Changing Homes
 


































Title:  Changing Homes


Site:  Chinese Mutual Aid Association
1016 W. Argyle Street, Chicago

Artist:  Juan Angel Chavez


Assistant:  Henry Ng


Community Participants:  Youths from the Chinese Mutual Aid Association Youth Program


Sponsors:  Chicago Public Art Group and Chinese Mutual Aid Association


Year:  1996


Scale:  9 x 36 feet


Materials:  Acrylic paint on plywood panels


Information:  Located in the heart of the New Chinatown neighborhood in Uptown, this stylish mural addresses the Southeast Asian immigrant experience. Cosponsored by the Chinese Mutual Aid Association, the mural depicts refugees, their arrival to the U.S., the establishment of a community, and the different paths youths may take to enrich themselves as well as their community..