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‘Make No Apologies for Yourself’

New York Times

May 2019

Opinion piece about disability art and writing, featuring artwork by Project Onward artist Shiela Smith.

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Third Friday Open Studios at the Bridgeport Art Center

Your Chicago Weekend

May 2019

Project Onward segment starts at 1:13.

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Superfly Pimp Artist: The Life and Times of Tony "Bright" Davis

NewCity Digital, pages 7-12

April 2019

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WBEZ - Segment
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News segment broadcast


February 2018

News segment featuring Project Onward artist Michael Hopkins. 

Portraitists with Disabilities Celebrate the History of Black Art

InThese Times

February 2018

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Chicago Tonight segment

WTTW - Chicago PBS

February 2018

Project Onward segment starts at 20:11.

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Segment on People to People


February 2018


Special segment with Project Onward artist, Elizabeth Barren, and Studio Manager, Robyn Jablonski discussing "Honoring Legendary African American Artists: Distinct Portraits by disAbled Artists".

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