Sidewalk Art Fair This Weekend To Support Clinton Campaign

Sidewalk fair for Hillary

Want to support your favorite candidate and get some sweet art to hang on your apartment walls? A neighborhood sidewalk fair—featuring artwork from dozens of well-known contemporary artists—will raise money for Hillary Clinton and the down-ticket Senate and Congressional candidates this weekend in Williamburg.

HUMBOLDT STREET FOR HILLARY: DEM JAM 2016 will take place from 2-6 pm on Humboldt Street between Skillman and Jackson in Williamsburg, 3 blocks from the Graham Avenue L train stop this Sunday, September 25.

Hillary T-shirt design by Wendy White
T-shirt design by Wendy White

This charming D.I.Y. event will feature all kinds of homemade food (including Exotic Hot Dogs: Chicago, Kimchi & Muffaletta, Vegetable Ban Mi, BBQ Brisket & Carnitas Buns
Fruit & Veggie Skewers, A Cornucopia of Homemade Baked Goods and Candies, Togarashi Popcorn, Little Kids’ Lemonade), beverages and bake sale items, strolling fiddlers and ukelele players, beanbag games designed by artist David Sandlin, beautiful crafts by Renee Riccardo, Rhonda Wall, Robin Goldwasser and others, t-shirts designed by Wendy White and silkscreened on-site by Kayrock Screenprinting, art book sale by Paul Laster, and a silent auction of works by many contemporary artists.

Silent auction drawing by James Esber
Silent auction drawing by James Esber

There are some heavy-hitter established artists (many are Brooklyn or New York-based) donating small original works including: Richard Serra, Fred Tomaselli, Amy Sillman, Kristen Schiele, Alison Elizabeth Taylor, Sebastiaan Bremer, Sellier Webster, Jane Fine, Kurt Hoffman, Carrie Waldman, James Esber, Dan Wiener, Laura Newman, David Sandlin, Ryan Macfarland, Emily Noelle Lambert, Mark Fox, Mike Ballou, Iris Rose, Alyson Denny, Elizabeth Bonaventura, Elana Herzog, Marilla Palmer, David Brody, Linda Nagaoka, Peter Krashes, Oliver Herring, Williams Stone, Paul Laster, Rhonda Wall, Arlene Schechet, Sam Messer, Tracy Miller, Ati Maier, Shelley Marlow, Bruce Wall, Mary Temple, Michael Scoggins, Sophie Grant, David Scher, Kako Ueda, Cassandra Lozano, Charlotte Thompson, Katherine Thompson, Elise SiegelMore artists are joining the list daily!

Tickets for food, beverages and entertainment are $25 ($5 for kids). T-shirts are $25. Crafts priced separately. And bidding for the art starts at only $25!

You can buy your tickets or make a donation in advance and present proof on your mobile device, or pay online at the event. CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS.

Contact [email protected] if you want to donate or volunteer.

About Megan Penmann

Formerly the Content Manager for Greenpointers, Megan is also a freelance creative director, writer, DJ and jane of all trades living in in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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