News Archive
December 18, 2020
A Special Thanks to our Small Business Partners
As the year comes to a close, we thank the...
December 10, 2020
New City: The Revolution Starts Here: Chicagoans Imagining a More Just Art World
BY KERRY CARDOZA Months of protests following the latest wave of...
Jean Wilson, Hot Chili Lips
December 10, 2020
New York Magazine: 10 Cheaper Than Usual Artworks That Support a Good Cause
By Liza Corsillo In April, 187 New York photographers — among them...
December 10, 2020
Hannah Pratt: December Artist of the Month
We are proud to announce Hannah Pratt as our agency...
November 12, 2020
Steve Harhaj: November Artist of the Month
Congratulations are in order for Steve Harhaj who was selected...
October 30, 2020
Arts of Life Awarded $160,000 Grant from The Coleman Foundation
Arts of Life is being recognized for its work as...
Art on theMART
October 15, 2020
Art on theMART to Resume November 12 with New Projections by Joffrey Ballet, the Art Institute of Chicago and Arts of Life
30-Minute Program to Run Nightly at 7:00 and 7:30 p.m....
October 5, 2020
Shop Buddy!
Arts of Life is excited to partner with the new...
October 5, 2020
New Permanent Art Installation
Arts of Life is proud to announce our recent collaboration...
October 2, 2020
Dave Thompson: October Artist of the Month
Congratulations, Dave Thompson, on being selected as the agency Artist...
September 24, 2020
Employee Giving Campaigns
Arts of Life is proud to participate in the 2020...
September 9, 2020
WGN: Non-profit art studio emerges as creative outlet for artists with disabilities
by: WGN Web Desk, Erin Ivory CHICAGO — Aria Carter has been...
September 8, 2020
Maria Vanik: Artist of the Month
Maria Vanik is held in high esteem. Since joining the...
August 28, 2020
We Need Your Advocacy Now.
Our Executive Director Denise Fisher recently sent this letter to...
August 14, 2020
City of Chicago Awards $2 Million in CityArts Program Grants to Local Arts Organizations
CHICAGO, IL — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department...
August 13, 2020
Oly Trindl: Artist of the Month
Congratulations to the talented and prolific North Shore studio artist...
August 7, 2020
WTTW: ‘Ducks on the Mag Mile’ Celebrates Special Olympics Illinois
By Angel Idowu SEE THE VIDEO CLIP FEATURING ARTIST ARIA...
July 20, 2020
Updates from Our Executive Director Regarding COVID-19
Make a donation to support our efforts. July 20, 2020:...
Support Chicago Arts Yard Sign
July 16, 2020
Support Chicago Arts – New Items Added!
We are proud to be partnering with Support Chicago Arts...
July 8, 2020
Studio Meeting Reflections: Self-Care
The topic of self-care has taken on increased importance in...
July 7, 2020
Alysha Kostelny: July Artist of the Month
Alysha Kostelny, Mixed Face, 2019 Alysha Kostelny is our agency-wide...
July 6, 2020
The Ducks Have Landed!
Sponsor: Special Olympics Foundation Board Dozens of larger-than-life ducks have...
June 24, 2020
Deescalation Resource Sharing
In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the...
June 12, 2020
Studio Playlist
Stuck at home in need of a bit of inspiration?...
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June 11, 2020
Meet Chicago’s Community Resources Coordinator: Tim Ortiz
With a background in fine art and lots of experience...
June 3, 2020
Becky Kubica: June Artist of the Month
Becky Kubica has been selected as our agency-wide artist of...
May 15, 2020
Meet our Chicago Studio Coordinator: Joshua With
In early March we welcomed Joshua With as our Chicago...
May 14, 2020
Everything’s Ducky
Raina Carter hard at work in her and sister Aria...
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April 17, 2020
Volunteers: Keeping our Community Strong
We just want to say Thank You!! At Arts of...
March 2, 2020
ART ON theMART ANNOUNCES SPRING 2020 PROGRAM
Largest Permanent Art Projection in the World to Feature Collaborations...
February 25, 2020
Story Corp.
Denise Fisher (49) talks to her coworker Hilary Marshall (35)...
February 11, 2020
Odyssey Festival at Stevenson High School
On February 4th, Brian Reed put his teaching skills to...
January 17, 2020
New Year, New Look!
The North Shore studio is starting this new year with...
January 17, 2020
Ed Talk: The Birthday
There is a lot of excitement around celebrating Arts of...
January 14, 2020
Brian Reed: Ten Years Strong
Meet Brian Reed, the longest tenured artist at our North...
December 18, 2019
Calling For Art!
Hold Strong is the second annual juried exhibition presented by...
December 12, 2019
Fox32: Suburban man with cerebral palsy inspires others with his artwork
CHICAGO - An artist in the northwest suburbs is illustrating the potential...
November 18, 2019
A Letter From Jake Linn: Development Intern
Intern Jake Linn with (left to right) Alysha Kostelny, Christina...
November 15, 2019
Walk and Talk!
Arts of Life Cookies, 2017 Several artists at the North...
November 15, 2019
North Shore at the Art Institute
A few North Shore artists braved the cold, packed into...
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November 15, 2019
Meet our Design Intern: Anastasia Campeau
Anastasia and Alysha showing off a completed piece of artwork....
November 14, 2019
Turkey, Pink Blankets, and Family: Chicago Studio Gratitudes
Though the low temperatures came a little earlier than expected,...
November 7, 2019
Podcast Alert!
Want to hear something fab? Check out Chicago Athletic Association’s...
November 5, 2019
You Can Propel Us Into 2020!
Arts of Life represents what the world can and should...
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October 11, 2019
Meet our Studio Intern, Anna!
Tony sharing about his drawing with studio intern, Anna. On...
October 10, 2019
Walk and Talk!
Danny Frownfelter, Mask 2018 North Shore artist, Daniel Frownfelter, took...
October 10, 2019
Ed Talks: Michelle Kim
North Shore Studio Artist, Ed Rawski sat down to talk...
October 10, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: Rights Wrap-Up
This month we wrapped up our official monthly discussion on...
September 13, 2019
Walk and Talk!
North Shore artist, Quinn Zenner, took a break from his...
September 13, 2019
Meet Our Design Volunteers!
Local designers, Anna Mort and Lisa Armstrong are two amazing...
September 13, 2019
Artist of the Month at Metric Coffee
We’re so excited to share our new partnership with Metric...
September 13, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: Freedom from Abuse and Neglect
We’re coming to the end of our monthly rights review,...
August 19, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: The Right to Confidentiality and Freedom from Restraint+Seclusion
For August we are focusing on the right to confidentiality,...
August 16, 2019
Walk and Talk!
North Shore studio artist, David Jonaitis took a break from...
August 16, 2019
Volunteer Spotlight: Marty Grill
Marty Grill has been volunteering at Art of Life North...
August 15, 2019
Disparate Minds: Dave Krueger
Heavily driven by an ongoing fascination with pop culture, Dave...
August 15, 2019
1:26 The Art of Epilepsy
Congratulations to Cole Fox, Amanda Gantner, Ted Gram Boarini, and...
July 28, 2019
7Greens x Arts of Life
Arts of Life is pleased to announce the launch of...
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July 15, 2019
Volunteers help us make progress!
Volunteers are very helpful.  They give me encouragement. And they...
July 15, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: What is Disability Pride?
This Saturday Chicago will host its 16th Annual Disability Pride...
July 14, 2019
The North Shore Studio Welcomes Two New Artists
The North Shore studio recently welcomed Debra Johnson and Omar...
July 12, 2019
Walk and Talk!
North Shore studio artists, Amanda Gantner, Carol Pyes, and Edward...
July 9, 2019
The Art of Poems
The North Shore studio’s poetry group proudly unveils their second...
June 12, 2019
The North Shore Studio’s 8 Steps to a Successful Trip to AIC
On Thursday, May 30th, the North Shore studio paid a...
