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A Shared Life: Remembering Bobby Verran (1948-2019)

February 19, 2019 By Catherine Norcott

After knowing Bobby Verran for a little over a year I was offered an invitation: to get a slice of…
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In Good Company

February 18, 2019 By Vincent Uribe

Arts of Life recently celebrated the opening of a landmark public exhibition, In Good Company at the Chicago Cultural Center. The exhibition is on…
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North Shore Spotlight: Andrea Freeman

February 14, 2019 By Diane Florian

Andrea Freeman joined the North Shore studio in January of this year-only a month ago! She works with artist, Laura…
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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Jack Foster

February 8, 2019 By Lexi Krebs

Welcome! Jack is one of our newest volunteers, starting at our North Shore studio late in November. His compassionate and…
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New Merchandise Featuring Yordan Yanev!

February 6, 2019 By Megan Harrigan

We are pleased to present new Arts of Life merchandise! Each tea towel features artwork from Yordan Yanev's Two Leopards painting.…
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Ace Hotel: Interview with ‘Triple Threat’ Hector Jones

January 23, 2019 By Anne Cauley

SC: When I first met you, you described yourself as a “triple threat.” Can you explain what you meant by…
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Chicago Studio Coordinator Christea Parent Named 2019 ADA 25 Advancing Leadership Fellow

January 22, 2019 By Morgan Mandalay

Congratulations to our Chicago Studio Coordinator Christea Parent on being selected as one of 18 new Fellows of the 2019 Leadership Institute…
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North Shore Spotlight: Annie Soler

January 18, 2019 By Diane Florian

  In October of last year, Annie Soler joined the North Shore studio as artist, Cole Fox’s,  1:1 assistant, and…
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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Emilia Smith

January 18, 2019 By Lexi Krebs

Emilia Smith joined the North Shore studio community in late November of 2018. In such a short time, she has…
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Chicago Studio Volunteer Spotlight: Samantha Presser

January 18, 2019 By Catherine Norcott

On most Tuesdays, you can meet Samantha Presser at Arts of Life as she mingles with our studio artists.  Since…
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