The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Dawson Hobbs, a DePaul junior, sits at his workspace in his Chicago apartment on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. When creating a custom piece, Hobbs often listens to Grouplove, one of his favorite bands.

One piece at a time: Student mosaic maker creates beauty from broken glass

Anna Barth, Contributing Photographer May 5, 2024

Dawson Hobbs sits in his studio apartment in Chicago, using tiles and glue to showcase his passion for art. As the DePaul junior pieces each detail together, a mosaic emerges, telling a story through its...

Black History Month at DePaul: Events, Panels, Exhibitions and a diverse student experience

Black History Month at DePaul: Events, Panels, Exhibitions and a diverse student experience

Sam Mroz, Arts & Life Editor February 11, 2024

Celebrating the past and present legacies behind the African American diaspora, DePaul hosted a Black History Month kickoff last thursday to ring in the 54th national observance. Gathering in DePaul’s...

Puppeteers perform at the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

Chicago’s International Puppet Theatre Festival returns with vibrant stories

Addison Rogers, Contributing Writer February 4, 2024

Last week, Chicago’s International Puppet Theater Festival returned for its sixth edition of hand-crafted expertise. Located in various theaters across Chicago, the festival is packed with over 100 performances,...

The clay piece Liberation by Konno Tomoko sits in its case on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, at the Art Institute in Chicago. This piece explores a traditionally feminine subject, a flower, and interprets it through a non-traditional lens.

‘Radical Clay’ exhibition showcases innovative creations by 36 female Japanese ceramicists

Delaunay Krauter, Contributing Writer January 28, 2024

Enclosed behind glass in galleries 108 and 109 at the Art Institute of Chicago, 40 unique ceramic sculptures take on diverse themes from nature and the body to the strange and grotesque, while others draw...

Designed by artists Sonja Henderson and John Pittman Weber, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial stands in Marquette (Jacques) Park on the Southwest Side of Chicago.

A man to remember and a movement to honor: MLK JR marches on through Chicago artistry

Sam Mroz, Arts & Life Editor January 21, 2024

In the 14-year campaign that was the Civil Rights movement, activism would become a national agenda. This social fight for equality flooded across courtrooms and street corners to the front door of every...

AI disrupts the art world, casting uncertainty over its future

AI disrupts the art world, casting uncertainty over its future

Nadine DeCero, Opinions Editor October 8, 2023

,Jaxanna Fink, a DePaul senior majoring in art, sits down with steel and latex to assemble her newest piece for Studio Freelove’s upcoming exhibition: a balloon trapped in a cage. This piece titled...

Kelsoe Matsunaga and Dongsheng Xu discuss student life and the Chicago Marathon Wednesday, Oct. 4, while visiting the Life Cycles exhibit at the DePaul Art Museum. Kelsoe is a student at DePaul. Dongsheng was in town for the Chicago Marathon. The museum is free for all visitors.

DePaul Art Museum introduces new “Life Cycles” exhibit

Carly Witt, Opinions Editor October 8, 2023

Upon entering the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM), visitors are met by the simplistic, modern layout of the exhibits and the variety of art on display. Their newest showcase, “Life Cycles,” is a lavish and...

Chicago’s student-friendly entertainment

Chicago’s student-friendly entertainment

Addison Rogers, Contributing Writer October 1, 2023

Chicago is in its prime months of entertainment, offering an eclectic mix of culture, live performances, art and nightlife that beckon young Chicagoans to empty their wallets. Last week, DePaul welcomed...

Andrea Ramirez vende su arte y muestra el arte de sus estudiantes durante el Yollocalli Art Market.

El Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicano empodera a negocios de jóvenes artistas con su mercado de arte

Ashley Pérez, Contributing Writer May 14, 2023

El reciente Yollocalli Art Event Market, una iniciativa de inclusión juvenil del Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicano, ha permitido a jóvenes a sentirse empoderados para crear y vender su arte en Chicago. Claü...

Artista Milton Coronado conmemoró a Marlen Ochoa Lopez, una joven madre asesinada en Chicago, con un mural en Pilsen.

Artistas latinos dejan la marca de su activismo en Chicago

Santiago Posada-Jaramillo, La DePaulia Managing Editor February 7, 2022

El arte es más humano que incluso la ciencia. Ha sido una constante forma de expresión desde antes de que el lenguaje escrito apareciera; la primera muestra de escritura fue creada hace unos 5,500 años,...

Tendencies” by Joey Miller, sold on Rarible for 2.5ETH.

How NFTs are changing lives

Sofia Leal, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

In 1959, French artist Yves Klein sold the world’s first NFT, or non-fungible token. Well, not really, but the central idea was there. Klein was an early advocate of immaterial art. He believed a piece...

Un jarrón del siglo 1 (After Century Vase c. 1876), 2019, de Yvette Mayorga. Tubería de acrílico sobre lienzo–Colección del Museo de Arte DePaul, Art Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2020.

Artista mexicana-americana de primera generación muestra el otro lado del sueño americano a través del arte

Miluska Llerena April 28, 2020

Arte, la manera más cautivante de expresar sentimientos y verdades colectivas e individuales.  De esta manera Yvette Mayorga, una artista mexicana-americana de primera generación,  aprovecha la...

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