout as well. Olson has invited other artists to exhibit their work, including: Mickey Lupa ceramics, photography by Patricia Rigg, and sculpture by Joe Serrato

boundary

2334 W. 111th Pl.

boundary is a contemporary visual arts project space founded in June, 2017 and located in a converted garage in Morgan Park. The mission as a project space is to provide opportunities for Chicago-based, national, and international artists to exhibit works in progress as well completed bodies of work. Boundary is led by artist, curator, environmentalist, and educator, Susannah Papish. Current exhibition: Jose Santiago Perez, an artist and educator based in Chicago who weaves plastics into containers of time, portals of memory, and spaces of belonging.

Alliance Contemporary & the Garden Gallery

Nicky’s of Beverly • 105th & Western Ave.

Experience the raw, fascinating and energetic works on view at this garage-turned-gallery, which has been showcasing innovative artists since April of 2021. The Beverly Area Arts Alliance has been proud to activate the space through a partnership with Nicky’s of Beverly.

Current exhibition: Rick Therrio, Brendan McAlinden, Trish Happel, Xena Lopez, Daniel Estep, Matthias “Spider” Schergen, Sinead Talty, NiBu, Nate Otto and RoseRita Walsh James. The outdoor Garden Gallery features work by Kuaze One, Fab RP, and Chucho.

Graffiti artist and muralist Chucho will be live painting on site throughout the afternoon.

T.H.U.G. Hippie Bus (The Healing U Give)

Nicky’s of Beverly • 105th & Western Ave.

E’a Williams brings art, culture, healing, joy, and wellness in a beautiful, renovated old school bus. Activities include art projects, drum circle, double dutch, and more. Look for the bus covered in colorful graffiti murals painted by @birdcap, @sub_urban_warrior, and Obe One.

Beverly Phono Mart

1808 W. 103rd St.

The installation “Summertime Magic” is curated by Kimberly Atwood of Elephant Room Gallery, and features: Chantala Kommanivanh, Cujo Dah, Delisha McKinney, Dred Ske, Jamiah Calvin, Myron Laban, and Rina Boyer.

Flypaper Chicago

10552 S. Western Ave.

Flypaper is a studio and exhibition space owned by nationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer Clifton Henri. He exhibits his work in galleries and juried art festivals across the country.His practice is heavily rooted in identity, under-representation, and self-declaration, intentionally focusing on Black and Brown people and the environments they live in. Several artists will be joining Clifton Henri at Flypaper, including: painters Kyla the Artist, Jason E. Jones, and Shanel Romaine. Live painting demo by artist and curator Paul Branton.

Beverly Branch Public Library

1962 W. 95th St.

Experience the colorful sights, sounds and tastes of Beverly/Morgan Park at the Beverly Branch of the Chicago Public Library. All ages are welcome to enjoy the festivities including: a community mural for kids 1-4pm; the vibrant works of teaching artist Katherine Kampf (with free coloring pages!); the enigmatic drawings of Cy McGourty; Youth Comic Art Show; and live music by Grace Notes. Refreshments from 2-4pm

Music Performances

12–1 pm

Morgan Park High School Drum Line
The Paul & Jean Harris Home (Rotary House)

12–2 pm

Grace Notes
Beverly Branch Library

12–3 pm

The Bourbon Belts
Two Mile Coffee Bar

12–5 pm

DJ Ruta
Uprising Market at Bethany Union

1–2 pm

Pat Egan
Trinity Church Studios

1–2:30 pm

American Hustle
Tranquility Salon Company

2–4 pm

PCGB
Jeff Pinzino, Mark Carlson, Arron Groff, Joel Barr
The Paul & Jean Harris Home (Rotary House)

2:30–5 pm

John and Julia Devens
Judie Anderson Home Studio

3–4 pm

Pat Egan
Tom Olsen’s Garden Oasis

3–5 pm

Sol Dial
Tranquility Salon Company

5–9 pm

Art Walk After Party
Nick Alexander Blues Band, Sound Alliance (Daryl Couts, Pat Keelan & Brendan McAlinden)
Nicky’s of Beverly parking lot

Play Video

We are grateful for the talents of local filmmaker Pat Odom and his company StoryView for this 2021 BAW video recap. Our thanks also to local musician Jeff Pinzino for creating the Alliance’s theme song that serves as a soundtrack for the video.

Our Community

The Beverly Art Walk would not be possible without the generous financial support of local small businesses and families, as well as countless volunteer hours by the Alliance board, artists, and neighbors. Please support our arts community: purchase art, shop participating venues, and attend events. The Alliance is driven by our love for art and the people who make it, and we are thankful for those who embrace the arts.
9th Ward Mutual Aid • 19th Ward Youth & Community Foundation • 95th Street Business Association • Anonymous • Begin Within Therapy Services • Bethany Union Church of Chicago • Beverly Arts Center • Beverly Dry Goods • Beverly Improvement Association • Beverly Phono Mart • Beverly Records • Beverly Therapists • Everything’s Relative Salon • Fox’s Restaurant & Pub • Franconello Italian Restaurant • Grant, Maegan, & Maggie Murphy • Groff Painting Company • Home Companion Solutions, John Harrell State Farm • Kate Starr Kellogg IB School, Kevin J. White at The Mortgage Exchange • Made Artisan Collaborative • Marilynn and Brian Wilson, Marz Brewing Co., Molloy & Associates Real Estate • Morgan Park Academy 150 years | 1873-2023 • Optimo Hats • Root Consignment Company • Running Excels • Sutherland Elementary • Sweet Freaks • The Beverly Review • The Bloom Bar • The Dog Howes • The Studio Beverly • THUG Hippie – The Healing U Give • Tranquility Salon Co.