AAC’s artist, Cyd Smillie, created a one-of-a-kind tree sculpture from a storm damaged tree.
Peace House artist Clarence designs a dog for Chicago PAWS Canine Project

Arts Alive Chicago artists and Board members supported Gold Star Fire Hydrants

Arts Alive Chicago worked with Chicago Sculpture Exhibition (CSE) and local sponsors to bring sculptures (for one year rentals) to the northwest side.

Phenomenon by Fisher Stolz, Twisted by….., Twin Souls by Gus & Lina Ocamposilva

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In 2014 for Six Corners Bar-B-Que Fest, Arts Alive Chicago invited artists to design and build bicycle part sculptures which were later (temporarily) installed along Irving Park to raise awareness of bicycles.

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 In 2013 Six Corners Association commissioned a sculpture to commemorate the area portage, Ted Sitting Crow Garner created “The Portage”


and Arts Alive Chicago coordinated a presentation for Chicago Artists Month featuring the artist discussing the installation of the sculpture.
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As we continue to grow the collection, Arts Alive Chicago is working with the area Chambers to discuss conservation and restoration of the old and new works.

Conservator Tinsley

At 2013 Bar-B-Que Fest Arts Alive invited Kelly Ludeking of KRL Metals to cast works carved by fest-goers out of molten metal–right there at the fest! (Thanks SMOQUE Bar-B-Que for sponsoring the fun!)

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Terry Karpowicz brings his art to the Arts Alive’s pop-up Gallery (now the Paschke Art Center) in time for Jeff Fest 2013!

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And Stefan Niedorezo shows Congressman Quigley how he carves a stone block from Limestone Inc. LIVE at the Jeff Fest 2012 & 2013!

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