February 26, 2024 //

Nicole Castro

Nicole Castro is an artist who is based in Chicago. She creates illustrations from traditional tattoo iconography to create tattoo flash traditional, digitally, and hand-painted skate decks.

April 26, 2018 //

Erika Valenciana

Erika Valenciana, a filmmaker, printmaker, and teaching artist, received a Film and Video degree from Columbia College Chicago. She has worked as a teaching artist for various organizations in Chicago, …

January 31, 2018 //

Zapata’s Young Photographers

Media teaching artist Oli Rodriguez spent his spring (2017) at Zapata Elementary helping students explore identity, community, and their Back of the Yards neighborhood through photography. Oli’s 1st, 2nd, and …

February 23, 2016 //

Media Art Meets History, One Photo at a Time

The history of the Great Migration, the Great Depression, and the Harlem Renaissance came to life for students at Lake View High School, who used real vintage family photos to learn about the time period and to put together a digital scrapbook.

December 8, 2015 //

Jesse Avina

Jesse Avina is a teaching artist living and working in Chicago. He works with photography, video, and sculpture to create pieces that deal with violence mediated through pop culture. He …