Feb 9th 2018

Honoring African American Artists: Portraits by disAbled Artists

@ Project Onward

1200 W 35th St Fl 4, Chicago, IL 60609

Opening Friday, February 9th, from 6PM - 9:30PM

On view through Wednesday, December 31st

Project Onward artists will honor African American painters, sculptors and installation artists by creating portraits of them during Black History Month.

​Please join us for this distinct portraiture exhibit honoring such artists as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Horace Pippin, and Wangenchi Mutu to name a few.

Special Guests include Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Commissioner John P. Daley, Alderman Patrick D. Thompson and Artist Faheem Majeed. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. This event is wheelchair accessible. Free parking available Northside of Building. Project Onward gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Chicago Community Trust.


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