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HATCH Projects
Jessica Caponigro, Untitled (Leather Stone) detail, 2015, vinyl, quartz, wire, laminate flooring, foliage
Happening Now+

Rough Idle

Friday, August 21, 2015 to Thursday, September 10, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, August 21, 6-9 pm

"Rough Idle" embraces the emotional and material resonances which emerge spontaneously and organically from a nebula of objects.

BOLT Residency
Map of Sardis Lake, 2015, Official Map of US Army Corps of Engineering, Vicksburg District, 18" x 24"
Happening Now+

A Few Good Words for Anybody

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 6:00pm to Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday August 21, 6:00 - 9:00pm

Through the use of photographic archives, oral history, and contemporary photographs, Houston Cofield retraces both the imagined and real landscapes around Sardis Lake.

The Annual
The Annual

The Annual

An Exhibition of New Chicago Art
Friday, September 18, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015

Running concurrently with EXPO Chicago, The Annual is a yearly sales exhibition showcasing cutting-edge art from Chicago.

HATCH Projects
Casey Smallwood, Still from "Somewhere," 2015

As Stars At Daybreak

Friday, September 25, 2015 to Thursday, October 15, 2015
Opening Reception: September 25, 2015, 6-9pm

A missing persons case at a historic house museum, psychosexual intimacies with a boy band, and giving non-Black allies a "pass" all collide in "As Stars At Daybreak."

BOLT Residency
Myra Greene, Detail of Swatch 210, 2015, Fabric Collage, 2 x 14 in.

sketches for something bigger/brighter/wider/higher

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 6:00pm to Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday September 25, 6:00 - 9:00pm

Myra Greene explores her complex cultural connection to African fabrics through photography and quilts, giving rise to new scales, perspectives, and symbolism.

FIELD/WORK
Photo by Jessica Pierotti

To LLC or not to LLC: Business Entity Selection + Set-Up Clinic

Uncover the process of creating a distinct business entity for your creative practice.
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Have you been running your career without a distinct business entity, but not sure which one is best for your creative practice?

FIELD/WORK

Curatorial Writing Group: In Bringing Forth with Jeannette Tremblay

Join us for the inaugural Curatorial Writing Group session at CAC!
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Curatorial Writing Group at Chicago Artists Coalition provides a supportive and critical outlet for curators and other arts writers to receive direct feedback and discussion of works-in-progres

FIELD/WORK
Photo by Jessica Pierott

Granted: Crafting a Winning Proposal

Grantmakers and artists share expert advice on funding prospect research and review artist grant proposals.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

In this two-part workshop, we will explore everything you should consider in your next grant application.

FIELD/WORK
Photo by Chris Griffith

Groundwork

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Co-sponsored by Self Employment in the Arts (SEA), this daylong intensive workshop will introduce college students and emerging artists to many

FIELD/WORK
Photo by Chris Griffith

Let's Get Real (Estate): Finding Affordable Space for Your Creative Practice

Explore different types of studio, live-work, and presentation spaces available to artists in Chicago and how to think creatively about finding space in the city.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Artists of all disciplines share one common necessity: affordable space to develop their craft.