• December 15, 2018, 2–3 p.m.

South Side Stories: Carolyn Lawrence and Robert Paige

Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago

5550 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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Robert Paige, Power to the People (detail), circa 2002, Hand-dyed silk. Courtesy of the artist.


During this intimate gallery discussion, artists Carolyn Lawrence and Robert Paige share their stories about working and living on the South Side. 

Carolyn Lawrence is a painter, printmaker, educator, and member of AfriCOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists) who also contributed to Chicago’s iconic mural The Wall of Respect. Robert Paige, is a fashion designer who has developed multiple collections for African Americans, joins in conversation.

This event is free and open to the public.