Tanea Crawford

Tanea's work often depicts stages of life in relation to the earth and nature. She focuses on abstract art that illustrates euphoria and utopia.


  • Loyola Academy, Class of 2016
  • Loyola University Chicago - B.S. in Cellular/Molecular Neuroscience, Class of 2020


Watercolor, digital, acrylic, oil, pastel, ink

Areas of focus:

Watercolor painting, digital painting/collage



Exhibition highlights:

  • "Cura Personalis," Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL - 2016
  • Loyola Academy AP Show, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL - 2016
  • Illinois High School Art Exhibit, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL - 2016

Other interests and inspirations:

Tanea is currently a pre-medical student at Loyola University Chicago with a life goal to cure childhood epilepsy with art and music therapy.

Publication highlights:

  • Featured Artist on Loyola Academy's website - 2016
  • Solo feature in Loyola Academy's Ramble video -2016

Tanea's teaching style:

Tanea emphasizes imagination and giving students the freedom to explore their individual identity in their art. She remains open to all of her students' ideas which gives them some influence over which direction the class will take. Tanea values goal driven education that allows one to be silly and have fun.

Tanea loves EAC because . . .

I enjoy the curiosity that comes from the young students as they enter the building. The physical construction of the building isn't a traditional classroom but provides the younger students a unique opportunity to experience education in a different environment.

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the artist standing in front of many paintings
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