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Call for Art: MUTANTES ZINE #2

To My Chicago Artists: Mujeres Mutantes Art Collective is preparing for MUTANTES ZINE #2 ! Mujeres Mutantes is an all wo-manned artist collective based in Chicago. MUTANTES ZINE is an ongoing art project created to empower and raise awareness regarding women’s issues we may face daily in our communities, media, and society. We are a D.I.Y. publication and […]

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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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Art for Good, Art for Healing…

Over the years I have donated artwork to arts organizations, schools and other art spaces raising funds to keep art going strong in our communities. As a donating artist, I will spend some time on a one-of-a-kind piece to completion and then send it out to do its good in my city. The piece above will have traveled […]

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Dia de los Muertos 2014

Dia de los Muertos festivities begin this weekend! The souls of our dead ancestors and other loved ones return to visit and walk among the living. We create beautiful altars with ofrendas of all their favorite foods, drinks and treats to let them know we are praying for them and have not forgotten them.   The 4th Annual Beautiful Souls […]

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The Artist Life for Me

Hello once again! This weekend is the 12th Annual Pilsen Open Studios and there is much art to see and events to check out! Pilsen is home to a rich history of local artists, artisans and muralists. I first shared my work during Pilsen Open Studios in 2005 and at many of the alternative art spaces in Pilsen […]

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This Week

Greetings all, This Sunday, July 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. is the 1st Annual St. Paul Art Expo @ St. Paul’s Church, 2108 West 22nd Place, Chicago, Illinois “Please join us for the first annual St.Paul Art Expo/Pop up shop. St.Paul church opens it’s doors to a variation of art forms ranging from paintings, poetry reading, […]

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Sip & Splash Female Art Show

Our art collective Mujeres Mutantes is exhibiting together tomorrow at a neat new spot called “Sip & Splash” in Pilsen. A “BYOB painting experience” as they call themselves on their website. Tomorrow, July 11th starting at 6:00 – 12:00 pm we will have snacks, beverages and art. It is family friendly and FREE! It is part of Pilsen […]

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June: I will sing, dance & shine….

Participating in two upcoming group shows in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. The Coaster Show at Cobalt Studio opening on June 13th will be lots of fun! It is my second time participating and it is so cool to see what all the artists come up with for their coaster designs. Opens June 13 and runs through July 13. Also […]

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