Poems from Arts of Life

Arts of Life

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This book of poems features 19 original poems accompanied by original artworks written and made by Arts of Life artists.
Forward and Editing by: Cindy Shanker, longtime friend and Arts of Life Volunteer.
Featured Artist(s): Omar Abulsheikh, Marcelo Añón, Chris Austin, Ted Gram-Boarini, Guy Conners, Russell Copenharve, Cole Fox, Amanda Gantner, Laura Greenberg, Nikki Heusman, Hector Jones, Aaron Kleeblatt, Alysha Kostelny, David Krueger, Rebecca Kubica, Bill Lilly, Susie M., Carol Pyes, Ed Rawski, Brian Reed, Cindy Shanker, Andrew Sloan, Kelly Stone, Dave Thompson, Maria Vanik, Chris Viau, Quinn Zenner
Dimensions: 8 x 8", 
Material: 
Softcover perfect bound book, full color images

Arts of Life 
(West Fulton Market)

Arts of Life is a non-profit founded in 2000 with a shared vision: to create a working, person-centric, artistic community while providing a work environment of equality in Chicago. For artists at Arts of Life, a career in the visual arts is an opportunity for meaningful employment. Each artist has their own studio space and works independently from individualized project plans or receives 1:1 visual arts facilitation to increase their artistic skill set. Artists earn a monthly stipend for participation in the program with eligibility to receive bonuses based on personal annual art sales. They represent over 60 artists with varying levels of physical and intellectual disabilities.