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Seniors make studio debut at DePaul Art Museum

Seniors make studio debut at DePaul Art Museum

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 14, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

For the past 10 weeks, 15 especially creative DePaul students have been focused on one thing — their studio exhibition debut. As part of the Senior Studio Seminar, graduating Art, Media and Design students will display their work in an exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum over commencement weekend, mark...

Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit redefines understanding of common language, imagery

Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit redefines understanding of common language, imagery

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 12, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

A mile and a half south of City Hall, where Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the City Council and aldermen from the city’s various wards make decisions, “CITY HALL” is emblazoned in bold letters on the front windows of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Next to the street in front of it waves a black flag inscri...

DePaul Art Museum current exhibitions highlight trends through local lens

DePaul Art Museum current exhibitions highlight trends through local lens

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 3, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The DePaul Art Museum rests cozily tucked next to the Fullerton ‘L’ stop, its exhibits promoted on the track-facing facade next to the stop that services thousands of commuters each day. This spring, it is highlighting New Age influences and military veterans perspectives in two different exhibitions...

Messy Marble Art event provides inexpensive, entertaining crafting fest at DePaul

Messy Marble Art event provides inexpensive, entertaining crafting fest at DePaul

Connor McEleney, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The Ray hosted the Messy Marble Art event Friday in a room next to Brownstones. The two-hour event took place in the afternoon, and students created small marble art collages with shaving cream, paper towels, colored food dye and a popsicle stick. Spray a paper towel sheet with shaving cream, make a square. ...

DePaul Latinx Arts Festival highlights work in comics

DePaul Latinx Arts Festival highlights work in comics

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

This week, the DePaul Latinx Cultural Center and Tepeyac hosted the second annual Latinx Art Festival: SOMOS at the Latinx Cultural Center in O’Connell room 360. The weeklong festival celebrates Latinx arts with a free and open art exhibit featuring works from Latinx artists, photographers, poets ...

Chalk the walk

Chalk the walk

Connor McEleney, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

An “Avengers: Endgame” chalk art piece on the sidewalk in the DePaul Lincoln Park Campus Quad might have caught your eye recently. Last Wednesday, the DePaul Activities Board hosted the DePaul Chalk Festival in the Quad where seven student artists and a professional muralist drew chalk art during...

Category cutting controversy

Category cutting controversy

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Theater

Earlier this month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its decision to present the awards for four major categories during the Oscars’ commercial breaks: makeup/hairstyling, live action short, cinematography and editing. In an email to Academy members, Academy president John...

Oscars roundup: short films

Oscars roundup: short films

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

The unsung hero of awards season is upon us. It is time for what is almost always my favorite part of the awards race and that is the Oscar Shorts programs that hundreds of theaters nationwide display for all to see, including Chicago’s own Landmark Century Centre Theatre starting Friday, Feb. 8. The t...

Outcry: Women scream for art and strength

Outcry: Women scream for art and strength

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The women arrive at Whitney Bradshaw’s studio in Logan Square. They usually don’t know one another, but they mingle and chat over food and drinks. After about an hour or so, Bradshaw explains her project and what the women are there to do, followed by a few examples and a couple rounds of practice....

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Underneath Randolph St., only a block away from Michigan Ave. in the Heritage Pedway, DePaul junior Amoz Wright and School of the Art Institute (SAIC) sophomore Sarah Wilson were in the zone. Wilson, sitting high up on a ladder, was painting the face of Chicagoan and photographer René Marban. Sitti...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Winter quarter finals are stressful.  It’s the dreadful blend of sharp, cold weather, little to no sleep and an out of whack schedule. Whether you’re knee-deep in research papers, preparing for a handful of exams or a cocktail of the two, this week is a breeding ground for stress.  My remedy?...

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

A crowd of nearly 20 members of the public gathered in the Drawing Room Library of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel this week to sit in on a conversation about the art, life and legacy of Chicago-based artist Barbara Jones-Hogu. On Sunday, Feb. 25, as part of a Storytelling Series in collabor...

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