The Arts of Life, a Chicago non-profit committed to providing high-quality, innovative services for artists with developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce the opening of its latest exhibition How We Make It 2017 at The Arts of Life Chicago Studio and Circle Contemporary Gallery located at 2010 W. Carroll Ave. The opening event, taking place on Friday, April 21st from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, will also serve as a heartwarming celebration of the studio’s founding artist Veronica “Granny” Cuculich.
How We Make It will showcase the talents of The Arts of Life staff, interns and volunteers in recognition of the continuous support during volunteer appreciation month. Accompanying the art opening will be a memorial for founding artist Veronica “Granny” Cuculich whose extraordinary life and art continues to inspire The Arts of Life community. During the event, there will be a viewing of the documentary feature Life and Where I’m At: The Life and Art of Veronica Cuculich (45min), which showcases Granny’s important role in the creation of The Arts of Life.
Enjoy a free a potluck dinner provided by our studio Artists featuring all of Ms. Cuculich’s favorite foods—pulled pork, Italian food, fruit, macaroni and cheese, Oreos, pizza, pudding, and coffee. Beer generously sponsored by Temperance Beer Co.
The opening is free and open to the public.