Monday, March 30, 2015

 Circa 1995: BLACK AGE III photo of staff and major participants outside the historic South Side Community Art Center. BLACK AGE XVIII will mark a return to the 'Center, as part of its 75th Anniversary year.  ONLI STUDIOS is honored to participate in such creative karma. All in the Bronzeville district of Chicago.  Look out for us in Sept. to Nov. 2015.
Exhibitions, workshops, and more!
The following special, historic, awesome and just so important group art exhibition is limited to creative professionals who have participated in a past annual BLACK AGE event in Chicago,  or are a director-producer-founder of a major Black Age event in Atlanta, Detroit, New York, San Francisco,  or Philadelphia.

Date:  Sept. 11th 2015 until Nov. 8th 2015 With support from the Chicago of Chicago’s Artists’ Month.
Location:  The Southside Community Art Center in the Historic Bronzeville district of Chicago.
Theme:  The Black Age of Comics Movement is returning to the birthplace of its first ever convention. Artists are asked to contribute two works of art. One of a villain. One of a hero.  Art is limited to characters owned by the artists and illustrators.  No fan art. Exceptions will be made for professional work created by written agreements with the copyright owner.  Size is limited to a maximum of 30 inches by 40 inches.  All work will be insured.  Works must be for sell to a 40% commission to the South Side Art Center.  Prints, posters or original art must be ready to hang.  We will not prepare or frame items.  The contributor must provide shipping and return postage.

Program Book:  We plan to publish a program book for this show.  Contributing artists will be allowed three pages. Two for the art, and one to hype themselves and provide contact info.

Deadlines:  This is a first come, first shown exhibition.  Contributions for the program book are due June 30th.  Digital files sent to  Actual art must be sent to ONLI STUDIOS at 1448 East 52nd Street #468 Chicago IL 60615 USA.

Permission forms will be issued once requested by interested contributors by email to Turtel Onli

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

LINK To Dr. Ellis presentation at the Harold Washington Library in Chicago, Jan. 24th, 2015, on bringing graphic novels to the classroom and African Centered concepts in Education.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

This trade-book / graphic novels features  four stories, many pin up pages along with vocabulary too!

 Congratulations to the fans and producers of the 2015 Black Comic Book Day event in Harlem NY at the Schomburg Library. Collectors were treated to equality indie Black Age products and their creators.
Astute fans checking out the landmark issue of Malcolm-10.

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Sunday, December 28, 2014