Art Shows Archives - Monstrochika | Art by Naomi Martinez

“Pink Line Dreams” 30 Chicago Women Graffiti & Street Artists Exhibition

As part of Chicago Artist Month 2015, Mujeres Mutantes Collective brought together a local Chicago women & street artists exhibition at Cultura in Pilsen on Saturday, October 10, 2015. 30 women artists will exhibit their works created on model size billboards by Boundless Brooklyn. Revista Contratiempo’s Hecho en Chicago live poetry readings and Sounds by DJ duo The Ponderers and […]

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Monstrochika Solo Show Closes & Chicago Zine Fest

Hello again! I’ve been meaning to post the latest but as we all artists know, sometimes projects and deadlines can come so close and almost collide! The solo exhibition was a great success thanks to Leticia at Reciclarte Studio and my friends and family that came out to support! Thank you!   Chicago Zine Fest came overnight it […]

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Wish You Were Here Show

Good day, Loss, misunderstandings or life’s changes can all lead to an aching heart. We can all relate to longing for people, for places, for change. Some will runaway to follow their dreams and some will stay and kiss those people goodbye. My very first solo exhibition is all about yearning hearts, runaways and goodbyes. “Wish You Were […]

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Women’s History Month 2015

Hello All! I will be exhibiting at this wonderful art show this Saturday for International Women’s Day! “Voces de Mujeres” has an amazing line-up of Chicago female musicians, spoken word and visual artists. There is more about the exhibition and the curator/artist Amara Betty Martin in these articles at Extra Newspaper and La Raza.   Also, Mujeres Mutantes […]

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Back Panels Show

Hello again! The last two weeks I’ve been working on a neat project for this “Back Panels” show taking place tonight at Solid State Goods in Pilsen, Chicago. Back in the late 70’s and thru the 80’s folks used to get artistic on their denim and leather jackets do-it-yourself style. When invited to participate, I was captivated by […]

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Rebels. Never. Die.

Art is what makes us human. The arts brings people together. It brings us hope, love and light. The people took over Lake Shore Drive last night here in Chicago in the name of Michael Brown. They woke those in motion just moving along on their routine commute. Some were bothered but I’m sure others were moved. You […]

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