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Nov 12 & 13, 2022

Northern Illinois University's

ALTGELD HALL
116 Altgeld Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

 

Santiago Cirilo - "Julio" from The Walking Dead!

The 2022 Dark Art and Oddities Con welcomes special guest, Santiago Cirilo!  Santiago is an Army Infantry Veteran, Martial Artist, Actor, Author, Screen Writer, Producer, Entertainment Entrepreneur.  He is best known for his role as "Julio" on AMC's hit series, The Walking Dead!

 

Philo Barnhart - Former Disney Animator!

Philo Barnhart is a world-famous animator known for his unforgettable images in Disney movies such as The Secret of NIMH, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and other timeless Disney films, toys and books.  Philo will be a special guest at the 2022 Dark Art and Oddities Con and will have some of his original art available for purchase!  Be sure to take home something amazing to display with pride by one of the worlds most adored animators! 

 

MINIMI LAIN

 

DIRE ATRIUM

A collection of fantasy art in a darker light. Browse through a collection of limited and open edition prints, select merchandise and original illustrations, all directly from the artist, Alissa Rindels Walton.

 

ROCKETTE FOX

 

GEO ALDERSON AND MYKEE MORETTINI

Geo Alderson and Mykee Morettini bring you curious art of all kinds from paintings to films and more!

 

DARK MATTER COLLECTION

Dark Matter Collection will be at the 2022 Dark Art and Oddities Con November 12th & 13th!  They will have hand stitched beaded jewelry for the Wiccan in you, hand poured resin & trays based on supernatural items like ouija boards and oddities.

 

Weird Darkness

Meet the host of Weird Darkness, Darren Marlar at the 2022 Dark Art and Oddities Con both November 12th & 13th! While there, learn more about the Weird Darkness Radio Show and Podcast.  Be sure to get yourself some free buttons, stickers, magnets and more! www.weirddarkness.com

 

Bast & Baetyl Alchemy

Bast & Baetyl is the alchemical adventure of one spooky nerd in a big old house.  Her one-of-a-kind, handmade copper electroformed jewelry is made using real found objects like leaves and bones and rocks and other gobliny goods, mashed together with copper and SCIENCE!  Her all-natural Stardust Dry shampoo is small batch and made to order (more SCIENCE!), and comes in all the colors of the rainbow, as her sea green hair can attest. WEBSITE

 

SARA A. NOË AUTHOR

Miss Sara A. Noë is a multi-award-winning  paranormal science fiction/fantasy author, artist, and photographer. Miss Noë will be selling signed copies of books 1 and 2 in the Chronicles of Avilésor and other merchandise related to the series, as well as artwork, photography, original puzzles, and more.

 

ENCHANTED BOUTIQUE

Smudging Supplies, Books, Crystals, ​Candles, Gifts & Jewelry, Divination Tools, ​& New Age items and Much More!

 

KILLERS THE CARD GAME

Dive into Dark History and True Crime with the one and only Killers - the card game... loved by many, banned by some, but always here to fulfill your dark True Crime Desires

 

GOOFGORE

GoofGore is where cutesy and macabre combine in a in your face colorful way. I use many different mediums and stretch them as far as I can. If you are into bright colors, tattoos and lowbrow artwork, you'll love my stuff!

 

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE CRAFT KIND

 

Morbid Orchid Co

Morbid Orchid Co will be at the 2022 Dark Art and Oddities Con November 12th & 13th!  Morbid Orchid Co are artists who honor and immortalize the magnificence of insects, arachnids, and other specimens in handmade display pieces, belt buckles, bracelets, bolo ties, earrings, pendants and more. Our work is hand-tooled from acrylic, wood, bone and invertebrates. All of our specimens are either found dead, or sustainably sourced from reputable cruelty-free insect farms.  

A portion of all purchases at Morbid Orchid Co is donated to Xerces Society. An international non-profit organization, who’s mission it is to protect wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats.

Be sure to check out their two Insect Pinning Workshops at the Con as well! www.morbidorchidco.biz

 

Needful Things Shop

Needful Things Shop will be joining us at the 2022 Dark Art and Oddities Con on November 12th & 13th! Needful Things Shop features an excellent variety of unique figures, Collectibles, art, accessories and novelties.  www.needfulthingshop.com 

 

HEX AND WAX CANDLE COMPANY

Hex and Wax Candle Co. is so much more than a candle shop. Each candle is made with 100% soy wax, sustainably sourced crackling wood wicks, and come with an original short spooky story and illustrated label.

 

AUTHOR E. S. FEIN

E. S. Fein is an author, psychonaut, rapper, lucid dreamer, audio booker, podcaster and more. Fein is the author of two novels (“A Dream of Waking Life” and “Points of Origin”) and two short story collections (“Ascendescenscion” and “The Process is Love”). His work is out of this world, according to the reader reviews on his Instagram (@authoresfein). His favorite genres to read and write are science fiction, speculative fiction and thrillers, but more than anything he just enjoys writing strange stories about strange characters in strange situations. When this Illinois guy isn't hanging out with his partner and son, you’ll find him reading, playing DnD with friends, going for walks while writing stories in his head or practicing yoga. 

Check him out at www.officialesfein.com
 

SHADOW WICK CREATIONS

Shadow Wick Creations creates hand made, ritually crafted spiritual implements filled with intent. Shadow Wick launched in 2018, and is best known for their spell and ritual pillar candles, each created in a sacred space and charged with intention through colors, oils, sigil crafting, and herbs to focus on specified intent. Shadow Wick is thrilled to bring their candles to the Dark Arts and Oddities Con. Stop by and see what Shadow Wick may ignite within you!

 

JAK LORE

Jak Lore is a Chicagoland based author. He writes the World’s End series, a supernatural fantasy set at the turn of the millennium. It is a series that does not shy away from the darker aspects of humanity, sin, or the frailty of the human psyche.

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VAMP & WHIMSY

Vamp & Whimsy Altered Art captures the joy and humor you have been missing in these recent times. The artist, Emily Walker-Miller repaints thrift store art to create new funny, weird, and edgy art pieces. Her art has grown a small cult following in her hometown of Milwaukee, WI and was recently accepted into Art Bar's Mini Art show collection. A very prestigious art show in the heart of Milwaukee's gritty Riverwest Eastside.  Both prints and original art paintings will be available for sale at the upcoming Dark Art and Oddities Convention. View her art on Instagram or TicToc at vampandwhimsy.

 

JZAP'S QUARTZ

 

LIVVY'S LITTLE LABORATORY

Livvy's Little Laboratory is a female and LGBTQ + owned  shop that makes plushies, pouches, pumpkins and more! All makes are done by hand or on a sewing machine, hand-crafted by Livvy herself.

 

TRISH'S SCARY-ATIONS

Miniature and bigger dolls

 

LITTLE CRITTERS PET SHOP

 

MYSTIC DREAMS BY SARAH