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ART FOR PEACE Fundraiser / Happy Hour

08/02/2012 – 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for celebrating summer, “Art for Peace” Silent Auction, Video Screening, Drink Specials, Reception, and more!
Sip wine under the moon and the stars on a gorgeous candle-lit deck with artists, journalists, and a wide variety of trouble and peace makers as we help you find inspiration!
“Art For Peace” Silent Auction will feature original artworks from local and international artists. See below for more details.

Tickets: $40 {$50 at the door}

Or Pay by Check: Attn: Art for Peace–1800 W Roscoe, Unit 233, Chicago, IL, 60657

Can’t come? You can still help us meet our fundraising goals by buying tickets to this event, or donating a sum on our website, or by buying a ticket
for an artist or someone who can’t afford it. You choose how and how much, and we stay eternally grateful for your generosity!

August 2, 2012
6:30PM – 9PM

694 Wine & Spirits
694 N. Milwaukee Avenue | Chicago, IL 60642 | (312) 492-6620

694 Wine & Spirits

**** SEE PHOTOS OF EVENT HERE: Pasfarda Flickr Photos ****

$40 in advance // $50 at the door

> Want to have dinner with NPR’s Jerome McDonnell?
> Have you ever wanted to have a character in a book named after you?
> Want to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of a museum?
> Are you looking for a gorgeous piece of art for your home, or to wear?
>>These wonderful items are all part of the silent auction or raffle prizes at Pasfarda’s happy hour/ fundraising.
Come discover for yourself, listen to a dramatic poetry reading of “Love Emergencies” or be the subject of a live drawing.

“Art for Peace” participants:
Samantha Oulavong // photography
Kai-Duc Luong // photography
Nima Taradji // photography
NIMANY // caligraphy on textile
Nazafarin Lotfi // mixed media
Avisheh Mohsenin // photo-collage
Kaveh Adel // drawing
Lailaw Taherzadeh // painting
Gokhan Cukurova // photography
Arjang Khorzad // drawing
Shahrum Yazdani // live painting on skin and textile
Paige Barnes // painting
Azadeh Khastoo // photography
Mahmood Karimi-Hakak & Bill Wolak // Reading
Theresa Schwegel // novelist
Mehdi Karami // photography
Shirin Hosseinvand // illustration
Homa Shojaie // painting
Heather Mullins // Relevant ReUse
Negin Sharifzadeh // Video-stills // independently made unique fashion by underground designers

Check out the artworks on Pasfarda’s Art Blog:

Buy 4 raffle tickets for $20 and enter the draw for an original piece of art, a NIMANY t-shirt, designs as seen on

Chicago, IL — June 20, 2012: Pasfarda Arts & Cultural Exchange announced its first ART FOR PEACE, a fundraising program showcasing donated artworks.
Pasfarda is asking local and international artists to donate artworks to help the not-for-profit charitable organization to raise funds for is future programs and events.
Pasfarda believes that this is one of the best ways to outreach like-minded donors who believe art is a catalyst for peace.
ART FOR PEACE is not limited to the August 2, 2012 fundraiser. The artworks will be presented on Pasfarda’s Art Blog.
Pasfarda intends to continue collaborating with generous and interested artists to keep the interaction and the artworks going.
If you are interested to participate in ART FOR PEACE, please send photos of your works that you would like to donate to
Please include, artist’s name, year of creation, dimension, # of edition, and include a suggested price.

Please also send a description of the piece, if necessary, a short bio of the artist, and your contact information (email suffices).
As a small thank-you, your name will appear on Pasfarda’s website as “Friends of Pasfarda” and Pasfards will be eternally thankful of your generous donation and participation.
Thank you for participating!



6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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