Category: Art vs. Mediocrity

  • October is Chicago Artist’s Month


    I know that October is a long way away. It’s only June, Summer is just beginning, so why would I want to even think about October? I guess you could call it the Hillary Clinton syndrome. I just can’t let it go. This year will be the 13th October Artist’s Month organized by the city.…

  • The Chicago Creative Expo is back!

    The 5th annual Creative Chicago Expo brings together all the top resources, services, and spaces for Chicago’s art community, with workshops for individuals and organizations, artist live/work spaces. Well, its over now – but you can listen to podcasts of all the workshops at:

  • Open Letter to ArtWalkRavenswood

    In 2006 and 2007, Ravenswood artists participated in two of the most successful and well attended Tours of Arts and Industry in the six-year history of that event. It is now the start of February 2008 and the artists in Ravenswood have not yet heard from ArtWalkRavenswood. We have had no report on the success…

  • How to Succeed in Life & What-Not

    Looking for a job is tough, and, as resources dwindle it is difficult not to panic. Things you may not have noticed about yourself are made resoundingly clear when you parade around town as a prospective employee. You don’t have ANY shirts orpants that fit and that DIY haircut isn’t fooling anybody.Having gone on my first…