Artist

Texas artist Willie Baronet is walking around Chicago, buying signs from homeless people. for an art exhibit he's putting together. He bought two from Ulysses for $20, after they met on the Michigan Avenue Bridge.(Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

Artist Buying Signs From Homeless For Exhibit

A Texas artist mas walking around Chicago on Friday, buying the signs homeless people use to try to get people to give them money.

07/18/2014

Mariam Pare uses her mouth to paint. (CBS)

Artist Won’t Let Disability Stop Her From Painting

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards introduces us to Mariam Paré, who was paralyzed by a bullet in 1996.

02/06/2014

Theaster Gates (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Chicago Artist Picked To Design Artwork For New 95th Street Terminal

A Chicago artist whose work has been featured around the world has been picked as the head of a major art project for the CTA.

07/12/2013

Award-winning artist Patrick Thompson works one of his latest creations. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Local Artist’s Easel

For 38 years, police work was Patrick Thompson’s career. But painting was his passion. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

03/02/2012

Patrick Skoff

Local Artist Profile: Patrick Skoff, ‘Art Hunt’ Creator

If you’ve ever felt intimidated to walk into an art gallery, you’re not alone. CBSChicago.com recently chatted with Patrick Skoff about his project, what goes in to planning a cross-country jaunt, and how to make art more accessible.

06/13/2011