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Chartwell Collectors Circle

Studio Tour with Chris Bradley

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Chris Bradley opens his studio doors exclusively to Chartwell Collectors Circle members for a private tour.

FIELD/WORK

Documentation for Visual Artists

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Robert Chase Heishman will introduce artists to the aesthetic and technical knowledge that informs his work as an art documentation professional.

FIELD/WORK

Child Development in the Teaching Artist's Classroom

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Licensed clinical social worker Shipra Parikh, teaching artists will learn to incorporate core principles of child development into a holistic approach to creative pedagogical work with young people.

HATCH Projects

Hiding in Plain Sight

Friday, March 3, 2017 to Thursday, March 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, March 3, 6-9pm // Artists Talk & Screening: Saturday, March 11, 2:00 - 3:30pm

"Hiding in Plain Sight" features work by artists Soheila Azadi, Hannah Givler, Leander Mienardus Knust, Raul De Lara, B. Quinn, Hillary Wiedemann, and is curated by George William Price.

BOLT Residency
Yvette Mayorga, "Bedroom after 15th Birthday," 2016, Plaster piping on wood, acrylic, fur, tinfoil, artist selfie, soldier, and American flag, 36 x 36 inches

The Politics of Desire

Friday, March 3, 2017 to Thursday, March 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, March 3, 6-9pm

"The Politics of Desire" is a solo exhibition featuring BOLT Resident Yvette Mayorga.

Chartwell Collectors Circle

Private Home Collection Tour: Judy Saslow

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join Chartwell Collectors Circle for a tour of the Judy Saslow collection, veteran dealer of international outsider art and founding member of Intuit.

Special Projects: Commissions and Exhibitions
Kate Hampel, "Floodwall," 2016, Sandbags sewn with thread, cotton tape, & cloth inkjet-printed with image of artist's skin; rock salt

High Water

Sunday, February 5, 2017 to Sunday, March 12, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, February 5, 2017, from 2 - 5 pm

"High Water" is the inaugural exhibition of the Terrain-HATCH Public Art Residency featuring an installation by artist Kate Hampel and is curated by Kate Pollasch.

BOLT Residency

Ee Bang In / Person From Outside

Friday, February 3, 2017 to Thursday, February 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, February 3, 6-9pm

"Ee Bang In / Person From Outside" is a solo exhibition featuring BOLT Resident Annette Hur’s most recent works.

HATCH Projects
Carla Fisher Schwartz, Fragments (rock, dirt, pumice), detail, 2016, Binder's board and inkjet print, Dimensions variable

Fiction Within

Friday, February 3, 2017 to Thursday, February 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, February 3, 6-9pm

"Fiction Within" is a group exhibition featuring HATCH Projects Residents Jessica Harvey, Carla Fisher Schwartz, Barbara Diener, Caleb Yono, Erika Råberg, Yaloo, curated by Sharmyn Cruz Rivera.

Chartwell Collectors Circle

BOLT Residency Artist Studio Tours

Visit the studios of the Chicago Artists Coalition's newest artists in residence
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy a private look inside the studios of the Chicago Artists Coalition's new artists in residence.

HATCH Projects
Jon Chambers, Face v2, 2016, Webcam, Facial recognition software, JavaScript, Electronics, Plastic, Dimensions variable, Visit face-v2.webcam

Being, enough

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 6-9 pm

"Being, enough" is a group exhibition featuring HATCH Projects Residents Austen Brown, Alex Calhoun, Jon Chambers, Jeremiah Jones, Bobbi Meier, and Marina Miliou-Theocharaki, is curated by Kate Pollasch.

BOLT Residency
Amanda Joy Calobrisi, Solitary Surveyor (detail), 2016, Acrylic on canvas, 14 x 12 inches

Cloud of the Ideal

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 6-9 pm

"Cloud of the Ideal" is a solo show of paintings by BOLT Resident, Amanda Joy Calobrisi.

FIELD/WORK

Artists' Guide to Mental Health

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Exploring the connection between mental wellness and creativity, Alice Berry will draw upon her experiences as an artist and professional counselor to introduce concepts and strategies that can be

HATCH Projects
Woomin Kim, Unknown Species, 2016, Wool

Amor Fati

Friday, December 2, 2016 to Thursday, December 22, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, December 2, 6-9pm

Group exhibition featuring Anansi kNOwBody, Angela Davis Fegan, Bryan C. McVey, Cassandra Stadnicki, John Steck Jr., and Woomin Kim, curated by Brett Swinney.

BOLT Residency
Hương Ngô, "The Voice is an Archive Digital," 2016, Video Black & White, Sound, 6:00 min.

Preview 6: We've Met Before

Friday, December 2, 2016 to Thursday, December 22, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, December 2, 6-9pm

"Preview 6: We've Met Before"​ is a group exhibition ​featuring​ BOLT Artist​ ​Residen​ts​​​ from 2016-2017, and is curated by Faye Gleisser.

