6th Annual RNDD Fall Gallery Walk Preview – Part 2

The River North Design District (RNDD) Fall Gallery Walk is back! Now it’s 6th year, the event will return on Friday, September 10th, 2021. The RNDD Fall Gallery Walk, presented by Daniel Kinkade Fine Art, is free and open to the public with the exception of two special events (more information here).

The walk is comprised of 20 locations with special events throughout River North, featuring 25 artists and 18 designer vignettes. Join us on opening night, September 10th from 5-9pm as you stroll through River North visiting each location for a special events and surprises. View the full map of participating locations and suggested routes here.

Each location will come alive with art from some of the brightest artists on the scene, paired with vignettes from Chicago’s top designers. The result? Insta-worthy feasts for the eye to inspire anyone who wants inspiration to make their home a beautiful haven. 

We have some really amazing collaborations in the works for this year and wanted to share a sneak peek with you.

Variant Collaborative featuring Adam Thomas of Daniel Kinkade Fine Art at Roca Tile

215 W Illinois St.

From darkness comes light. In a year where we emerge from a period of global adversity, we take the time to reflect and rediscover. We invite you to take in the beauty of our collective reemergence through art and the strength of our industry as we transform our space into an immersive experience. Unveiling a new artistic direction from renowned artist Adam Thomas, Roca Tile’s new showroom provides a unique atmosphere, curated by the designers of Variant Collaborative. Savor authentic Spanish tapas and wines while enjoying music, cooking demonstrations and cocktails inspired by Adam’s artwork and the Roca Tile product line.

Design by Variant Collaborative | Photo by Sean Henderson
Artwork by Adam Thomas

Relic Design featuring Zack Smithey of Daniel Kinkade Fine Art at Studio 41

225 W. Hubbard St.

A Hollywood star takes center stage as Zack Smithey reveals a new captivating portrait from his Icon series. Lush palms and gilded touches flourish in an inspired vignette by Relic Design, featuring House of Rohl. Join us for pink martinis, sweet and savory treats, and live entertainment and music inspired by a bygone Hollywood era.

Design by Relic Design | Photo by Michael Kaskel
Artwork by Zack Smithey

Sarah Jacquelyn Interiors featuring Bobbi Meier, Mia Wiener, and Emily Shopp of salonlb. at eggersmann

300 W. Hubbard St., 4th Floor

eggersmann and salonlb. invite you to let your mind wander. Explore Bobbi Meier’s sensuous, slightly frightening yet grotesquely humorous collection of ceramics and soft sculpture. Investigate where bodies meet, cross, and intertwine in Mia Weiner’s contemporary weavings, which respond to historical textiles. Discover the psychological relationship Emily Shopp creates with the natural environment. Together, these artists use process-based practices and material as an access point and mechanism to translate themes of nostalgia and identity. Join us as Sarah Jacquelyn Interiors brings the artwork to life and takes over your senses.

Design by Sarah Jacquelyn Interiors | Photo by Dustin Halleck Photography
Artwork by Bobbi Meier

Centaur Interiors featuring JD Miller at Samuel Lynne Galleries

215 W. Huron St., Suite 1

Join Samuel Lynne Galleries Chicago and Centaur Interiors to experience innovative design and pursue the law of attraction with Reflectionism by artist JD Miller. Using a unique 3-dimensional oil technique based on sensorial experiences, Miller creates and conveys his sense of freedom, his joy in the miracle of creation, and the synchronicity of the universe. When creating, the artist calls upon the universal vibrations of light and sound to flow through him to allow for the molding of oil paints. Miller creates impactful, strong, enlivening canvases that take viewers on an existential journey.

Design by Centaur Interiors | Photo by Tony Soluri
Artwork by JD Miller

Stay tuned for our next Gallery Walk preview!

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