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EXPO Collective hosts 4th Annual Quetzal Art Fest in Brighton Park

In collaboration with SGA Youth & Family Services, ElevArte Community Studio This summer marks the fourth annual Quetzal Art Fest, created by EXPO Collective, an artist accelerator building community through art, and the second year in the Brighton Park neighborhood. The fest will be located in the SGA Youth & Family Services parking lot, on …

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Augmented Reality in the Visual Arts

When I first heard about augmented reality, it was to find more Twitter followers who were near me. I downloaded the app, held up my phone and though it looked like you were taking a picture, in the sense that you could see the real world through your phone, there were overlays that showed who was nearby. …

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The Wait Is Over– Purchase Your Piece Today!

On Friday, Nov. 18, we hosted a celebration in honor the Chicago Cubs finally winning a World Series. It only took over 100 years! The event took place at the Capital One Cafe, 21 E. Chestnut St., where we provided music (that mixed in the commentator’s announcing winning plays), Lou Malnati’s pizza and refreshments for …

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RECAP: Quetzal Art Fest 2016

This year, the Quetzal Art Fest almost didn’t happen. Due to incredibly busy schedules, people being out of state and other mishaps, we thought QFest would have to be postponed until next year. But the Quetzal turned into our Phoenix for this event. In a month, after pitching the idea to The Miracle Center we were …

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EXPO Collective to host Second Annual Quetzal Art Fest on City’s North West Side

Over 20 Chicago artists will come together to help attendees ‘Inspire Your Inner Artist’ CHICAGO, IL — For the second consecutive year, EXPO Collective, L3C, will be hosting the Quetzal Art Fest, Chicago’s premier festival dedicated to the visual arts. This year, the Art Fest will be hosted indoors at The Miracle Center, 2311 N. Pulaski …

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May Artist of the Month: Joseph "JOEMAMA" Mora

Since the beginning of the year, we’ve decided to honor those artists who hustle—who give their all at work, school, their full-time jobs and keep on keepin’ on in the art world through their creative minds and talents. Each month we select one artist who has shown the meaning of hustle. We’re a little late …

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May Artist of the Month: Joseph “JOEMAMA” Mora

Since the beginning of the year, we’ve decided to honor those artists who hustle—who give their all at work, school, their full-time jobs and keep on keepin’ on in the art world through their creative minds and talents. Each month we select one artist who has shown the meaning of hustle. We’re a little late …

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WATCH NOW: Reporting in Times of Crisis: Telling Migrant Tales through Creative Storytelling

Last month, one of our founders and CEO of EXPO Collective, Christina Elizabeth spoke at a panel at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations 7th Global Forum. The title of the panel was Reporting in Times of Crisis: Telling Migrant Tales through Creative Storytelling, where she sat among other artists, journalists and documentarians. Watch the …

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CEO to Speak at United Nations Global Forum

Next week, CEO Christina Elizabeth Rodríguez will be speaking on a panel during the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan and representing the work that EXPO Collective has done over the past few years of its existence. The topic of the panel is “Reporting in Times of Crisis: Telling Migrants Tales Through …

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Artist of the Month: Fernando "FEDZ" Caldera

We’re extremely happy to announce that our Artist of the Month is Fernando “FEDZ” Caldera for March! Since the beginning of the year, we have decided to acknowledge those incredible artists who do amazing work, hustle to meet deadlines, work a 9-to-5, produce stellar artwork and STILL manage to be a member of EXPO Collective. …

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