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Art in the Time of COVID-19

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 find ways to entertain ourselves because staying at home clearly isn’t held within our DNA anymore. At least not for 10 days straight. So, artists have taken to the interwebs, …

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Calaveras y Rosas: Creating from the Heart

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, a wide open dining room welcoming on a cold day. Up a few stairs, her small bedroom studio has everything she needs to create her jewelry and itself is a …

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The Power of Collaboration in Art

In the art world, collaboration isn’t exactly necessary. However, the landscape of what it means to be an artist in today’s climate doesn’t allow for artists to be hermits. Over the past few years, I’ve learned quite a bit about the art world and what it means to be an artist although I rarely dabble …

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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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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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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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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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