Category Archives: Artwork/Partnerships

Examples of when Arts Alive Chicago supplies artists, artwork materials or mentorship to businesses, associations or groups.

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

AAC & IGC start Henderson Elementary Project

Arts Alive Chicago started the Dove Project with Vernon, Speedie, Noah and Marvin of I Grow Chicago’s Peach House cutting out 275 metal doves to be individually decorated by the students of Henderson Elementary School. Students start each class with a few minutes of YOGA as presented by Mr. J from I Grow Chicago and … Continue reading AAC & IGC start Henderson Elementary Project

AAC Starts Year-long Project

With the support and wisdom of Alderman Lopez and the finances of Chicago DCASE’s YOPA program AAC began a year-long project that addresses how to connect with the “peace inside.”  the project has 3 components:  (1)  8 weeks of art projects with all 8  grades of students leading to a large installation of over 250 … Continue reading AAC Starts Year-long Project