K9s for Cops Sphinx Shepherd

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 in Chicago, Dimensional, K9s for Cops, Public Art, Tony Passero
K9s for Cops Sphinx Shepherd

Early in 2017, a group of leaders from the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and PAWS Chicago came together to launch a new public art installation campaign and fundraising initiative called K9s for Cops. The initiative serves to memorialize Chicago’s heroic fallen officers while supporting the families of police officers killed or catastrophically injured in the […]

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Child Foster Care Center Makeover

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 in Dimensional, Painting, Space Design, Tony Passero
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Child Foster Care Center Makeover

I recently completed the transformation of the Chicago Child Foster Care Center of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, and wanted to share some photos and the concept behind the work. After noting some of my public art work, Pam Austin, Senior Director of Communications for LSSI, reached out to me to come up wth creative […]

PAiRROTS MURAL

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 in Murals, Painting, Public Art, Street Art
PAiRROTS MURAL

Completed the PAiRROTS located on the Women’s Bungalow Building at Chicago’s Independence Park. I would like to thank park supervisor Julie Thompson for allowing me to put up a new piece of art on this building and for her continued support of art in the environment of public spaces. I would also like to thank […]

JagLeo Mural

Posted on Oct 11, 2016 in Chicago, JagLeo Mural, Murals, Public Art, Street Art, Tony Passero
JagLeo Mural

Wrapped up the JagLeo Mural located on Cicero in the 6 Corners Shopping District in Chicago. Some folks have asked why this mural is named as it is. At a root level the name of the piece is a combine of jaguar and leopard. I was talking animals with my son, and as we went […]

JagLeo Mural Day 6

JagLeo Mural Day 6

Day 6 at the JagLeo Mural located on Cicero in the 6 Corners Shopping District in Chicago. Spent the evening doing touch up and detail work on the big cat as well. Added a frame surrounding the blue background from the color column details and finished up by adding a pattern on top of the […]

JagLeo Mural Day 5

JagLeo Mural Day 5

Day 5 at the JagLeo Mural located on Cicero in the 6 Corners Shopping District in Chicago. I began the day painting the rest of the patterns in the color columns. Jerry started to outline the big cat. By end of the evening we had a first pass at outlining done and most of the […]

JagLeo Mural Day 4

JagLeo Mural Day 4

Day 4 at the JagLeo Mural located on Cicero in the 6 Corners Shopping District of Chicago. I spent the early half of the day sketching out the patterns in the color columns. Jerry swung by after work and started doing the pattern line work while I continued sketching. After I finished up I switched […]

JagLeo Mural Day 3

JagLeo Mural Day 3

Day 3 at the JagLeo Mural located on Cicero in the 6 Corners Shopping District in Chicago. I headed out to the mural solo early in the day and continued working in color layers in the cat. Had to break off to attend the Cubs Mural dedication but returned later in the evening. Got the […]

JagLeo Mural Day 2

JagLeo Mural Day 2

Day 2 at the JagLeo Mural located on Cicero in the 6 Corners Shopping District in Chicago. Started by attacking the underlaying colors of the cat. I also did some early pattern testing.