Back by popular demand! Discover bespoke gifts, beautifully made by artisans in the Chicago creative community—including performers, backstage technicians, designers, and Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks partners. One hundred percent of proceeds go directly to the artists.
Highest Dimensions LLC
Cullars is a Chicago-based artist and author focused on the human condition, spirit, and consciousness. Her mixed media artwork has been exhibited at the Zhou B Gallery, Fulton Street Collective, and more. Her highest intention is to inspire people to connect with their own divinity and creativity—expressing as the truest version of themselves. SHOP NOW
Daniels has pursued her craft professionally for 15 years, having studied at The University of Chicago, Evanston Art Center, and Northshore Art League. She has a studio at Fulton Street Collective, a longtime Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks partner. She primarily works in oil paint on canvas and wood panels, and also offers limited-edition prints. SHOP NOW
ACCESSORIES + HOME DECOR
As an actor, Harazin has appeared in six Chicago Shakespeare productions, from Henry V to several Short Shakespeare! abridgements. He now spends much of his time in his woodshop specializing in handmade jewelry, toys, kitchenware, and wood art. He uses zero paints, dyes, or stains to allow the beauty of Mother Nature to be the focus. SHOP NOW
Inspired by the Chicago Flag, Hofmann creates pieces that celebrate our vibrant city. In addition to being the Head of Costume Technology at DePaul and creating educational content as @PaisleyandGlue, her talents as a theatrical costume maker have often been featured on our stages—most recently in The Notebook and SIX (Aragon, Boleyn & Cleves).
Soti Makes Things
Sotirios is a Chicago-based set designer and illustrator who has worked with many theaters across the country and internationally. He was the assistant scenic designer for Chicago Shakespeare’s vibrant A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2018). As an illustrator, he advocates for your imagination through projects such as his personalized letters and Christmas Eve postcards from Santa! SHOP NOW
Emma Lyons Art
Lyons loves all things that bring beauty and wellness into people’s lives. She has hosted and curated multiple shows at Fulton Street Collective. She’s best known for her whimsical Abstracture style, combining colorful strokes with geometric placement using a wet-on-wet technique. A theater lover, Lyons designed the set for this past summer’s Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks event, ShakesFest.
CARDS + PRINTS
Bourbon & Spark
As a lighting designer, Neill’s art and creativity are rooted at the crossroads of theory, science, and technology. While she's always been crafty, she discovered her interest in painting while pursuing her MFA in Stage Design at Northwestern University. You’ll love her creative pieces featuring watercolor, ink, and collage inspired by everyday magic. SHOP NOW
The Wrap Queens
A Chicago stage manager and frequent Chicago Shakespeare collaborator, Pike joined fellow theater-maker Trent Stork in Fall 2020 to realize a lifelong dream...wrapping presents all day, every day! Using their artistic eye and excessive type-A time management skills, they put their brains and hearts together to create Chicago's newest personal gift-wrapping company so you can spend the season giving, not wrapping.
HOME DECOR + JEWELRY
Smith has led production departments in theaters across the country—including Chicago Shakespeare. Wanting to create one-of-a-kind pieces and experiment with more color options for her jewelry design, she took a glass fusing class to make her own pendants and was immediately hooked. That decision grew into the beautiful art she makes now.SHOP NOW
Black Luxe Candle Co.
A recent participant in the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce’s Business Development Cohort, Taylor grew her brand out of her love for self-care and paying that love forward as a handmade, candle gift to a friend—created right out of her home. One candle has evolved into a sophisticated brand with rich, luxurious fragrances that set your desired moods and calm your senses.
JEWELRY + ACCESSORIES
Inspired by the unique charm of vintage buttons found at antique stores and estate sales, Uber creates her one-of-a-kind handcrafted line of accessories, including earrings, necklaces, wallets, and hats. Beth is the owner and head draper of Uber Costume, providing custom-made theatrical costumes to professional performing arts companies in Chicago and across the country. SHOP NOW
Way’s mixed media art is inspired by the vibrant beauty of nature and ecological conservation. Her works often feature native plants local to the Chicago region. Always mindful of waste, she recycles old prints, paintings, and other materials into collage and mixed media works to give them new life. SHOP NOW