Chicago StoreFront Residency

A project I'm starting next week!!!
Come say hello if you're in Chicago.

Life Long Work Week is a project to promote the idea of artist collaboration in a public setting. We plan on taking over retail storefronts, galleries, fairs, and anywhere else people gather.

Experiment #001:
From September 7th through the 13th in Chicago, IL artist/designers Jesse Brown and Chad Kouri will transform the Renegade Handmade storefront into their work space for one week. During this time the two of them will be creating new collaborative work which will be available at the Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago on September 12th & 13th
Both Artists will be working in the space from 11-7pm each day.

Artist Bios+

Chad Kouri is a living breathing mobile human being in the great city
of Chicago. When not working on commissioned illustration and design
work, hand lettering poorly spelled phrases, Art Directing Proximity
Magazine, rockin out on found object installations / collage pieces,
or blog jammin, space touring, curating and high-fivin with The Post
Family crew, he hibernates like the great grizzly.



Jesse Brown is a multidisciplinary visual artist based in Seattle, Wa.
His work has been exhibited with galleries in Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Chicago, New York, Tokyo, Berlin, London and Paris.
His work is often an exploration in geometric forms, pattern, shape and repetition which display a very clean, graphic quality. He is know for working in a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, paper sculpture, small-edition artist books, installation, video and textile works.


Renegade Handmade
1924 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622


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