Tag Archives: Meetup

Warming up with Tea in Geneva

“We each have gifts and we should explore them.” ~ Flying for Hope Last week a few fired up ladies braved the cold to warm up to tea, entrepreneurial inspiration, and some ecochic shopping at NEW’s Tea Women and Wellness event. Our energetic attendees included holistic wellness experts, charity founders, storefront managers and technological innovators. […]

Artrageous Extravaganza

Lincoln Park’s Artrageous event concluded Saturday with the Main Event Extravaganza. I had a lot of fun getting to know this corridor of Chicago. Knowing parking might be an issue with various events going on that day, I opted for the L and walked the long stretch to Clark Street. It was quite the scenic […]

Digital Art Demonstration

In this digital age, we praise the tools new gadgets provide us with and the efficiency they generate, but we also lament the projected demise of non-digital methods and the tactile experience they hold for us. Some even presume that our reliance on modern technology makes us ‘lazy’ and keeps us from learning the skills […]

Art Share February

Saturday was a lovely day. The sun was out, I did some reading about artists, and then stepped out for a journal-making demo. It was surprisingly simple, but I am holding off on supplies until I take a bookbinding class later this spring. Being in a crafty mood, I perused Tom Thumb where I had such […]

Radvent: Comfort and a comfortable studio tour

Radvent Comfort by Princess Lasertron

“I love geeking out on art while drinking wine.” ~ Jennifer Yang, Meetup organizer On December 2 I visited a painting and sculpting studio with a local Meetup group. I first met this lovely group at the Ravenswood Art Walk. Vitruvian Art Studio offers drawing, painting, sculpture and anatomy classes. It took me a while […]

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