VANESSA SANCHEZ received her BFA in Painting at University of IL at Chicago, currently the Director of Yollocalli Arts Reach, member of Instituto Grafico de Chicago, and is one of the lead organizers for Villapalooza, the Little Village Music Fest. She makes dreamy, saturated and highly decorative paper works focused on family virtues, idealism, malice, and nostalgia for magic realism and dada. http://colormevane.tumblr.com/

VANESSA SANCHEZ received her BFA in Painting at University of IL at Chicago, currently the Director of Yollocalli Arts Reach, member of Instituto Grafico de Chicago, and is one of the lead organizers for Villapalooza, the Little Village Music Fest. She makes dreamy, saturated and highly decorative paper works focused on family virtues, idealism, malice, and nostalgia for magic realism and dada.

http://colormevane.tumblr.com/

::: Gustavo Herrera Yepez :::

Gustavo Herrera Yepez is experienced artist working with many prominent institutions, he is currently a teaching artist for The National Museum of Mexican Art. A mindful observer of the world around him, Gustavo provides a distinct approach to his work, one that is honest, beautiful and insightful. Whether performing, painting or composing a photograph, his objective is to truthfully express his reality.

www.yepezart.com

Ricardo "NACO" Gonzalez is an artist from Blue Island, Illinois (near south side Chicago) with a B.F.A. from the American Academy of Art and a current MFA fellowship recipient from Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Gonzalez is a teaching/working artist, he often creates artwork to display in alternative spaces. Gonzalez participates in areas/neighborhoods in which inhabitants may not always get exposure to art. The artist teaches in art centers, schools, and informal spaces to better communicate his abilities and pass along his appreciation for the arts. Ricardo's work is often visual art, he paints, draws on various surfaces, pastes on public walls, and creates paper mache scultpures/piñatas. http://ricardogonzalezart.com/home.html

Ricardo "NACO" Gonzalez is an artist from Blue Island, Illinois (near south side Chicago) with a B.F.A. from the American Academy of Art and a current MFA fellowship recipient from Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Gonzalez is a teaching/working artist, he often creates artwork to display in alternative spaces. Gonzalez participates in areas/neighborhoods in which inhabitants may not always get exposure to art. The artist teaches in art centers, schools, and informal spaces to better communicate his abilities and pass along his appreciation for the arts. Ricardo's work is often visual art, he paints, draws on various surfaces, pastes on public walls, and creates paper mache scultpures/piñatas.

http://ricardogonzalezart.com/home.html