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Chicago Sightseeing (Part 3): So Long, Logan Square

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7583912746″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] To close this sightseeing tour, I want to point out the pleasures of one particular neighborhood of a very ‘hood-centric city like Chicago. …

Chicago Sightseeing (Part 3): So Long, Logan Square

[flickr id=”7583912746″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] To close this sightseeing tour, I want to point out the pleasures of one particular neighborhood of a very ‘hood-centric city like Chicago. …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Chicago Sightseeing (Part 2): Fireworks on the Pier

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7507986256″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] During my last blog post, I spoke about the commercial and historical gem that is Navy Pier. Normal summer days bring waves of …

Chicago Sightseeing (Part 2): Fireworks on the Pier

[flickr id=”7507986256″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] During my last blog post, I spoke about the commercial and historical gem that is Navy Pier. Normal summer days bring waves of …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago Sightseeing (Part 1): Double Decker Tour

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7401139854″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] As a recent graduate, I am in decompression mode for the summer. This process started right after school ended, when I went to …

Chicago Sightseeing (Part 1): Double Decker Tour

[flickr id=”7401139854″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] As a recent graduate, I am in decompression mode for the summer. This process started right after school ended, when I went to …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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The Long, Slow Goodbye: De-installation

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7294468238″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] The feeling is déjà vu as I walk the hallway between the Raw Space and the B&P Gallery. It is a short walk …

The Long, Slow Goodbye: De-installation

[flickr id=”7294468238″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] The feeling is déjà vu as I walk the hallway between the Raw Space and the B&P Gallery. It is a short walk …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Back to Basics: Learning to Relax

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7248272566″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] My last few blog posts covered the overwhelming energy of the MFA exhibition and graduation from Columbia. As a Graduate Ambassador now in …

Back to Basics: Learning to Relax

[flickr id=”7248272566″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] My last few blog posts covered the overwhelming energy of the MFA exhibition and graduation from Columbia. As a Graduate Ambassador now in …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Bowtie with Sneakers: Graduation Day

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7157324100″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Here we are, Prospective Student — the last stage of the graduate experience. The MFA class of 2012 gathered with friends, family, and …

Bowtie with Sneakers: Graduation Day

[flickr id=”7157324100″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Here we are, Prospective Student — the last stage of the graduate experience. The MFA class of 2012 gathered with friends, family, and …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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The Big Show (Part 3): VIP Reception

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7131735459″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] We round out my 3-part Thesis coverage with the VIP reception. With the anticipation of opening over, the InterArts MFA class can kick …

The Big Show (Part 3): VIP Reception

[flickr id=”7131735459″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] We round out my 3-part Thesis coverage with the VIP reception. With the anticipation of opening over, the InterArts MFA class can kick …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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The Big Show (Part 2): A Simple Cereal

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7110292925″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] On April 20th, the crowd entered the B&P Gallery with the smell of baked cereal in the air. A Kitchenaid mixer whirred to …

The Big Show (Part 2): A Simple Cereal

[flickr id=”7110292925″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] On April 20th, the crowd entered the B&P Gallery with the smell of baked cereal in the air. A Kitchenaid mixer whirred to …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Big Show (Part 1): Thesis Prep

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”7087558871″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] We knew this day would come. The InterArts Thesis class enters the Book & Paper Gallery at 1104 South Wabash this week. There …

The Big Show (Part 1): Thesis Prep

[flickr id=”7087558871″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] We knew this day would come. The InterArts Thesis class enters the Book & Paper Gallery at 1104 South Wabash this week. There …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Industry-in-Residence: The Simple Steps for A Simple Cereal

by Mike St. John

[flickr id=”6918390966″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] A timer goes off in the living room. I leave the kitchen, and the endless whir of a food processor, putting on a …

Industry-in-Residence: The Simple Steps for A Simple Cereal

[flickr id=”6918390966″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] A timer goes off in the living room. I leave the kitchen, and the endless whir of a food processor, putting on a …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605