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"Bold Disobedience" Art Show Was Curated by Chicago Teens at Weinberg/Newton Gallery

Rows of desks greet viewers as they enter "Bold Disobedience," Weinberg/Newton Gallery's first student-led exhibit in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The repurposed desks have been covered with poems scratched into their surfaces by students at Chicago's Phoenix Military Academy. The piece is artist Cheryl Pope's collaborative artwork “Walk With Me #3,” one of 34 works that address issues affecting youths today, such as LGBTQ and racial bias, gentrification, and violence in under-resourced communities. 

Read more in Teen Vogue: http://www.teenvogue.com/story/bold-disobedience-art-show-was-curated-by-chicago-teens