The Big Draw Chicago is a month-long festival of informal drawing programs that invites participants to draw, think, and share.
The Big Draw Chicago is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education graciously serves as our fiscal sponsor.
The Big Draw Chicago is a month-long festival of informal drawing programs. A community engagement initiative, the festival seeks to bring Chicagoans together to draw, think, and share. The festival is produced by Elory Rozner of Uncommon Classrooms, in partnership with dozens of local cultural organizations, public sector agencies, and businesses.
2013 Advisory Board
The Campaign for Drawing, an “independent charity that raises the profile of drawing as a tool for thought, creativity, social and cultural engagement,” originated The Big Draw in the UK in 2000. Today, the UK festival features more than 1,500 programs, and there are Big Draw programs in dozens of cities around the world.