Marlene Paez Dukes
– Hosted at Gensler Chicago
part of a series on Symmetry
About the speaker
Liz Flores is a Chicago based artist and muralist, painting the human form through shapes and colors. Four years ago she made the leap from corporate America into the art world. Her work explores the human condition, the female form, and how emotion can be represented through movement and shape.
In this time, she has shared her story on the TEDx stage, brought an interactive art installation titled ‘The World We Want’ to Michigan Avenue, and collaborated with major brands like Lululemon, Pepsi, and SugarHigh LoveStoned. Her work has been shown in international art competitions including ArtPrize Nine and group shows around Chicago. Currently, Liz is filling up her studio with new paintings, freelancing and scouting mural locations.
Gensler Chicago’s portfolio of high-performance spaces with an eye toward imaginative and engaging experiences serves as a motivation for successfully connecting us all where we live, work, and play. Acknowledging Chicago’s unique architectural history, the office is committed to investing in people, research, and technology to expand and push the boundaries of design. Follow them on Twitter @GenslerChicago
Open Water is bottled water with a green conscience. That’s right: 16 ounces of purified water in 100% recyclable aluminum bottles. Aluminum is recycled more than twice as often as plastic and is also infinitely recyclable. Reusable bottles are always the best, but when you’re away from the tap, think beyond plastic. Follow them on Twitter @drinkopenwater
Dark Matter Coffee adheres to a philosophy where quality coffees are sourced based on traceability, innovation and social responsibility. In a world driven by technology and science, they are the gravitational resistance rooted in skill and philosophy. They are an innovative culinary family fueled by community and passion for delivering the most intellectually honest coffee you will experience. Follow them on Instagram @darkmattercoffee
TagPrints specializes in creating photo experiences that engage and captivate audiences across the country. We integrate data capture and social sharing with outputs like photos, animations, GIFs, Green Screens, and fully customizable hardware. Amplify your next event with a unique photo activation. Follow them on Twitter @TagPrints
Founded by Creative Producer, Edwin R. Ruiz, Mondo Machine is a film and digital media hub for Chicago artists, filmmakers, writers, organizations and patrons of the arts to facilitate work that resonates with audiences worldwide. We specialize in narrative storytelling, documentary, live performance archives, and innovative event experiences. Follow them on Twitter @MondoMachine