Archive for the ‘Chicago’ Category

Christopher Jobson.

Christopher Jobson.

“I have an illustration of the Duomo in Florence. It’s the largest brick dome ever constructed. I find it incredible that they spent just short of 600 years building the thing, and worked on the bottom part FOR TWO HUNDRED YEARS before holding a competition to design the dome which they didn’t even know how to build. On an infinitesimal scale, that’s sort of how I feel with my work.”

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 […]