CPAG Projects

Tribute to Pullman Porters, 1995

Aptly sited on either side of a train underpass in North Pullman, this mural honors the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the nation’s first black labor union,… 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


Urban World at the Crossroads, 1997

This mural at Orr Academy High School transformed a formidable blank wall into a jazzy collage of color, pattern, and realistic rendering. Echoing the modernist architecture of… More


Vessels: City, Sun, and Earth, 2021

Funded by Blue Door Neighborhood Center, South Lawndale. These images reflect the balance between mind, body, and spirit. They are a reminder that we are interconnected beings who… More


Weaving Cultures, 2016, Restoration

Chicago Public Art Group commissioned local artists, Sam Kirk and Sandra Antongiorgi, to develop a new mural that presented a female version as an extension of the… More


Welcome to Harlan, 2018

This mosaic mural was created with the help of Harlan Community Academy high school students. Support was provided by a Chicago Community Trust Safe and Peaceful Grant.  


Where We Come From…Where We’re Going, 1992, Restoration

For this oral history mural on the Metra underpass in Hyde Park, Olivia Gude asked various passersbys, “Where are you coming from? Where are you going?” The… More


Windows to the Future, 2017

Windows to the Future combines broken tiles, mirror, glass, and hand-painted ceramic pieces to create a bricolage mural that depicts the aspirations of students at Harlan Academy.… More


Wonders of Woodlawn, 2019

Wonders of Woodlawn is a painted steel sculpture measuring 17’ tall and 11’ wide that was completed and installed in March of 2019 at the corner of… More


Woodlawn Works, 2015

The Woodlawn Works mural project was born out of the Participatory Budgeting Process in Alderman Leslie Hairston’s 5th Ward. The Woodlawn Residents Association partnered with Chicago Public… More