The Guerrilla Truck Show
Attracting a national and international audience, The 9th Annual Guerrilla Truck Show brings together some of the nation’s top design creatives for one night. From product designers and furniture makers to fashion designers and artists, each talent is given a small moving truck to showcase their work. This year host Morlen Sinoway Atelier features 60 trucks. Come see for yourself the talent and creativity that makes up The Guerrilla Truck Show on Tuesday, June 11th.
Date: Tuesday, June 11th
Place: Corner of Aberdeen and Fulton Market (in front of Morlen Sinoway Atelier: 1052 W. Fulton Market), Chicago.
Age: All ages
Meet the 9th Annual Guerrillas:
Jacob Kaufman - Kaufman is a talented artist whose modern paintings are bold and unassuming.
Janet Mesic Mackie and Elise Hibbard - Janet Mesic Mackie is a Chicago-based professional photographer whose stunning photographs capture the beauty and soul of her subjects. Elise Hibbard is a Midwest freelance photographer whose love for adventure has taken her around the world.
Joe Hindley - In the 1980s Hindley established himself in Chicago as an imagist artist creating numerous works collected by the State of Illinois. Since then Hindley has had exhibitions for The Art Institute of Chicago, The Chicago Cultural Center, The Rochester Center for Photography, and more.
Lucy Slivinski with Michael Del Piero - Lucy Slivinksi has completed numerous public installations and exhibits. Slivinski works with recycled materials and found objects, transforming them into works of art that are both beautiful and functional. Michael Del Piero fuses rustic and contemporary elements together to create exceptional homes.
Peter Hurely Art - Chicago-based artist and muralist Peter Hurley is known for his large-scale oil paintings and murals.
Packer Schopf Gallery with Ellen Greene - Located in Chicago, Packer Schopf is a contemporary art gallery featuring obscure and compelling works. Artist Ellen Greene’s solo exhibition “Invisible Mother’s Milk” was featured at the gallery. Greene’s focus for “Invisible Mother’s Milk” centers around the idea of what it means to be an artist and mother. Greene uses womens’ hand gloves and transforms them into powerful symbols of what it means to be a woman through unique, tattoo like imagery.
Arts Incubator Design Apprenticeship Program (Univ. of Chicago)
Harold Washington College Student Work Showcase
Harrington College of Design Student Exhibition
Illinois Institute of Technology Students
SAIC Design Object Students & SAIC Furniture Design/Build Students
UIC Industrial Design Students
Chris Fein & Bob Greenspan - Chris Fein is the founding Principal for Forward Design, a design practice specializing in architecture. Bob Greenspan is an architectural and commercial photographer.
husARchitecture Inc. - A Chicago-based, Shanghai-expanding architectural firm.
Imvent: Michael Darin and Jeremy Herrera - Imvent offers design and consultation services.
Lake + Wells - A Chicago-based furniture, lighting, and product design firm.
Mike Hines Signature - Mike Hines Signature is a global brand that uses flowers in design and inspiration.
Mission Control Lab - Design firm Mission Control Lab creates product art and light sculptures.
MTS Design Lab - Michael Todd Smith is a custom steel fabricator and designer.
ROOH Design - Creative and unexpected, ROOH is an eating design company that combines interior design and brand strategy.
SiteSpec - SiteSpec creates installations for commercial and residential applications.
Streng Design - Streng Design is a leading design and branding firm with locations in New York and Chicago.
Unbranded Designs - Chicago-based Unbranded Designs helps designers bring unique, high-quality furniture directly to consumers. With backgrounds in operations, marketing, sales, and technology, Unbranded Designs manages funding, manufacturing, and e-commerce for designers.
Weetu - A Chicago-based design firm specializing in architecture and branding.
Katie Chappuis - Katie Chappuis is a surface pattern designer.
Kaisa Dille Designs by 4orm Studios - Kaisa Dille is a landscape designer and woodworker who turns salvaged wood into useful and beautiful furniture pieces and accessories.
