One of a Kind Show

December 9, 2012

The One of a Kind Show features original work from more than 600 juried artists, craftspeople and designers from around the world. Visitors can meet the artists, learn the stories behind their work and shop the best in fine art and fine craft. The One of a Kind Show will showcase a wide range of media and categories including accessories, ceramics, fashion, fiber art, furniture, glass, gourmet, holiday, jewelry, kids, metal, mixed media, paintings, photography, sculpture and wood. With a wide range of prices and styles, from simple to lavish, there is something for everyone on your list.

In addition to one-of-a-kind shopping, the One of a Kind Show offers attendees a unique and entertaining experience they won't forget. For the first time, the Show will feature a mobile application to help you navigate the show floor as you shop hundreds of artists in more than 115,000 square feet. Attendees can speak with the artists individually, attend artist talks, join in crafting workshops, and enjoy gourmet cafes, fashions shows and live music.

Thursday, December 6; 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, December 7; 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, December 8; 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, December 9; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

TICKETS: Tickets are $12 for adults, $9 for seniors and children under 12 are free. Tickets are valid for all four days. A portion of all ticket sales will benefit The Anne + Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Tickets are available online at


1. Anna Lou Glass (Holiday Entertaining and Décor)
-"Ring of Fire" Glass Serving Platter (15x15in) - $350
-Aspen Crimson Coasters - from the Aspen Collection (Set of 4) - $60
-Sculpted Red Rose Holiday Ornament - $45

2. Earth Cadets (Kids)
I Say Hello
Organic, hand screen printed onesie, $25

3. Anna White (Home Décor)
Spiraling : 5 5/8"H x 5"W $270
Buff stoneware vessel with one spiraled/overlapped cut. Brown and blue "stitching" radiating out from the seam. Each "stitch" is a piece of colored clay. Clear glaze.

Cut Drop : 5 1/2"H x 5 1/4"W $210
Buff stoneware vessel with one overlapped cut. Brown "stitching" reaching from the seam, overlapped by white "stitches". Each "stitch" is a piece of colored clay. Clear glaze.

4. Ashley Buchanan (Jewelry)
"Historical Interpretation Cuff" $70 hand-cut brass, powder coated slate grey
"Decorative Sweet Necklace" $42 hand-cut brass, powder coated cream with gold-filled chain
"Iconic Necklace" $108 hand-cut brass, powder coated cream with sterling silver chain

5. Lillian Asterfield (Fashion Accessories)
1. Triple Ruff, $160.00
Created from designer, Nicole Deponte's personal collection of silk vintage neckties, her signature one of a kind ruffled collar is hand stitched and formed, lined in luxurious velvet and snaps on for easy on and off.

2. Color Block Ruff, $150.00
One of an exclusive collection of vintage Gene Meyer neckties, her signature ruffled collar is hand stitched and formed, lined in luxurious velvet and snaps on for easy on and off.

6. Andrea Geer Designs (Fashion Accessories)
Armwarmers with sculptural folds, $139.00

7. Katie Balas Art + Design (Fine Art)
3x5 foot Acrylic and glaze on canvas

8. Earl Nesbitt (Wood)
Sculpted solid wood vessels are available with or without removable lids. Vessel can be used as a luxury container for any precious items like jewelry, or for holding pencils and pens. $175

9. Salted Caramel (Gourmet Treats)
Holiday Tasting Box, $45
The holidays would not be complete with out tasty treats...make those Salted Caramel's 'sweet meets savory' confections and a new tradition is born! Our signature crate is filled with both Bacon & Smoked Pecan Bourbon Caramel Corns, Pretzel Grahams Toffee, Salted Caramel Cocoa and Salted Bourbon Caramel Marshmallows.

10. Will Richards (Lighting)
Twist, $450
The ceramic base features a specialized clay body, hand built, dried, bisqued, glazed, and raku-fired.

11. Jeffrey Breslow (Sculpture)
Looking Up. Maple Branch, Quartz Boulder and Granite Stones, $2400.

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