Tag Archives: Community Volunteers

AAC Proposes Mural for Brighton Park

AAC is working with Alderman Cardenas and community activists to create a mural for Mckinley Park/Brighton Park area on the 200′ long Archer underpass near Western. Proposal includes one mural referencing current events in the style of Oswaldo Guayasamin featuring leaders like Emma Gonzalez, Naomi Wadler and Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The facing wall references Diego … Continue reading AAC Proposes Mural for Brighton Park

Gateway Mural – North

This Gateway Mural is designed by Jill Arena to highlight the businesses and attractions in the Six Corners area.  OIPA and Six Corners Association pooled their resources to fund the mural and students in C. Deaton’s class at UIC came to help out for community involvement credit. Painted by Cyd Smillie, the bad weather came … Continue reading Gateway Mural – North

End of Watch Mural

In response to a social media post, Arts Alive Chicago (then Arts Alive/45) painted the “End of Watch” mural, designed by Jill Arena and painted by Cyd Smillie, to honor all the fallen officers in the City of Chicago.  At the dedication family and fellow officers were invited to fill in the badge number of … Continue reading End of Watch Mural