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North Main Studios, 2500 N. Main St., Door 4 South, Rockford, will host a “For Women About Women Art Show” from 5 to 9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 22-23 and March 1-2.
The exhibit showcases female artists and photographers whose work portrays images of women — their joys, hardships, struggles, identity, sexuality, etc.
Refreshments and music will be included in the event.
Featured artists include Mindy Joy Nutter Young, Sarah Hoey, Molly Butz, Abby Elliot, Elizabeth Chambers, Cyrene Krey, Erin Kirkpatrick, Cari Ann Wayman, Kristine Olson, Kris Gray, Marilyn Lamar, Bobbi Sorensen, Dominique Smith, Zaneta Bender Striedl, Jennifer Dyer, Ashley Cook, Brittany Bunton, Georgia Alderson, Tamarra BaVincio-Legge, Joanne Gustafson, Jojo , Natalie Nygren-Kearns, Chris Lawton McKibben, Suzanne Fielding-Paul and Melissa Marsden.
In addition to the art, music and refreshments, the Oscar Mike Foundation, dedicated to serving disabled men and women of the armed forces, will have their products available for purchase.
The Global Small Business Incubator, a student-managed nonprofit group, works with organizations such as Set Her Free & Jhoole, to combat social injustices such as slavery, sexual exploitation, poverty and child labor through fair trade and entrepreneurship. Handmade products from their clients will be available for purchase at the event.
For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/322020051248928/.
Posted Feb. 21, 2013