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The Great American City, Chicago, is often overlooked by New York, SF or LA, but I love it the best of all cities. This is the first group for Chicago. I am shocked to find that there are none, so..

This group is for Photographic art of Chicago.
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Founded 5 Years ago
Mar 2, 2010

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Hello to everyone!

I'd like to send a special thank you to RogueSamus our wonderful group leader for my recent promotion. I am looking forward to helping the group as much as possible in the coming weeks. The first place I am going to start is with submissions and responses to submissions. Throughout my nearly 10 years with DA I've always found suggestions and critiques to be useful guideposts on my journey to better art. I would like to respond to as many submissions with something of substance as possible whether a piece is accepted or not. It's always nice to know that someone is looking watching with an open mind and willing to share their thoughts.

With any luck my initial work to begin open discussions on pieces will be a catalyst for more comments and critiques. Please consider taking 10-15 minutes to look through the galleries and leave some comments for other group members. Reciprocation is the gateway to discourse and a better group capaciousness. It would be great to get some discussions going about our contributors, their neighborhoods, and how they see our great city.

With an open mind and a prime lens,

Matt - trxfrkds
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SupremeSonnapony Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Do you have to live in Chicago to join?
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jonniedee Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello, sorry for such a late response. This group is for Photographic art of Chicago.
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DanielJButler Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Professional Photographer
Not at all!
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asongforophelia Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hey, so I just moved to Chicago and I don't know how to meet other artists, or find an outlet for my work. I do sharpie art, which can sometimes be inspired by the city, but isn't always related. Do you know of any places or people that I might want to connect with? May I submit artwork that is not Chicago photography to this group?
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jonniedee Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
HI Maggie,

We are a Photographic art group and won't accept anything else. However, you can check out Chicago Artists -> [link] we have galleries that your work would fit into.

Cheers,

Jon
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asongforophelia Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
sure no prob. When I have some fotos I will post them. :)
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DanielJButler Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Professional Photographer
We are Photography only, You may want to try our affliate, Chicago-Artists here on DA.

As for outside the Internet, I don't know many places for sharpie art in particular, but you may like the Chicago Artists Resource-->> [link]
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asongforophelia Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Professional General Artist
yeah I checked them out. :) thanks.
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jonniedee Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oops, sorry. I didn't see Rogue's message to you. :D
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ToysoldierThor Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am assuming with none of my submissions being accepted that this group has gone dead? or is there a reason why no submissions are being accepted?
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