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Voices from Inside the Studio: The Right to Communication

April 15, 2019 By Christea Parent

The Chicago Studio discusses our rights and responsibilities around communication, featuring an emotions chart made by Jean Wilson and Alex…
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Brian Reed’s Demo at School for Little Children

April 12, 2019 By Diane Florian

“Brian has been volunteering here for a long time now. He’s an enthusiastic, joyful, and great participant that we’ve had…
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A special guest for Art Talk

April 12, 2019 By Lexi Krebs

This month the North Shore studio got a visit from Tatijana Jacenkiw, a local pastel artists, for Art Talk.  Armed…
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Voices from Inside the Studio: An Introductory Conversation on Human Rights

March 19, 2019 By Christea Parent

This month at the Chicago studio we began an ongoing discussion about our rights. For the next few months, we’ll…
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Ted Hamel: The Nevada northern vs. Evil Demon Bugs

March 15, 2019 By Lexi Krebs

Ted Hamel's latest string of drawings all seems to depict elaborate stories that play out on the paper featuring featuring Harry…
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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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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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City Clerk’s Office Visit

December 18, 2018 By Ariella Miller

This past year Arts of Life has continued to develop partnerships with various offices throughout the city. One exciting partnership…
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Goodbye and Good Luck, Linda Ruzga!

December 14, 2018 By Catherine Norcott

Linda Ruzga has worked at Arts of Life since 2002.  In that time, she developed a rich practice as a…
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Teaching Artist Residency Program – Fall 2018

October 10, 2018 By Catherine Norcott

As students are settling into their classes and fall is on the horizon, the Chicago Studio is welcoming a new…
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