Archive for the ‘Chicago’ Category

Isaac Tobin.

Isaac Tobin.

” I was really into making collages and collage-filled sketchbooks in college. Even though I don’t work that way much anymore, I think all that time obsessing over paper and surfaces has informed the textures I bring to my book covers now.”

Jesse Hora.

Jesse Hora.

How do you work? It’s always been important for me to work when I feel inspired and am excited about what I’m doing, so I will often jump right into a project that I am excited about first thing in the morning. And after a few hours, or until the excitement wares off, I will transition […]

Derek Chan.

Derek Chan.

“This first image was taken earlier this year. At the time, I was living in a communal living situation on the Southside of Chicago. This setup was on the second floor of a building rehab project started by the artist Theaster Gates.  I was renting a room in the adjacent building, a rehabbed candy shop.   In my […]

Ann Toebbe.

Ann Toebbe.

“Until last week my studio was in the Fine Arts Building in downtown Chicago. I had been working in this little studio for 5 years. These photos were taken a few days before I moved to Hyde Park. The picture shows a bird’s eye view of my tabletop where I work on small paintings and […]

Pei-San Ng.

Pei-San Ng.

“I’m a member of Chicago Art Department and I work out of its studio space in a cubicle.  I share the studio with a bunch of other artist and designers.” Pei-San Ng is an architectural designer / multimedia artist. Born in Taiwan and raised in Los Angeles, she holds a BA in Molecular, Cell and […]

Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman + Jenny Volvovski.

As told by Julia Rothman: Jenny– She is very neat and ridiculously organized. She saves old glass jars, washes off the labels and reuses them for supplies. Julia– My desk is basically as opposite as you can get. This is actually a better day because there’s no plates piled on the piles. I was hesitant […]


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