Call for Artists: Spudnik Press Member Art Market | Friday, October 14

Each fall, Spudnik Press Cooperative transforms into a pop-up Art Market providing our members an opportunity to showcase their wares. Artists are encouraged to bring portfolios with prints, cards, handmade books, home goods, apparel, and more. In addition to the pop-up market, The Annex gallery will feature art by our members (see Homecoming Exhibition Call), also available for purchase. Members are free to participate in the exhibition, the pop-up sale or both.

The Member Art Market will occur during the Hubbard Street Lofts Annual Open House, a building-wide event that in the past has brought 800+ guests to the building. This year, with more studios than ever participating, we expect to have well over 1000 visitors visit Spudnik throughout the evening!

With low overhead and a simple process to participate, the sale is a perfect platform for emerging artists to experiment with presenting and selling their art and wares.

Working with the space available at Spudnik Press, 22 artists will be able to creatively present their work within a vibrant studio among our printing presses and type cabinets. Most spaces will range from 2’ x 3’ to 3’ x 5’ flat surfaces or 6’ wide wall spaces. Artists will pick their space when they arrive.

Event Synopsis

Spudnik Press Cooperative Member Art Market
Presented in conjunction with:
October 14, 6-10pm
Free to Attend 

Spudnik Press Cooperative, a non-profit printmaking studio that represents over 150 Chicago artists, presents a one-night market featuring cards, handmade books, home goods, apparel, wall hangings and more by some of Chicago’s best up-and-coming artists.

Even those not in the market for affordable local art should stop by the studio to check out the vibrant artist cooperative and Spudnik’s unique collection of presses that date as far back as the early 1900’s.

Participation Details

Table Set-Up: Day of 1pm-6pm. All artists must arrive by 5pm.
Participation Fee: $40 Flat Fee. Artists handle their own sales.
Requirements: Must be a current annual member at time of sale.

To Participate:

  1. Browse our online floor map, and select your first, second and third choice spaces.
  2. Complete the Online Sign Up Form
  3. Pay the $40 Participation Fee.
Spaces are non-juried, first come, first served.  Please direct any questions you may have to

Spaces Available (as of 9/23):

2. Rachel Foster
4. Chloë Perkis
7. Margaret Hitch
8. Betsy Stout
9. Devin Owsley-Aquilia
10. Moon Bang
11.Dana M Johnson Artwork
12. rovePrints
13. Hello Paper Co.
14. Alex Kostiw
15. Logan Kruidenier
16. OPEN
17. Alyssa Martinez
18. OPEN
19. Genevieve DeVille
20. Current Location Letterpress & Curiosities
21. OPEN
22. Angelika Piwowarczyk