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René Romero Schuler

René Romero Schuler sculpts a visceral, 3-D world with oil painting as never seen before. She is a currently a board member of the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) in Chicago. more

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Ukrainian-born painter Anastasia Mak tells us more about her career, work process, and what being a woman artist means to her. more

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Artist Brigitte Wolf, originally from Germany, tells us more about her work, what influences her and how she knew she wanted to be an artist. more

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Carly Martin is the artist who created Clementine Studio, a design studio that specializes in watercolor illustration. Martin works with brides, companies, and anyone looking for a custom print. more

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Erin Minckley Chlaghmo is an artist/designer, business owner and mother of two boys. She founded the wallpaper company Relativity Textiles and has always had a love for printing and pattern. She began as a fiber artist, screen printer and sculptor. more

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Esther Lundmark

This week of "Artist of the Week," we present Esther Lundmark. When she's not photographing a wedding, etc. or completing a commissioned art piece, she is usually outdoors with her camera. more

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Artist of the Week: Nicole Cabell

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Nicole Cabell, 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, is a talented lyric soprano whose career has taken her to many of the most important opera and concert halls in the world. more

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Amy Woodbury was originally a professional dancer and choreographer based in Chicago and is now a painter and visual artist. She graduated with a degree in Modern Dance from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. more

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Tim Nickodemus

Kasia Houlihan is a Chicago-based artist who works in a variety of media in an effort to get at the experience of relating. Through her work, she chips away at the concepts of closeness, communication and connectivity. more

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Dan Hojnacki

For this week's Artist if the Week, we bring to you Edra Soto, a Chicago-based artist, educator, curator, and co-director of the artist-run project space THE FRANKLIN. more

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Artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman makes work that investigates issues of power, control and belief, exploring how places, ideas, and society are intertwined. more

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Tom VanEynde

Artist of the Week is an on-going series profiling an exceptional Chicago-based artist. This week, we present Brenda Moore, a visual artist and teacher at the Chicago Academy for the Arts. more

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Bradley Glanzrock

Artist of the Week, Kate Keleman, draws upon her passion for people and places to develop surprising and engaging multidisciplinary public learning projects focused on architecture and design. more

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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

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Karen Azarnia has exhibited nationally, and is a grant recipient from the Illinois Arts Council and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Her work has been featured in Newcity, Hyperallergic, and the Huffington Post. more

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Tom VanEynde

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

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Artist Marge Kelly has played many roles at Marwen to bring underserved youth the visual arts, from being the organization's first teaching artist to managing student recruitment workshops. more

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The fabric of the Chicago arts scene has been evolving over generations. Museums and galleries now spill into alleys and even median strips—and Phyllis Bramson’s particular brand of creative genius has been part of it since 1974. more

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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

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