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Special Projects: Commissions and Exhibitions
Scott Carter, Untitled, 2016, Vitreous China and Glaze
Happening Now+


Sunday, March 19, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 19, 2-5pm

"Choke" is the second exhibition of the Terrain-HATCH Public Art Residency featuring an interactive installation by artist Scott Carter, curated by Kate Pollasch.

BOLT Residency

Gods Do Handstands; Spices Simmer

Friday, March 31, 2017 to Thursday, April 20, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, March 31, 6-9pm

"Gods do Handstands; Spices Simmer" is a solo show of new paintings by Kaveri Raina.

HATCH Projects
Frances Lightbound, "Untitled (Marker)," 2017, Pressure treated pine, latex paint, glass powder, 42 x 42 in.

this land is your land

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, March 31, from 6 - 9 pm

"this land is your land" features work by artists Azadeh Gholizadeh, Frances Lightbound, and Verónica Casado Hernández, and is curated by Ariel Gentalen.


The Artist as Public Intellectual: Strategies for Right Now

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Rooted in his experience as a curator, art historian, educator, and administrator, James Merle Thomas will discuss the role of the artist and arts institutions during times of societal change.


Know Your Rights: A Toolkit for Cultural Producers

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

This session will introduce artists to their fundamental rights as independent, freelance workers under the law and how to best advocate for their own financial remuneration and intellectual property protections.

BOLT Residency
Ginger Krebs, "Eyelash Teratoma with Cocktail Wiener and Gober’s Knee," 2017,  Acrylic, hair, silicone, cocktail wiener, false eyelashes, wax, Dimensions variable

Minor Local Slumpage

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 6-9 pm

"Minor Local Slumpage" is a solo show of new work by Ginger Krebs.

HATCH Projects
Jeff Prokash, "Objects for a Production in Eleven Acts" (detail), 2017


Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 6-9 pm

"Boondoggle" features new work by Jeff Prokash, Gülşah Mursaloğlu, Andrew Barco, and is curated by Danny Floyd.


Teaching Artists Summit 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Taking place on the 100th day of the Trump administration, the second annual citywide Teaching Artists Summit will provide a space for reflection and instruction on ways that arts pedagogy can create meaningful platforms for democracy, protest, and self-care.



Chicago Artists Coalition's Annual Benefit
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 18, 7-11pm at VENUE ONE