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LVL3 Featured Article Exchange // Daniel Shea

LVL3 Featured Article Exchange // Daniel Shea
This marks the first of a series of article exchanges based on a partnership between Sixty Inches From Center and LVL3 Gallery. The goal of this partnership is to build bridges within our writing community, help promote one another to new audiences across the board and give more exposure to the art that keeps our Chicago experience compelling. LVL3 is an exhibition space in Chicago, IL. LVL3 is dedicated... 

One State Together In the Arts | Dr. Carrie Sandahl, UIC Program for Disabilities Art, Culture and Humanities

One State Together In the Arts | Dr. Carrie Sandahl, UIC Program for Disabilities Art, Culture and Humanities
Early this summer, Sixty Inches From Center attended the One State Together In The Arts Conference in Bloomington, Illinois. (See the photos taken at the event here)  Every two years state-wide artists, educators, arts advocates, arts organizers and arts organizations come together in a different city to exchange ideas, share experiences and get to know the people doing great things in the arts... 

A Little Anarchy Never Hurt an Arts Education

A Little Anarchy Never Hurt an Arts Education
While perusing the pages of the Chicago Artists Resource on a lazy Sunday morning last week, I stumbled across a notice announcing a Teach 4 Amerika rally, to be held by the Bruce High Quality Foundation (BHQF). I had never heard of the rally or the organization before, and I wasn’t really sure why a man named Bruce High Quality would want to host a rally for American teachers (or the creative... 

At the Forefront with Jim Duignan

At the Forefront with Jim Duignan
Imagine a world where art and education are put at the top of everyone’s agenda. Now, imagine the taxing effort it would take to get to a place where such a thing existed in America. Jim Duignan puts that kind of initiative at the forefront of his agenda with an “all-of-the-above” and “do-it-yourself” mentality. Duignan spearheaded projects like Nomadic Studios and founded The Stockyard... 
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