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Donate to the CAR Community Campaign!

Help us raise $7,500 in 6 weeks for the Chicago Artists Resource website
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 11:45pm

The CAR Community Campaign is an annual initiative to engage you, our enthusiastic community, to support the free

The Annual
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The Annual 2016

An Exhibition of New Chicago Art
Friday, September 16, 2016 to Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Chicago Artists Coalition is delighted to announce the second edition of The ANNUAL with the exhibition, SHOWROOM curated by Edra Soto and featuring Chicago artists and makers.
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Leonard Suryajaya, "Mandarin," 2016, Archival Inkjet Print of Multimedia Installation
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Leonard Suryajaya's "Bunda" at EXPO CHICAGO/2016

"Bunda" by Leonard Suryajaya / Booth 147 / EXPO Chicago at Navy Pier
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 6:00pm
Artist Talk: Friday, September 23, 3:00 - 3:30 pm with Tricia Van Eck, 6018|North Artistic Director

Leonard Suryajaya presents "Bunda" in Booth #147 at EXPO CHICAGO/2016, from September 22 - 25, in Navy Pier's Festival Hall.

Chartwell Collectors Circle
Dan Peterman, "Plastic Horizon Series," courtesy of Randy Alexander Gallery

South Loop Gallery Tours: Shane Campbell + Randy Alexander

A private tour of Shane Campbell Gallery and Randy Alexander Gallery + craft beers by Motor Row Brewery
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Chartwell Collectors Circle heads to the South Loop's Motor Row district, a burgeoning new center for contemporary art.

HATCH Projects
Bobbi Meier, “Poseur”, 2016, fiber, medical tubing, wood, 36" x 24" x 18"

Exhaustion and Exuberance

Friday, October 7, 2016 to Thursday, October 27, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, October 7, 6-9pm

A group exhibition featuring HATCH Residents Bobbi Meier, Bryan C. McVey, and Raul De Lara. This exhibition is curated by Sharmyn Cruz Rivera.

BOLT Residency
David Bodhi Boylan, "Two Bricks on Bench," 2016, Brick and Mahogany, 8.5" x 16.5" x 4"

David Bodhi Boylan

Seven Sculptures
Friday, October 7, 2016 to Thursday, October 27, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, October 7, 6-9pm

"Seven Sculptures" is a solo exhibition with an architectural intervention and six sculptures by BOLT Resident David Bodhi Boylan.


Office Hours: Portfolio Review

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Office Hours: Portfolio Review is an opportunity for artists to meet with Chicago-based curators.


Core Creative Project Development Skills

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

In this workshop, arts consultant Cortney Lederer will introduce the core principles of project development and strategies that artists can utilize to bring projects from concept to fruition.

HATCH Projects

Revolvers Are Meant for Crocodile-skins

Friday, November 4, 2016 to Thursday, November 24, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 6-9pm

The Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present Revolvers Are Meant for Crocodile-skins, a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring works by B.