Werner Drewes studied at the Bauhaus, a German school that emphasized economy and function in design. Soon, however, he "ran away" to study old-master paintings in Spain and Italy.
An Abstract Expressionist when he left the Art Institute of Chicago in 1956, Beal has since become a dedicated realist who sees art as a potentially powerful moral force.
A painter and master printmaker best known for his celebratory depictions of the African American woman, Eldzier Cortor was born in Richmond, Virginia, and raised in Chicago. Cortor went on to study at the Art Institute of Chicago, and in the 1930s worked as an