June 12, 2019
Celebrating Hilary
This month Arts of Life said farewell to North Shore...
June 12, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: The Right to Services and Privacy
For June the Chicago studio is focusing on the right...
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June 11, 2019
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Jill Mock
On Wednesdays, Jill Mock brings an extra boost of energy...
June 4, 2019
ABC7: Arts of Life celebrates abilities, creativity
By Hosea Sanders and Marissa N. Isang CHICAGO (WLS) -- For nearly two...
May 21, 2019
Arts of Love: 2019 Spring Appeal
In David Krueger’s long list of what love is (“a...
May 17, 2019
New Trier High School Visit-April 2019
On April 18th, the Glenview studio welcomed 15 high school...
May 17, 2019
Volunteers Matter
Volunteers are an inertial part of our community. They provide...
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May 17, 2019
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Ruppert
Mary Ruppert has had a long term interest in participating...
May 17, 2019
Looking Good Exhibition
After working on a collaborative art practice together for more...
May 16, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: The Right to Visitation and Property
Our rights focus for April at the Chicago studio is...
April 18, 2019
Chicago Artist Writers: “All Well and Good” at Circle Contemporary
By Cody Tumblin Circle Contemporary’s latest exhibition, All Well and Good,...
April 15, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: The Right to Communication
The Chicago Studio discusses our rights and responsibilities around communication,...
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April 12, 2019
Thoughts on Creativity from Chicago Studio Volunteers
Volunteers contribute in so many ways to the rich creative...
April 12, 2019
Brian Reed’s Demo at School for Little Children
“Brian has been volunteering here for a long time now....
April 12, 2019
A special guest for Art Talk
This month the North Shore studio got a visit from...
March 19, 2019
Voices from Inside the Studio: An Introductory Conversation on Human Rights
This month at the Chicago studio we began an ongoing...
March 15, 2019
Ted Hamel: The Nevada northern vs. Evil Demon Bugs
Ted Hamel's latest string of drawings all seems to depict...
March 15, 2019
North Shore Spotlight: Anna Kramer
Meet North Shore’s amazing Personal Care Studio Assistant! Anna joined...
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February 19, 2019
A Shared Life: Remembering Bobby Verran (1948-2019)
After knowing Bobby Verran for a little over a year...
February 18, 2019
In Good Company
Arts of Life recently celebrated the opening of a landmark public...
February 14, 2019
North Shore Spotlight: Andrea Freeman
Andrea Freeman joined the North Shore studio in January of...
February 8, 2019
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Jack Foster
Welcome! Jack is one of our newest volunteers, starting at...
February 6, 2019
New Merchandise Featuring Yordan Yanev!
We are pleased to present new Arts of Life merchandise!...
January 23, 2019
Ace Hotel: Interview with ‘Triple Threat’ Hector Jones
SC: When I first met you, you described yourself as...
January 22, 2019
Chicago Studio Coordinator Christea Parent Named 2019 ADA 25 Advancing Leadership Fellow
Congratulations to our Chicago Studio Coordinator Christea Parent on being selected as...
January 18, 2019
North Shore Spotlight: Annie Soler
  In October of last year, Annie Soler joined the...
January 18, 2019
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Emilia Smith
Emilia Smith joined the North Shore studio community in late...
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January 18, 2019
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Samantha Presser
On most Tuesdays, you can meet Samantha Presser at Arts...
December 27, 2018
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Inside the Box
Inside the Box is the first annual juried exhibition presented...
December 18, 2018
Ace Hotel: “I Feel It In My Lungs, It Makes Me Happy”: An Interview with Arts of Life Artist Danny Frownfelter
Danny Frownfelter wants you to know that his birthday is...
December 18, 2018
City Clerk’s Office Visit
This past year Arts of Life has continued to develop...
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December 14, 2018
Goodbye and Good Luck, Linda Ruzga!
Linda Ruzga has worked at Arts of Life since 2002....
December 14, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Isabel Ornelas
Isabel joined our studio in October of this year as...
November 30, 2018
Chicago Tribune: Nature is His Inspiration, He is Ours
... Viau creates his artwork at Arts of Life in...
November 26, 2018
New Greeting Card Set!
A new set of greeting cards is now available! The...
November 21, 2018
Your 2019 Calendar Has Arrived
Can you believe that 2018 is almost over? That means...
November 21, 2018
Customize Your Holiday Cards via Picaboo’s Cards for a Cause!
It’s that time of year again - leaves on the...
November 16, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Rita Hirami
  "We’re so glad that Rita returned after her brief...
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November 16, 2018
The Chicago Studio Welcomes Our Newest Genre Specialist
Through the summer, there were several staffing changes at the...
October 25, 2018
CFC #12865
Arts of Life is proud to participate in the 2018...
October 15, 2018
Press Release: Middle Brow Beer Co. Continues Their Brut-iful Beer Can Designs
Middle Brow Beer Company and Arts of Life are back...
October 12, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Luis Lara Aguiluz
Over the years, I have learned to embrace the unpredictable...
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October 10, 2018
Teaching Artist Residency Program – Fall 2018
As students are settling into their classes and fall is...
October 5, 2018
Chicago Magazine: How Artists Helped Propel Chicago’s Disability Rights Movement
Nonprofits like Access Living have stood as some of these...
September 24, 2018
Arts of Life Meets Giving Room
Our most recent partnership is with Giving Room Skate Company....
September 14, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Fermin Pulido
"De las semanas que he estado aqui, me he dado...
August 31, 2018
Linda Ruzga: Chicago Studio’s Artist of the Month for August
In August, longtime artist, Linda Ruzga was selected for her...
August 17, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Davis
Katie Davis volunteered with Arts of Life this summer. She...
August 15, 2018
Middle Brow Beer Company Partners with Arts of Life to Launch New Brut IPA Line
Middle Brow Beer Company and Arts of Life announce they...
July 9, 2018
WGN: Lighthouses on Mag Mile reflect artists’ personal journey with disabilities
Summer crowds on Michigan Avenue have probably noticed the lighthouses...
June 14, 2018
Chicago Studio Artists Share Skills with CPS Students
During this past spring, the Chicago Studio had the opportunity...
June 14, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Jack Lewitz
Jack Lewitz joined the North Shore studio as a volunteer...
June 14, 2018
Lawrence: Chicago Studio’s Artist of the Month for June
As bright as a bouquet of flowers on a sunny...
June 14, 2018
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We are so excited to announce that for the past...
June 13, 2018
The Art of Words
The North Shore studio's poetry group proudly unveils their newly...
June 5, 2018
Win Love Man Today!
Your support helps to ensure that our 60 studio artists...
May 14, 2018
Mike Marino: A Model of Leadership in Community
Leadership can be a hard to grasp as a concept,...
Grace and Rebecca: BFFs
May 11, 2018
Celebrating Grace
Back in January of 2016, the North Shore studio welcomed...
May 11, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Rhonda Goldstein
Rhonda Goldstein is well loved by the North Shore Studio...
May 10, 2018
Ted Gram Boarini: North Shore Artist of the Month
From envisioning a double sided interactive canvas to rocking out...
April 13, 2018
Russell Copenharve: North Shore Studio’s Artist of the Month
Russell Copenharve finds inspiration everywhere: land- and cityscapes, people, exhibits...
April 12, 2018
Disparate Minds: Mysterious Feelings at Circle Contemporary
Circle Contemporary, the only Chicago space dedicated to integrated programming,...
March 16, 2018
Mindfulness March
“We come in the morning, people sit down and lower...
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March 15, 2018
Christina Zion: Chicago’s Artist of the Month for March
As we enjoy warmer temperatures and longer days, springtime is...
March 15, 2018
On Stephen Hawking, Disability, Art, and Representation
This week we were reminded of the importance of storytellers...
