Tag Archives: Jeff Park Murals

Re:Thinking Mural

  While painting the “ill fated” Paschke mural Arts Alive Chicago artist Cyd Smillie was stopped by an area parent and asked to please paint a SCIENCE MURAL for his children who walk through the underpass on Ainsley to go to school every day.  A year later funds were collected and that daughter Abigail was … Continue reading Re:Thinking Mural

Jeff Park Jazz Mural

The first mural by Arts Alive Chicago (then Arts Alive/45) –designed by Jill Arena and sponsored by the neighboring Copernicus Foundation, this mural served as a welcoming gateway to the Jefferson Park community before it was covered over by the vinyl Paschke Mural produced by the Rabb Family Foundation. This was also the beginning of … Continue reading Jeff Park Jazz Mural