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Meet Development and Communications Associate Danielle Patterson!

Danielle comes to Snow City Arts from Leo Catholic High School, where she served as the Registrar until mid-July, 2020. Prior to that, Danielle worked for Metropolitan Services in job development and for four years was a Program Manager with the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence.  Danielle founded Postparty, a safe-space community following the birth [...]

By |2020-07-13T13:28:16-06:00July 13th, 2020|News Updates, Staff|0 Comments

Meet Research Specialist Nakyung Rhee!

Nakyung initially came to work for Snow City Arts in February, 2019 as an intern, and was invited to join as a part time member of the staff in March, 2020 in the role of research specialist and administrative assistant. Nakyung brings her considerable knowledge as a specialist in data management and cultural policy analysis [...]

By |2020-07-07T14:37:37-06:00July 7th, 2020|News Updates, Staff|0 Comments

Meet Program Manager Chinyere “Chi” Achebe

A long overdue introduction to Snow City Arts’ new Program Manager, Chinyere “Chi” Achebe!   Chi joined Snow City Arts in February, 2020, shortly before we became a distributed office team and the entire team dove into creating and launching our Virtual Learning platform. Chi comes to this new role at Snow City Arts with a [...]

By |2020-07-07T11:22:31-06:00July 5th, 2020|News Updates, Staff|0 Comments

Creating Racial Equity at Snow City Arts, June 4, 2020

At Snow City Arts, we strive to be accountable to African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA) identified people. We hear the call to rise up in the wake of the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and many others. We honor and hear the call to lift up [...]

By |2020-06-05T17:37:59-06:00June 4th, 2020|News Updates|0 Comments

Kevin Smith: Meet the Teaching Artist VI

How do you feel when you make art? When I’m making music I feel a unique sense of focus that often seems rare when I’m doing other things. I’m able to tune out the world around me and just listen to what I’m playing. If I’m writing a new piece of music, there is also [...]

By |2020-05-18T12:00:42-06:00May 18th, 2020|Creative, Teaching Artists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kate Kurcz Memorial Fund Inaugural Grantees

Katie KurczSeptember 24, 1982 – May 12, 2017"Katie dedicated her career to building awareness for arts organizations and cared deeply about the role of artists in our world. We are so happy in this moment to be able to honor her memory by supporting the work of four amazing Snow City Arts Teaching Artists who [...]

By |2020-05-16T10:55:36-06:00May 15th, 2020|News Updates, Teaching Artists|0 Comments

Jonathan Stein: Meet the Teaching Artist V

How do you feel when I make art?  Curious, Engaged, Challenged. Curious where the ideas and materials will lead me. Engaged in wondering what part of my brain will I need for this? My math brain, my science brain? Food Server? Tour Guide? Bike Mechanic? Teaching Artist? Challenged in regards to what might I do [...]

By |2020-05-13T13:11:22-06:00May 13th, 2020|Creative, Teaching Artists|1 Comment

Lenny Zieben: Meet the Teaching Artist IV

How do you feel when you make art? Wow... it seems to change every time I enter its domain. I have the opportunity to make functional art where I am recording or learning material for a class or performance or I am creating spontaneously because I sampled a cool sound or effect and want to [...]

By |2020-05-11T12:53:48-06:00May 11th, 2020|Creative, Teaching Artists|0 Comments

Snow City Arts Launches Virtual Learning Initiative!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2020 Contact: Deirdre Harrison  Director of Development, Snow City Arts  773-793-8096, deirdre@snowcityarts.org   Snow City Arts Launches Virtual Learning Initiative!  Chicago, IL: On Friday, April 24, Snow City Arts began rolling out its Virtual Learning initiative to fulfill its mission to “inspire and educate children and youth in hospitals through [...]

By |2020-04-29T20:21:13-06:00April 29th, 2020|News Updates|0 Comments