The work:Found materials reimagined as resonant, arresting art
Heat factor:The Harold Washington College lecturer held the prestigious artist-in-residence position at the Art Institute in 2016.
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The work:Prints and sculptures that recall the East Garfield Park resident’s Puerto Rican childhood
Heat factor:This year, Soto has shown work in half a dozen group shows around the country, including an exhibit at Pérez Art Museum Miami.
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The work:Airbrushed mythological landscapes
Heat factor:The Logan Square resident was recently commissioned to paint a massive 16-foot-long mural for the restaurant Land & Lake Kitchen inside LondonHouse Chicago.
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The work:Emotionally complex sculptures showing the mastery of a young Rodin
Heat factor:The Mexican artist counts fashion designer Maria Pinto among his dedicated collectors.
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