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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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Artists' Guide to Purchasing Real Estate

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present a panel conversation with real estate professionals to educate and empower artists to become property owners in Chicago at this year's Lake FX

BOLT Residency
Iris Bernblum, Untitled, 2015, Inkjet print on Archival paper, 20 x 30 in.

Today is a New Day

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 29, 6-9:30 PM

Solo exhibition by BOLT Resident, Iris Bernblum.

HATCH Projects
Erika Råberg, Composition for a space in between, 2015, Video, 20 mins

Analogues

Friday, April 29, 2016 to Thursday, May 19, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, April 29, 6-9:30pm

"Analogues" features artists Hannah Givler, Erika Råberg, and Woomin Kim. This exhibition is curated by Brett Swinney.

General

Starving Artist

Chicago Artists Coalition's Annual Benefit
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Thank you for celebrating with us at Starving Artist!
You made it a fantastic night. 

Chartwell Collectors Circle

Home Collection Tour: Ian Gray

New Date: April 5, 2016
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 6:00pm

Tour the home and private collection of Ian Gray, Chicago collector and gallerist. 

FIELD/WORK

Teaching Artists Summit 2016

Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

Chicago Artists Coalition & Hyde Park Art Center are pleased to present a day-long convening bringing together teaching artists from across the city for professional development and commu

BOLT Residency
Amina Ross, Untitled, 2015, Homemade sidewalk chalk, found objects, Dimensions variable

PLAYSCAPES

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 6:00pm to Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 1, 6-9pm

Sculptor Amina Ross relates the closing of Chicago's many public schools to the inaccessibility of play as a state of mind-- even for adults.

HATCH Projects
Jessica Harvey, "Utopia, from the series ‘Arrows of the Dawn’," 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 20 x 30 in.

Tracing the Invisible

Friday, April 1, 2016 to Thursday, April 21, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, April 1, 6-9pm

The artists in "Tracing the Invisible" summon the unseen forces that reverberate through the past and imprint the present. Featuring works by Jessica Harvey, Anansi kNOwBody, and Marina Miliou-Theocharaki, this exhibition is curated by Kate Pollasch.

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Measure Twice, Hammer Once: An Exhibition Skills Primer

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Develop a thorough understanding of how to complete a professional exhibition installation process from start to finish with CAC’s Preparators JP Culligan and Jeremy Kreusch.

FIELD/WORK

Office Hours: Legal Education

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Office Hours: Legal Education is an opportunity for artists to chat with a legal professional experienced in working with artists and creative entrepreneurs.

BOLT Residency

Don't Hold On to Your Bones

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 6:00pm to Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday March 4, 6:00 - 9:00pm

"Don’t Hold On to Your Bones" mines the artist, Leonard Suryajaya’s upbringing as a second-generation Chinese Indonesian raised by a Muslim woman.

HATCH Projects
Blair Bogin, "Things She Might Be About To Do," 2016, Video still

Secular Studies

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

"Secular Studies" features artists Alejandro T. Acierto, Kayla Anderson, Ali Aschman, LeRoy Bach, Blair Bogin, and Hyounsang Yoo. The exhibition is curated by Sadie Woods.

MAKER Grant
LEFT: Damon Locks, Manifest Justice, Digital Print // RIGHT: Maggie Puckett & Melissa Potter, Seeds InService, A Man Can Catch You, Menu from Food, Sex & Death in The Papermaker’s Garden, 2016;  Front: Letterpress on handmade potato vine paper,   Back: Inkjet on handmade potato vine paper  5 x 7 inches

2016 MAKER Grant

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to Thursday, April 14, 2016
The 2016 MAKER Grant awards Chicago-based artists Damon Locks and Seeds InService, Melissa Potter and Maggie Puckett.

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