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Chicago Sun Times Feature

“Traveling bard, musician and art teacher helps kids in hospitals take center stage.” Snow City Arts teaching artist Emmy Bean is featured in the Chicago Sun Times as part of their Hardest-Working Voices in Healthcare series. Emmy has been working with Snow City Arts for three years and as an interdisciplinary artist has shaped many of the [...]

By | 2019-12-03T14:51:59+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Monica Acosta: A Teaching Artist Profile

What do you enjoy most as a teaching artists? I enjoy observing a student move from apprehension to confidence. Then the student connects with a lesson and takes it to a level far greater than I would have imagined. Monica is the newest member of the Snow City Arts teaching artist team and so we thought [...]

By | 2019-06-24T13:04:22+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Special National Endowment for the Arts Audio Feature on Snow City Arts

For years, Snow City Arts has been proud to receive support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). That’s why we were thrilled when Adam Kampe, a media specialist with the NEA Magazine, asked to do a special feature on Snow City Arts. The first issue of 2019 was going to be on “the [...]

By | 2019-05-31T10:25:03+00:00 May 31st, 2019|News Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gallery Night 2018: A Room Without Walls

Thank you for celebrating 20 years of Snow City Arts with us at Gallery Night 2018! Our annual student exhibition and gala fundraiser looked back at the work created by students in Chicagoland hospitals since 1998. On Friday, September 7, Gallery Night 2018: A Room Without Walls returned to The Ballroom at The School of the Art [...]

By | 2020-01-23T12:00:06+00:00 September 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tamara’s Artistic Beginnings

As a part of our yearlong 20th Anniversary celebration, Snow City Arts has had the opportunity to reconnect with many former students. Earlier this Spring, at our Visual Arts Exhibition, Allie Spicer, one of our Visual Arts Teaching Artists, met up with Tamara, who created a painting more than 10 years ago when she was [...]

By | 2018-08-08T14:12:29+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Student stories|0 Comments

Meet Student #1: Miguel

In the summer of 1998, Miguel was just 12 years old. As a patient in the pediatric dialysis unit, he found the long hours of sitting and getting treatment to be lonely and boring. One day, teaching artist and Snow City Arts' founder Paul Sznewajs walked into the unit and introduced himself as someone working [...]

By | 2018-04-03T09:24:40+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Student stories|0 Comments

Savannah’s Many Talents

Savannah is 10 years old, and although she's spent time in more than 20 workshops with Snow City Arts' teaching artists, we found her to be an already talented artist. Painting has always come naturally to her, and she particularly likes creating abstract works. Attending to this interest in abstraction, she was recently introduced to [...]

By | 2018-03-20T15:25:49+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Student stories|9 Comments

Snow City Arts Celebrates 20 Years

A Room Without Walls ONE YEAR, SIX SHOWS, TWO DECADES OF SNOW CITY ARTS Snow City Arts has been providing arts education and creative inspiration to youth in Chicagoland hospitals for over 20 years! We celebrated our 20th anniversary with A Room Without Walls, a year-long series of special events around Chicago. Each [...]

By | 2019-12-13T11:05:52+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Painting, Poetry, Music and More: Frankie Does it All

It was nearly a decade ago when Frankie first became a student with Snow City Arts. Since then, he’s worked with our teaching artists to write poems, make films, paint paintings, perform music, take photos and more. Much more. All told, Frankie has created more than 40 different works of art with SCA while attending [...]

By | 2018-03-20T15:25:49+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Student stories|0 Comments