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Chicago museums satellite locations proposal

Chicago museums satellite locations proposal

The American Planning Association (APA) recently announced their Top 10 Streets of America. North Michigan Avenue is on the list. It got me thinking about the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. They are located about two blocks east of Michigan Avenue on Chicago Avenue. (A mere two blocks from The Water Tower.) I bet very […]

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pirating vacant offices

pirating vacant offices

What’s the proper amount of time to wait to plunder the booty of a recently vacated cubicle/office? I was frowned upon for taking some Sharpies and a calculator two days after a layoff. Someone was already in the office throwing stuff away because of commanding orders from upper management. I didn’t want to miss my […]

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faceoff friday: #12

faceoff friday: #12

Who would win? fighting chicken or man with barrel of monkeys. At first I thought the fighting chicken would win because he looks angry, crazy and ready to rip anything to shreds. But, don’t discount the potential mayhem ensued by a barrel of monkeys. The monkeys figure out a way to win this fight despite […]

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tragic, really

tragic, really

“Little People – A tiny street art project““Little handpainted people left in London to fend for themselves” That says it well. The picture frame falling in front of the Starbucks is brillant. Unfortunately, they mix in other photos with this series. This site gives a quicker understanding of the picture frame series. There’s five photos […]

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camerphone magic

camerphone magic

I’m really stoning on a photo I took yesterday with my Motorola v220 cameraphone. Driving home yesterday I noticed a pack of flying geese. So pulled out my cameraphone, shot open my sunroof and snapped the photo. (I also changed the settings on the cameraphone so it would take a darker photo resulting in the […]

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U.S. flag stars in the sky

U.S. flag stars in the sky

Call me stupid for never thinking of this before, but I just made the connection that the stars on the U.S. Flag look like actual stars in the sky when the U.S. Flag is show waving in the wind or when it’s displayed in a location where you have to look up to see it. […]

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plywood art strips invade iwu

plywood art strips invade iwu

On Sunday, a couple dozen plywood art strips (some shown in photo above) invaded the Ames School of Art at Illinois Wesleyan University and other locations on the IWU campus. One side of the plywood featured one of three different kinds of imagery. 1: historical, cultural patterns found throughout the world. 2: Gothic English Churches. […]

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1997 Illinois Wesleyan School of Art show poster

1997 Illinois Wesleyan School of Art show poster

This weekend is Homecoming at my ala mater, Illinois Wesleyan University. I graduated in 1997, so it’s the 10 year anniversary. Above is the Senior Art Show poster that I art directed, designed, printed, and distributed. (The official name of the show was 1997 Illinois Wesleyan University School of Art Bachelor of Fine Arts and […]

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wildebeest statue

wildebeest statue

How come there are no wildebeest statues in this world? I can’t find any at least. Any one who comes across a wildebeest statue, please let me know. Thank you.

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