Our Chicago, IL - South Loop Bottle & Bottega Artists
Carol Chang is a California born, Chicago-based artist, and a recent graduate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has a bachelor degree in painting and drawing, and has worked with several galleries across Chicago. Her current work revolves around natural landscapes, abstraction, and scientific illustration. In her free time she works for a non-profit organization and gallery called Awakenings, in addition to pursuing an associate degree in Environmental Science.
Patti Swanson is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, and Chicago historian. After earning a degree at School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015, Patti founded Chicago for Chicagoans, a nonprofit that offers history-focused lectures & walking tours of Chicago neighborhoods. Her artwork explores memory, place, community, and equity of the arts, primarily through letterpress printing and the book arts. She is currently working to become a union tradeswoman in the field of historic masonry restoration. pattijeanswanson.com