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In The Studio with Mario Gonzalez, Jr.

In The Studio with Mario Gonzalez, Jr.
Zore, Zore Sixtyfour, Mario–he has many names. And depending on the time zone or space, you may get a different persona which often leads to a different body of work. But no matter which version of Mario Gonzalez, Jr. or series of work you find yourself encountered by, there is undoubtedly a common thread found throughout that can be traced back to a family of artists, awareness of early pioneers... 

The Multi-Sensory Experience: CHema Skandal!

The Multi-Sensory Experience: CHema Skandal!
The Multi-Sensory Experience is an ongoing project investigating the similarities, differences, and overlaps between the Chicago art and music scenes.  Mexican Artist CHema Skandal!’s career is dependant on the overlap of the music and art scenes.  CHema is an illustration artist and graphic designer who produces gig posters and album artwork for reggae and ska bands in Chicago, Mexico, and around... 

Creativity and Advocacy Meet at Project Onward

Creativity and Advocacy Meet at Project Onward
Larger-than-life mannequins collaged in hip hop paraphernalia greet me as I enter Project Onward, a Chicago studio and gallery dedicated to artists with mental and developmental disabilities. Bright colors sparkle in a refreshingly free aesthetic that characterizes the pieces found within, a sensory overload ranging from altered dolls to custom portraiture.  On a partially divided side of the room,... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || August 26th – 28th

Week Ends, Art Begins || August 26th - 28th
FRIDAY || AUGUST 26th, 2011 Joseph Ravens Yes, you heard right–he will be running with a fish. Catch him if you can!  Joseph Ravens creates time-based art works that encompass text, movement, installation, technology, costume, and object. He completed his undergraduate degree in theater, studied audio/visuals at the Gerrit RietveldAcademie in Amsterdam, Netherlands; and is a graduate of The... 

Our Work Is Never Done

Our Work Is Never Done
Rahmaan Statik featured in El Pilsen Art Tour for Chicago Artists Month http://chicagoartistsmonth.com/El-Pilsen-Art-Tour/ Image Credit: Jennifer Greenburg On Thursday was the Chicago Artists Month 2010 Preview Luncheon at the Water Tower.  Having no idea of what I was in store for, and attending because I am helping out with CAM 2010 at the Dept. of Cultural Affairs, I stepped into a room full of... 
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