Projects From The Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago


Fabricated in the Logan Shop, SUNBOX was a project completed by Logan Shop staffer Zoe Kauder Nalebuff on the UChicago Main Quad in front of Swift Hall from February 23-March 1, 2015. The 8×8” room had internally lit walls and no roof, so the light shined upwards at night like a beacon. The project was in the…

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Clayton’s Mandolin

Clayton Norris shows off his luthier-abilities with this gorgeous curly maple mandolin. Instrument building requires patience, problem solving and quite a bit of hard work / clamps. This is definitely not your average cigar box guitar:

Unsuspending Disbelief Lobby Installation

The Logan Shop student staff worked tirelessly to fabricate and install Thansai Sethaseree’s ambitious installation in the Gidwitz Lobby for Unsuspending Disbelief, an exhibition of international artists curated by Laura Letinsky. From fabricating rigging slings for a 40′ x 17′ painting to soldering custom LED lights, this project allowed the multifaceted skills of the Logan staff…

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