Your are here: Home // Posts Tagged With Elastic Arts Foundation

We don’t want you to give us money…

We don't want you to give us money...
In case you haven’t heard, Sixty recently crossed the finish line of getting our 501c3 status.  And thanks to the generosity of the Jane and Tad Shepard Family Foundation, we have received our first grant under our new status, allowing us to start the new year off with new plans and fresh ideas for how to support the Chicago artists and work that bring some warmth to this chilly time of year. In... 

The Artist’s Responsibility

The Artist's Responsibility
Let me ask you this: What is an artist’s responsibility? Should they take the ideas that shape contemporary society and translate them into a visual language? Are they the ones who bear the weight of our cultural legacy? Is their purpose to leave the world in a more beautiful state than it was in when they entered it? Are they meant to teach us about our world, about ourselves and about each... 

AMP-CHI: A Creative Collaboration

AMP-CHI: A Creative Collaboration
Elastic Arts collaborates with many people in the local and national art world to bring Chicago some of the most interesting mixes of creative forms. As part of SIFC Chicago’s Going Mobile campaign, Elastic was one of the stops because AMP-CHI, the brainchild of Alpha Bruton and Susan Fox brought together Chicago artists, musicians and poets for a night of complete sensory stimulation–words... 

Going Mobile: The SIFC Launch Event

Going Mobile: The SIFC Launch Event
After spending a long summer preparing for one day, SIFC is ready to present itself to the Chicago art world. Making stops at four different locations throughout Chicago, the Going Mobile event was designed to give exposure to each of these venues, highlight Chicago artists and give people a taste of what Sixty Inches From Center: Chicago Arts Archive and Collective Project is all about. For this... 

Stretching the limits of Vision & Sound: Elastic Arts Foundation

Stretching the limits of Vision & Sound: Elastic Arts Foundation
Elastic Arts Foundation has made a home in various parts of Chicago.  Their latest location in Logan Square has served as a venue for every genre of music imaginable–whether its the music they make or welcoming in other musicians.  Their current space has also allowed the founders of Elastic, Samuel Lewis and Paul Giallorenzo, to open their doors to displaying the work of local and national... 
Copyright © 2010 Sixty Inches From Center, All rights reserved.