Claire Ashley’s performance makes the front section of the Chicago Tribune.
Claire Ashley’s performance makes the front section of the Chicago Tribune.
March 28

Doing the Daley Plaza Disco

Page four of the of the Chicago Tribune’s March 22 edition features a large, colored photograph by Antonio Perez detailing SAIC faculty member Claire Ashley’s (Painting and Drawing) recent performance Disco Dozen for Daley Plaza. “About a dozen people in yellow boots dance Thursday to music as they wear a giant inflatable canvas, putting Oak Park Artist Claire Ashley’s work in motion downtown at Daley Plaza,” details the image caption.  The performance is part of a series of noontime events in the Plaza titled “Under the Picasso.”  Ashley’s current exhibition frizzflopsqueezepop runs through March 31 at the Chicago Cultural Center.