Meet the Artist Event: Brandon Hayes

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Artists, Events, In the news, New Artists

Brandon Hayes (top right) hosted a “Meet the Artist” event in partnership with Fortunate Discoveries on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The event will included wine and appetizers and was open to the public. Hayes will debuted new work for sale from Bryce Canyon National Park and Death Valley National Park, among others.

FD designer Musick Luxury featured on ABC!

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Artists, In the news
FD designer Musick Luxury featured on ABC!

Great Job Meg!

Artist Ron Styne throws first pitch at a Cubs game!

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Artists, In the news
Artist Ron Styne throws first pitch at a Cubs game!

This past season Fortunate Discoveries artist Ron Styne had the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at a Cubs game. Way to go Ron!

Julie Kramer & Tania Rodamilans at the Spring Forward LPMA Fashion Show

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Artists, Blog, Events

On Thursday, April 11th, 2013 the Lincoln Park Merchants Association held their Spring Forward Fashion Show at Essentia. Fortunate Discoveries featured designs from Julie Kramer and Tania Rodamilans in the fashion show. LPMA Spring Forward Fashion Show from Fame Production Group on Vimeo.

Verte Moderne -Brand new at Fortunate Discoveries!

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Artists, New Artists

Fun brand-new vintage clothing is now at Fortunate Discoveries with the arrival of Vert Moderne! Vert Moderne is Marci Battersby’s line of jewelry created using recycled bicycle inner tubes. It is elegant, unique and fun!  Vert moderne is designed using bicycle inner tubes and other reclaimed pieces along with jewelry-grade fittings. It’s green (vert), modern […]

New Jacob VanVooren Photography

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 in Artists
New Jacob VanVooren Photography

These images were made by photographing pre-existing photographs with expired polaroid film from the 1980’s. Each of these frames was made by Jacob from a reclaimed hardwood floor that was purchased from a rehabilitated home in Winneka Illinois. Sold individually at $150 and as a set for $400

Shannon Favia now at Fortunate Discoveries!

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Artists, Blog, New Artists

Check out the original artwork of new FD artist Shannon Favia! See more of her work at In 2002 at the first art fair Shannon participated in, a creative director for Saks Fifth Avenue bought several of her stiletto paintings for their Las Vegas store. They still hang in Women’s Contemporary today. That sale gave […]