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HATCH Projects
Casey Smallwood, Still from "Somewhere," 2015
Happening Now+

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.
Happening Now+

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.

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-panel workshop, we will explore everything you should consider in your next grant application.

BOLT Residency
Kim Jong Un Americans, Aram Han Sifuentes

Kim Jong Un Americans

Friday, October 23, 2015 to Thursday, November 12, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, October 23, 6-9 pm

Come get your own free Kim Jong Un haircut or hairstyle from our professional hair stylist.

HATCH Projects
Kayla Anderson, Future Reliquaries No. 2 (Plaza Blanca Rock), 2015, Laser cut acrylic and rock, 9.5 x 7 x 1.5 inches

Nitty Gritty

Friday, October 23, 2015 to Thursday, November 12, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, October 23, 6 - 9 pm

The Chicago Artists Coalition is proud to present Nitty Gritty, a HATCH Projects exhibition of new works by Alejandro T.

Photo by Jessica Pierotti


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

Co-sponsored by Self Employment in the Arts (SEA), this daylong mini-retreat will introduce emerging artists to many of the entrepreneurial ski

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.