The Connection Between Art and Mental Health and Healing in Public Schools Link

The Connection Between Art and Mental Health and Healing in Public Schools

Art Resources for Teachers Featured Nonprofits

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis among young people. Anxiety and depression have doubled since the start of the pandemic. In the U.S., over 2.5 million youth suffer from severe depression, 60% of which don’t receive any treatment. Within Chicago Public Schools, it’s not uncommon...

May 16, 2022
All Of Our Artist Process Videos In One Place! Link

All Of Our Artist Process Videos In One Place!

Art Artist Process Video Series Featured Interviews

The IPaintMyMind Artist Process Video Series is our ode to the studio visit, an intimate look at an artist’s process and practice. Every artist approaches their work differently, drawing inspiration from different sources and conducting their own unique process. It can be generative and inspiring to hear from artists...

May 02, 2022
Lesson Plan For High School Art Teachers: Identifying Expression in Art Link

Lesson Plan For High School Art Teachers: Identifying Expression in Art

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At IPMM, many of our exercises for teachers are geared towards younger students. We wanted to rope our high school art teacher community in as well, by publishing a series of lesson plans designed for an older crowd. Today’s lesson plan explores expression in art, using visual analysis and...

Apr 25, 2022
5 Ways to Credit Artists on Social Media Link

5 Ways to Credit Artists on Social Media

Art Featured Tips for Artists

The expansion of social media has made sharing art easier than ever. Now, artists from any background have the chance to have their work recognized, but with the ability to share an image thousands of times over, it’s easy for the original artist’s name to get lost in the...

Apr 18, 2022
EXPO Chicago 2022: What Is Art For? Link

EXPO Chicago 2022: What Is Art For?

Art Featured

Expo is back! It’s been two years since we’ve been able to peek at the world’s most well-known galleries and the work of the artists that they represent for the price of a movie ticket and popcorn.  Take a bus down to Navy Pier and you’ll see for yourself....

Apr 11, 2022
Ruben Aguirre: New Exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art Link

Ruben Aguirre: New Exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art

Art Featured

If you’ve ridden the Blue Line recently, you’ve likely seen Ruben Aguirre’s art. Between Western and Damen, a bright blue wall of shape and pattern catches your eye. The familiar visual language of graffiti mixes with abstract formalism to a stunning effect.  Ruben Aguirre’s artwork exists at an intersection...

Apr 04, 2022
9 Free Resources for Anyone Thinking About Redesigning Their Offices in 2022 Link

9 Free Resources for Anyone Thinking About Redesigning Their Offices in 2022

Featured Workplace Solutions

Considering a drastic office redesign in 2022? Check out the following list of value-filled, free resources detailing the latest in workplace design. Also–be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to receive a FREE PDF download guide all about workplace murals and other large scale office commissions.    1....

Apr 04, 2022
Inspiring Examples of Chicago Office Murals Link

Inspiring Examples of Chicago Office Murals

Featured Workplace Solutions

Office murals are not just fun to look at, they’re a smart business idea, great for company morale, and set you apart from competitors. Plus, with just a small amount of maintenance they’ll look amazing for years to come!  Workplace murals are great for boosting productivity, creating a positive...

Mar 21, 2022
How To Make Your Own Screen Printed Posters or Art Prints Link

How To Make Your Own Screen Printed Posters or Art Prints

Art Featured

Let’s face it–screen printing just looks cool! The process is fun and interesting, and the finished product looks polished and professional. Plus, you can tell all your friends that you’re a real printmaker.  At IPMM, we love prints! They’re affordable and accessible, bringing the power of art to everyone...

Mar 07, 2022
The 22/23 Shared Walls Program Application is LIVE! Link

The 22/23 Shared Walls Program Application is LIVE!

Art Resources for Teachers Featured Shared Walls by IPaintMyMind™

Calling all teachers, principals, and administrators! The IPMM 2022/23 Shared Walls Program application is officially LIVE! Get your application in early to ensure you get a spot in the next calendar year of Shared Walls programming.  Remember, the first year of our Shared Walls program is FREE for all...

Feb 07, 2022

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