Category Archives: Self Portrait



Splash - by Jerry Peart


Location: Trickster Art Gallery, Schaumburg

"Splash" is among the most vibrant of the many cultural landmarks populating Schaumburg. The monumental polychromed steel sculpture was created by Chicago native Jerry Peart, whose colorful sculptures can be found in many prominent Chicago area locations.



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Victoria Monument - by Sir Thomas Brock

Location: In front of Buckingham Palace, the end of The Mall in London

Designed in 1901, unveiled on 16 May 1911, though it was not completed until 1924.

It was the centre-piece of an ambitious urban planning scheme, which included the creation of the Queen’s Gardens to a design by Sir Aston Webb, and the refacing of Buckingham...

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Portrait with Kerry James Marshall

Event: Ribbon cutting of mural "Forest Rush More," by Kerry James Marshall.

Date: December 4, 2017.

Location: Chicago Cultural Center / Garland Court Façade.

Image courtesy: Noted Chicagoan Lee Bey.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE] alongside with internationally renowned artist...

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2017 Selfie with Chicago Public Art Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE] have designated 2017 the Chicago "Year of Public Art," with plans for special community projects, art festival, youth programs and much more.

Event: Release of Chicago's first ever Public Art Plan.

Date: October 26, 2017.

Location: Chicago Cultural Center.

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Portrait with Artist Hector Duarte

Event: Studio Visit as part of Open House Chicago 2017

Date: October 14, 2017.

Location: At Artists's Home-Studio in Pilsen.

Image courtesy: Selfie

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Hector Duarte is a well known artist muralist in Chicago and his native Michoacán, Mexico. He was born in 1952 in Caurio, Michoacán, Mexico. In 1977, he...

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