Little Free Library

  • Initial model for the Little Free Libraries

    Initial model for the Little Free Libraries

  • Initial model for the Little Free Libraries

    Initial model for the Little Free Libraries

The Little Free Libraries will serve two functions: a nod to all the energy that is inside Pillsbury House Community Center, and a Little Free Library with a continual rotation of art books, teen novels and treasured reads that are free and accessible to all who pass by. Continue Reading Little Free Library

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CityFoodStudio Facade

  • Initial model for the Little Free Libraries

    Initial model for the Little Free Libraries

A sculptural façade encapsulating the front of 3722 Chicago, using salvaged metal to create a cityscape echoing the art-deco silhouette of the adjacent strip of artist galleries, building an identity for the CityFoodStudio. Continue Reading CityFoodStudio Facade

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Fiber Sprawl

  • Final fiber arts sculpture on the Yarn Garden patio at StevenBe's

    Final fiber arts sculpture on the Yarn Garden patio at StevenBe's

  • Community members spin yarn at the first Fiber Sprawl community yarn art workshop

    Community members spin yarn at the first Fiber Sprawl community yarn art workshop

  • StevenBe and community members at the first Fiber Sprawl community yarn art workshop

    StevenBe and community members at the first Fiber Sprawl community yarn art workshop

  • Fiber Sprawl community yarn art workshop at Turtlebread on 48th and Chicago

    Fiber Sprawl community yarn art workshop at Turtlebread on 48th and Chicago

  • The finished piece before it was put on the sculpture.

    The finished piece before it was put on the sculpture.

  • Closeup of the yarn art sculpture.

    Closeup of the yarn art sculpture.

A living, ever changing fiber sculpture created by members of the community will be layered over bent steel, and will be on display in the yarn art garden at StevenBe. Continue Reading Fiber Sprawl

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Chicago Avenue Stilting Club

  • Stilting youth from Pillsbury House's Summer Arts Camp

    Stilting youth from Pillsbury House's Summer Arts Camp

  • Stilting youth from Pillsbury House's Summer Arts Camp

    Stilting youth from Pillsbury House's Summer Arts Camp

  • Masa helps some of the stilters secure their stilts

    Masa helps some of the stilters secure their stilts

  • Building the stilts

    Building the stilts

  • Lilian with her parents at the Stilting Presentation on May 24th, 2013; photo by Theo Goodell

    Lilian with her parents at the Stilting Presentation on May 24th, 2013; photo by Theo Goodell

  • Malachi, on the tallest stilts in the CASC, shows off his stilting skills as his grandma looks on at the Stilting Presentation on May 24th, 2013; photo by Theo Goodell

    Malachi, on the tallest stilts in the CASC, shows off his stilting skills as his grandma looks on at the Stilting Presentation on May 24th, 2013; photo by Theo Goodell

  • Masa teaches Cody how to stilt while his dad looks on at the Arts on Chicago Celebration.

    Masa teaches Cody how to stilt while his dad looks on at the Arts on Chicago Celebration.

  • Aidan takes a walk up high while his mom stands by for support at the June 8th Arts on Chicago Celebration.

    Aidan takes a walk up high while his mom stands by for support at the June 8th Arts on Chicago Celebration.

The Chicago Avenue Stilting Club will provide workshops, a performance opportunity and access to stilts for neighborhood kids. Continue Reading Chicago Avenue Stilting Club

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