In 2012, the Chicago Urban Art Society and Board President, Phil Mullins announced the inaugural Creative Change Makers Awardee presentation.  Kicking off this special recognition, the following individuals were brought to the stage to accept the CUAS Creative Change Maker award.  We thank them for their service, talent and innovation in Chicago’s creative sector.  Look out for the 2013 awardees given out every December during our holiday benefit. 


Ra Joy, ACTIVIST, Arts Alliance Illinois

Hebru Brantley, ARTIST/INNOVATOR Contemporary Artist

Abraham Velasquez-Tello, ENTREPRENEUR