February 20, 2018
Amanda Gantner: North Shore Studio’s Artist of the Month
In March of 2012, The Arts of Life community welcomed...
February 15, 2018
Mike Marino: February Artist of the Month
With stories about community and family, February’s Artist of the...
February 15, 2018
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Cindy Shanker
In preparation for the day, I enter the studio and...
February 14, 2018
CHI Studio Volunteer Training
Last year The Arts of Life’s Chicago Studio worked with...
February 7, 2018
It could be something real magical: a conversation with Susan Pasowicz and Allison Wade
Allison Wade is a local Chicago artist who has been...
February 6, 2018
Come on in…we’re OPEN!
On January 26th the North Shore studio launched the opening...
February 6, 2018
Thank you, Rep. Jan Schakowsky!
Last week, four artists from our North Shore studio met...
February 2, 2018
Press Release: Rep. Schakowsky meets artists from Arts of Life studio
This week, Rep. Jan Schakowsky met with 4 artists from...
January 26, 2018
Color in Windows, Arts of Life partners with Chicago marketing firm Torque and Stone Real Estate.
Color in Windows, Arts of Life partners with Chicago marketing...
January 15, 2018
Dave Krueger: January’s Artist of the Month at the Chicago Studio
There’s a real treat in store for visitors to the...
January 11, 2018
North Shore Studio: A Year in Review
As we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in a...
January 11, 2018
Stone Real Estate Blog: The Colorful Story Behind the Windows
The Colorful Story Behind the Windows: Stone Real Estate Partners...
December 18, 2017
Laura McManus: North Shore Studio’s Artist of the Month
Laura McManus is one of a small handful of artists...
December 15, 2017
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle Kim
After searching for art related volunteer opportunities online last January,...
December 14, 2017
CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Pruitt
This fall Joe Pruitt has been helping out in our...
December 12, 2017
Field Trip to the Garfield Park Conservatory
While the temperatures drop outside, some of our Chicago studio...
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December 11, 2017
Lee Draus: Chicago’s Artist of the Month for December
In contrast to the chill air and dull color outside,...
November 20, 2017
9th Annual Charitable Chili Cook-Off Judges’ Choice Winning Recipe! Lost Lake Chili
We had a blast at the 9th Annual Charitable Chili Cook-Off! Thank...
November 17, 2017
NS Spotlight Volunteer: Liz Bauer
This year, the Arts of Life partnered with Adler University...
November 17, 2017
Chicago Studio Awards Show Recap
Last month at the Chicago Studio we celebrated the accomplishments...
November 16, 2017
CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Alex Oeser
Alex Oeser moved to Chicago from Nashville, Tennessee to study...
November 16, 2017
Hector Jones: November Artist of the Month, North Shore
Hector Jones has received the honor of being named the...
November 14, 2017
This is Halloween!
This Halloween the Arts of Life and Center for Enriched...
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November 11, 2017
Jean Wilson: Chicago’s Artist of the Month for November
In November, curatorial committee member, Susan Pasowicz, chose fellow artist...
October 30, 2017
Thank you, IlliniCare Health!
A big THANK YOU to our friends at IlliniCare Health for supporting...
October 26, 2017
Chili Cook-Off Advice from Mike Marino
“I’m excited for the fun of the Chili Cook-off…but I’m...
October 18, 2017
Special Education Law Blog: A is for Artist, B is for Belief
By Lori Fox Raising a child with a disability can...
October 16, 2017
A is for Artist Brings “Outsider Art” Inside
By: Tom Wawzenek A is for Artist  is a new...
October 13, 2017
2017 Chicago Studio Awards Show Teaser
We rocked out in 2017!  And with just a week...
October 13, 2017
October Artist of the Month: Alex Scott
In October, curatorial committee member, Kris Schenkel, selected for the...
October 13, 2017
Jack O’Sullivan; North Shore Artist of the Month
At first glance, Jack’s choice of subjects appears arbitrary. However,...
October 12, 2017
Third Coast Review: A is for Artist Brings “Outsider Art” Inside
By: Tom Wawzenek A is for Artist  is a new...
October 11, 2017
Don’t Tread on the Meatballs; A Summary of Recent North Shore Field Trips
Over the past few months, The Arts of Life North...
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October 6, 2017
North Shore Spotlight Volunteer: Laura Fox
Each volunteer joins our studio motivated by internal factors. Some...
September 15, 2017
Kris Schenkel: Chicago’s Artist of the Month for September
For September, the curatorial committee selected fellow member, Kris Schenkel,...
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September 15, 2017
Artwork at Bridgeport Coffeehouse Beverly
Bridgeport Coffeehouse in Beverly is currently showcasing the work of...
September 14, 2017
CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Megan Capps
A member of the Chicago Studio since January, Megan Capps...
September 8, 2017
In Memory of Sean Kremer
In the summer of 2010 an artist from the northern...
September 8, 2017
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Anastasia Sitnikova
Each year as the school year ends and summer begins...
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September 8, 2017
Renegade Craft Fair Pictures
We had a great time at Renegade this year!Click here for...
August 30, 2017
2017 Chili Cook-Off Sponsorship
Back by popular demand, the Chili Cook-Off attracts 500+ attendees...
August 18, 2017
Bucktown Arts Fest Photobooth Pictures!
We had a blast meeting everyone, rocking out to The...
August 11, 2017
Chicago Studio Summer Festivals
We may be heading into the final stretch of summer,...
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August 11, 2017
The Inserted Protagonist; North Shore Artist Spotlight of Rebecca Kubica
Rebecca Kubica is a diligent and imaginative artist who uses...
August 11, 2017
August Artist of the Month: Tim Stone
August's Artist of the Month wall is a geometric vision!...
2017 SYES
August 11, 2017
Building Community with our 2017 Summer Youth Employees
 For our third year in a row, The Arts of...
August 10, 2017
2017 North Shore Awards Show Recap
On Saturday, July 8th, the North Shore studio held our...
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August 4, 2017
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Alysa Chiovatero and Sheila Cox
For the third consecutive year, The Arts of Life has...
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July 31, 2017
Thank you, Summer Leap donors!
Dear Supporters,With you help, our artists will no longer be...
July 27, 2017
Wicker Park Fest 2017 Photos!
We had a blast meeting so many great people at...
July 17, 2017
The Arts of Lift + ArtLifting!
Arts of Life is thrilled to announce the launch of...
July 14, 2017
Wicker Park Fest with Flowers for Dreams
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July 14, 2017
Kinda Weirdy: A New Album from The Arts of Life Band
On a Saturday afternoon at The Empty Bottle, Pantyhose was...
July 14, 2017
North Shore Artist Spotlight: Phil Gazollo
It’s a rare privilege to watch a fellow artist come...
July 14, 2017
Artist of the Month: July
Each month, a member of the Chicago Studio curatorial committee...
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July 14, 2017
Help Fill The Cupboards!
The North Shore Studio is partnering with the Glenview Chamber...
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June 15, 2017
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Jen & Felipe
The dynamic duo Jen Petrova and Felipe Sant'Anna have been...
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June 14, 2017
North Shore Visits National Museum of Mexican Art
At the end of May, the North Shore Studio took...
June 14, 2017
CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Tiffany Brinkman
The Chicago Studio was excited to welcome back long-time volunteer...
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June 14, 2017
Artist of the Month: June
The Arts of Life Chicago Studio promotes peer curation through...
June 14, 2017
Meet Maria Vanik: Chicago’s Newest Studio Artist
“I look for different colors, rainbows and surprises. I use...
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June 13, 2017
Evanston Made at Bucephalus Bikes
Thank you, Bucephalus Bikes, for hosting our exhibition in conjunction...
June 9, 2017
Transition Planning Insights
After high school, young adults explore their passions and interests...
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May 30, 2017
#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?...
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May 25, 2017
New Mission and Priorities
The Arts of Life artists, staff, and board have approved...
