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2013 Art for Peace

09/19/2013 – 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pasfarda will host its 2013 Art for Peace fundraiser/happy hour/silent art auction on September 19, 2013 at 694 Wine & Spirit. This elegant happy hour and silent auction will raise funds to support Pasfarda’s ongoing mission to promote peace between Iran and the United States through the exchange of arts and culture.
In its inaugural 2012 year, ART FOR PEACE raised enough funds to make the following events possible:
> Reception for the Spotlight Middle East directors of the 48th Chicago Int’l Film Festival, Paola’s Vinum, October 2012
> Screening and Q&A; of The Iran Job, The Gene Siskel Film Center, January 2013.
> East/Middle West Tour with Icy & Sot Street/Stencil Artists — Art show and artist reception, CoProsperity Sphere, March 2013.
> Grand Opening of Shahnameh/Epic of the Persian Kings book, The DPAM, April 2013.
> Private screening of the Needle & Reception for Cannes Cinefondation First Prize Winner director, Facets Cinemateque, July 2013.
> *UPCOMING*: Shahin Najafi concert LIVE at Old Town School of Music, November 24, 2013.

Artists’ donations for the silent auction:
>> Submission Deadline for JPEG IMAGES of the Artworks: August 19, 2013.
>> Submission Deadline for the ACTUAL/PHYSICAL Artworks: September 5th, 20013.
>> Include:
Artist’s Name / Year of Creation / Dimensions / Edition Number / Suggested price.
A description of the piece (if necessary)/ A short bio of the Artist / Your contact information.
Works should be ready to hang/display.
** Artists’ names will be listed on Pasfarda’s website and in all promotional material and social network blasts.

********* SILENT AUCTION *********
View Silent Auction items here:

********* TICKET SALES *********
>> By Paypal: Purchase Your Ticket Now!

>> To purchase tickets by personal check please send the amount to:
Pasfarda Arts & Cultural Exchange
1800 W. Roscoe St.
Suite 233
Chicago, IL 60657

For more information:


“Art for Peace 2013” participants:
Kai-Duc Luong // photography
Caitlin Hardie // painting
Azadeh Khastoo // photography
Nazafarin Lotfi // painting
Aga Furtak // photography
Avisheh Mohsenin // mixed media
Nima Taradji // photography
Homa Shojaie // painting
Mehdi Karami // photography
Serge Hamad // photography
Gokhan Cukurova // photography
Carron Little // drawing installation
Mirentxu Ganzarain // drawing, image making
Baltazar Castillo // wearable art
Shahrum Yazdani // calligraphy
Azadeh Gholizadeh // painting
Paige Barnes // painting
Khosro Berahmandi // drawing
Kaveh Adel // drawing graphics
Ashkan Nasseri, Shirin Mozaffari // film
Greg Bae // mixed media image
Brett Callaway // live performance
Mehrnaz Tanbakoosaz // drawing // art crafts by Baloot, Kasra // art crafts by Manodona, Espanta
Mage Publishers // books
KarenMarie Salon // hair services
Old Town School of Folk Music // tickets to Shahin Najafi concert
Chicago International Film Festival // tickets to the festival
Gene Siskel Film Center // dual Film Center membership
Ahoo Kowsari // Persian dance class
Dance Chicago // dance lessons
Clinard Dance Company // Flamenco lessons

See silent auction items here:

Photos of 2013 Art for Peace:


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


694 Wine and Spirit
694 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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