CAKE Sponsor Spotlight: Blick Art Materials

CAKE is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, and if it wasn’t for the support of our generous sponsors, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. We wanted to take the time to spotlight our amazing sponsors, and we encourage you to support them!

Blick Art Materials

 Since 1911, artists have turned to Dick Blick Art Materials for dependable savings, a huge selection, and fine customer service on art supplies.At Blick Art Materials, family owners and dedicated staff support the Visual Art Community by providing the widest selection of art supplies at the lowest prices. With extraordinary service and integrity, they strive to provide artists, educators, students, and employees with the tools, assistance, and training they need to grow, innovate, and reach their creative potential.CAKE is extremely pleased to partner with Blick Art Materials in 2017 as our Exclusive Sponsor of Art Supplies. Blick's knowledgeable, dependable, and creative staff have supported us every step of the way. We hope you will visit them at their Chicago stores in the Loop at 42 S. State Street and in Lincoln Park at 1574 N Kingsbury Street.. Click the link below for savings from our sponsor, Blick Art Materials:

About CAKE

The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by Chicago’s rich legacy as home to many of underground and alternative comics’ most talented artists–past, present, and future. Featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions, and more, CAKE is dedicated to fostering community and dialogue among independent artists, small presses, publishers, and readers. The sixth annual CAKE will take place Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the Center on Halsted, 3656 North Halsted Avenue in Chicago. For any questions about CAKE, please email