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 →
The north side of this two part mural features images of spring and summer….even during the hottest days of summer volunteers from Forest Glen like Sue Parsons came out to lend a hand or bring popsicles, or both!
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 →
Arts Alive Chicago partnered with Six Corners Association to invite area artists to design and construct bicycle themed sculptures at their Six Corners Bar-B-Que Fest booth. The sculptures were then (temporarily) planted in the parkway along Irving Park to promote the idea of bicycles and the incoming bike racks and bike lanes.