Thursday, October 27, 2011

A Day at Project Onward Studio [Oct 25, 2011]

Work-in-Progress.. artist Safiya Hameed..

A photo-documentation of a normal day at Project Onward Studio..
All images taken on Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011..
within an hour time, that I was there..
Location: First Floor, Chicago Cultural Center..

In case what Project Onward is..
The mission of Project Onward is to support the creative growth of visual artists with mental and developmental disabilities. Project Onward provides studio space, art supplies, and professional guidance to emerging artists in a communal workshop environment..

Work-in-Progress, artist George Zuniga..

Here's the artwork, George Zuniga is working on..
Some more artwork of George here.. and here..

Work-in-Progress, artist David Holt..

Work-in-Progress, artist Adam Hines..

Work-in-Progress by Blake Lenoir..

Latest work by Pedro Besantes was on the easel..

Latest work by Sereno Wilson.. at his work space..

Recently completed work, "Lost Coast" by John Behnke.. was on his table..

A recently completed work by Tony Davis..

And here's me...

Project Onward Artists..
Safiya Hameed..
George Zuniga..
David Holt..
Adam Hines..
Blake Lenoir..
Pedro Basantes..
Sereno Wilson..

Project Onward [Work-in-Progress, by George Zuniga]

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Project Onward [Work-in-Progress, "Lost Coast", by John Behnke]

John Behnke's work "Lost Coast". It took him about a month to complete this painting. It comes after his recent painting, "Glass Carnival", click here.. Few months back his paintings were exhibits at the Garden Corridor of Chicago Cultural Center,
"Golden Country, 2011", click here..
And he is just 20 years old..
Born: July 16, 1991..

And here is John Behnke, at work..
Images taken yesterday, Oct 17, 2011..

Below are some details of his painting..

Details of "Lost Coast",..

Details of "Lost Coast"..

Details of "Lost Coast"..

"Lost Coast"..

Project Onward [Artwork of George Zuniga]

Artwork by George Zunega..
For more on,
Artwork by George Zuniga, click here..

Above image: Photograph on which the painting is based..
Below image: Read artwork on George Zuniga's table at the Project Onward Studio..

Project Onward [Artwork of George Zuniga]

Friday, October 14, 2011

Work-in-Progress ["Glass Carnival", by John Behnke]

John Bhenke..
Born July 16, 1991.
20 years old John Bhenke is one of the youngest artists at Project Onward.
Behnke uses dazzling colors and meticulors details to create pictorial narratives of his own inventions. Each painting tells a complex story, drawing upon fairy tales, science fiction, romance, enviornmental detail, and the artist's own vivid imagination.

Check out some of his incredible work here..
# John Behnke: Golden Country, 2011...

Here's John Behnke working on his painting, "Glass Carnival"..

Details, details, details..

Look at the details on the edges of the painting..

Almost complete painting, "Glass Carnival"..

# John Behnke...
# John Behnke [work-in-progress: Glass Carnival]...
# John Behnke: Golden Country, 2011...