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May 24, 2017
Thank You, Bradish Associates & Socius Insurance Services!
A big THANK YOU to our friends at Bradish Associates,...
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May 22, 2017
#ILGiveCommunity Kicks Off Summer Leap
Save the Date as we kickoff our Summer Leap fundraising...
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May 18, 2017
Volunteers Needed: Pitchfork Music Festival 2017
**UPDATE** As of June 2017, we have reached the maximum...
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May 15, 2017
Meet North Shore Artist Daniel Frownfelter
            Each day at the studio, Daniel Frownfelter arrives before...
May 12, 2017
Welcome to the Team, Ariella!
As our former Art Coordinator pioneers his new role as...
May 10, 2017
Field Trip Report: “A Flea in Her Ear”
On April 27th 2017, the artists from the North Shore...
May 10, 2017
Artist of the Month: May
The Arts of Life Chicago Studio promotes peer curation through...
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May 9, 2017
Seeking Applicants: Summer Youth Employment Program!
Looking for meaningful paid summer work? Are you an artist...
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May 5, 2017
North Shore Spotlight Volunteer: Antonio Granville
Consistently smiling, Antonio Granville graces the North Shore with light-hearted...
May 4, 2017
Victory for Evan Madsen!
North Shore studio artist, Evan Madsen, won the Historic Wagner...
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April 17, 2017
Help The Arts of Life Win $500
The Arts of Life has been nominated for Mike Anderson...
April 15, 2017
Sponsor Art on a Hot Tin Roof 2017
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for Art on a Hot...
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April 14, 2017
Meet a North Shore Artist: Oly Trindl
            Oly Trindl joined out studio in mid-March. Armed with...
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April 14, 2017
NS Lifelong Learner, Emanuel Zoberman
“In general I am a lifelong learner, thinker and problem...
April 13, 2017
Welcome to the Team, Christea!
Winter was full of transition for the Chicago Studio Team,...
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April 12, 2017
Volunteer Appreciation Month at the Chicago Studio
Each April, non-profit organizations across the country take time to...
April 12, 2017
Artist of the Month: Frances Roberts
With a new month, and warmer spring weather, it was...
April 10, 2017
2017 Square Foot Show Recap
This year marked the North Shore studio's 6th Square Foot...
April 3, 2017
Chicago Tribune: The Arts of Life creates artistic community for people with, without disabilities
By Alexandra Kukulka A studio worker and an artist sit side...
March 30, 2017
What are Social Roles?
Social roles are identities that people engage throughout their lives....
March 18, 2017
Meet a North Shore Artist: Aaron Kleeblatt
Meet Aaron Kleeblatt, one of the newest additions to The...
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March 16, 2017
North Shore Studio Visits the Art Institute of Chicago
Thanks to the Art Institute hosting free days for Illinois...
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March 14, 2017
Jamie Yuen gets the North Shore Moving!
 Thanks to the help of Jamie Yuen, The North Shore...
March 10, 2017
CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Kiley Hensrud
Since September of last year, Kiley Hensrud has been volunteering...
March 9, 2017
Linda Ruzga, Artist of Month
March’s artist of the month in the Chicago studio is...
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March 1, 2017
Square Foot Chat with Nikole and Russell
March is a busy time at The Arts of Life!...
February 21, 2017
North Shore Studio Expands Merchandise
Each year, The Arts of Life community creates thousands of...
February 21, 2017
Fresh Artwork on View at Printwell
A new rotation of artwork is currently installed at Printwell...
#100 Days of Resistance
February 17, 2017
#100 Days of Resistance
Many members our collective have expressed concern about the current...
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February 17, 2017
Archivist of Her World: Meet North Shore Artist Renata Berdes
The impulse to paint comes neither from observation nor from...
February 17, 2017
February Artist of the Month: Christianne Msall
 The Chicago studio features an Artist of the Month, whose...
February 17, 2017
A View From Inside The North Shore with Gail Weisman
“It’s an artistic experience and not just visual. I feel...
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February 16, 2017
CHI Intern Spotlight: Q & A with Marcella Apollonia
This Winter, the Chicago Studio was excited to have Marcella...
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February 9, 2017
The Arts of Life Holiday Party, Oh What Fun!
Dear Arts of Life Friends & Community Members,On January 21,...
January 13, 2017
Happy Birthday, Ralph! We Miss You!
Ralph Bemont joined the Chicago Studio in January 2016, after...
January 12, 2017
CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Ella Zhu!
The Chicago Studio felt blessed this Fall when Ella Zhu...
January 12, 2017
Poetry Workshops at the North Shore Studio
In addition to being stellar visual artists, many folks at...
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December 16, 2016
Teaching Artist in Residency Program
The Vision of TARP:              The cornerstone of our Teaching Artist...
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December 15, 2016
NS Spotlight Intern: Heather Callans
With so much hustle and bustle throughout the studio, Heather...
December 14, 2016
New Horizons: Farewell to Pam
This month, we say goodbye to long-time North Shore artist...
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December 12, 2016
Meet Alyx Harch: Chicago Studio Abstract Specialist
The Chicago Studio is excited to welcome Alyx Harch into...
December 1, 2016
Day in the Life of Frances Roberts and Allison Wade
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November 27, 2016
#GivingTuesday 2016 Donation Prize Schedule Announced!
Depending on what time you donate to The Arts of...
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November 23, 2016
Thank You, West Town Chamber of Commerce!
A big THANK YOU to our friends and neighbors at...
November 18, 2016
Van Go Go performs for Resources for Community Living’s Mixer at Level 257
On Thursday, October 20th, Van Go Go performed from participants...
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November 16, 2016
And the Award Goes to… Mike Marino: Chicago Studio Artist of the Year
The Chicago Studio held our 2016 Awards Show on October...
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November 11, 2016
Perfect is Important: Meet North Shore Artist Saemee Kim
Saemee joined the North Shore studio after taking a class...
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November 11, 2016
Chili Cook-Off Judges’ Choice Winner – Team CousCous!
We had a blast at the 8th Annual Charitable Chili Cook-Off!...
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November 1, 2016
Your Donation in Action!
You've donated to The Arts of Life - amazing! Wonder...
October 31, 2016
Gray Matter Museum of Art Exhibition!
On October 8th, Sean Kremer and his family attended the...
October 12, 2016
Challenge Hot Doug’s Taste Buds
Calling all chili lovers to challenge Hot Doug's tastebuds! Join...
October 12, 2016
Hot Doug’s Evil Twin!
Hot Doug had a serious talk with his evil twin...
October 7, 2016
The North Shore’s Latest Team Member!
The North Shore welcomes Mike Hancock to our team as...
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October 7, 2016
Everywhere is Art; North Shore Artist Feature of Andrew Sautel
“What inspires me is basically my surroundings. I am surrounded...
September 27, 2016
Meet Christina Zion: Chicago Studio Artist and Band Member
“Ghost rider, ghost rider, ghost riderPut yourself up into deep...
September 12, 2016
Art Contest Sponsored by Oak Wealth Advisors
The folks at Oak Wealth Advisors are long-time supporters of...
September 9, 2016
North Shore Artist Spotlight: Ted Hamel
“My favorite thing about being an artist is it makes...
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September 9, 2016
2016 Renegade Craft Fair PHOTOS
Catch all the photos from the Renegade Craft Fair HERE! https://goo.gl/photos/vmZAMvN1akuPmvzz6
September 6, 2016
Six North Shore Studio Artists Selected For A National, Juried Exhibition
The Arts of Life proudly announces that six artists from...
August 26, 2016
NS Spotlight Volunteer: Martin Grill
One of our latest and greatest volunteers Martin (Marty) Grill...
August 18, 2016
CHI Volunteer Spotlight: Kevin Piehl
In a studio full of strong personalities, our Chicago artists...
August 5, 2016
Contagious Happiness; A Farewell to Montell Payne.
