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Rising Chicago Artists Can Get Exposure — And Food — At Build Coffee’s ‘Meal-Based Residency’ In Woodlawn

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Rising Chicago Artists Can Get Exposure — And Food — At Build Coffee’s ‘Meal-Based Residency’ In Woodlawn

WOODLAWN — Naimah Thomas, a Rogers Park-based counselor and art therapist, will debut her “Wounded Healer” project at Build Coffee in Woodlawn on Saturday. Thomas’ installation will wrap up the first cycle of Build Coffee’s Meal-Based Residency Program, where artists receive a free meal and a drink from the shop at 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. three days a week for the duration of their show. The show begins at 4 p.m. Saturday. “Wounded Healer” consists of “pieces of art that I’ve made that embody how I feel about therapy; how I navigate the world and the healing process,” Thomas said....

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