The 50 sq ft mosaic was done and dedicated in December 2003. The mosaic was done in 5 weeks with teens and sponsored by Alternatives Agency Inc. The teens, who came from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds, took the subject of racial profiling literally by including their profiles in silhouette. Aspects of the design depict other elements of their journey to Chicago.
UPTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD MURAL
A Project of the Institute of Cultural Affairs
The Roots of Argyle is a centennial celebration of the historic movers and shakers of the community that made up Argyle Street from 1900 to 2000. The artist chose the front doorway façade of the old Essanay Studios on Argyle Street as the main architectural motif of the mural.
Artist: Paul K. Kufrin , 1939
José Rizal Monument, 1999
4201 Marine Drive, Chicago
Located at the north-end of Kelly Park at Irving Park Rd and Seminary.
Assistant: Todd Osborne
Our Neighborhood 1026 W Buena Ave. Artist Kathryn Kozan. Located at St. Mary of the Lake Elementary School (the mural is on the wall adjacent to the school entrance) this intricate mural includes images from The Velveteen Rabbit, Alice In Wonderland, and The Little Prince. http://cpag.net Continue reading “Our Lady of the Lake Mural”, Kathryn Kozan, 1984
The two pieces from Edward Muela are are neon with a painted wood background, photos do not do the work justice, all the better reason to see in person in the window at: 5026 Sheridan Rd. (next to Big Chicks)
Continue reading Uptown Art Window: Edward Muela, 2016
Charles Lawrence Hutchinson
(March 7, 1854 – October 7, 1924) was a prominent Chicago business leader and philanthropist who is best remembered today as the founding and long-time president of the Art Institute of Chicago.