This Month’s Featured Guest Artist: Le'Ana Asher
UPCOMING GUEST ARTISTS
Previous Guest Artists
Karla Wong grew up in Oaxaca Mexico. She is a transgender MTF Artist whose work reflects her Istmena roots. She paints magical characters using emblematic symbols and bright colors. She pushes the limits and steers away from more traditional elements.
Adam Polak is a transgender male artist and painter using surreal imagery, taking inspiration from retro science fiction novel covers. He tells stories with art that are full of emotion and transformation that are "equally about chaos and destruction as they are about renewal and return."
Rene Morrell is a Chicago based artist who combines her educational background of astronomy and fine art too illustrate the connections shared between humans and the world around us.
Martín Sorrondeguy is a visual artist, photographer, and musician. “Since the early nineties, I have dedicated myself to artistic and musical projects, touring the world as a vocalist/lyricist in numerous bands, including multiple tours to South America, Japan, and Europe.
Linda Hyong is an immigrant from South Korea but grew up in the States. She started drawing in high school in Bloomington, IL. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at The University of Illinois and later a Master of Fine Arts at The University of Michigan.
Justin Cooper, Black artist and filmmaker and Genevieve Nutley, Latinx Painter. Both are Junior Artists in Residence at the Disability Culture Activism Lab (DCAL) at Access Living Chicago.
Guy Conners, Landscape, Still Life and Pet Portrait Painter working for Chicago based Arts of Life, which supports artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Iyomi Ho Ken, Black Fashion, Fibers and Photography Artist from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
Ariya Siddiqui, Muslim ceramics coordinator and teacher at Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) on Chicago’s South Side.