CPAG Projects

Another Time’s Voice Remembers My Passion’s Humanity, 1979, 1998, 2018, Restoration

Together, artists Mitchell Caton and Calvin Jones created six murals on the South and West Sides of Chicago, including Another Time’s Voice Remembers My Passion’s Humanity, which… More

 

Casa Aztlan, 1970, 1973, 1979, 1994, 2017, Restoration

In 1970, Pilsen native Ray Patlán was studying at the School of the Art Institute and sharing studio space with Mario Castillo (a Chicago mural pioneer) at… More

 

Childhood is Without Prejudice, 1977, 1993, 2018, Restoration

William Walker, co-founder of the Chicago Mural Group, which later became the Chicago Public Art Group, painted Childhood is Without Prejudice in 1977. It was created as… More

 

For a New World (Para un Mundo Nuevo), 1973, 1996

For a New World, or, Para un Mundo Nuevo was created by CPAG co-founder John Pitman Weber and Oscar Martinez in 1973. The mural was the result… More

 

The History of the Packinghouse Worker, Restored 2021, Restoration

Recipients of the 2021 Abbey Mural Prize. Funded by National Academy of Design / Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Trust Fund for Mural Painting, National Endowment of the… More

 

Spirit of Hyde Park, 1973, Restoration

In 1973 Astrid Fuller, a long-time resident of Hyde Park and one of the early Chicago muralists, created Spirit of Hyde Park. The 200-foot mural is located… More

 

Tilt (Together Protect the Community), 1976, Restored in 2003, Restoration

Originally painted in 1976 and restored in 2003, Tilt (Together Protect the Community), is one of the most reproduced murals in Chicago. The mural is thematically divided… More

 

Unidos Para Triunfar (Together We Overcome), 1971

The mural, Unidos Para Truinfar (Together We Overcome), contrasts fighting gangs and a ‘march’ of unity. Created in 1971, the mural was truly a community project: it… More