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..