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Alexandria Eregbu
Photograph: Andrew NawrockiAlexandria Eregbu

Artist Alexandria Eregbu shares her secret to a perfect spring day

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Jaclyn Rivas
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Fashion and art go hand in hand, so it should come as no surprise that someone as active in the Chicago art scene as Alexandria Eregbu would have a natural flair for style. You may know the independent curator and artist’s work from the Chicago Artists Coalition and most recently from her current show with artist Rami George at Roots & Culture, called "tide/tithe."

Eregbu has a love for the city’s temperamental weather that only true Chicagoans can appreciate. “You never quite know exactly what you’re going to get,” she says. “You might find yourself at the beach one day and then cozied up with a cup of hot chocolate by the furnace on another.” 

Photographs: Andrew Nawrocki

A perfect spring day for her means getting out and enjoying the sun whenever she can. She fills her afternoons with time at outdoor markets like the Pilsen Community Market, museums like the Museum of Contemporary Art and picnics in Chicago's parks. For Eregbu, spring is always accompanied by some stellar shades, a new lip color and—just in case—an umbrella.

tide/tithe is currently on display at Roots & Culture until May 14th.

Photo take in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Eregbu is wearing a camel vest from MildBlend Supply Co.

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