Artists Create Murals in the name of Black and brown unity

As an answer to civil unrest and violence toward people of color, these artists decided to say something through murals around Chicago.


Artists collaborate for Black and Brown Unity murals.


To spread messages of love, unity and hope.

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Art in the time of COVID-19

Now that people are staying home, artists are switching up their ways of connecting with their audiences. 

Artists Go Digital To Stay Connected

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Artists develop murals in the name of black and brown unity

By EXPO Collective | October 13, 2020

As a response to civil unrest and injustice across the country against black and brown lives, artists come together to speak through their work on walls.

Art in the Time of COVID-19

By EXPO Collective | March 25, 2020

Everyone can agree, it’s a weird time. We’re sheltering-in-place, hunkered down in our “home offices,” working from home (for some of us) and trying to …

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Calaveras y Rosas: Creating from the Heart

By EXPO Collective | March 18, 2020

Ángela Miranda-Hernández lives in a home that looks like her art. Bold colors on the wall, pieces of art collected from Mexico hanging on them, …

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Since The Inception




The idea for EXPO Collective emerges after the founding members host an exhibition in Little Village and are approached with a space in need of artistic elements and environment.


Supporting Artists

EXPO Collective launches as an organization that will support and aid artists through their artistic journey, while at the same time working to make art accessible to the public and elevating the status of art within our communities.



Quetzal Art Fest

The EXPO Collective team decides it's time for something bigger. The decision to develop the Quetzal Art Fest came in 2014, however the first annual event took place in June of 2015.


The Exchange Program

The Exchange Program is developed to teach and workshop with artists about their plans to market themselves. The three-step program focuses on Branding, Collaboration, and Entrepreneurship, elements that the founders felt were missing in traditional educational systems.


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