|The SoNo Collection features a vast array of local, national, and international artwork. Pique your curiosity by exploring art that transcends modern, traditional, and experiential sensibilities.|
|We’re excited to feature the incredible work of the following artists throughout The SoNo Collection.|
Kate Lewis is a Chicago-based muralist whose style brings a modern twist to impossible geometric forms inspired by artists like MC Escher. She saturates her art in bold colors contained by clean black outlines and challenges viewers to look for the hidden messages in it.
Alex Ferror is a Brazilian visual artist, muralist, illustrator, and designer based in Atlanta, São Paulo, and Lisbon. His colorful work is inspired by the whimsical universe of children’s imaginations and the way they see and interact with the world and their emotions.
Matthew Hoffman is a Chicago-based artist who has created large-scale public installations for the City of Chicago, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, as well as companies such as Apple, Facebook, Zappos, and Cards Against Humanity.
CatCoq is an illustration and design brand founded by Cat Coquillette, a world-traveling artist with a passion for collecting creative inspiration from her firsthand observations and encounters around the world. She shares her artwork and detailed stories of her travels with her followers through social media, providing a fully integrated window into her experiences. For more information, follow her on Instagram @catcoq.
Jen Lewin is an internationally renowned new media and interactive sculptor based in New York. Her playful sculptures exist where art, technology, and communications intersect, leaving viewers enchanted while encouraging delight through their engagement with the work.
Drew Clay is an award-winning Chicago-based artist, illustrator, and designer, whose work has been featured by international brands and editorial publications. His current creations, entitled Dreams, explore the intersection between his meditation, shamanism, and creation practices.
Brett Whitacre is a self-taught colorblind artist from the American Midwest. As a pop art practitioner, he brings less ordinary items to light as icons drenched in colorful waves of angular movement.
Aaron Hauck and Samantha French, graduates of of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), each actively exhibit their own paintings. They are included in many private and public collections throughout the United States.
Brian and Jennifer Henry create imaginative landscapes in the virtual world that transform advertising surfaces into art experiences. Their award-winning motion graphics and 3D-generated works were displayed in France, Australia, Times Square, and, of course, the Las Vegas Strip.
Eric Friedensohn, better known by his artist alias “Efdot,” specializes in hand-drawn/painted art and site-specific works. Most notably, his “Blob” character is the ubiquitous star of his pieces, portraying a curled-up subject that evokes the smooth linework and forms found in traditional and native Latin American art.
Emma Daisy Gertel is a Milwaukee based artist and muralist who creates playful works that explore identity, acceptance and belonging influenced by her experience as a Korean adoptee. Known for her vibrant use of color to depict plants and girls, her work teeters on the edge of cultural ambiguity. She aims to create works that inspire possibility, celebrate life, encourage human connection and spread joy.
Natasha May Platt has a BA in philosophy and religion from Harvard, and won the 2010 Gardner Fellowship to study embroidery design in India for 3 years. Her mural work evokes the rhythm of textile traditions and her inspiration is the higher states of consciousness she has accessed during a decade of meditation practice.
Jillian Evelyn’s paintings combine the contorted female figure with graphic shapes and a limited color palette. Her work explores the struggle of womanhood and the anxiety that arises from societal expectations. Jillian studied illustration at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. After graduating, she worked as a footwear designer for several years before moving to California to pursue her career as a full time painter. Jillian lives in Los Angeles with her pug Olie.
Thank you for your interest in submitting artwork for consideration to be featured at The SoNo Collection. We have curated our art selection to leave shoppers with a feeling of positivity and wellbeing. Art that delivers joy and inspiration will be considered.
Please complete the form below. Submissions are reviewed on a quarterly basis.