Gabriel Bizen Akagawa press
A foodie’s tour of ArtPrize: Eat your way through coffeehouses, restaurants featuring art, by Sue Dow, The Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, MI, September 22, 2010.
SAIC Iron Pouring Community, by Roxanne Samer, Chicago Art Magazine, June 7, 2010.
Morton Arboretum Workshop and Bronze Pour
Steel sculptures mimic nature’s roots, by Sandy Illian Bosch, Pioneer Press PioneerLocal.com, Member of Sun-Times Media, April 22, 2010.
Butler Street Foundry Collaboration
Forging Forward: Artist pours heart, hope into reviving 119-year-old family foundry, Story by Rick Kogan and Photos by Charles Osgood, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, February 7, 2010.
The re-invention of Butler Street Foundry:iron workers and art students share a vision, Story and Photos by Layton Ehmke, Medill Reports, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, December 2, 2009.
Student Iron Pour
the Year of Iron: Forging a community, Story and Photos by Jen Mosier, F Newsmagazine, Chicago, IL, October 26, 2009.
Chicago Aritsts Month
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Columbia College Faketure article
Waste displaced, later embraced, by Steven Schnarr, The Columbia Chronicle, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, October 13, 2008.
Chicago Artists Resource
“My Art, My Family,” by Gabriel Akagawa, Chicago Artists Resource Artist Story, Chicago, IL, September, 2008.
NIU Art Museum Unpacked/Offset
Four press articles and one video interview.
Unpacked/Offset Exhibition Press 2008
Internship leads to partnership in foundry industry, by Sonja Schneider, Journal News, Chicago IL, February 28, 2007.
Demonstrating global impact, by Poria Priegert, Kelowna Daily Courier, Kelowna, BC, June 26, 2006.
Gallery press release
Street Stories: Group Exhibition, Walsh Gallery, 2005.
Visiting exhibition explores nature and artifice, by Charles Campbell, The Mac Weekly, St. Paul, MN, November 11, 2005.
Young artists work in color, community, by Kathy Routliffe, Evanston Review, Evanston, IL, December 4, 2003.