I first met Montell when I came to interview for...
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August 4, 2016
Spotlight Intern: Susannah Davis!
This month we are appreciating our bright and talented adaptive...
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August 4, 2016
Mod Pizza Fundraiser
On August 2nd, Mod Pizza’s new location in Glenview (1494...
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August 2, 2016
68th Annual Art Fair
On July 30th and 31st, the North Shore studio joined...
July 26, 2016
We Love You, Pablo!
 “I'm doing really good at my art work. Like I...
July 22, 2016
Wicker Park Fest 2016 photos
Wicker Park Fest 2016 photos HERE!https://goo.gl/photos/47Ngg6rAuXZq3vrk9
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July 11, 2016
Sponsor our 8th Annual Charitable Chili Cook-Off!
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for The Arts of Life's...
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July 8, 2016
“I Like Everything” The Work of Russell Copenharve
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July 8, 2016
NS Spotlight Volunteer: Lexi Krebes
A long over due spotlight needs to be directed towards...
July 8, 2016
Van Go Go at National Miss Amazing: A Photo Essay
On Thursday, June 30th, hundreds assembled in a ballroom at...
July 8, 2016
Welcome Summer Youth Employees
The Arts of Life, North Shore is excited to host...
June 23, 2016
Goodbyes, and Hellos: New Staff at the Chicago Studio
If you’ve stopped by the Chicago Studio lately, you’ve probably...
June 18, 2016
Welcome Chelsea Yang, our new marketing team member!
Thanks to the support of The Chicago Community Trust’s SMART...
June 17, 2016
Hot Fun in the Summertime
On our last day before break, everyone at the Chicago...
June 14, 2016
Summer Leap Success!
Thank you so much to everyone who donated to The...
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June 13, 2016
The Instrument Of My Hands recap
The Arts of Life teamed up with Over The Rainbow...
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June 13, 2016
Today Only (June 13)! $2,500 Summer Leap Matching Donation
Let's do this! Matching Challenge AcceptedOur Summer Leap for art...
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June 9, 2016
Remembering Sandra Conners: Advocate & Beloved Community Member
2016 has been a challenging year at The Arts of...
June 6, 2016
“Cuz I’m Fancy”: A Photo Essay!
Sometimes it's nice to have an excuse to get dressed...
June 3, 2016
“I Just Decided To” A North Shore Artist Spotlight of Pamela Robe
My friends inspire my work. I like doing people, sometimes...
June 1, 2016
Letter to Donors from Tim Stone
Dear Donors,My name is Tim Stone and I’m an artist...
May 9, 2016
North Shore Artist Spotlight: Jack O’Sullivan
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May 6, 2016
Emily Steuber Volunteer Spotlight
 For this month's Volunteer recognition, we would like to turn...
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April 19, 2016
Thank you to Road Runner Sports and all Shamrock Shuffle supporters!
Approximately two weeks ago on a chilly Sunday morning, 9...
April 18, 2016
How We Make It
On Friday, April 22nd, we will celebrate the life of...
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April 14, 2016
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Manju Muralidharan
The Arts of Life has numerous events and exhibitions throughout...
April 12, 2016
Blogging with Guy – Sunday, April 3 (Shamrock Shuffle Edition)
Today was the national chocolate mousse day. In the morning,...
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April 6, 2016
Volunteer Spotlight David Bremer
Meet David Bremer, an artist with an eye for color...
April 6, 2016
Meet an Artist: Rebecca Kubica
Rebecca Kubica is a force to be reckoned with! Her...
March 30, 2016
We Will Miss You, Josh!
After a long struggle with health issues, our friend and...
March 30, 2016
Josh Wykes: Talented Artist and Great Friend
As I think of my friend Josh I think of...
March 28, 2016
The 5th Annual Square Foot Show!
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March 16, 2016
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Elaina Lorence
Since her first day in the studio Elaina has jumped...
March 10, 2016
Friendship
The piece I am working on is about friends and...
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March 8, 2016
Meet The Arts of Life Shamrock Shuffle Team!
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March 7, 2016
Blogging with Guy – Shamrock Shuffle Interview
The Arts of Life: Are you ready to run the Shamrock...
March 4, 2016
Meet This Month’s Featured Volunteer!
Grace Guillebeau started volunteering with The Arts of Life right...
February 26, 2016
THANK YOU Arts & Business Council
"The A&BC project was a unique opportunity and all-around fantastic...
February 24, 2016
North Shore Artist Spotlight: Evan Madsen
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February 23, 2016
North Shore Valentine’s Party 2016
If there’s one thing the artists at The Arts of...
February 8, 2016
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight
For this months Volunteer Spotlight we are delighted to feature...
February 3, 2016
Good Luck John! Welcome Megan!
John Sharp (pictured above (credit: Sean Kremer)) has been the...
February 3, 2016
Meet Nikole Heusman
     Nikole Heusman is a veteran artist at the...
February 3, 2016
North Shore’s 2015 Awards Show: A Photo Essay
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February 1, 2016
In Search of Commonality Exhibition
Come to the artshow curated by Courtnety Sass and Tim...
January 28, 2016
Blogging with Guy – Monday, January 18, 2016
Today was Martin Luther Kind Day and the national Peking...
January 19, 2016
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
First of all, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born...
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January 13, 2016
Do You Have Skills to Share with the Chicago Studio?
The Arts of Life Chicago studio is seeking a new...
January 11, 2016
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew Reeb
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December 15, 2015
Winter/Holiday Break
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December 14, 2015
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Tasha Vos!
Tasha Vos is a brand new volunteer with The Arts...
December 10, 2015
The North Shore Studio’s Photography Group Explores Mixed Media
 [[{"type":"media","fid":"8571","view_mode":"default","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":366,"width":652,"class":"media-element file-default"}}]]Our photography group recently expanded their artistic boundaries with...
December 8, 2015
The Arts of Life Thanksgiving 2015: What a Party!
Thanksgiving is a time for being thankful for who we...
December 8, 2015
Meet the North Shore’s Newest Team Member
In early October, Kelly Wood (pictured above as seen through...
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December 8, 2015
Teaching Artist Residency Program
September 2015 marked the beginning of an exciting new partnership...
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December 7, 2015
Out with the Old, in with the New…Bathroom!
The Chicago Studio has a history of toilet troubles, specifically...
December 7, 2015
North Shore’s Year in Review: 2015 Highlights
We have undergone many changes and accomplished many projects at...
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December 7, 2015
#GivingTuesday 2015 Thank You!
Dear Supporters,The numbers are in and #GivingTuesday was a success!...
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December 2, 2015
A Day in the Life of Danny Frownfelter
Danny Frownfelter certainly takes each day by storm! Take a...
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November 30, 2015
#GivingTuesday Donation Prize Schedule Announced!
Depending on what time you donate to The Arts of Life on #GivingTuesday,...
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November 17, 2015
Chicago Volunteer Spotlight: Riley Hopkins & Allie Bucon!
Riley Hopkins & Allie Bucon are two Community Service Scholars...
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November 16, 2015
#GivingTuesday 2015 Video!
The Coleman Foundation has invited The Arts of Life to...
November 10, 2015
7th Annual Chili Cook Off
This past Saturday the Arts of Life Chicago Studio hosted...
November 10, 2015
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Chelsea Yang
Chelsea Yang joined our studio in the spring of 2015...
November 8, 2015
Thank you Whole Foods Northbrook! $4,269.76 Community Support Day Donation
This past August, Whole Foods of Northbrook invited The Arts...
November 6, 2015
Meet an Artist: North Shore Newbies!
This summer, the North Shore studio welcomed Marcelo Añón and...
November 2, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Tuesday October 20, 2015Today was the national brandied fruit day. Today...
October 29, 2015
Chili cookoff
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October 23, 2015
Meet Our Artist of the Year: Frances
At our 2015 Awards Show, Frances Roberts won Artist of...
