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
$390,000 Spent On A Banana: Not Making Art More Accessible

$390,000 Spent On A Banana: Not Making Art More Accessible

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Header Photo: courtesy of ArtNet I love what Duchamp gave the world of art. Readymades are an important artistic concept, decoupling technique from inspiring idea. His great thought is that art has no bounds, no technical requirement. It just needs to inspire, provide insight, activate, or express something that...

Jan 07, 2020
IPaintMyMind’s Impact in 2019: A Story

IPaintMyMind’s Impact in 2019: A Story

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As we conduct our Annual Review, coalesce feedback and finalize numbers, it’s been truly remarkable to take a look at what IPaintMyMind accomplished in 2019. There are some great metrics for our mission that we’re happy to boast about, but as we reflect a little more on the artists,...

Dec 30, 2019
6 Arts Organizations Offering Fantastic Programs to Chicago Public Schools

6 Arts Organizations Offering Fantastic Programs to Chicago Public Schools

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As jobs become increasingly automated, it is a skillset in creativity, storytelling, language, and big ideas that will separate job candidates. These types of skills are developed through arts and humanities. Unfortunately, schools are still necessarily dependent on outside organizations for support when it comes to arts education. It...

Nov 27, 2019
IPaintMyMind featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight

IPaintMyMind featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight

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After being featured in the Chicago Tribune as a result of our huge program push during the first two weeks of September, the good word found its way to Angel Idowu, the Arts Correspondent for WTTW’s Chicago Tonight. She reached out to us then came out with her crew...

Nov 01, 2019
7 Ways To Support Chicago Nonprofit Organizations

7 Ways To Support Chicago Nonprofit Organizations

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Many of us who wish to contribute to our communities have long-harbored notions that the road to inner happiness includes some sort of giving. And it’s hardly an accident that this belief is so natural. Why wouldn’t happiness be spread from goodness and in both directions? But it is...

Oct 21, 2019
5 Cultural Features Great Companies Don’t Go Without

5 Cultural Features Great Companies Don’t Go Without

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Children dream about growing up to be athletes, astronauts, dancers, artists, veterinarians, and firefighters, but many will find work that our youth couldn’t have imagined. Flying in a spaceship, a daily dose of adorable animals and a big truck with sirens become things of the past.  Except they don’t....

Oct 14, 2019
How To Commission A Mural For Your Office

How To Commission A Mural For Your Office

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With office space design moving to new levels, it’s incumbent upon any business to make a bold statement in its facilities and workplaces. From green walls, to rotating art, to lounges and cold brew, the coolest offices have Instagrammable design elements including interior and exterior murals. Commissioning a mural...

Aug 12, 2019
How The Arts & Business Council of Chicago Helped Us Succeed

How The Arts & Business Council of Chicago Helped Us Succeed

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In 2013, our leadership participated in a program with the Arts & Business Council of Chicago entitled, Business Volunteers for the Arts. The program matches an emerging arts organization with local pro-bono consultants who help co-create strategic plans and processes for the nonprofits they are paired with. As a...

Aug 05, 2019