West Englewood, home of I Grow Chicago’s Peace House and Food Garden hosted its 2nd annual Peace Festival for the community. Arts Alive Chicago brought a “Thoughts of Peace” wall with paper doves to color and comment on and then add to the wall. Joy is a nice feeling.
Arts Alive Chicago worked behind the scenes of Jeff Fest Music and Arts Festival to make all the arts in the park sing out in beautiful colors and more.
This year Arts Alive Chicago welcomes George Berlin and his live interactive animation playroom; Mansfield Martinez of ManzTV showcasing his digital E-motions, Dirk Matthews curates independent film works, and C3 does it all from photo to photon…all on consecutive weekends in October .
Arts Alive Chicago partnered with the National Veterans Art Museum to sponsor an Art Tour/Bike Ride. Lee Diamond of Velo Chicago led the way highlighting artwork and history along the route. Arts Alive Chicago invited area artists to paint panels for the cooling tents –one of which was raffled off to the lucky winner. The … Continue reading NVAM/AAC Bike Ride Art
For Chicago Artists Month in 2013 Arts Alive Chicago and National Veterans Art Museum raised funds with the support of George Karzas and Gale Street Inn to commission 2 murals by 2 veterans one by Phil Cashdollar, a Vietnam vet and this aerosol mural by Jeff Kierna an Afghan War vet.