About the show:
For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons (c. 1853 – March 7, 1942) fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an oppressive industrial economic system. While there is much perceived socioeconomic advancement since the early 20th century, Lucy’s work is remarkably relevant and increasingly important given our current political climate. “Work” explores the work and life of this preeminent activist
About the artist:
Tara Zanzig is a Chicago based artist working in hand embellished, screen printed media. Characterized by an unrefined, analog aesthetic, Tara’s work seeks meaning in a commercially driven society through portraiture of its icons and idols. In addition to a consistent art practice, Tara teaches screen printing and is the studio coordinator for Spudnik Press Cooperative. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.