20Feb 2016

Featured Artists On March 24th, in connection with the exhibition Past Forward: Contemporary Art From the Emirates on exhibit now at the State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University, SkyART students were led in a collage workshop by Emirati artists Hamdan Al Shamsi, Alia Lootah and Dana Al Marashi. Joining the artists were Head of Heritage and Social Affairs […]

21Feb 2016

February 19th was the first of our monthly Open Houses and it was a blast. Teaching Artists and SkyART’s Young Adult Art Advocates hosted art workshops with community members of all ages. We had a DJ and karaoke too. Open Houses will be held every third Friday of the month. Stop by for the next one on […]

17Mar 2016

SkyART (formerly South Chicago Art Center) offers low-cost one-time or multi-session quality visual art workshops for parents. Our visual art workshops allow parents will create their own unique art project using visual art techniques that can be shared with their children. Parents have the opportunity to tap into their creative side and network with one […]

18Mar 2016

Hana Ehiwe (standing) chose working with SkyART as part of the Senior Thesis Research Project that she is doing at The Met High School in Providence, Rhode Island.  She traveled all the way to Chicago with her teacher and volunteered during Studio Programs for three days. Hana’s project is an in-depth study on the impact art […]

19Mar 2016

We have been so lucky to have Daniel Martinez, Janie Ingrassia, and Jenna Pandolfi volunteering with SkyART as part of their Community Service Hours at the University of Chicago Lab School.   What is your favorite part of being at SkyART? Jenna: Everyone’s attitude and creative spirit. Janie: The community, the kids, the other volunteers and […]

17May 2016

Field Trip to SkyART This month, seniors from Youth Connection Leadership Academy spent the day making art during their field trip to SkyART.  Teaching artists Alva Nelms, Dionne Milton, and CiCi Richards led 70 students in art workshops over two days. The first day students made paintings based on the work of Jacob Lawrence in order to tell […]

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