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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Jen & Felipe

The dynamic duo Jen Petrova and Felipe Sant'Anna have been working double duty since their start at the Arts of Life. Splitting their time between marketing and mentoring, Jen and Felipe have become a consistent presence at the North Shore. Originally from Chicago, both interns attend Claremont McKenna College a liberal arts school located 30 miles east of Los Angeles, California. The community has enjoyed their help on the floor as well as behind the scenes, It has been a pleasure to have them with us!

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North Shore Visits National Museum of Mexican Art

At the end of May, the North Shore Studio took a trip to the National Museum of Mexican Art located in the Chicago neighborhood of Pilsen. Here are some pictures and reflections by the artists of the trip.

 

"It was awesome because I liked it. It was really cool and I want to go again" - Rebecca

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CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Tiffany Brinkman

The Chicago Studio was excited to welcome back long-time volunteer Tiffany Brinkman two days a week this spring for an internship course she is taking at DePaul University.  She first began volunteering at The Arts of Life two years ago through the DePaul Community Service Scholarship.

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Artist of the Month: June

The Arts of Life Chicago Studio promotes peer curation through an ongoing Artist of the Month series. For the month of June, curatorial committee member Jean Wilson (JW) selected Steve Harhaj (SH) to be featured as the Artist of the Month. Once curation and installation was complete, our Arts Coordinator Ariella Miller (AM) sat down with Jean and Steve to talk about the feature.

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Evanston Made at Bucephalus Bikes

Thank you, Bucephalus Bikes, for hosting our exhibition in conjunction with Evanston Made 2017! On June 3rd, The Arts of Life teamed up with other local artists and arts organizations to celebrate Evanston's vibrant art scene! At the reception art patrons dined on Sesame Noodles courtesy of Lulus in Evanston amid artwork from 30 different artists. There is still time to see the exhibit!

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Transition Planning Insights

After high school, young adults explore their passions and interests and make decisions about what they want to do and the kind of community they wish to be a part of. Young adults with disabilities are no different. They want to find opportunities where they can pursue meaningful work, develop their skills, and find acceptance and acknowledgement for what they contribute to their communities.  

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#ILGiveCommunity Donation Prize Schedule (6pm May 30 - 6pm May 31)

#ILGiveCommunity starts at 6:00pm! This is a state-wide 24-hour online fundraising event​ (from 

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New Mission and Priorities

The Arts of Life artists, staff, and board have approved and adopted a new mission statement to guide the studio’s priorities, programs, and partnerships into the future. Since it’s inception, the studio's focus has been bringing creatives from all backgrounds together to learn from each other and grow both collectively and individually. Building on the success of their seventeen years, The Arts of Life will continue to strengthen the creative community through leadership and collaboration.  

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Thank You, Bradish Associates & Socius Insurance Services!

A big THANK YOU to our friends at Bradish Associates, LTD. and Socius Insurance Services Inc. for supporting The Arts of Life!

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