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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Luis Lara Aguiluz

October 12, 2018 By Diane Florian

Over the years, I have learned to embrace the unpredictable nature of a day. While this helps me remain calm…
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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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Chicago Magazine: How Artists Helped Propel Chicago’s Disability Rights Movement

October 5, 2018 By Anne Cauley

Nonprofits like Access Living have stood as some of these artists’ greatest allies. The organization Arts of Life, established in…
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Arts of Life Meets Giving Room

September 24, 2018 By Madison Drake

Our most recent partnership is with Giving Room Skate Company. An organization with locations in Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and…
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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Fermin Pulido

September 14, 2018 By Diane Florian

"De las semanas que he estado aqui, me he dado cuenta de la dedicación, del afecto, la paciencia y el…
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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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North Shore Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Davis

August 17, 2018 By Diane Florian

Katie Davis volunteered with Arts of Life this summer. She is a soon-to-be-sophomore at Carthage College with an interest in…
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Middle Brow Beer Company Partners with Arts of Life to Launch New Brut IPA Line

August 15, 2018 By Rick Sindt

Middle Brow Beer Company and Arts of Life announce they are collaborating in the production of a new Brut IPA…
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WGN: Lighthouses on Mag Mile reflect artists’ personal journey with disabilities

July 9, 2018 By Anne Cauley

Summer crowds on Michigan Avenue have probably noticed the lighthouses dotting the sidewalks. Each of them was designed by an…
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Chicago Studio Artists Share Skills with CPS Students

June 14, 2018 By Catherine Norcott

During this past spring, the Chicago Studio had the opportunity to collaborate with students and teachers at Vaughn Occupational School…
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