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Student Spotlight: Monimia Macbeth

by Kaity Sinke

If you want to meet a woman who is essentially “taking on the world” then you need to meet Monimia Macbeth. As a fellow colleague, I cannot help but be …

Student Spotlight: Monimia Macbeth

If you want to meet a woman who is essentially “taking on the world” then you need to meet Monimia Macbeth. As a fellow colleague, I cannot help but be …

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling MA Kaity Sinke, kaitysinke@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

August Organizing

by Cherie Tymkiw

So I returned from Europe and now I have a job teaching high school art for District 207 in the northwest suburbs! I am so excited to work at a …

August Organizing

So I returned from Europe and now I have a job teaching high school art for District 207 in the northwest suburbs! I am so excited to work at a …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Summer Inspiration

by Bubba Murray

It’s summer in Chicago. Without having to go to class, I’ve had a few moments to think about what motivates me as an artist. One of the elements at the …

Summer Inspiration

It’s summer in Chicago. Without having to go to class, I’ve had a few moments to think about what motivates me as an artist. One of the elements at the …

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The High Priestess of Soul

by Marie Cisco

Earlier this fall, I spoke about following your I.G.C. (Inner God(dess) Compass). I believe this is a very important tool to use as we navigate through life, but I also …

The High Priestess of Soul

Earlier this fall, I spoke about following your I.G.C. (Inner God(dess) Compass). I believe this is a very important tool to use as we navigate through life, but I also …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Need a Creative Push?

by Justin Botz

This summer I had the privilege of working with Inter Arts Faculty members, Sherry Antonini and Jenny Magnus, as part of their Creative Push Collective.

Need a Creative Push?

This summer I had the privilege of working with Inter Arts Faculty members, Sherry Antonini and Jenny Magnus, as part of their Creative Push Collective.

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Follow Your I.G.C

by Marie Cisco

Pursuing a career in the arts can be an emotional roller coaster with its fair amount of ebbs and flows. There is a certain amount of resilience, determination, and sitting …

Follow Your I.G.C

Pursuing a career in the arts can be an emotional roller coaster with its fair amount of ebbs and flows. There is a certain amount of resilience, determination, and sitting …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

What Inspires

by Jenn Tatum

WARNING: This blog post is a bit sappy. Hey, y’all, I’m graduating, so I can be a little sappy.

What Inspires

WARNING: This blog post is a bit sappy. Hey, y’all, I’m graduating, so I can be a little sappy.

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

For Joseph Cornell

by Monica Brown

Dream (for Joseph Cornell)  I. These magical boxes create universes, crack imagination. What dreams live, grow, transgress, manifest? What memories are evoked within the whispering annals of ocean white fluff? Of …

For Joseph Cornell

Dream (for Joseph Cornell)  I. These magical boxes create universes, crack imagination. What dreams live, grow, transgress, manifest? What memories are evoked within the whispering annals of ocean white fluff? Of …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Monica Brown, monica.brown@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

OK. Let’s Talk About AWP

by Josh Young

AWP is one of the things you need to do in grad school: You get a student rate, you will be affiliated with a college and, most likely, a journal, …

OK. Let’s Talk About AWP

AWP is one of the things you need to do in grad school: You get a student rate, you will be affiliated with a college and, most likely, a journal, …

Creative Writing - Poetry MFA Josh Young, joyoung@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Films for Filmmakers: La Jetee

by Bubba Murray

By using a series of images together with voice-over narration and musical score, this time traveling story challenges how we perceive memory and time travel.

Films for Filmmakers: La Jetee

By using a series of images together with voice-over narration and musical score, this time traveling story challenges how we perceive memory and time travel.

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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