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2017 Old Town Art Fair – Chicago



Get to know the 250 nationally acclaimed artists selected for the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago! Artists often name this as their favorite event of the year in large part because the Old Town Art Fair crowd is known for their love of art, curiosity and friendliness.

Click here to visit our Artist Gallery.

Along the streets of the Old Town Triangle Historic District, you’ll find an inspiring collection of 2D and 3D Fine Art including Mixed Media, Drawings, Paintings, Photography, Printmaking, Ceramics, Glass, Fiber, Jewelry and works in Metal, Stone and Wood. The Old Town Art Fair features Fine Art – exclusively – and allows only original pieces created by the artists themselves. Reproductions and crafts, among other things, are not permitted.

Click here to download a PDF of our 2017 Artist Index with the booth numbers of your favorite Artists.

Artists from across the U.S. and Canada are selected by an independent jury of art professionals. Nearly half of the artists are newly juried in each year, providing an opportunity for different artists to exhibit at this highly sought after event. This system allows for rich mix of returning favorites and fresh, new art to discover!


Congratulations to the 2016 Award Winners!


Painting, Drawing, Pastel, Digital Art

> Taylor Mazer, Best in Show
> Yu Zhou, Second Place

Photography, Printmaking, 2D Mixed Media

> Clifton Henri, Best in Show
> Chris Dahlquist, Second Place

Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Stone, Wood

> John Herbon, Best in Show
> Hetty & Norman Metzger, Second Place

Jewelry, Metal, Sculpture, 3D Mixed Media

> Ann Marie Cianciolo, Best in Show
> Frances Kite, Second Place