October 21, 2015
Chicago Volunteer Spotlight: Dan Osediacz!
 Dan Osediacz is a pivotal member of our studio community...
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October 20, 2015
Join Our North Shore Team!
The Arts of Life North Shore studio is currently seeking...
October 19, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 I woke up at 7:05a.m. I weighed...
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October 14, 2015
Meet a North Shore Artist: Amanda Gantner
In 2012, Amanda joined The Arts of Life as a...
October 13, 2015
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Rust-Oleum!
This September the North Shore studio was happy to have...
October 2, 2015
MCA Primetime Photos!
View and download photos here https://goo.gl/photos/c5HJ1B31V5tQhMzb7
September 28, 2015
Come one, Come all to the 2015 Awards Show!
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September 24, 2015
Fall Colors
Fall Colors by BenjaminThe trees are colored with red, yellowOrange,...
September 18, 2015
2015 Renegade Craft Fair
Photo booth design by Dave Krueger + Ben Marcus DOWNLOAD YOUR...
September 12, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Wednesday, September 2, 2015
I woke up at 7:04a.m. Today was the national blueberry...
September 11, 2015
Donors, You Rock!
Yesterday, we were so happy to celebrate our donors and...
September 4, 2015
North Shore Intern Spotlight: Matthew Shipley
 This summer Matthew Shipley offered his musical and marketing talents...
September 3, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Monday, August 31, 2015
I woke up at 7:02 a.m. I weighed one hundred...
September 2, 2015
Chicago Studio is Intrigued at the IMC
Last Friday, we drove all the way to Champaign-Urbana.  We...
September 1, 2015
The Latest Hijinks from North Shore Studio’s Photo Group
 The North Shore Studio’s photo group proudly presents a new...
August 17, 2015
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Alithea Tashey
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August 14, 2015
Jake’s Band is Playing
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August 10, 2015
Chili Cook-Off Sponsorship
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for The Arts of Life's 7th...
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August 7, 2015
North Shore Intern Spotlight: Sean Chapman
Sean Chapman recently completed his summer internship with the Arts...
July 30, 2015
The Simpsons Funny Moments
Bart Makes a funny sound like ' whoa mama!' and...
July 29, 2015
The Teaching Artists Program — The Arts of Life Visits Esperanza
During the month of July, artists from The Arts of...
July 23, 2015
Chicago Studio Intern Spotlight: Bailey Miller
 [[{"fid":"8132","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":366,"width":652,"class":"media-element file-default"}}]]The Arts of Life is lucky enough to host...
July 22, 2015
Preparing for Wicker Park Fest 2015 With Pablo Alonzo!!!!
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July 16, 2015
Goodbye Emily (sort of)!
It’s with mixed feelings that we say goodbye to Emily...
July 15, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Monday, July 13, 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015 I woke up at seven o’two. I...
July 13, 2015
North Short Artist Spotlight: Ed Rawski
Ed Rawski is a gentle spirit with a strong curiosity...
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July 10, 2015
North Shore Intern Spotlight: Rita Hirami
Currently a student at Northwestern University, Rita Hirami is studying Sociology and...
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June 28, 2015
The North Shore Studio’s Photo Group Flex Their Creative Muscle!
 The creativity of the North Shore Studio’s photography group never...
June 17, 2015
ART OF LIFE BAND CONCERT THIS FRIDAY 8;00 JUN 19
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June 17, 2015
Summer Leap / Anonymous Matching Donation Announcement!
Dear Donors,We have an exciting announcement! Thanks to the generosity...
June 16, 2015
Health Matters at The Chicago Studio!
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June 15, 2015
Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: John Morris
 [[{"fid":"8015","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"John Morris "},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"title":"John Morris ","height":366,"width":652,"class":"media-element file-default"}}]] John has been an amazing...
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June 9, 2015
Message to Donors from Mike Marino!
Hi I’m Mikey “M-Dog” Marino,The Arts of Life is a...
June 4, 2015
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Elaine Cha
Elaine Cha is an Artist Mentor at the North Shore...
June 4, 2015
North Shore Artist Spotlight: Alicia Porter!
Alicia Porter, besides being a bag-of-giggles, is also an astoundingly...
June 4, 2015
Being in Harmony with Nature: A Collection of Poems from Chris Viau
This April, artist and poet Chris Viau self-published “a book...
June 1, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Monday, May 25, 2015
Dad wake me up at 6:55 a.m.  I weighed one...
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June 1, 2015
2015 Summer Leap – Art Supplies Wish List
Show your support by helping The Arts of Life reach...
May 28, 2015
My Research on Matt Groening
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May 25, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Monday, May 18, 2015
I woke up at 7:05 a.m.  Today was Sean’s birthday. ...
May 19, 2015
Summer Time Shine!
Now that spring is officially upon us, our Chicago Studio...
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May 12, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Monday, May 11, 2015
I woke up at 7:02 a.m.  Today was last quarter...
May 11, 2015
Introducing… Courtney and Rick from the North Shore Studio
This spring, the North Shore studio welcomed two new staff...
May 5, 2015
North Shore Intern Spotlight: Godwin Abebe
Godwin heard about The Arts of Life through word of...
May 5, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Sunday, May 5, 2015
I woke up at 9:00 a.m.  Today was full moon. ...
May 5, 2015
North Shore Artist Spotlight: Andrew P Sloan!
Andrew P Sloan is a really thoughtful guy who's been...
April 28, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Saturday, April 25, 2015
I woke up at 5:00 a.m.  Today was first quarter. ...
April 27, 2015
Volunteer Spotlight: Lara Mann
Lara Mann is a Chicago-based artist and an artist mentor...
April 22, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, April 21, 2015
I woke up at 7:06 a.m.  I weighed one hundred...
April 16, 2015
Lake FX photo booth!!!
Visit The Arts of Life NEW Outer Space Photobooth at...
April 16, 2015
Roy Lichtenstein Inspired Piece by Benji
I was thinking about the work of Roy Lichtenstein and...
April 14, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Friday, April 10, 2015
I woke up at 6:18 a.m.  I slept in Aiyla’s...
April 14, 2015
Thanks a Foot!
4th Annual Square Foot Show RecapThank you to all of...
April 10, 2015
Meet a North Shore Artist: Cole Fox
Artist Cole Fox joined The Arts of Life this past...
March 18, 2015
Volunteer Spotlight: Ben Marcus
Ben Marcus is Is an artist and DJ based in...
March 18, 2015
A Moment With Christianne
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March 17, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Saturday, March 14, 2015
I woke up at 8:09 am.  I didn't weigh on...
March 10, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Saturday, March 7, 2015
Mom woke me up at 6:47 a.m.  I weighed one...
March 3, 2015
North Shore Awards Show Recap
There's nothing like a shiny gold medal to melt away...
March 3, 2015
Installing Art at State Farm
Today I loaded up the van with the art supplies...
March 3, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Sunday, March 1, 2015
I woke up at 7:02 a.m.  I weighed one hundred...
February 24, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Monday, February 23, 2015
I woke up at 7:08 a.m.  Today was Eastern Orthodox...
February 19, 2015
Meet Van Go Go : Ted Gram-Boarini
(Above: Ted Gram-Boarini drops a beat with Domeic Bucci at...
February 17, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Sunday, February 15, 2015
I woke up late.  I weighed one hundred sixty-nine point...
February 17, 2015
Meet Van Go Go: Hector “Sketch” Jones
(Above: Hector "Sketch" Jones" sings a cool harmony with bandmate...
February 10, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Rich, Tommy, Junior, and I woke up late.  I didn't...
February 9, 2015
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Farah Ahmad
Farah came to The Arts of Life last year thanks...
February 6, 2015
North Shore Meet an Artist: Brian Reed
After more than four years at The Arts of Life,...
February 3, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Thursday, January 29, 2015
I woke up at 7:03 a.m.  I read Look at...
