Hyde Park Art Center – Inaugural Art Bike Ride – July 23, 2016

Artist Erika Dudley and Collector Patric McCoy speak to bicyclists before the Hyde Park Art Center’s inaugural Art Ride, Saturday, July 23, 2016.

Artist Rhonda Wheatley introduces herself to bicyclists as collector Patric McCoy listens at the Hyde Park Art Center before it’s inaugural Art Ride, Saturday, July 23, 2016. 
Panels of the art installation “Sapphire and Crystal” by the artists’ collective of the same name, located on the north side of the Illinois Central viaduct along 51st Street.
Artist Rhonda Wheatley discusses the pixilation that occurred during the process of making an image of one of her pieces included in the installation “Sapphire and Crystal” by the artists’ collective of the same name, installed on the north side of the Illinois Central viaduct along 51st Street.
A participant in the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Ride takes a minute off his bike to look at “Sapphire and Crystals” an installation of art panels by the art collective of the same name, located on the north side of the Illinois Central viaduct along 51st Street.
A view south across 47th St in the Illinois Central viaduct.
Participants in the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Ride arrive at the Illinois Central viaduct at 47th Street to view Carolyn Elaine and John Pitman Weber’s 2009 bricolage mural/mosaic “Reaching Back, Moving Forward, Lest We Forget the Song of 47th Street.”

Art collector Patric McCoy discusses Carolyn Elaine and John Pitman Weber’s 2009 “Reaching Back, Moving Forward, Lest We Forget the Song of 47th Street” bricolage mural/mosaic located in the Illinois Central viaduct at 47th Street, during the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Ride, Saturday, July 23, 2016.
A participant in the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Ride views Patric McCoy’s collection of art in his home, Saturday, July 23, 2016.
Patric McCoy (on right) speaks with Sussane Kuper, an art historian and curator from Berlin, about the collection of art in his home during the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Ride, Saturday, July 23, 2016.
Bikes in the entryway of Pete Wade’s house where he maintains a stained glass studio in what once was the living room.

Pete Wade in his stained glass studio which was visited during the Hyde Park Art Center’s inaugural Art Ride Saturday, July 23, 2016. 
Collector Patric McCoy waits for riders as they visit Pete Wade’s stained glass studio during the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Ride, July 23, 2016.
Participants in the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Bike Ride visit the late sculptor Milton Mizenberg’s Oakland Museum of Contemporary Art at E. 41st Place and S. Lake Park Ave., June 23, 2016.

Collector Patric McCoy discusses Mitchell Caton and Calvin Jones’ 1976 mural “Time To Unite” at 40th and Drexel during the Hyde Park Art Center’s inaugural Art Bike Ride, July 23, 2016.  The mural is located on a west-facing  abutment of the abandoned Kenwood branch of the Chicago an South Side Rapid Transit Railroad line.
Participants in the inaugural Hyde Park Art Center Art Bike Ride stop at 41st and Cottage Grove to view Justine Presha’ De Van’s 1977 mural “Black Women Emerging.” The mural is located on an east-facing abutment of the abandoned Kenwood branch of the Chicago an South Side Rapid Transit Railroad line.
Collector Patric McCoy speaks about tagging on Bernard Williams’ 1994 mural “Feed Your Child The Truth” in Ma Houston Park at 50th and Cottage Grove during the Hyde Park Art Center’s inaugural Art Bike Ride, July 23, 2016.
Artist Candace Hunter tells the story behind one of her pieces as collector Patric McCoy listens during a Hyde Park Art Center’s inaugural Art Bike Ride stop at her studio, July 23, 2016.

Bud Billiken Day Parade

The Windy City Wheelers of Arabic Temple #44
The black caucus of the Chicago Teachers Union
The crowd lining Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Members of the South Shore Drill Team and Performing Arts Ensemble
Members of the South Shore Drill Team and Performing Arts Ensemble
Members of the South Shore Drill Team and Performing Arts Ensemble 
Ninety three year old Philomae Dixon, a former Chicago resident, comes every year from her home in California to watch the Bud Billiken Day Parade
Members of the #Antichiraq Movement To Take Back The Streets march down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
A small contingent of Peace Corps alumni
Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown walks with her family and supporters
Staff, family members and friends of WGCI 107.5 enjoy the ride down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Cub Scouts from Hyde Park’s Pack 3599 march down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive 
A small contingent of community members carries a Save Dyett banner down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
The crowd lining Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Members of the Jesse White Tumbling Team perform 
Members of the Kenwood Academy High School Marching Band perform as they march down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive 
Members of the Kenwood Academy High School Marching Band perform as they march down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive 
The crowd lining Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Proposed Site In Washington Park, Chicago For The Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum

A view to south in the section of Washington Park Saturday within the area bound by Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on the west, Ellsworth Drive on the east, Garfield Boulevard on the south, and 51st Street on the north, that has been proposed as one of the potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library.
The Nelson family enjoys the swing set April 18, 2015 in the section of Washington Park that has been proposed as one of the potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library.  This image was published in the April 22, 2015 issue of the Hyde Park Herald.
A view to south in the section of Washington Park that has been proposed as one of the potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library.
A walker enjoys the paths in the section of Washington Park that has been proposed as one of the potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library.
In response to a recorded raccoon distress call, a raccoon peeks its head out of its nest in a tree growing in the section of Washington Park that has been proposed as one of the potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library. This image was published in the April 22, 2015 issue of the Hyde Park Herald.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2014

Chicago Human Rhythm Project

Mazz Swift and Silvia Bolognesi of Tomeka Reid’s Hear in Now (HiN)

Nicole Mitchell
Etienne Charles

Houston Person

Dancing to the sounds of the Houston Person Quartet

Craig Taborn performing in Rockefeller Chapel

Chilling on the Midway

Dancing on the Midway

Dancing on the Midway

Chilling On the Midway

Howard Levy performing with Orbert Davis CJP Chamber Ensemble on the Midway

Tito Carrillo performing with Orbert Davis CJP Chamber Ensemble on the Midway
Orbert Davis CJP Chamber Ensemble on the Midway
Dancing to the sounds of Orbert Davis CJP Chamber Ensemble on the Midway