April 8, 2013 • 05:01:31 p.m.

'Fair Trade Open House' to display African art in Warrenville


African works are featured at the Warrenville space. (Submitted photo)

Artistic treasures from Africa will be showcased in Warrenville at a "Fair Trade Open House" from Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14. Linked to a moving sale, it will feature works by African artisans. They include hand-carved sculptures, family unity figures, masks, chess sets, painted ostrich eggs, jewelry, batik textiles, paintings and other items.

The wide range of African fair trade items includes hand-crafted giraffes in stone and wood, and stone carved elephants and paintings.

Featured is a large collection of fine African art sculptures, many by master artists of Zimbabwe.

The open house runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 to 14. Admission is free.

Ethnic Arts Africa is at 30W270 Butterfield Road, at the first street west of Route 59. For more information, call 630-263-4150 or visit

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