Community|Native American connection : Drew..”the spirit ..to fight for what is right”
JOE PODLASEK-Ojibwe-Polish ‘Standing Buffalo Leader of People’ Currently CEO, Trickster Art Gallery
former Exec Dir Amer Indian Center_Chris Legacy– Interview by Nancy Bechtol, APA Photojournalist. On location. The American Indian Center. Chicago. Chris Drew, was the Exec. Director of the Uptown Multi-Cultural Arts Center (volunteer position) located/housed at AIC for 25 years. on the 3rd floor and was a part of the community and taught many how to silkscreen for free, use and repair computers, and participated, and helped develop programs at the AIC. This video is in a series of people sharing insights to the artist/activist and his life.
Joe Podlasek: “…the spirit of who he (Chris) was, to fight for what is right.”
…he gave opportunities to people..he always wanted to teach and share.”
© 2012 video/Chris Drew Legacy Interview #7
SEE/Hear Joe Podlasek on YouTube interview:
Joe is featured in the indie feature documentary, by Nancy Bechtol
“Free Speech & the Transcendent Journey of Chris Drew, Street Artist” The film- will have its Chicago premiere on November 14 at the Logan Theater.