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Dorian Sylvain

Dorian Sylvain
Dorian Sylvain

What Do South Shore Neighbors Want For Their Community? A New Quality Of Life Plan Is The Roadmap

The plan has been two years in the making, the result of the community coming together "to collectively envision what this new South Shore is going to look like," artist Dorian Sylvain said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

American Writers Museum Exhibit Celebrates The Legacy Of Black Writers With Original Artwork, Augmented Reality

“Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice” features original artwork by four artists, including "larger-than-life" portraits of seminal Black writers.


South Shore Artist Dorian Sylvain Bringing Huge Afrocentric Mural To Auburn Gresham’s 79th Street

The mural aims to capture the essence of Auburn Gresham, and neighbors can pitch in to help on a July 23 community day.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

‘Black Wall Street’ Exhibit Kicks Off The Reopening Of Build Bronzeville, Closed Since The Pandemic Began

The exhibit, featuring work by a Bronzeville artist, will honor the economic resilience of Black Chicago and beyond.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Pilsen And South Shore Artists Team Up To Curate Art Exhibit Highlighting The Shared Experiences Of Black And Latino Families

Artists Dorian Sylvain and Pablo Serrano recruited artists to create Seeds In My Pocket, which focuses on the journey of Black and Latino families to find freedom in Chicago — and the barriers they face.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

South Shore Artist Dedicated To Revitalizing Neighborhood By Empowering Young Creatives Gets $25,000 Award

"I am a little institution on wheels," said artist Dorian Sylvain. "I include young artists so they have opportunities for them to make money, opportunities to increase their skillset, opportunities to be totally expressive."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

CPS Students Use Wood From Boarded-Up Downtown Bank To Tell Their Stories With New Mural

"Familiarity — or even just mere exposure — to people who aren't like oneself can go a long way to reducing prejudice and presumptions."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Bring Your South Shore Photo Memories To Saturday Event — They Could Be Featured In A Public Collage

Artist Dorian Sylvain will compile South Shore photo memories into a collage to beautify barriers for construction projects in the neighborhood.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore