Fire to host Art of Futbol gallery showing

Fire Showcase Chicagoland artists original works depicting passion for soccer
CHICAGO, IL  – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Arte y Vida Chicago will showcase work from Chicagoland artists who submitted original works that celebrate love and passion for soccer and community at the second annual Art of Futbol exhibition at the Society Art Gallery (2140 W. Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60612) on Wednesday, May 16 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. CT.
 
Hosted by the Chicago Fire Foundation, the club has put out a call to Chicagoland artists looking for original works that celebrate the game of soccer and everything it represents. Each individual views soccer in a different perspective and artists are asked to submit original works displayed through various mediums including paint, pencil, photography, poetry and digital.
 
The exhibition will also feature an original modern art piece by Chicago Fire Defender Dan Gargan, who minored in studio art while attending Georgetown University.
 
Artists interested in creating and submitting original artwork can email artoffutbol@chicago-fire.com. Tickets to the event, which start at $25 and benefit the Chicago Fire Foundation, can be purchased here.
 
Who: Chicago Fire player Dan Gargan, local artists and the public
What: The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Arte y Vida Chicago present the Art of Futbol exhibition showcasing local artists and their works based on their love of soccer.
Where: Society Art Gallery (2140 W. Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60612)
When: Wednesday, May 16, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
 
For additional information, please visit Chicago-Fire.com.