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Videos tagged 'art'

I Love My Job: Artist Janeen Kern

Posted on October 28, 2013

From creating her own pieces to teaching kids and putting on special events, Janeen Kern is a passionate artist who's also involved in helping others.

Maleness to Manhood Exhibit

Posted on September 27, 2013

Featuring work from 45 artists, the ‘Maleness to Manhood’ exhibit at the South Side Community Art Center is a response to the violence plaguing the black community.

Made in Chicago: Chris Knight Creations

Posted on September 24, 2013

A guy creating art for our era of economic woe, Chris Knight is a folk artist using distressed wood to create a variety of three-dimensional pieces.

Inspiring U: Garrett Popcorn Mural

Posted on September 11, 2013

Commercial artist Rahmaan Statik led a team of Chicago students in the creation of a large mural that now adorns the wall of Garrett Popcorn’s Chatham location.

Made in Chicago: Ijorere

Posted on August 20, 2013

Maker of one-of-a-kind wedding invitations, Ola Muhammed’s Ijorere infuses African art into the design of its products.

Uniquely Chicago: InstaThis

Posted on June 27, 2013

Transform your Instagram photos into enduring works of art with InstaThis, a company that mounts digital images to a base of wood or acrylic.

Did U Know? The Flamingo

Posted on December 5, 2012

No, it’s not a monster bent on destroying the city—it’s a bird, a flamingo to be exact! Chris DeRose explains one of Alexander Calder’s most famous sculptures.

Made in Chicago: Janeen Kern

Posted on October 9, 2012

Combining elements from a variety of styles, artist Janeen Kern creates a broad scope of pieces that accommodate a number of tastes.

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