Behind the Scenes With Tony Fitzpatrick

06/21/2011 06:13 pm ET | Updated Aug 21, 2011

It's hard to think of a truer Chicago character than Tony Fitzpatrick. He has been a figure in the Chicago art scene for decades: an renowned collage artist, a poet and author, a former radio host, an actor and a playwright.

In this candid and funny interview for Fear No ART Chicago, Tony takes us into his home studio and reveals the incredible work that goes into each collage. In addition, he talks about his previous play at Steppenwolf Theatre, This Train, his book of the same name and his upcoming new play, entitled, Stations Lost.

Stations Lost opens at Steppenwolf on July 7th. In the interim, check out this in-depth interview and go truly behind the scenes into the life and home studio of Tony Fitzpatrick.