Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Black Age Art Stars . Steven Harris, Afua Richardson and Eric Battle will be among those featured during "BLACK AGE XV" in Chicago at the DuSable Museum's Arts & Crafts Festival.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

"BLACK AGE XV" presented by ONLI STUDIOS at the DuSable Museum's Annual Arts & Crafts Festival July 14th & 15th 2012 in Chicago brings the growing Black Age of Comics movement home to Chicago where it all started.  Featuring internationally known Black Age greats such as Afua Richardson, Eric Battle, Mshindo Kuumba I, N. Steven Harris, Turtel Onli, Ureaus, & more.  Parents, Students, Fans, Educators, Collectors, and festival visitors will appreciate meeting these gifted authors & artists who will be presenting, signing and selling graphic novels, prints, and original art.  They have worked for the likes of Aspen Comics, Marvel ComicsDC Comics, Milestone Media, Johnson Publishing, Third World Press and more.  The Black Age is a movement & genre in comic books, games, movies, & graphic novels based on concepts derived from the Black, African, Urban or Independent experience.  "We love to share and learn from our public."  

As Onli often says:  "Indie today: Black Age Forever!!!"

Monday, June 18, 2012

"BLACK AGE XV" will have a positive presence at both events. 
We will be in the Art Exhibition during the AACC / UIC Summer Arts Festival 's Art Exhibition plus
 The Arts and Crafts Festival at the DuSable Museum in Chicago.

ATTENTION: Individual creative professionals interested in securing vending space or the like are encouraged to directly contact the DuSable Museum about a space in its Annual Arts and Crafts Festival or the African American Cultural Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago per its 1st Annual Summer Festival.

NOTE:  ONLI STUDIOS is not selling booth space for either event.  Instead it is graciously participating in these events to promote the growing Black Age movement and the incredible Art Stars that fuel its growth and positive impact.

The African-American Cultural Center at UIC
Proudly Presents
1st Annual Summer Arts Festival

Join us for a series of Photography, Genealogy and Dance Workshops, as well as an Arts Exhibition and a Juried Arts Showcase

The Festival will run
June 1, 2012-August 31, 2012
Events will be held on the  East Campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Dance Workshops
July 11, 2012 – Bomba (Puerto Rican) with Laura Reibock
July 25, 2012-Chicago-Style Stepping with National Steppers Society
All workshops 6:30-8:00pm
All  dance workshops will be held at the following location listed below, excluding the July 11th Bomba workshop, the location of which is TBD:

UIC Dance Studio
Student Center East
Room 713
750 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607
UIC African-American Cultural Center
Addams Hall
Room 209
830 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Photography Workshop
Dates, Times, Location-TBD

Genealogy Workshop
Dates, Times, Location-TBD

Arts Exhibition
Date:  June 2012-August 31, 2012
AACC Gallery, Addams Hall Room 209
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Juried Outdoor Arts Showcase
Wednesday July 18, 2012
On the Lecture Center Plaza

All events are open to the public.  $8 per workshop .
*If interested in displaying artwork in the Juried Arts Showcase
Please call 312-996-9549 for more information and to register for workshop(s)

'BLACK AGE XV" will be here, at the DuSable, under a tent featuring such Black Age Art Stars as Afua Richardson, Eric Battle, N. Steven Harris and many more signing, selling and showing folks why the Black Age is here to stay!
This is the summer long, "BLACK AGE XV Art Stars", altar display at the African American Cultural Center at UIC. You will notice the only dedicated rack of Black Age products currently on any college campus.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Fans, Educators, & Collectors can now hit the following link and scroll down to locate the online store PayPal tabs to order ONLI STUDIOS' Rhythmistic products & Black Age books via the Home Page of

"BLACK AGE XV" welcomes you!!!!!! July 14th & 15th 2012 Chicago IL.

Come and meet Black Age greats such as N. Steven Harris and Eric Battle, ( pictured above at last year's event ) Afua Richardson and many more.  Collect Black Age products, art prints, original highly valued artwork from published books, jewelry and much more at this fun filled annual outdoor festival of Arts, Crafts, creativity and commerce.

Monday, June 04, 2012

"BLACK AGE XV" will  be a part of this major event.  ONLI STUDIOS will program a tent featuring Black Age greats, Eric Battle, N. Steven Harris, Afua Richardson and more.  Plus The DuSable will have its open-air Author's Booth.    Culture, creativity & commerce. Black Age products are carried year 'round in the Trading Post Gift Shop of the DuSable Museum.

Bringing the Black Age to the masses!  More details will be posted soon.