The Chicago Tree Project

Media Coverage

What’s Up With the Funky Trees in Palmer Square Park?  | Block Club Chicago | 8/8/2018

Artists transform ‘sick and dying’ Chicago trees” | ABC 7 News | 8/3/2018

Sculptor Out to Save the Environment Through Art: Margot McMahon | Moore Women Artists | 3/2018

Chicago’s Plan for Sick Trees: Turn Them Into Art | Hyperallergic | 10/29/2017

“Trees saved from chainsaw turned into art on Lake Shore Drive” | WGN News | 6/26/2017

The Chicago Tree Project | Chicago Tribune | 6/22/17

“What’s Up With That Blue and White Tree on Lake Shore Drive?” | WGN Radio | 6/16/2017

What’s Up With That Blue and White Tree on Lake Shore Drive? | DNA Info | 6/15/2017

Dogs Were Carved Into This Portage Park Tree – And More Could Be On The Way | DNA Info | 6/8/2017

Chicago Tree Project: Transforming Trees in Chicago’s Parks | Chicago Parks Foundation Seeing Green (blog) | 2/22/2017

Oak Park artist turns litter into object lesson | Michael Romain | Oakpark.com | 8/27/15

Chicago Tree Project,” Your Chicago | CBS Chicago | 7/10/2015

“Margot McMahon,” Chicago Stories | Fox News Chicago | 1/16/15

Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago’s lakefront | Rachel Cromidas | Chicago Tribune | 11/17/2014

“Chicago Tree Project” | CBS News | 11/11/14

Turning Trees into Art,” Chicago Tonight | WTTW | 7/23/14CT

Chicago Tree Project,” Public Art in Chicago (blog) | 7/18/2014

Artists Transforming Dead, Dying Trees in Chicago” | NBC Chicago | 7/17/14

Steve Cochran | WGN Radio | 7/14/2014

Bridgeport metalsmith turning dead tree into art at McGuane Park | Casey Cora | DNA Info | 6/16/2014

Emanuel wants to turn dying trees into public art | Fran Spielman | Chicago Sun-Times | 5/16/2014

Dead trees being turned into art through city program | Ted Cox | DNA Info | 5/16/2014

Press Release | Mayor’s Press Office | 5/16/14

“When is a Dead Tree Not a Dead Tree? When It’s Art!” | K-Hits with Dave Fogel | 104.3 FM | 7/18/2014