What's Your Art?
Celebrating The Art Centers of Chicago
Little Black Pearl
Little Black Pearl

About Little Black Pearl

Little Black Pearl offers classes for youths and adults. The Arts=Smarts after school program provides a solid foundation in the "business of art" in the integrated disciplines of art history, business, photography, painting, drawing, silk screen, sculpture, mosaics, video production, music production and animation. Adult classes are available in state-of-the-art painting and drawing studio, photography darkroom, ceramic studio, glass studio, silk screen studio, wood shop and computer lab. Visit Little Black Pearl at 1060 East 47th Street on March 26, 2011 from 10am - 2pm during the Open Studio Event and take a tour of Little Black Pearl and learn more about their programs for adults and youth. From March 1 to April 20th, Little Black Pearl and Soles4Souls will be collecting your gently worn footwear and or/donations to make a tangible difference through the gift of shoes.

On June 4th at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 East Washington Street) Little Black Pearl will present Sculpture for Life. This workshop will consist of a photo representation showing the entire creative process for sculpture making. During demonstration, the artist will show the basic techniques of working with clay creating a bust and basic head shape/volumes with live model posing. The Demonstrator will also show footage from previous Little Black Pearl's students working on their sculptures.