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Studio Member of the Month

March Studio Artist of the Month: Elena Rakochy

2nd Floor Ceramic Studio



Elena grew up in multi-cultural Evanston, Illinois. She received her BA in Spanish from Knox College and her MFA in art from Indiana State University. Elena is currently teaching at Harold Washington College and for ArtReach at Lillstreet. She is an active member of Chicago Sculpture International and serves on their board. Elena is dedicated to pursuing the good life as a working studio artist.

Elena is also passionate at play. She is an avid fan of Chicago professional sports, a successful back yard gardener and a recreational duplicate bridge player.