July 26 - August 1, 2021 Vol. 29 No. 29
$1.10 goes to vendor
or the last six years, The Daily Planet, Ltd. has teamed with StreetWise and local artists to make hand-screened designer
T-shirts and other merchandise to sell. This year, over 32 artists donated designs. It’s all part of a campaign called GiveAShi*t. 100% of the profits go to StreetWise. To date, GiveAShi*t has donated over $140,000 to StreetWise.
THE GIVEASHI*T TEAM: PAM HOFFMAN, SCOTT MARVEL, AND JEANNINE RINGLAND ZWIRN
PULLOVER CREW SWEATSHIRT $40
LOGO T-SHIRT (ALSO AVAILABLE IN WOMEN'S CUT) $25
HEART O' CHICAGO TEE $25
BASEBALL CAP $15
WINTER HAT $20
“People in Chicago are always looking for different ways to give back to those in need and GiveAShi*t offers a chance to buy meaningful gifts for friends, family, and yourself while supporting the hardworking vendors of StreetWise,” said Scott Marvel, president of Daily Planet Productions and mastermind behind the GiveAShi*t Campaign. StreetWise helps homeless and at-risk individuals seeking to build a better life with employment opportunities. It provides a dignified means of addressing the crisis of poverty and homelessness, and provides individuals with immediate access to a respectable and legitimate earned income through their own hard work. Well-known on the streets of Chicago, StreetWise vendors make their own way to the StreetWise office where they pay $.90 for the magazine they then sell for $2, making a $1.10 profit on each sale. The shirts can be purchased online at www.giveashirt.net. Select designs are also available as tank tops, tote bags, notebooks, coffee mugs, posters and hand towels.
THESE ITEMS AND MUCH MORE AVAILABLE AT WWW.GIVEASHIRT.NET
ENTER YOUR VENDOR'S UNIQUE ID CODE AT CHECKOUT AT WWW.GIVEASHIRT.NET AND THEY WILL RECEIVE 10% COMMISION DIRECTLY! VENDOR CODE
VENDOR, PLEASE WRITE YOUR BADGE NUMBER ABOVE
ZIP HOODIE $40
THERMAL LONG SLEEVE T-SHIRT $35
TRAVEL MUG $24
GIVING TREE by JEFF TWEEDY
HERE TO HELP by MATTHEW HOFFMAN
WE ARE ALL EQUAL by MATTHEW HOFFMAN
PALS by SCOTT RASMUSSEN
While borrowing from The Giving Tree book cover, this design echoes the joy of giving, taking, and sharing alike. Jeff Tweedy is a Grammy Award-winning songwriter and musician, New York Times best-selling author, and leader of the band Wilco. He recently released his second book entitled "How To Write One Song" as well as his new solo record "Love Is The King." More Jeff Tweedy designs can be found at www.giveashirt.net!
Matthew Hoffman is a Chicago based artist & designer whose public works have been exhibited internationally. His ideas and work have been included in "Good," the "New York Times Magazine," and "Ready Made." He has been published in books by Gestalten, Droog, and Taschen, and was featured in a segment on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Matthew is the custodian of "You Are Beautiful," a project to better the world in little ways. The message has reached every corner of the globe, with over 5 million stickers shared by the community. The hope is for us to share uplifting thoughts with each other. Also available in women's cut, youth cut, and zip hoodie.
Can't we all just get along? Scott is a creative director and designer at The Specialists, a boutique ad agency start-up.
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SPACE BETWEEN US by KARA HAMILTON
CATRONAUT by TIM SOUERS
ON THE MEND by HEATHER BARNES & SHAWN WILLIAMS
REMODEL THE WORLD by BRUNO PIERONI
I wanted to do something that sums up how far apart we’ve felt from each other and our loved ones, and to give some perspective, so we can start seeing more of our connectedness and not our separation moving forward. Kara Hamilton is an art director and artist living in Chicago. Her work spans design, illustration, photography, and video, and she has created innovative content for global brands.
Tim Souers has worked in advertising since the '80s and is currently transitioning to art (https://bit.ly/2ISiSB4). Tim lives in Chicago with wife Kim, and they both wear masks.
