Interview: Michelle Chandra of Dirt Alley Design

Interview: Michelle Chandra of Dirt Alley Design

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At first glance, Michelle Chandra’s work strikes the viewer with its symmetry, its perfection, and the detailed line work that reveals itself as one edges closer. Design exists because certain configurations, layouts, and art feels good to us when proportional, linear, or balanced. This sense of OCD satisfaction that...

Feb 10, 2020
An Art Teacher’s Perspective: Working with IPaintMyMind & The Shared Walls Program

An Art Teacher’s Perspective: Working with IPaintMyMind & The Shared Walls Program

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Hey everyone, Roxy here. I’m writing you because I have some cool news and a great opportunity to pass along to other CPS educators and schools! I recently accepted an invitation to become a member of the Board of Directors of IPaintMyMind, a local nonprofit arts organization that I’ve worked...

Feb 05, 2020
Learn Art Preparation Skills Via SAIC’s RE-TOOL 21 Program

Learn Art Preparation Skills Via SAIC’s RE-TOOL 21 Program

Art Art Resources for Teachers Events Featured Tips for Artists

Photo by Evan La Ruffa. The Art Institute of Chicago’s Warhol exhibit came to a close last week. Walking away from the retrospective, with its massive painted silkscreen works and comprehensive showing, one relishes in the pleasant paradox of the extraordinary yet typical workings of the museum. How in...

Feb 03, 2020
See, Think, Do: Making Art at LaSalle Language Academy

See, Think, Do: Making Art at LaSalle Language Academy

Art Art Resources for Teachers Featured Shared Walls by IPaintMyMind™

It’s amazing to see what students at our partner schools are making as a result of their exposure to and engagement with the art exhibitions we have installed in 23 CPS schools for the 2019/2020 school year. We’ve had a lot of fun working with LaSalle Language Academy, from...

Jan 31, 2020
5 Steps to Renting Art for Your Company

5 Steps to Renting Art for Your Company

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With the modern office space trending toward aesthetically pleasing interior design, creative spaces, well-lit areas, and impact areas, smart companies look to art to enhance their surroundings. We all know that how a space is styled makes us feel a certain way, and making sure you convey your companies...

Jan 27, 2020
T-Shirts That Support the IPaintMyMind Mission, Grab One!

T-Shirts That Support the IPaintMyMind Mission, Grab One!

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Every t-shirt or hoodie sold supports IPaintMyMind​’s vision of bringing art programs to deserving yet underfunded schools all over Chicago… and beyond. https://www.bonfire.com/ipmmtshirt/ Some of our schools don’t have art teachers, and many don’t even have budgets to purchase basic art supplies. IPMM provides our comprehensive art program, Shared...

Jan 22, 2020
10 Creative Ways To Market Your Artwork in 2020

10 Creative Ways To Market Your Artwork in 2020

Featured Tips for Artists

If you’re an artist who is reflecting on the past year and making goals for the new one, you might be adding a resolution to better market your artwork in 2020. And if you’re like many other artists, just the notion is enough to make you, well, retreat into...

Jan 17, 2020
IPaintMyMind 2019 Annual Impact & Statistics Report: Infographic

IPaintMyMind 2019 Annual Impact & Statistics Report: Infographic

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2019 Was Our Most Impactful Year To Date! It’s been great to review 2019, think about the highlights, thank the people that made it amazing, and the direction the organization is headed in. We feel fantastic about the way we’re telling our story, activating folks around the mission, and...

Jan 11, 2020
Interview: Kate Lewis’ Architectural Prints and Colorful Murals Are On The Rise

Interview: Kate Lewis’ Architectural Prints and Colorful Murals Are On The Rise

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The moment I saw Kate Lewis’ architectural art prints via All Star Press Gallery, I knew her work had to be part of the IPaintMyMind Permanent Collection. I even purchased one of her originals, of the Guggenheim Museum. Her odes to architectures greatest structures and stories lives in the...

Jan 09, 2020

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