This summer, head out to one of these arts and crafts shows to get your hands on the works of indie makers near you. Founded in 2005, Etsy provides a wealth of handmade items from individuals selling their wares, including art, clothing, bath-and-body products, baby items, home goods, accessories and more. As online shopping has grown over the last 20 years into a billion-dollar industry, champions have often hailed sites like Etsy as a revolutionary …read more
Rob Kozlowski is a Chicago-based writer who teaches in the Cinema and Television Arts Department at Columbia College. He taught comedy writing for 14 years at Second City Training Center.