A collaboration with StoryCorps Chicago
The Chicago Artists Resource has teamed up with StoryCorps Chicago to bring you "Conversations with CAR". Through this collaboration with StoryCorps, the Chicago Artists Resource interviews Chicago-based artists about their personal experiences and their impact on their creative practice.
This week's featured artist is Andrea Newberry.
Andrea Newberry is the founder of Leche Libre, an urban brand of apparel which empowers women to confidently breastfeed in public. She is a stay-at-home mom turned self-taught fashion entrepreneur. She lives and works out of a funky two-flat in Logan Square with her husband and her kiddos, six-year-old Thora and four-year-old Otto. Her work is inspired by her dedication to make mom’s lives easier and fueled by her rebellious punk rock aesthetic. When she is not working, you can find her biking around Chicago with her kids in tow, wreaking havoc and having a blast