Featured artist: Tia Etu

Peace Sign Mosaic

Featured on the cover of the latest issue of The Storyline, the mosaic peace sign sculpture (pictured above) was created by teen library volunteers and local artist Tia Etu. It now stands outside Dole Center, 255 Augusta St., home to Dole Branch Library.  Etu, a working artist with a studio on Harrison Street in the … Read more

Featured artist: Chris Ware

Book cover of Chris Ware's Rusty Brown

Celebrated artist, author, former Oak Parker and School of the Art Institute alum Chris Ware has a new book out, Rusty Brown. Here’s what Slate and The New York Times Book Review had to say about it. And coincidentally, a Rusty Brown comic strip is one of the three Chris Ware pieces owned and displayed on the third floor of … Read more

Featured artist: Kehinde Wiley

Easter Realness #2 by Kehinde Wiley

New York-based visual artist Kehinde Wiley was recently selected to paint President Barack Obama’s official presidential portrait, which was added to the presidential portraits wing of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in 2018. For an in-person look at the artist’s earlier work, visit the Main Library‘s third floor to see Wiley’s Easter Realness #2, a jewel in … Read more

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