Jessica Calek with Dan Streeting - Jessica Calek is an architectural designer and curator as well as director of 22, a creative space located in Berwyn on the west side of Chicago. Dann Streeting is an illustrator whose work includes poster design, illustration, and other projects.
Linc Thelen - Chicago interior designer Linc Thelen offers a wide range of services that include architecture, interior design, and more.
Anastasia Chatzka - Chicago fashion designer Anastasia Chatzka creates innovative and playful garments.
gray workshop - Architecturally inspired jewelry made from exotic woods.
Mooya - Mooya’s handbags and totes are made in the USA with the highest quality of fabrics.
Munie Designs with Gerry Christensen - Chicago-based Munie Designs creates sleek and sophisticated backpacks and totes that are both elegant and versatile.
Ahdidit - One-of-a kind lamps and artwork.
Beau Hale Design & Kevin Dean Taylor - Located in Chicago, Beau HaleDesign specializes in handmade and custom furniture, lighting, and clocks for commercial customers. Kevin Dean Taylor creates unique sculpture and paintings.
Craighton Berman Studio - Industrial designer, illustrator, and creative director Craighton Berman is a Chicago designer whose work focuses on visual thinking, object making, and storytelling.
Garth Borovicka - From gorgeous benches to unique desktop accessories, Garth Borovicka creates interesting works that are inspired by nature and science.
Iron & Wire LLC - Inspired by Chicago’s architecture, Iron and Wire creates stairs & railings, furniture, installations, and more.
Jeff Faye with Ugly Step Sister Art Gallery - Jeff Faye creates furniture and accessories that are put together without any screws. Ugly Step Sister Art Gallery was founded in 2008 by artist Tanya Tucci. New exhibitions are featured on the 2nd Friday of each month.
Joe Munson - Designer, inventor, and fabricator Joe Munson pushes the boundaries in design, creating furniture and custom work. See for yourself the innovative design style.
Icon Modern - Sustainable furniture with a modern twist, Icon Modern offers goods you can feel good about buying.
Legacy Frameworks - Legacy Frameworks creates hand-built, affordable bikes all manufactured in Chicago.
Michael W. Dreeben Inc. - Dreeben is a master of woodworking and sculpture. Find semi-custom wooden tables and cabinets, aluminum pieces, and limited edition objects.
Modern Industry - Owner, designer, and fabricator Jacob Wener of Modern Industry provides hand-crafted, solid hardwood, and sustainably resourced furniture.
M2M Creative Pieces - M2M restores 19th and 20th century objects from demolition.
New Breed Furniture Network - Founded by John Lindsay and Alessandro Paradiso, New Breed Furniture Network strives to offer the best American design and craft.
Pagoda Red - Find 19th century Chinese furniture and decorative arts for the home and garden.
RX Made - Simple and functional furniture made from reclaimed and locally-sourced materials. RX Made is designed on-site in Chicago.
SOLO Home Design - With a rustic-industrial style, SOLO Home uses wood, metal, stone and cloth to add texture and warmth to any space.
Squared Furniture with Tandem Mode - Clean lines and gorgeous colors and woods make up Squared Furniture.
Stephen Gulau and Ceyda Akosman - Designer Stephen Gulau creates furniture, domestic objects, and wearables that are engaging and aesthetically minimal.
Stephen Winer - Woodworking art, Western furniture, and Colorado woodworking.
Studio Brick - Studio Brick creates beautiful sculpture and artwork.
Thomas Oliphant - Thomas Oliphant is the owner of TOMOCO, offering custom furniture and accessories.
Whitetree Studio (Aaron Scott) - Modern furniture with focus on nature, function, and simplicity.
Woodsport - Woodsport is an independent woodcraft studio based in the Twin Cities, featuring handmade, hardwood furniture and accessories.
WM Fitzpatrick - WM Fitzpatrick creates innovative furniture and accessories that are true works of art.
Wreck Creation - Wreck Creation transforms vintage materials into gorgeous furniture pieces.