Not Just Another Pretty Face 2019

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Refine studio skills, build on the basics, and adventure into new mediums.

Youth explore the arts with stimulating, supportive, and cutting edge classes.

Explore the world through art, share your voice, and bring ideas to life.

Start a journey or explore a passion through our multimedia classes.

Advance your career with professional development, curating, and studio practice  courses.

Offer students a new look into the arts with on-site learning, workshops, field trips, and tours.

Learn about our studios and resources for artists.

We offer financial aid to make our classes more accessible to all.

Read about course policies and procedures.

Featured Faculty:
Sarah Nishiura

Sarah Nishiura is a Chicago based quiltmaker who utilizes traditional techniques to craft quilts out of recycled and vintage materials. Inspired by numerous textile traditions including 19th and early 20th century American Quilts, Sarah’s work explores and celebrates the infinite possibilities of geometric design. Her quilts have been exhibited at numerous museums and galleries in the U.S. and abroad and are featured in private, corporate, and public art collections throughout the United States. Sarah has an MFA in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and a BA in visual arts from Brown University.

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