Exhibit Features Ernie Barnes, Football Player Turned Artist"Throughout my five seasons in the arena of professional football, I remained at the deepest level of my being an artist."
Kerry James Marshall Painting "Past Time" Expected To Sell For MillionsA replica of Kerry James Marshall’s painting “Past Time” is on display in the South building at McCormick Place. The retail painting was purchased in 1997 for $25,000 but will soon be up for auction, expecting to sell for millions.
Chicago's Art Institute Receives Historic Money DonationThe Art Institute of Chicago is receiving the largest monetary donation in the museum's history. The museum received two donations totalling $70 million, including a $50 million gift. 
Positively Chicago: Art Rehabilitating PrisonersArt is bringing joy and fulfillment to men in the most unexpected place: Division 11 of the Cook County Jail.
Chicago Shooting Survivor Turns To Art For TherapyCBS 2’s Charlie De Mar introduces us to Terrell Walton.
Young Artist A National Finalist In Peace Poster CompetitionCBS 2's Dana Kozlov introduces us to a young artist who's using her easel to spread peace.
Best Local Chicago ArtistsSupport the Chicago area's art scene by taking a look at the works of these five artists. From paintings to outdoor sculptures, there's art for everyone.
Best Painting Lessons For Adults In ChicagoFinding a creative outlet can be a life changing experience. Adults who are novices or experienced in painting will equally enjoy the painting lessons offered at the following studios in Chicago.