COVID & Connection | Artist Avery Shrader

For many artists, leaving home and moving to a bigger city is a right of passage. Avery Shrader, an artist who moved from Iowa City to Chicago in the fall of 2019, had that experience taken away from her. “ I applied to art school, and I got in and I got a scholarship, the Art Institute in Chicago. Then the pandemic hit, and I came back to Iowa City. Now I'm here for who knows how long.”

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