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Artist, muralist, designer, president of Arts Alive Chicago

AAC Updates Faded Library Mural

The first painted mural on a Chicago Public Library was almost lost to sun, wind, rain and age. Thanks to the Bezazian Library leadership this historic mural was revitalized. Originally painted with old house paint when colors were limited, the new look flashes a more sparkly smile with rich blues and sharp reds. Enjoy another … Continue reading AAC Updates Faded Library Mural

Helping Other to Find Their Voice

AAC’s artist Cyd Smillie, working with Englewood residents and I Grow Chicago’s staff members continues to turn the focus on the individual voice.  Fortified by a belief that helping others connect with their latent or forgotten visual skills helps a community, a new project by the master gardener for I Grow Chicago, Ken, goes up … Continue reading Helping Other to Find Their Voice

Have-A-Seat Art Event Partnership

ARTS ALIVE CHICAGO is the home of community paint projects like “Have A Seat” staged @ 6 Corners BBQ Fest 2017 . AAC’s newest member Amy Jo Arndt produced the highly successful chair event, coordinating 20 artists and sponsors to decorate chairs that now adorn the northwest side streets. With the tremendous help from Sip … Continue reading Have-A-Seat Art Event Partnership