Klarkowski Pottery’s consists of awesome handmade cement pots for your home and/or business. Their handmade concrete and cement pottery is made right in Moline, Illinois and they offer custom designs and finishes. We’re happy to have these guys back with us for HMC4. Brittany Klarkowski has also been a huge supporter of Handmade City & HMC4 and deserves a ginormous THANK YOU for everything she has helped us with so far. Make sure you stop by the Klarkowski booth on April 28 and let Brittany know she rocks. P.s. She will also be selling artwork that is pretty amazing, so plan on spending some cash when you visit!
Subtopia Studios is a design and printmaking studio dedicated to artist’s books, letterpress, obscure printmaking techniques, digital animation, illustration, and creative visualization. Designer and Art Professor Kelvin Mason develops and produces everything from video games to woodcut greeting cards.
Located at Suite 201A, Bucktown Center for the Arts
Owner: Kelvin Mason
Rivertown Creative is an award-winning husband and wife duo advertising, design, and web studio based in Davenport, IA. After returning from the big city and working for some big clients, these two wanted to give it a go on their own on their own turf. Creating concepts and design that will help any business grow is what it’s all about.
Located at, Suite 200, Bucktown Center of the Arts
Okay I admit, it is weird writing one of these for myself! Ladynoble is run by your truly – Rose Noble. Some of you may know me as the Handmade City lady, or art lady, or mama lady… I have so many hats it is kind of crazy! In my booth I will be selling fun new art, décor and handmade jewelry. Please find me and say “hello”, I really love getting to make new friends at each Handmade City event! ~ Rose, HMC Lady
Quinn & Anne Kirkpatrick are the dynamic duo behind Small Wonders Photography. Specializing in fine art lifestyle photography, they strive to capture moments “that will be cherished for generations.” Be sure to visit their Bucktown Studio when at HMC4. While you’re there go ahead and book your next photo session! ~ Check out the Small Wonders Website here and “like” their Facebook page here!
Located at suite 103, Bucktown Center for the Arts
What can we say about our pal Lil’ Squeeks that we haven’t already said?! We absolutely love this shop and are excited to see Lil’ Squeeks expand their pet items and filter in more people goodies too! If you plan on attending HMC4 (which by this point you would be crazy not to) you definitely need to visit Mary over at Lil’ Squeeks to pick up some presents for you beloved pet! ~ visit the Lil’ Squeeks Etsy shop and Facebook page.
“As an artist, I’m influenced by the world and beyond, by photos, dreams, architecture, music, people, emotions and color. I try to capture the images in my mind, discover the hidden ones and translate them into my own language with paint to create a visional journey.” ~ Regan
Located at suite 102 & 104, Bucktown Center for the Arts
Owner: Regan Hatfield
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Quirky and colorful accessories for women and girls! You will love Miss Maehem’s unique hair clips, flowers and jewelry! Be sure to stop by her HMC4 booth and take home a few gifts for your favorite lady! Check out Miss Maehem’s Facebook page!
Freelance Photography, Big Picture captures some amazing shots, including great midwest landscapes and architecture. Check out the Big Picture website and Facebook page to see more beautiful photography.
Located at Suite 107, Bucktown Center for the Arts
Clay artist Amanda Barr will be with us for HMC4. Her handmade, one-of-a-kind ceramics will no doubt be some of the most coveted items at the event. Amanda uses her own custom printing process and makes everything from start to finish in her studio. Pretty cool right?! Visit her Etsy shop to see all sorts of creations like bowls, tumblers, buttons and more! Check out Amanda’s tumblr to learn more about her and her process.