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A pink house will appear in Motor Row in coming months, and it will have people talking. Olusola Akintunde conceived of spaces that benefit cancer research while building a community and serving as art—the first will be here in Chicago. more

Aug 15, 2017 12:00 AM New + Noteworthy

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3Arts introduces its peer-to-peer giving program "Make a Wave," in celebration of its 10th anniversary this year. more

Mar 18, 2017 3:00 PM New + Noteworthy

Diana Guerrero-Maciá, Associate Professor & Chair at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, works within the expanded fields of painting, textiles & design and believes craft is a way of thinking. more

Feb 6, 2017 3:00 PM Profiles


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Artist of the Week is an on-going series profiling an exceptional Chicago-based artist. This week, we bring to you painter Mary Porterfield. more

Jan 23, 2017 3:00 PM Profiles

As a faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism and as Founder and Director of the Fashion Resource Center, Carrara is also a metalsmith. more

Nov 3, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

Cynthia Weiss is the director of education at Marwen, a non-profit providing free visual arts courses as well as college and career counseling services for under-served youth in Chicago. more

Jun 20, 2016 12:00 PM Profiles

Meet Chicago abstract artist Shar Coulson and learn about her process and inspiration. more

May 11, 2016 6:36 AM Profiles

Chicago-based artist Sandra Abbo calls on nature and the city’s urban landscape to inform her multi-media pieces. more

Style Makers

Art lovers gathered to view and purchase artwork benefiting Marwen's mission to provide arts education for the city's under-served youth. more

Nov 20, 2015 7:45 AM Social Life

Block 37 offers up free retail space to one lucky brand, artist, or designer in its second annual "Search for the Next Great Pop-up". more

Oct 12, 2015 7:45 AM Style

Fashion designer Elena Bobysheva hit the ground running right after college with the launch of her own namesake label. more


Artist Justine Bianco thinks we should just relax and enjoy the art the next time we are at the museum. more

Sep 25, 2015 7:45 AM Influencers

A weekly dose of inspiration from busy Chicago women who still manage to stay balanced no matter what their career—or life—throws their way. more

Jul 19, 2015 7:45 AM Balance

Designer Joanna Alot-Ciecholewski talks about her inspiration, her wearable silk art, her education, and thoughts on Chicago's art scene. more

Jun 25, 2015 7:45 AM Style

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