May 7th 2019

ASMP Chicago/Midwest and Dodd Camera present an Evening with CPS Lives-Documenting Chicago Public Schools on May 7 from 6:30-8:30pm.

Founder Suzette Bross ( and CPS Lives artists Janet Mesic Mackie ( and Eileen Ryan ( gives an inside look into Bross’ project CPS Lives-Documenting Chicago Public Schools on May 7 at Dodd Camera. In addition to information about the organization, the trio gives insight into how to create a large documentary project with multiple artists. After learning from Bross about how she conceived and created this project in collaborations in Chicago Public Schools, Janet and Eilleen will join Bross in speaking about the schools they are working with through images and conversation.

This event is co-sponsored by Dodd Camera.

Free to all ASMP members
$10 for non-members


Founded in 2018 by Chicago photographer, Suzette Bross, CPS Lives is a non-profit arts organization that pairs Chicago artists, designers, creatives, thinkers, makers, and educators with a Chicago Public School during the academic year to collaborate on a project, sharing the unique and individual story of each Chicago Public School.

Arrive early and shop (Dodd closes at 6:30pm)
6:30 -7:00 drinks, snacks, and networking
7:00 pm Program starts
8:00 pm Q & A

Suzette Bross is a photographer living and working in Chicago, Illinois. Her work is in the permanent collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the New Britain Museum of American Art, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art and more.

With an MFA from the Institute of Design at IIT, Bross has taught at Columbia College Chicago, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and the Northwestern University Medical School.

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