A Decade Of Progress

“Visions” Since 2003

                                                       2003                          2012

Number of artists                          17                                59

Number of gallery shows             1                                  3+

Number of photos taken            408                          1,416+

Number of photos framed          51                              200

 

In the past nine years:

  • 188 artists have sold $87,738 worth of photos  
  • More than 23,000 photos have been taken

Last year $14,000 worth of prints was sold. 

 

Chicago Landmarks, new/improved since 2002, that the artists have been able to take photos of include: Millennium Park; the Cloud Gate “Bean sculpture;”the Riverwalk; U.S. Cellular Field; Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Gardens of Lincoln Park Zoo; Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Chicago River Museum; Michigan Avenue Bridge (restoration); Trump Tower; Aqua (new residential skyscraper); and the new, Modern Art building extension of the Art Institute.

 

Chicago Landmarks that have closed/been demolished since 2002, that were part of the Chicago landscape available to the photographers include: Hull House; South Shore High School; Pickford Theatre; Washburne Trade School; Lathrop Homes; Robert Taylor Homes; and Cabrini Green.

 

“As I was taking the pictures a new world opened up, right before my eyes. It’s something that I will cherish for a long time. I have a new hobby now.”  – A Guest Artist

 

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