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NS Spotlight Volunteer: Liz Bauer

This year, the Arts of Life partnered with Adler University in Downtown Chicago to take part in their Social Justice Practicum.

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Chicago Studio Awards Show Recap

Last month at the Chicago Studio we celebrated the accomplishments of all our artists at the annual 2017 Awards Show. 

Complete with paparazzi, the celebration included a gallery exhibition showcasing the best work created by each Chicago Studio artist this year.


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CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Oeser

Alex Oeser moved to Chicago from Nashville, Tennessee to study fine art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).

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This is Halloween!

This Halloween the Arts of Life and Center for Enriched Living got together to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with costumes, karaoke, and a viewing of "The Nightmare Before Christmas." Here are some of the highlights: 

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Thank you, IlliniCare Health!

A big THANK YOU to our friends at IlliniCare Health for supporting The

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Chili Cook-Off Advice from Mike Marino

“I’m excited for the fun of the Chili Cook-off…but I’m not excited about the big clean we have to do for the studio before” says Artist Mike Marino. With The Arts of Life’s 9th Annual Charitable Chili Cook-Off less than two weeks away, Marketing Volunteer Tim Sonnefeldt sat down with chili pro and studio mainstay Mike Marino to ask him to share his thoughts on the upcoming event. 

For first time visitors, Mike has some advice, “The Chili Cook-Off is loud with all the people and with the music…and be careful because the chili is really hot!” 

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A is for Artist

On Friday, October 6th the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art held the opening reception for its new show A is for Artist, curated by Scott Hunter. This exhibition brings together artwork by artists from The Arts of Life, as well as other similar arts organizations throughout Chicago as well as outside of the city. 

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Rotations photos

Party photos coming soon!

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