Art in Alternative Spaces



art made from found objects


James Paradiso

Apollo Theater
2540 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL


James Paradiso

James is an educational consultant and Professor Emeritus in the Business Management Program at a local college.   James is a self-taught artist and uses reclaimed/recycled materials to create his art.  

Book Worm

Audio cassettes, CDs, a book, eye glasses, and cables.

19"H x 22"W 


wooden skid (pallet), stain, and house paint

10.5"H x 37"W


cCopy paper, wood, and house paint

17"H x 28" W

Dunham #2

Mixed Media (Wood, Stain, Enamel)

24 x 24"


Mixed Media (Wood, Stain, Enamel)

24 x 24"


Mixed Media (Wood, Stain, Enamel)

24 x 24"

Founded in 1991, Anatomically Correct is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing works by artists in alternative spaces in a combined effort to educate, diversify, and promote community awareness of the visual and performing arts.     This project is sponsored in part by the Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs Program I grant, the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency,