From start to finish, The Winter Block Party for Chicago's Hip-Hop Arts is being hosted this year at the Chicago Urban Art Society’s brand-new exhibition space; CUAS is an amazing organization which was created by the brother-sister team of Peter Kepha and Lauren M. Pacheco to promote the art makers visual voice. Their entire space will be transformed for the Party, with the visual exhibition – curated by Creative Director Peter Kepha and Winter Block Party artistic director Kevin Coval – remaining on display through Saturday, February 26, 2011.
Participating Visual Artists include: Aron Hanson, Rodrigo Solo Mireles, Chris Silva, Nick Deter Adam, Ruben Like Agurrie, Revise CMW, Kane One, Ray Cro Noland, Lili Blis, Christophe Roberts, Johnny Sampson, Stephen Flemister, Krista Franklin, Roy Afeks, Peter Kepha, Molly Butterfoss, Jonathan Mills, Carlos Dominguez (Vintage House Flier Collector), Tonika "TONI" Johnson, Jose Estrada, Billy Craven, Lauren Feece, Raul V Diaz (Vintage Hip Hop Flier and Tape Collector), Carlos Dominguez (Vintage House Flier Collector), Kevin Starke, Emily Anne Evans, Dyen NSH (Vintage Spray Can Collector), and the personal boombox collection of legendary contemporary artist, DZINE. With a marketplace featuring AKIN Chicago, CZR PRZ, Novem and more! A complete Catalog of works-for-sale will be available at the door, and select prints will be featured for sale in the WBEZ Store beginning in early January 2011.