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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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Linda Ruzga: Chicago Studio’s Artist of the Month for August

August 31, 2018 By Catherine Norcott

In August, longtime artist, Linda Ruzga was selected for her second round as artist of the month by curator, Tim…
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Lawrence: Chicago Studio’s Artist of the Month for June

June 14, 2018 By Catherine Norcott

As bright as a bouquet of flowers on a sunny day, Lawrence’s soft brushwork graces the waiting room during the…
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June 14, 2018 By Ariella Miller

We are so excited to announce that for the past 2 months Chicago artist Jean Wilson has been working on…
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Mike Marino: A Model of Leadership in Community

May 14, 2018 By Catherine Norcott

Leadership can be a hard to grasp as a concept, and even harder to live.  Without question, no one at…
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Ted Gram Boarini: North Shore Artist of the Month

May 10, 2018 By Grace Guillebeau

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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Christina Zion: Chicago’s Artist of the Month for March

March 15, 2018 By admin

As we enjoy warmer temperatures and longer days, springtime is blooming at the Chicago Studio.  To top it off, we…
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Amanda Gantner: North Shore Studio’s Artist of the Month

February 20, 2018 By admin

In March of 2012, The Arts of Life community welcomed a maker in her late twenties named Amanda Gantner. Amanda…
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