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Chicago Grad Session at The School of the Art Institute | Goldie

Chicago Grad Session at The School of the Art Institute | Goldie

I met Goldie during freshman orientation and we immediately found ourselves giggling at inside jokes in the Rubloff auditorium - so to say we were fast friends would be an understatement. I’ve seen Goldie explore himself over the years through personal art projects in our classes together, spent Halloween together dressed as fancy ghouls and seen him fall in love…

How I Chose The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

How I Chose The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

I never wanted to go to college. I never had dreams growing up of where I wanted to spend these four years of my life, what city I wanted to be in, or what I would even want to study. I wanted to be a fine art portrait photographer, and in my mind I didn't need to go to a school to become one. During one of my homeschool art group meetings...

Surprise Millenium Park Chicago Couples Session

Surprise Millenium Park Chicago Couples Session

We all met a few hours before the sun set at Millennium Park for Elexys' grad photo session - Elexys, her girlfriend Skye, and her best friend Nakeyta. Elexys had planned out to keep everyone under the impression that the session was just for her senior pictures, so when she looked over at Skye after we'd gone through most of her outfits and asked her to join her in front of the camera, Skye looked...

Exhibition | The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Exhibition | The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

I can't think of a way for me to possibly explain how exciting this was. GIFwwwrapped, an exhibition held by my school (and one of my very first shows) was a site specific installation of multiple projectors, screening short Gif's onto various surfaces. The walls, the floor, the ceiling, and the windows...