FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2010
Telephone: 773. 235-0075
PILSEN HOLIDAY ART SALE AND TIANGUIS
Saturday and Sunday, December 11 and 12, 2010
A great opportunity to shop locally and purchase extraordinary one-of-a-kind works of art and crafts while enjoying music and delicious foods
(Chicago) Please join us for the Pilsen Holiday Art Sale and Tianguis (Market) featuring 30 + independent and local artists and crafters displaying and selling the best of arts, DIY handmade, and Latin American craft and paper arts.
This exciting two-day holiday Market located in the heart of Pilsen will take place on Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12 from 12noon – 7pm at Casa Juan Diego, 2020 S. Blue Island Ave. Admission is free, select from original paintings, prints, unique clothing and fashion, ceramics, jewelry, DIY handmade crafts, cards, plush toys, screen printed t-shirts, zines, comics, free trade Latin American goods and handicraft.
In addition to the unique works of art and craft, the event will include live music by the group Jaro Chicanos, and singer, songwriter Sandra Antongiorgi and Gonzalo Cordova formally of Grammy nominated Sones de México. Traditional Mexican foods, Heart’s Desire Vegan Foods, delicious baked goods provided by Bella Nor pastries and Casa Girl Cupcakes. And a book and literature section by Contratiempo literary cultural magazine.
Participating artists include: Susana Aguilar, Ruben Aguilar, Crystal Alcalá, Benjamin Anaya, Adriana Baltazar, Patricia Bakle, Emma Bottari, La Fee Brune, Desiree Castro, Casa Girl Cupcakes, Contratiempo Magazine, Roberto Ferreyra, El Stitch y Bitch, Esperanza Gama, Heart’s Desire Vegan, Krystin Grenon, Nachieli Macias, Jeff Abbey Maldonado, Antonio Martínez, Naomi Martínez, Nicole Marroquín, Metzli Cultural Organization. Mary Miller, Monique Moreno, Jean Parisi, Hilesh Patel, Patrick Patterson, Caroline Paul, Jaclin Paul, Patty Peixoto, Norbella Peña, Lizette Anguiano-Rhulessin, Celia Ruiz, Victor Salinas, Diana Sánchez, Vanessa Sánchez, Angela Scalisi, Mary Schumann, Chema Skandal, Diana Solís, Enrique Solís, Roberto Valadez,
Sal Vega, Corrine Webb, Norma Yañez, Francisca Zarate.
Casa Juan Diego is located at 2020 S. Blue Island, two doors north of 21st Street in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Plenty of street parking
Bus routes: Ashland #9; Blue Island #60; or 16/18th street Bus.