Skip to content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Art For the People: FTP’s December Showcase!

December 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you’ve been wanting to support Black artists & artists of color during the holiday season while also meeting some revolutionary artists AND viewing some rad Chicago movement art, here’s your one, big chance!

For the People Artists Collective will be 1 year old this December! Come celebrate with our artists, cultural workers, organizers, and activists who will be vending their brilliant work. We will also be showcasing some of the work we’ve created throughout our first year, including art from #ByeAnita, #ShutDownChi, #RememeberRekia, #StopITOA, and more.

Leila Abdelrazaq
Jireh L. Drake
Hoda Katebi (JooJoo Azad)
Anurag Lahiri
Sarah-Ji (Love & Struggle Photos)
JNartist: Johannil Napoleón
Ruby Pinto
Kara Rodriguez
Bria Royal
Tesh Silver Design
Melisa Stephen
Naimah Thomas
Tita Thomas
Monica Trinidad
Nicole Trinidad (Gemality)
& MORE to come!

> Wheelchair Accessible
> Gender-Neutral Bathroom
> Free admission, All Ages Welcome

Build Coffee is a new coffee shop within the Experimental Station, a non-profit center that is home to the 61st Street Farmers Market, a bike shop (Blackstone Bicycle Works), and 3 dynamic journalism projects (City Bureau, South Side Weekly, & The Invisible Institute).
For the People Artists Collective is a radical squad of Black artists and artists of color. As artists who organize, it is our duty to create work that uplifts and projects struggle, resistance, liberation, and survival within and for our marginalized communities and movements in our city and our world.


December 10, 2016
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


For the People Artists Collective


Build Coffee
6100 S Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

Share this! (You know you want to.)

Got something to say? Say it loud!