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Recap of The Red Tour: LA Debut

Landing in sunny California was no joke for us this past week in Los Angeles. As we sat, eating breakfast in 60-degree weather, the sun beat down on our legs, almost burning the way the Chicago sun does in the middle of the summer. We had finally landed on the West Coast in an effort …

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Recap of The Red Tour: LA Debut

Landing in sunny California was no joke for us this past week in Los Angeles. As we sat, eating breakfast in 60-degree weather, the sun beat down on our legs, almost burning the way the Chicago sun does in the middle of the summer. We had finally landed on the West Coast in an effort …

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The EXPO Collective Exchange

Named for the Exchange of insights and ideas, EXPO Collective decided that as an artist accelerator, it would be to not only the organization’s benefit but that of its numerous artists, to reap benefit from knowledgeable, self-sustained artists. In this process, artists would learn the importance of marketing, branding, collaboration and entrepreneurship. The needs for …

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D.I.Y Cultura:  Chicago's Contemporary Mexican-American Cultural Movement

The Situation Chicago’s contemporary Southside is currently the home of many brown and black communities of color.  Often of lower income and working class backgrounds, these neighborhoods have a large growing number of young people many times referred to as “marginalized” or “at-risk youth.” The many labels attached to our communities often focus on poverty, dysfunction, …

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D.I.Y Cultura:  Chicago’s Contemporary Mexican-American Cultural Movement

The Situation Chicago’s contemporary Southside is currently the home of many brown and black communities of color.  Often of lower income and working class backgrounds, these neighborhoods have a large growing number of young people many times referred to as “marginalized” or “at-risk youth.” The many labels attached to our communities often focus on poverty, dysfunction, …

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EXPO Collective Hosts First Ever Solo Art Tour to Debut in LA

  Starting January of 2016 EXPO Collective will be hosting its first solo art tour featuring co-founder and creative director Erick “ROHO” Garcia. The tour will debut in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 and will feature local guest DJ Ricky Guapo, founding member of Mucho Music and sponsored by Capital One 360 Café, 11175 Santa Monica Blvd. …

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The Belief System

We want to build and strengthen community among Latinos, artists, Blacks, Pilsen, Whites, Chicago, everyone, Blue |1647, and the world. It's a big dream and a big feat to accomplish but the struggle to uphold our belief system that art is a service to our communities is much more important to us than giving up.

It's 2015 and What Have We Done

Since the beginning of EXPO Collective, we have hosted seven exhibitions. Starting in 2013, we have been dedicated to building community through art and providing art, of different disciplines and respects, as a service to our communities.

It’s 2015 and What Have We Done

Since the beginning of EXPO Collective, we have hosted seven exhibitions. Starting in 2013, we have been dedicated to building community through art and providing art, of different disciplines and respects, as a service to our communities.

Once Upon A Miracle: A Partnership with The Miracle Center

Art supporting art. Take a look at what we have up our sleeves with The Miracle Center this December.

Welcome to the EXPO Collective Website

What is the EXPO Collective? People have been asking for some time. Actually, since we started putting it out there. The EXPO Collective started because a trio of us decided that we could put on events in Pilsen and organize artists for quarterly events with our partners over at BLUE 1647, located at 1647 South …

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