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HATCH Projects
Esau McGhee, image from video Comet Come to Me, 2015
Happening Now+

Halfway to Equilibrium

Friday, July 24, 2015 to Thursday, August 13, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, July 24, 6-9 pm

Tugging away from restraint in search of resolve, "Halfway to Equilibrium" tests the capacity of human limitation.

BOLT Residency
Concept rendering by Erik L. Peterson
Happening Now+


Friday, July 24, 2015 to Thursday, August 13, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, July 24, 6 - 9 pm

A post-Minimal roadside peepshow, Hafgerdingar is designed to be viewed one person at a time.

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

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"

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 in the county.

Photo by Jessica Pierotti

Tips for Artists Who Want to Sell: Insights on Pricing Your Artwork

Gallery owners from some of Chicago’s esteemed commercial galleries and successful local artists will share their insights and practical advice about artwork pricing.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Despite record-setting prices on the secondary market, most artists struggle to navigate the opaque process of pricing their artwork.

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.

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?

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.

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.