Jazz Histories Panels

Murals by Chad Kouri seen at Ace Hotel Chicago, Chicago - Jazz Histories Panels
Murals by Chad Kouri seen at Ace Hotel Chicago, Chicago - Jazz Histories PanelsMurals by Chad Kouri seen at Ace Hotel Chicago, Chicago - Jazz Histories PanelsMurals by Chad Kouri seen at Ace Hotel Chicago, Chicago - Jazz Histories Panels
Image credit: Mike Schwartz
This artwork is a fourteen three-by-nine foot iron tannin, and indigo dyed canvas room-dividing panels hand embellished with a compilation of forms and glyphs representing sounds from Chicago’s jazz scene of the past and present.

Meet the Creator

""Chad Kouri hails from a small town north of Detroit and currently lives and works in Chicago where he maintains a studio art and design practice and actively participates in the thriving art community while also working as a co-founder and member of The Post Family. Previously, he held the title of Art Director of the award-winning contemporary art magazine Proximity. Notable upcoming and past exhibitions include displays at Northeastern Illinois University; The Hyde Park Art Center; The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Johalla Projects, Chicago; The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, New Hampshire; Toledo Museum of Art; Purdue University; Mission Cultural Center of Latino Arts, San Francisco; Apexart, New York and the International Poster and Graphic Design Festival in Chaumont, France. Notable past appearances include visiting artist engagements at The School of the Art Institute Chicago, Glasgow School of Art, Portland State University, Otis College of Art and Design, Pratt University, and The Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. His projects range in diversity from one of a kind and editioned artwork to self-publishing, interactive displays, large-scale installations, design direction and consulting, book design and most recently, an exploration of painting.""

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