on the board
Virginio Ferrari Foundation Contemporary Arts Center
A new contemporary arts center on Chicago's South Side to activate neighborhoods, provide exhibit and studio space for the Virginio Ferrari Collection and exhibit and residency space to local artists. The art center will encompass community programming and provide indoor and outdoor space for events, exhibits and activity. https://www.ferrarifoundation.org
Looking to expand http://www.shoeheals.org/#about this upcoming retail and collection space will transform a vacant storefront into a vibrant and active space.
Oak Park Contemporary Artists Cooperative
Working with the art and design community we are growing access to contemporary art. Phase One will be the activation of vacant storefronts through programming, exhibitions and events. Phase Two will provide permanent space for the contemporary arts in Oak Park.
Chicago Torture Justice Center
We have just completed a physical needs assessment and report with the Chicago Torture Justice Center. Through both engagement with torture survivors and extensive feedback we've developed a report that synthesizes the needs and desires for the facility. Serving firstly survivors of the Burge Case and secondly ongoing survivors the Center's mission is:
The Chicago Torture Justice Center seeks to address the traumas of police violence and institutionalized racism through access to healing and wellness services, trauma-informed resources, and community connection. The Center is part of and supports a movement to end all forms of police violence.