Visual and Literary Artists
Artist and dreamer, weaver of wax and pigments. majabosen.com
Moscow born multi-media artists specializing in immersive video environments. galinashevchenkosequences.com
Projections designer, cinematographer,, animator, and producer of multi-media experiences. stoptime.live
Botanical artist, educator, consultant, designer, writer, and product developer. thefloraculturist.com
Visual artist, curator, and entrepreneur from Mexico. virtualartist.com
Iranian-American visual artist of multiple mediums and art curator and educator azadehhussaini.com
Conceptual photographer and filmmaker.
Christine Thomas Tsen
Poet and cellist who finds inspiration in nature and the human connection. christinethomastsen.com
Internationally exhibited, Ukrainian-born artist trained in Israel and The School of Art Institute of Chicago, currently living in Halifax. margaritas.sp
Producer, set designer and art director with two Emmy and three Art Director's Guild nominations. alanmuraoka.com
Netherlands born wood sculptor with background in interior design. erwinoveres.com
Access Contemporary Music
International collective of composers and performers advocating new classical music in various forms. acmusic.org
Dynamic Chicago based four-time Grammy winning contemporary classical ensemble.
Chicago based, Grammy nominated string quartet known for innovative programming and vibrant performances. spektralquartet.com
Composer, sound designer, sound artist, electronic musician crossing into multiple disciplines. wcawm.com
Kyong Mee Choi
Composer, organist, painter, poet, and visual artist, head of composition at Roosevelt University in Chicago. kyongmeechoi.com
Composer and saxophonist spanning many genres from jazz, film, theater, and dance.
Moscow born pianist, producer, host, entrepreneur . yanareznik.com
Chicago based pianist, soloist, and chamber musician from Minsk, Belarus
Imaginative ensemble exploring cross-genre collaborations, deliverer of the unexpected.
Arun's Thai is the quintessential upscale Thai restaurant in Chicago, a fine balance between classic and contemporary, food and art.
Marisa Paolillo takes an original and flavorful approach on many regions of traditional Indian food. mangopicklechicago.com
Unique collective of gastronomy, cocktail creations, wines, and art . fultonmarketkitchen.com
The first Michelin starred brewpub, rooted in the Bohemian spirit of collective ingenuity.
Small artisanal cholatier with a nod to France and Spain, infusing French culinary training with South Asian heritage. chocolat-uzma.com
Vibrant, authentic Indonesian street food with a creative twist. rickshawrepoublic.com
San Francisco native Kevin Schuder's diverse and all vegan eatery. kevin.kitchen
An award winning master perfumer and scent sculptor known for his avant-garde olfactory explorations. dreamair.mobi
A chemist and aesthetic designer of fragrances from Germany, trained in southern France, and currently based in New York City.
A writer and fragrance expert. A creator of aromas and scent images. boisdejasmin.com
Atmosphere curator, perfumer. visionary, artful synesthetes, and Queen of the HIVE brand.
About the Creator
Jeff Yang is the creator of In The Realm of Senses, an idea he has had for over a decade. Jeff is a violinist born in Taiwan and originally from Seattle who came to Chicago to study music at Northwestern and DePaul Universities. With degrees in both music and industrial engineering, he has always strived to find a balance between the arts and the sciences.
Yang was a member of the Mannheim Steamroller and Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues bands for over ten years. He has also served as concertmaster for New Millennium Orchestra in Chicago, Emerald City Orchestra in Seattle, Spoleto Festival in Italy, and National Repertory Orchestra in Colorado. Yang has appeared in numerous PBS Sound Stage recordings with artists such Jewel, Faith HIll, Peter Cetera, Dennis DeYoung, Lyle Lovett, and has performed in live concerts with Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Bernadette Peters, and various other artists.
Currently, Yang is the owner of Chicago Strings violin shop in Evanston where he deals fine instruments and helps professional musicians through his expertise. He is a current member Chicago Philharmonic, Skokie Valley Symphony, and can be often seen with Grant Park Symphony and various ensembles throughout Chicago.