Wednesday, August 24, 2011


Enjoy a night of fashion, art and entertainment.

Chicago Fashion Shows

A VIP reception will be held from 6 - 7PM followed by a fashion show & entertainment.

Tickets: $25 - VIP; $10 - General admission*

*Includes 2 drink tickets. Open bar. Must be 21 and over to attend.

In addition, the organization has opportunities for the following:

- Program Book Advertising

- Silent Auction Donations

- Event Sponsorships

If you are interested in purchasing tickets (or any of the opportunities listed above), contact LaShon' Anthony at Forms will be emailed promptly after receipt of your interest.

Proceeds from this event will benefit Urban Art Retreat, a 501(c) 3 non-profit based in the North Lawndale community. Their mission promotes non-violence through art programs and provides a residence for women in need.

Date: Friday, Sept. 30

Location: Rumble Arts Center, 3413 W. North Ave., Chicago

Rumble Arts Gallery Space available for Rentals

Monday, August 1, 2011

Re:guideli​nes for emerging artists show coming right up!

Guidelines to enter Emerging Artists Show at URBAN ART RETREAT:

1. Send images of your art that is available to show via email.

Do not send website addresses.

2. You will receive a return email very soon. Be prepared to deliver your art

or send art to gallery to be rec'd on August 22-27 by appt.

3. No art more than 32" in any direction.

4. Art must be signed on the front and be display ready with a wire on the back.

5. Artist should write only their name and title of piece on the back of each piece.

6. Artist should create an inventory sheet with their name and contact info. at top. followed by a list of the art for the show. Title, media, size with frame, price to sell for or NFS.

Two inventory sheets should be presented when delivering art to gallery. The gallery person signs and so does the artist. One copy to gallery and one copy to artist. Artist brings the signed inventory sheet when they come to pick up their art after show closes.

7. Artist receives 70% of any sale of their art with 30% going to non profit.

8. Artist must pick up their art promptly after the show closes or pay a storage fee.

You can pick up art at 4p.m. on September 24 or make an appt. to pick up art

on Sept. 25, 26, 27, or 29.

Sept.3-Sept.24 the show will be on display with art reception 1-4 p.m. on Sept. 3, Saturdays 11-3p.m. and by appt. by calling and leaving a message on 773-542-9126 or by email at

Artists are encouraged to invite their friends, family, and co-workers to the receptiom

Dianna C. Long


1957 S. Spaulding Ave.

Chicago, Il. 60623

(773) 542-9126