Chicago Urban Art

Here are some great murals I found in the neighborhood of West Lakeview in Chicago.  They are on the side of the Army and Navy Surplus Store on the corner on Barry and Lincoln.  I love finding art like this in the city.  I think talent doesn’t necessarily have to be showcased in a gallery or a show.  Sometimes the gorilla art element makes it more fascinating.

Urban Art - Profile
Urban Art – Profile
Urban Art - Hands
Urban ArtUrban Art – Hands

Greenhide

Greenhide by Rachel Bierma
Greenhide by Rachel Bierma

My friend Royce discovered a really great designer at the Andersonville Midsomarfest this past weekend. Her name is Rachel Bierma and her company name is Greenhide. Rachel creates really awesome kneck ties made out of vintage leather belts. Check her site out http://greenhide.etsy.com