VIDEO: Local artist to complete monthlong art show challenge

Emma Lyons painting
Local artist Emma Lyons works on a piece entitled “Icarus, Probably” on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, for her monthlong “Work in Progress” art show. (Almaz Abedje/Medill)

By Almaz Abedje
Medill Reports

Many artists across Chicago have been using the pandemic to get their creative juices flowing. Local artist Emma Lyons decided to take that one step further, by challenging herself to fill a venue with art that she’s made over the last month.

Almaz Abedje is a Video and Broadcast graduate student at Medill. You can follow her on Twitter at @almazabedje.