FIELD/WORK

Crafting a Winning Proposal

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Drawing directly from proposals of interest to workshop participants, artist, educator, and curator Melissa Potter will lead an in-depth discussion designed to help artists successfully complete ap

FIELD/WORK
Photo by Raul De Lara

Curriculum Share + Potluck

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Connect with teaching artists from across the city and learn from each other’s practices.

HATCH Projects

Revolvers Are Meant for Crocodile-skins

Friday, November 4, 2016 to Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 6-9pm // CAC is closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for the holiday.

"Revolvers Are Meant for Crocodile-skins" features art by B. Quinn, John Steck Jr., and Caleb Yono. The exhibition is curated by George William Price.

BOLT Residency
Johana Moscoso, "Round and Round," 2016, Performative Installation

Round and Round

Friday, November 4, 2016 to Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 6-9pm // CAC is closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for the holiday.

"Round and Round" is a performative and fiber art installation by artist Johana Moscoso.

FIELD/WORK

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.

FIELD/WORK

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.

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.

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.

General
Leonard Suryajaya, "Mandarin," 2016, Archival Inkjet Print of Multimedia Installation

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.

FIELD/WORK

Compose, Revise, Repeat: Writing Skills for Artists

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Artist, educator, and writer Stacia Yeapanis will provide insight into best practices for writing about your creative practice with an emphasis on artist statements, project descriptions, bios, and

The Annual

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.
Work is for sale online at Paddle8

FIELD/WORK

FIELD/WORK Residency Info Session #2

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

CAC is excited to introduce the inaugural FIELD/WORK Residency. Join us for an upcoming FIELD/WORK Residency Info Session where we will share more details of the program and answer your questions.

FIELD/WORK

Documentation + Marketing for Pedagogical Practices

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Sara Black will teach strategies for cultivating a dynamic portfolio capable of articulating the interplay between your creative practice, your pedagogical perspective, and your students’ experiences—and the blurry connections that often appear among all three.

General

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

BOLT Residency

Start Together

Friday, August 19, 2016 to Thursday, September 8, 2016
Opening reception: Friday August 19, 6-9pm

"Start Together" is a solo exhibition featuring Chicago-based artist Jaclyn Jacunski and her studio work while in BOLT Residency.

HATCH Projects
Jon Chambers, "Body Parts," 2016, Vinyl Banner, 7 x 5 ft

Ethno / graphic

Friday, August 19, 2016 to Thursday, September 8, 2016
Opening reception: Friday August 19, 6-9pm

A group exhibition with new works by Jon Chambers, Cassandra Stadnicki, and Yaloo, "Ethno / graphic" is curated by Brett Swinney.

FIELD/WORK

FIELD/WORK Residency Info Session #1

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

CAC is excited to introduce the inaugural FIELD/WORK Residency. Join us for an upcoming FIELD/WORK Residency Info Session where we will share more details of the program and answer your questions.

FIELD/WORK

Contracts + The Art of Negotiation

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Attorney Patrice Perkins will discuss the anatomy of a contract, negotiables v. non-negotiables, as well as common pitfalls/issues and how to avoid them.

HATCH Projects
Angela Davis Fegan, "Lavender Menace" poster (detail), 2016, Letterpress print with menstrual blood

A Fine Line

Friday, July 22, 2016 to Thursday, August 11, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, July 22, 6-9pm

"A Fine Line" features HATCH Residents Austen Brown, Alex Calhoun, and Angela Davis Fegan. The exhibition is curated by Kate Pollasch.

General
Emilio Rojas, Alien tears (after Oscar Wilde and Félix González-Torres), Developed in dialogue with: Paul Escriva. Photo credit: Didier Morelli. Sculpture credit: Félix González-Torres, Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.), 1991, Candies individually wrapped in multicolor cellophane

The Beautiful Ones

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:00pm to Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
Performances: June 24, June 28, July 6, and July 13, 2016

A performance series by CAC artists and community in response to the tragedy at Pulse in Orlando, FL on Sunday, June 12, 2016.

HATCH Projects
Hillary Wiedemann, Still from "Possessing the Visible" 2013, Digital Video, 9:00 (looped)

Islands of the Sun

Friday, June 24, 2016 to Thursday, July 14, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, June 24, 6-9pm

"Islands of the Sun" features artists Soheila Azadi, Jeremiah Jones, and Hillary Wiedemann. The exhibition is curated by George William Price.

FIELD/WORK

Office Hours: Portfolio Review

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

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

BOLT Residency
Suzette Bross, Tyler, Archival Pigment Print, 2015

For the Glass

Friday, May 27, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, June 3, 6-9pm

Solo exhibition by BOLT Resident, Suzette Bross.

HATCH Projects
Barbara Diener, Green Lasers in Tree, 2015, Archival Inkjet Print, 22 x 34 in

for no space

Friday, May 27, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, June 3, 6-9pm

Through sculpture, video, and photography the artists in "for no space" traverse virtual and actual space to find meaning and potential in notions of landscape and place.

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