Public Art Profiles

“Immigration Journey”, Ginny Sykes, Julia Sowles-Barlow, 2003

alt2The 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.

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“Upstanders”, Green Star Movement, Kamelia Hristeva, Anna Soltys, Michal Taylor , 2010

Photo Credit: Jane Hertsfield
Photo Credit: Jane Hertsfield
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“Roots of Argyle”, Bro. Mark Elder and students, 2005

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“Roots of Uptown” 2005

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.

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“I Will…”, Tracy Van Duinen, Todd Osborne, Chicago Public Art Group, 2006

“I Will…”
4730 N. Sheridan
Artist: Tracy Van Duinen
Assistant: Todd Osborne

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“Our Lady of the Lake Mural”, Kathryn Kozan, 1984

olol4Our 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

“Horse of Honor for Officer Michael Bailey”, Sheila Swann, 2014

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“Horse of Honor” dedicated to Officer Michael R. Bailey Sr. is located in the middle of the 4800 block of Clark St. in front of The Guesthouse Hotel.

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Hutchinson Historic District Namesake

A portrait of Charles Lawrence Hutchinson by artist Julius Gari Melcher.
Art Institute of Chicago

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.

-Wikipedia

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