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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Rhonda Goldstein

May 11, 2018 By Diane Florian

Rhonda Goldstein is well loved by the North Shore Studio artists. “She’s interesting.” “She tries to help everyone in the…
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Ted Gram Boarini: North Shore Artist of the Month

May 10, 2018 By Vincent Uribe

From envisioning a double sided interactive canvas to rocking out with his Djembe in Van Go Go Ted Gram Boarini…
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Russell Copenharve: North Shore Studio’s Artist of the Month

April 13, 2018 By Diane Florian

Russell Copenharve finds inspiration everywhere: land- and cityscapes, people, exhibits he attends … even hamburgers. He produces work with ease…
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Disparate Minds: Mysterious Feelings at Circle Contemporary

April 12, 2018 By Anne Cauley

Circle Contemporary, the only Chicago space dedicated to integrated programming, has consistently offered ambitious and thoughtful group exhibitions since its…
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Mindfulness March

March 16, 2018 By Vincent Uribe

“We come in the morning, people sit down and lower their bodies down. We breathe in and breathe out. People…
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Christina Zion: Chicago’s Artist of the Month for March

March 15, 2018 By Vincent Uribe

As we enjoy warmer temperatures and longer days, springtime is blooming at the Chicago Studio.  To top it off, we…
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On Stephen Hawking, Disability, Art, and Representation

March 15, 2018 By Vincent Uribe

This week we were reminded of the importance of storytellers and artists of marginalized identities being centered in representing those…
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Amanda Gantner: North Shore Studio’s Artist of the Month

February 20, 2018 By Vincent Uribe

In March of 2012, The Arts of Life community welcomed a maker in her late twenties named Amanda Gantner. Amanda…
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Mike Marino: February Artist of the Month

February 15, 2018 By Vincent Uribe

With stories about community and family, February’s Artist of the Month exhibition at the Chicago studio gets right to the…
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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Cindy Shanker

February 15, 2018 By Vincent Uribe

In preparation for the day, I enter the studio and read over our scheduled volunteers. On Monday and Wednesday my…
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