Alderman Patrick Thompson and Commissioner Daley welcomed the Canaryville Veterans Riders Association , area veterans, their families and the community to dedicate and bless “Homefront” and “In Service” murals designed by AAC’s Cyd Smillie with production and painting by AAC’s Linda Vidmar. Summer interns Lindsey Grace and Ayana Buchanan joined return artists Eileen Fogerty and … Continue reading Veterans Gather to Dedicate Murals 11/11 →
There are so many artists and volunteers in the Bridgeport community that want to make their area more beautiful that Alderman Thompson’s office scheduled a second fantastic community paint day. Turn out and weather was BEAUTIFUL!
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 →
At their annual dinner Six Corners Business Association welcomed National Veteran’s Art Museum, Filament Theatre, Taurus Restaurant and Six Corners Bistro. Arts Alive/45 received a beautiful wood plaque commending their work in the arts and community.[nggallery id=94]
Chicago SUNTIMES reporter Thomas Conners writes about our CAM event in Saturday’s paper: Learn More [singlepic id=279 w=320 h=240 float=]
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 →