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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Photo Credit: Karen Ami

Karen Ami, Founder and Executive Director of the Chicago Mosaic School, shares her perspective on what it's like to balance work, family and art. Read more

How She Did It

Artist Brigitte Wolf, originally from Germany, tells us more about her work, what influences her and how she knew she wanted to be an artist. Read more

How She Did It

Erin Minckley Chlaghmo is an artist/designer, business owner and mother of two boys. She founded the wallpaper company Relativity Textiles and has always had a love for printing and pattern. She began as a fiber artist, screen printer and sculptor. Read more

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Gillion Carrara, Director of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Fashion Resource Center, tells us how she finds balance and prepares for each busy week. Read more

How She Did It

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Dan Hojnacki

For this week's Artist if the Week, we bring to you Edra Soto, a Chicago-based artist, educator, curator, and co-director of the artist-run project space THE FRANKLIN. Read more

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Bradley Glanzrock

Artist of the Week, Kate Keleman, draws upon her passion for people and places to develop surprising and engaging multidisciplinary public learning projects focused on architecture and design. Read more

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Diana Guerrero-Maciá, Associate Professor & Chair at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, works within the expanded fields of painting, textiles & design and believes craft is a way of thinking. Read more

How She Did It

As a faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism and as Founder and Director of the Fashion Resource Center, Carrara is also a metalsmith. Read more

How She Did It