January 27, 2015
New Year’s Resolutions from Chicago
What's up?! 2015 is looking awesome here at the Chicago...
January 27, 2015
Artist Spotlight – Guy Conners
Meet Guy Conners - Our 2014 Artist of the Year...
January 25, 2015
The North Shore Studio’s Photo Group Considers Motion
The ever-industrious photography group at the North Shore Studio has...
January 20, 2015
Blogging with Guy – January 20, Tuesday
Dad woke me up at 5:58a.m.  Today was no Arts...
January 13, 2015
Blogging with Guy – January 11, Sunday
I woke up at 9:31a.m.  I weighed one hundred seventy-two...
January 13, 2015
Winner of the December Donation Prize
And the winner of The Associate Board's December Donation Prize...
January 12, 2015
North Shore Meet an Artist: Our New Year’s Resolutions
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January 6, 2015
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, January 6, 2014
In the morning, I woke up.  Today was Heidi’s birthday. ...
December 18, 2014
Volunteer Spotlight: Lizz Knowlton
Over the last couple of months, The Arts of Life...
December 17, 2014
Chicago Studio Awards Show Pt. 2
We just had our 2014 Awards Show!  It was different...
December 17, 2014
Goodbye & Good Luck Caitlin Law !
Last week we said a bittersweet farewell to our long...
December 16, 2014
#GivingTuesday Thank You!
The numbers are in and #GivingTuesday was a great success!...
December 12, 2014
Chicago Studio Awards Show Pt. 1
 It took a really long time to set up for...
December 11, 2014
Meet The Lazard-Hunt Family!
Meet the Lazard-Hunt Family! As a part of the 2014...
December 9, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, December 9, 2014
I woke up at 7:04 a.m. I read a Spanish...
December 9, 2014
Interdisciplinary Work Unveiled by North Shore Studio’s Photo Group!
The North Shore Studio’s photography group has taken their craft...
December 4, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Emily Aussem
Despite her busy schedule juggling two jobs and social activities,...
December 3, 2014
Letter from Cindy Lazard-Hunt (Walter’s Sister)
Dear Supporters,Picture this: It’s a Tuesday evening and my husband...
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December 2, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, December 2, 2014
I woke up at 7:03 a.m. I weighed one hundred...
November 18, 2014
Double Your Money Like Magic on #GivingTuesday
Dave Krueger & Magister Freud present "Double Your Money Like...
November 18, 2014
Eat. Drink. Change- Meet Rogue Philanthropy
     Our Mission: Rogue Philanthropy is a charitable organization...
November 18, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, November 18, 2014
I woke up at 7:08 a.m.  I weighed one hundred...
November 11, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, November 11, 2014
I woke up at 7:01 a.m.  I weighed one hundred...
November 10, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Laura Greenberg
Since joining The Arts of Life in 2013, North Shore...
November 6, 2014
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda Duncan-Jones
Amanda comes to us via Louisville, KY, as evidenced by...
November 4, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, November 4, 2014
I woke up at 7:05 a.m. I weighed one hundred...
November 2, 2014
The North Shore Photo Group Presents Their First Photographic Series
The North Shore studio's photo group presents their first photographic...
October 28, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, October 28, 2014
I woke up at seven o'two.  I weighed one hundred...
October 21, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, October 21, 2014
I woke up at 7:03am.  I read Mrs. Frisby and...
October 15, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tuesday, October 14
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 I woke up at 7:00am. I weighed...
October 6, 2014
Video – A Day in the Life of Walter Lazard
It's here! Check out the video A Day in the...
October 3, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Erinn Nariss
North Shore artist Erinn Nariss is curious and energetic. Her...
October 2, 2014
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Sandy Lang
Sandy Lang found The Arts of Life through ReEmployability, a...
September 24, 2014
Tim Stone at EDITION Chicago
Last Friday I went on an art show fair trip...
September 22, 2014
A Day in the Life of Walter & Angela
Walter Lazard and Angela Carson certainly get a lot done...
September 18, 2014
Volunteer Spotlight: Mia Fornoza
It has been a busy summer for the Chicago Studio,...
September 8, 2014
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Northwestern Summer Interns
 Summer is internship season! This year the North Shore studio...
September 8, 2014
Blogging with Guy – 3 Day Weekend
I woke up at 9:07 a.m. Today was no Arts...
September 2, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Phil Gazzolo
What’s so great about North Shore artist Phil Gazzolo? Is...
August 18, 2014
The Arts of Life Partners with After School Matters
For the third summer in a row, The Arts of...
August 8, 2014
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Lake Forest College Interns
This summer, The Arts of Life North Shore studio had...
August 4, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Quinn Zenner
Being a man of culture is no easy feat. However,...
August 1, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Still Life, Studio Friends, and Running
Tuesday, July 29, 2014I woke up at 7:03am. I weighed...
July 16, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Summer Updates
I woke up at 7:10am. I weight one hundred seventy-six...
July 3, 2014
Van Go Go Breaks it Down at Evanston SPACE
It was to a sold out crowd at Evanston SPACE...
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July 1, 2014
2014 North Shore Volunteer Awards
Last month The Arts of Life North Shore studio hosted...
June 10, 2014
Creating Community Through Collaboration
LVL3 presented a collaborative exhibition in partnership with The Arts of Life on...
June 5, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Chris Viau
Inspired by images from nature, North Shore artist Chris Viau...
June 4, 2014
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Vanessa De Leon
Vanessa De Leon is our very favorite ukelele-playing, choreography-creating, psychology-studying...
June 4, 2014
Funding the New House (Come to Our Pizza Party)
I saw Mia Mingus, writer and community organizer, give a...
June 3, 2014
Hector Talks Van Go Go
I’m in the band called Van Go Go and we...
May 8, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Laura McManus
Laura McManus is one talented lady. She constantly challenges us...
May 7, 2014
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Megan Cox
Megan Cox is an ace volunteer! One of our favorite...
May 6, 2014
“Camera”
Photographs by Laura McManus For several years, Laura McManus has worked...
May 3, 2014
Guy Conners Interviewed by ABC 15 News in Champaign
Guy is famous! Check out Guy's interview with ABC 15...
April 29, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Thank You
Dear supporters,Thank you for the marathon support and my foot...
April 22, 2014
Blogging with Guy – A Day in the Life (Pt. II)!
Saturday, April 19, 2014I woke up at 8:45am. I weighed...
April 18, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Greetings from Oakland, California!
Pictures from Spring Break Niece AiylaRunning around Lake MerrittOaklandMealBerry Blast Smoothie
April 18, 2014
Tim Stone/Liz Longo Collaboration
Over the past year, Chicago studio artist Tim Stone and...
April 15, 2014
Volunteer Spotlight: Maria Taboada
The Arts of Life partners together with ReEmployability, a company...
April 11, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Tips for New Runners
I ran 12 miles on Saturday. For marathon training I...
April 9, 2014
Blogging with Guy – A Day in the Life!
I woke up at 7:11am. I weighed 179 lbs in...
April 8, 2014
Autism Awareness Month
It's Autism Awareness Month and this month we're highlighting one...
April 3, 2014
A Square by any other Name
 For the third year in a row, The Arts of...
April 2, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Pouya Bagherian
“Happy Thursday!” -Pouya BagherianNorth Shore artist Pouya Bagherian is always...
April 2, 2014
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Hanan
Retirement doesn't mean taking it easy for Barbara Hanan. After...
April 1, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Marathon Prep & NCAA Picks
I woke up at 7:05am. Today was April Fool’s Day....
April 1, 2014
A collaboration between Tim Stone and Teresa Albor
Beginning on April 15th 2014, Chicago's Intuit will be showcasing the collaborative...
March 24, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Spring Break Edition
This weekend I ran 14 miles in Palos Park. Running...
March 21, 2014
Happy World Down Syndrome Day!
Happy World Down Syndrome Day! At The Arts of Life...
