our art/paths|our voices kept crossing: Tim Jackson speaks on knowing Chris Drew

Our art/paths| our voices kept crossing: Tim Jackson, speaks

Tim Jackson, speaks about knowing Chris Drew. Jackson is an Editorial/social commentary Cartoonist_ Chicago Defender:

Nationally syndicated cartoonist, illustrator and graphic designer. Social commentary(editorial/political)cartoonist for:Chicago Defender.Madison Times,Capital Outlook,Sunday Chicago Tribune,Cincinnati Herald,Dayton Defender.Northern Kentucky Herald

Chris Drew Legacy Interview by Nancy Bechtol ©2012 and video/art post by Nancy Bechtol, APA photojournalist. JACKSON from the Chris Drew Legacy Interviews #14 in the series– of people sharing insights to the artist/activist and his life work. In addition, on this clip, Deb Drew, wife of Chris Drew speaks about CAN TV (Chicago Access Network Television) shows she and Chris produced and Tim’s participation on the show.


a clip of Tim Jackson’s interview is featured in:Chicago Premiere at the Logan Theatre ,” Free Speech and the Transcendent Journey of Chris Drew, Street Artist” by Nancy Bechtol. Featuring indie Music by Behind the Sun-Andy Alton & David Mansfield “Paper Airplane” courtesy of Hey Now Records one night only – 11.14.14 Friday 7:30 PM

See/Hear the Nancy Bechtol interview by Dan O’Donnell – Logan Square TV


An important documentary about street artist Chris Drew, and his felony trial for recording police, will premiere at The Logan Theatre on November 14. The film, Free Speech and the Transcendent Journey of Chris Drew, Street Artist is directed by Logan Square resident, Nancy Bechtol. Literally thousands of people across Chicago know Chris Drew, because of his vibrant presence in Chicago’s art community and on Chicago’s streets

“We made a very good team” Widow speaks on their Lives together : Deborah & Chris Drew

I would have to describe him as dynamic..I never experienced a person being so enthusiastic about their dream that the energy just flew off them!”

“We made a very good team”Deborah Drew, the widow of Chris, speaks of their life together.

Interview and video by Nancy Bechtol, APA photojournalist. ©2012 Excerpt. Deborah Drew, widow of Chris Drew, from the Chris Drew Legacy Interviews in the series of 16 people sharing insights to the artist/activist and his life work. Chris’ journey went from a First Amendment Challenge (represented by Mark Weinberg, Civil Rights Attorney) to criminal charges of Class 1 Felony Eavesdropping (represented by Criminal Defense Attorney Josh Kutnick) which carried a possible 4-15 years in jail. The law was declared unconstitutional May 7, 2012 by Judge Sacks. Nancy Bechtol, who, on Chris’ request, documented his activism/art for over the years. Finally, in March 2014, the Illinois Eavesdropping Law was abolished by the Illinois Supreme Court.

See/Hear the Deborah Drew, Widow of Chris Drew’s Interview:


Link to the film trailer :


Much more information about Chris Drew and this film can be found on Nancy Bechtol’s website

1.14.14 Chicago Premiere info



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