A visual illustration of mending a world torn in two by political division, racial injustice, economic disparities, and a thriving pandemic. Heather is a creative director in Chicago who works on brand development on various beer, wine and spirits accounts. Shawn is an illustrator and graphic designer in Wisconsin. The long-distance couple loves collaborating on art and design in their spare time.
Bruno Pieroni has dabbled in everything: illustration, stand-up comedy, photography, writing, animation, and — get this — a 15-year career in advertising. www.twitter.com/brunopieroni www.instagram.com/brunopieroni
BORN TO WANDER by NATE AZARK
IT COMES FROM THE BEGINNING by JON LANGFORD
THE LONG ARC by JEANNINE RINGLAND ZWIRN
BTTR TGTHR by CHema SKANDAL!
Nate thrives at the intersection of branding, packaging and illustration. He's inspired by travels around the world and all things Chicago. He strives to find ways to give back to the community and to help those in need, which is why he loves working with GiveAShi*t every year.
It comes from a song I’m currently working on called "Big Red Angel," which incorporates a bunch of myths and legends common to many cultures about an angel who turns up to restore justice and avenge the downtrodden in times of great trouble and distress (like now). Jon Langford is an artist and musician from Wales who has lived in Chicago since 1992. He plays with several bands and spends a lot of time sitting alone in his painting studio dreaming of home...
Theodore Parker tells us that he cannot see the entire arc: “My eye reaches but little ways” and we are only on a small path of this arc. We must remember that behind the words of Parker is the need to work continually toward justice and peace. The arc will not bend toward justice without the long-term effort of everyday people like you and me. After a long career in corporate sales, Jeannine now works for Daily Planet and uses her retail sales skills at GiveAShi*t.
CHema is a graphic artist and enthusiast of popular music and images of the last century. www.facebook.com/chemaskandal www.instagram.com/chemaskandal www.twitter.com/chemaskandal www.chemaskandal.tumblr.com
AS ALWAYS, 100% OF THE PROCEEDS BENEFIT STREETWISE AND ITS VENDORS AT WWW.GIVEASHIRT.NET
REPAIR THE WORLD by KATHLEEN JUDGE
OUR HANDS by LEAH WENDZINSKI
EVOLVE by KATHLEEN HINKEL & AMANDA JONES
FEATHER by DANA HORTICK
Kathleen Judge is a multimedia artist working in print, video and performance. Her work can be found at www.judgeworks.com
All hands on deck, no one left behind. Leah Wendzinski is a multidisciplinary designer and photographer currently practicing at Span in Chicago.
Verb: to change or develop slowly often into a better, more complex, or more advanced state. We will. We are. It's already happening. Amanda Jones is a social worker and Director of Programs at StreetWise and Kathleen Hinkel is a freelance photographer whose work can be explored at kathleenhinkel.com. They share a commitment to exploring creative ways to promote social justice. They are married and live in Chicago.
GiveaShi*t is a Chicago-based charity that sells limited edition T-shirts designed by local artists to help the local homeless community. 100% of our profits benefit StreetWise and its vendors.
MEND by JAY RYAN
PLANET OF THE APES by RICK CONRAD
BEAR HUG by ROB CODY
BETTER SOON, THX by TRAVIS LAMPE
Jay established a reputation for hand-drawn text and a computer-free design process. His prints aim to attain the same goals as other concert posters, but using raccoons and toasters instead of skulls, breasts and hot rods. More Jay Ryan designs can be purchased at www.giveashirt.net!
I thought of Rheinhold’s “Monkey with Skull” statue. Instead of the monkey philosophizing about the evolution of man, he ponders the evolution of our world. If we can’t seem to repair what we’ve broken, perhaps our ape friends can. So simple, even a monkey can do it? Rick Conrad likes to make stuff. He dabbles in illustration, painting, songwriting, poetry, photography... Conrad is proud to be a part of GiveAShi*t since its inception.
With the theme being "Repair the world," I wanted to show a bit of what we all could use right now: a great big ole bear hug. Rob Cody is a Creative Director at 160over90 by day and an artist/ illustrator by night. He aims to bring a little humor and humanity to all his work. .
The world has taken a beating. Let’s fix this place up! Don’t forget to sign the cast. Travis is an artist based in Chicago who usually paints sad, angry and/ or drunk things, but in a fun way. He never paints elbows or knees, instead favoring an elbow and kneeless style inspired by old-timey cartoons and Dr. Seuss.
SUPPORT CHICAGOANS IN NEED AND ACE GIFT GIVING ALL AT ONCE AT WWW.GIVEASHIRT.NET
GREEN IS GROOVY by SAMANTHA CONRAD
NEEDLE WORK by SARAH BECAN
CULTIVATING COMPASSION by SARA KOPKE
EMPATHY ROCKS by SCOT WESTWATER
I chose to throw it back to an era where environmentalism really started coming into fruition, the 1960's + 1970's. It's time to reprioritize the planet, and step back into being "Green" as our duty in being a good-hearted, aware, kind, (and groovy) human being! Sammy Conrad is a freelance graphic designer and yoga instructor. Sam was honored to create a shirt design this year after watching her dad, Rick Conrad, create rad designs for GiveAShi*t since it began.
A strong seam is made up of many tiny stitches, each of them equally important. Repairing the world might be an overwhelming task, but it's made up of the small steps we take towards building a better world. Sarah Becan has been drawing comics since she was very small. Her autobiographical webcomic "I Think You're Sauceome" sparked a love of food and culinary illustration. Her first graphic novel, "The Complete Ouija Interviews," won a Xeric Award.
My goal was to illustrate the nurturing capabilities of humanity in such a way that it bends with the Earth. Born around Chicago and currently residing in Logan Square, Sara is both a freelance animator and illustrator. She brings her work to life both digitally and with traditional media such as watercolor.
A classic from the GiveAShi*t vault returns! As it turns out, empathy does, in fact, still rock.
TIKKUN OLAM by SCOTT MARVEL
EQUALLITY by JULIO DESIR
REBUILD by JOHN POBOJEWSKI
MONKEY MAYHEM by SCOTT RASMUSSEN
This year has been a challenge for every person on this planet. It’s been a particularly challenging year for the vendors of StreetWise. Already on the cusp of homelessness, they saw their jobs disappear when the city shut down. StreetWise stayed open through everything, offering meals and comfort to all of its 120 vendors. They launched an emergency fundraising campaign to support the livelihood of everyone to keep them off the streets and at risk of death.
At a very early age, Julio was drawn to art. Corny, but true. He declined an appointment at West Point to study graphic design at Michigan State instead. Today, he is a creative director in Chicago leading the creation of brand, design, digital and social content for various blue-chip accounts.
We have all the pieces — we just need the will to put them back together. John Pobojewski is a partner and design director at Span, focusing on intermedia and the blending of brand, interactive sound, motion, and environments. .
“This is a true event that really happened. You can look it up. History!!!!” You might have seen Scott's work around town for the RBG exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, or the Adler Planetarium campaign: Space is Freaking Awesome.
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ALL HANDS by SHAWN SMITH
FILLING SPACES by SUZIE SHIN
GREEN WITH ENVY by WON KIM
BE KIND by SIMON WALKER
I want to delight and inspire people everywhere with my work, as much as I want to be delighted and inspired. I look to the world around me, community, diversity, and friendship for inspiration. Shawn Smith is best known as the designer behind Shawnimals and Ninjatown. He proudly works as art director for Threadless and spends as much time as possible with his wife, son, and adorably grumpy old dog, Remmy. Twitter: @shawnimal; FB & Insta: @shawnimals
It’s easy to point out the gaps – harder to fill them. Suzie Shin is a Chicago-based multidisciplinary artist and designer interested in collaboration that has the power to uplift communities.
Revise CMW (a.k.a. Won Kim) has been thorough in everything he does. A chef operating two restaurants, a DJ, muralist, and now COVID-19 survivor, Revise has been busy despite the pandemic. A staple in the Chicago graffiti scene for almost 20 years, he has built up a network of collectors and supporters with a unique abstract style that can be recognized from murals, breweries, and labels, to Michelin-starred restaurants all across the city.
Simon Walker is a custom lettering artist and can be found here: www. simonletters.com and on Instagram: www.instagram.com/simon_letters
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FLOWER*POWER* by ALYSSA ARNESEN Alyssa Arnesen is a graphic designer practicing at Span in Chicago. She hopes the caveats of partisan politics that stand in the way of repairing and revitalizing our environment can be resolved before it’s too late.
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