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The ANNUAL Council

The ANNUAL Council is a diverse group of professionals committed to helping visual artists thrive in Chicago. In focusing their attention on CAC’s yearly sales exhibition, the Council aims to celebrate work being made in Chicago as well as to foster a strong community of collectors.

Council Members...

  • Understand the value of supporting artists in our city, and the significance that collecting has on an artist’s career
  • Support the overall efforts of CAC
  • Are interested in meeting other professionals who support the arts in Chicago

Role

  • Preview the curator's proposal for The ANNUAL, and meet with the curator in early spring
  • Attend 1-2 events during The ANNUAL
  • Promote The ANNUAL to personal networks
  • Attend 2-3 Opening Receptions for BOLT/HATCH exhibitions (Openings occur monthly)
  • Assist with planning for The ANNUAL events (ex: Opening Reception, Gallery Tour, Breakfast)

Support Levels

Leading ANNUAL Supporters, $1000 dues

  • 1 year, Collectors Circle Individual Membership (includes BOLT Open Studio Night)
  • EXPO Chicago VIP passes (admits 2)
  • Invitation to private cocktail reception with a presentation by The ANNUAL curator
  • Name listed on ANNUAL page on CAC website
  • Name listed on ANNUAL “VIP & Press Reception” invitation
  • Name listed on special donor wall during exhibition

ANNUAL Supporters, $500 dues

  • Invitation to private cocktail reception with a presentation by The ANNUAL curator
  • Invitation to Collectors Circle’s BOLT Open Studio Night at CAC
  • Name listed on ANNUAL page on CAC website
  • Name listed on ANNUAL “VIP & Press Reception” invitation
  • Name listed on special donor wall during exhibition

2017 Annual Council Members
Ian Gray
Joshua Herrington
Shannon Downe
Robin Gallardi
Ashley Galloway
Browne Goodwin
Susan Lyons
Tommy Miller
Kathleen Rapp
Hunt Tackbary
Christine Tsuchida

If you are interested in joining The ANNUAL Council, please email: Mary DeYoe, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Special Projects: mary@chicagoartistscoalition.org

 

Photo Credit: Cory Dewald