March 19, 2014
Volunteer Spotlight: Angela Carson
This winter, the Chicago Studio has hosted six ReEmployAbility volunteers,...
March 17, 2014
Blogging with Guy – Marathon Training, Swimming, and Cherries
I'm going to run 12 miles this weekend and play...
March 13, 2014
Blogging with Guy – 2014 Marathon training is well underway!
Training for the Christie Clinic Marathon is well underway! Last...
March 7, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Rebecca Turner
Despite the constant changes to her environment, Rebecca Turner consistently...
February 24, 2014
2014 Awards Show and Fundraiser Recap
On Sunday, February 16th, The Arts of Life held our...
February 22, 2014
Valentine Cheer Project with Trinity Volunteer Corp
This February Mike, Steve, Frances, Walter, Caitlin and I went...
February 6, 2014
Volunteer Spotlight: Rosalind Franklin University
On November 13, 2013, The Arts of Life North Shore...
February 5, 2014
North Shore Meet an Artist: Laura Bell
North Shore artist Laura Bell is one busy lady. When...
February 5, 2014
Sketch-o-matic
What’s up! I’m Hector Sketch Jones. I’m the sketch artist...
January 29, 2014
Helping Hand
The Arts of Life lends a helping hand. Returning from our...
December 4, 2013
North Shore Meet an Artist: Ted Gram-Boarini
Artist Ted Gram-Boarini joined the North Shore studio in September...
December 3, 2013
Day in the Life of Amanda Gantner
Hi! My name is Amanda and I’m an artist at...
November 8, 2013
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Maria Palmer
Fact: Maria Palmer lights up a room. It’s impossible not...
November 6, 2013
North Shore Meet an Artist: Sean Kremer
Sean Kremer is a man of many faces. Quite literally...
October 3, 2013
Chicago Tribune stops by the North Shore studio
Alexandra Chachkevitch, a Chicago Tribune reporter, took some time last...
October 1, 2013
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Cindy Shanker
"There is so much talent here." -- Cindy Cindy is...
October 1, 2013
North Shore Meet an Artist: Billy Borgerd
Meet Billy Borgerd. A hard working fellow and all around...
September 5, 2013
Who is Van Go Go?
You may have seen them at The Arts of Life's...
September 5, 2013
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Molly Gapp
This past spring, volunteer Molly Gapp began working with the...
September 3, 2013
North Shore Meet an Artist: Danny Frownfelter
This month's featured North Shore artist is Danny Frownfelter. Both...
August 23, 2013
Sketchbook Swap Helps Build Community
The Sketchbook Swap project is all about utilizing art to...
August 1, 2013
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Schofield
Although most of our volunteers come in every week on...
June 4, 2013
10 days left! Are you ready?
It’s only 10 days to the exciting Summer Carnival!  Beer,...
May 30, 2013
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Domenic Bucci
You might recognize Domenic (pictured above with musicians Hector Jones...
May 29, 2013
Summer Is Coming: A Game of Ducks
Do you have a competitive itch that needs scratching? Looking...
May 21, 2013
Day in the Life of Mike Marino
Ever wonder what life is like for one of our...
May 8, 2013
My 1st Radio Interview
When we began the studio, it never crossed my mind...
May 7, 2013
Tim Stone at The Post-It Show
On May 3, 2013 I participated in The Post-It Show...
May 6, 2013
Day in the Life
Just me Dave and Steve being silly. Sometimes we are...
May 2, 2013
North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Ann Jonaitis
Welcome to the first ever North Shore Volunteer Spotlight, our...
April 30, 2013
It’s 3:27:04!
The official running time of my fisrt marathon is 3:27:04!...
April 27, 2013
Marathon Day!
Big congrats to Guy!  He just finished his fist 26.2...
April 24, 2013
Looking Forward to the Summer!
With the weather getting warmer and sun finally starting to...
April 24, 2013
Day in the Life
Just me Dave & Steve being silly. Sometimes we are...
April 22, 2013
Building Community at Starbucks
"We went to Starbucks and I helped take down pictures...
April 12, 2013
How We Make It 2013 Recap
Thank you to everyone who made our 2013 How We...
April 9, 2013
The Marathon Day is approaching!
I keep running and working out every day.  Every morning,...
April 8, 2013
Let’s give em a hand… or a foot
The North Shore studio would like to give a big...
April 4, 2013
Getting Ready for How We Make It
The How We Make It show is all about celebrating community.  Our...
April 3, 2013
2013 Summer Carnival Live Auction Update
We're excited for our 2013 Summer Carnival this June! Back...
April 1, 2013
Spring Vacation
I went to visit my sister in Oakland last week...
March 20, 2013
Yes, I can play hockey too!
Last Saturday, I played hockey!  At first I scored zero,...
March 11, 2013
A Special Thanks
Wow!  We are off to a great start for our...
February 28, 2013
Inside Glenview Features The Arts of Life
Who's on the cover? We are. Inside Glenview featured The...
January 8, 2013
Meet Frances
I enjoy making money, but I also enjoy doing other...
January 8, 2013
Meet Marcus Duncan
Volunteer, Marcus Duncan, talks about his experience as a volunteer...
December 18, 2012
Domenic
Dear friend, When I began volunteering at The Arts of...
December 10, 2012
Debbie
Strength, loyalty and values. What more would you want in...
October 3, 2012
2013 Calendar
The Arts of Life 2013 Calendar is now for sale!...
June 11, 2012
Meet Bobby & Kelli!
In the lead up to our Summer Carnival, we will...
June 7, 2012
Meet Liz Longo!
In the lead up to our Summer Carnival, we will...
May 18, 2012
Meet Donna Frownfelter
May 18, 2012
Meet Chris McLaughlin
Watch an excerpt from Chris' interview! Tell us about yourself!...
March 13, 2012
Get the Dinosaurs on the Phone! Fundraiser
The North Shore Music Ensemble is raising money for a...
January 23, 2012
Awards Show Program Advertising
Buy your advertising space in the event program for our...
January 23, 2012
Sponsor an Easel
Sponsor an Easel for only $100 We would love to partner...
January 23, 2012
2012 Awards Show Raffle Tickets
Buy your 50/50 raffle tickets and show your support. Sorry....
December 31, 2011
Montell Payne
Meet our newest artist, Montell Payne! Montell has been in...
December 27, 2011
Meet Ronnie
During this holiday season I feel that it is especially...
December 15, 2011
Meet Kelly
Why do we keep falling in love withKelly Stone over...
December 13, 2011
Meet Shannon Mallers
What does The Arts of Life mean to Shannon and...
December 10, 2011
A letter from the Board of Directors
Happy Holidays from the Board of Directors for The Arts...
December 8, 2011
Meet Jean
What does Jean mean toThe Arts of Life and L'Arche...
September 27, 2011
The Arts of Life 2012 Calendar
This year, The Arts of Life is creating a 2012...
September 27, 2011
Daniel Brendel’s art being shown in D.C.
Two Exhibits Bring the Outsiders In — Upstairs and Downstairs...
July 15, 2011
Voted Best Advocate for the Arts in the Chicago Reader
The Arts of Life has been voted Best Advocate for...
March 17, 2011
A Conversation With The Arts of Life Band
Erik Roldan writesA Conversation With The Arts of Life Band Arts...
February 18, 2011
2011 The Awards Show Book
The Arts of Life Awards Show 2011 Book The Awards...
June 29, 2010
Evanston-Review.com
June 17, 2010 By J.T. MORAND Staff Writer Bill Lilly stopped making...
April 12, 2010
F Newsmagazine
from F Newsmagazine of the School of the Art Institute, Chicago Art...
March 18, 2010
Panache Boutique
Panache Boutique is inviting everyone to attend a wonderful evening...
March 18, 2010
Thanks to Deb…
Thanks to Elena Brocade for pledging $45 toward our canvas...