“Visions” Since 2003
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