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FIELD/WORK Residency Info Session

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Have questions or want to learn more about changes we made to the program this year? Join us for an upcoming FIELD/WORK Residency Info Session where we will share more details of the program and answer your questions.

BOLT Residency
Artist Luis Sahagun wearing one of his masks.

The Mountains Whispered and the Canyon Sang

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 21, 2017, 6-9 pm

"The Mountains Whispered and the Canyon Sang" is a solo exhibition by BOLT Resident Luis Sahagun.

HATCH Projects
 Cameron Clayborn, Untitled (Curtain Arrangement 1), 2017, satin fabric and stainless steel, dimensions variable; Anna Showers-Cruser, Studio View, 2017, Cast Silicone with materials found and prescribed, dimensions variable; Sydney Shavers, Post Still #2, 2017, film still

Sweet Creature

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 21, 6-9:30 pm

"Sweet Creature" features HATCH artists Cameron Clayborn, Sydney Shavers, and Anna Showers-Cruser, and is curated by Ariel Gentalen.

General
Jeffrey Grauel, "hide (west coast)," 2017, latch hook kit, wool, dowel, wreath easel, 52" x 22" x 24"

Chicago Artists Coalition closed for Fourth of July

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 9:00am
CAC will be closed Monday, July 3 - Tuesday, July 4

Chicago Artists Coalition will be closed to the public for the Fourth of July holiday, from Monday, July 3 - Tuesday, July 4.

HATCH Projects
Brittney Leeanne Williams, "Fray 2," 2016, Acrylic on Paper, 49 x 56 in.

Of Memories and Forgetfulness

Friday, June 23, 2017 to Thursday, July 13, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, June 23, 6-9pm

"Of Memories and Forgetfulness" features HATCH artists Caroline Liu, Pooja Pittie, and Brittney Leeanne Williams, and is curated by Sheridan Tucker.

BOLT Residency
Jeffrey Michael Austin, Stay Alive (detail), 2017, installation

Stay alive

Friday, June 23, 2017 to Thursday, July 13, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, June 23, 6-9pm

"Stay alive" is a solo exhibition by BOLT Resident Jeffrey Michael Austin.

Special Projects
William Estrada, "A Place to Build Community," 2014-2017, cement stools, dimensions variable

I Am Conscious, I Am Love: Declaring Our Presence

Sunday, June 11, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, June 11, 2-5pm

"I Am Conscious, I Am Love: Declaring Our Presence" is the 4th show of the Terrain-HATCH Public Art Residency featuring an installation by William Estrada, and curated by Sadie Woods.

Chartwell Collectors Circle
Photo credit: Nabiha Khan

Studio Tour with Faheem Majeed

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Faheem Majeed opens his studio doors exclusively to Chartwell Collectors Circle members for a private tour.

BOLT Residency
 Juan Camilo Guzmán, "Poster Sampler," 2017

A Cosmetic Decision

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, May 26, 2017, 6- 9 pm

"A Cosmetic Decision" is a solo exhibition by BOLT Resident Juan Camilo Guzmán.

HATCH Projects
Keeley Haftner; "Bulges (Alicia Everett) from "Sculpture from Other Sculptor's Sculptures" series", 2016; Four found sculptures, tumbled; 72” x 72” x 2”

In your head

Friday, May 26, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, May 26, 6-9pm

"In your head" features work by artists Keeley Haftner, Daniel Hojnacki, and Chris Zain, and is curated by Meg T. Noe.

General

THANK YOU for ATTENDING WORK IN PROGRESS!

Chicago Artists Coalition's Annual Benefit
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
VIP Reception: 5:30 - 7 pm at CAC // Main Event: 7 - 11 pm at Venue One
WORK IN PROGRESS
May 18, 7-11pm at VENUE ONE
VIP Reception 5:30-7:00pm at CAC
Special Projects
Amina Ross, "No Martyr", 2017 Digital Image

I Am Conscious, I Am Love: Mother’s Reflection

Sunday, May 7, 2017 to Sunday, June 4, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, May 7, 2-5pm

"Mother’s Reflection" is the third exhibition of the Terrain-HATCH Public Art Residency featuring an installation by Amina Ross, curated by Sadie Woods

FIELD/WORK

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.

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, 6-9:30pm

"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

Boondoggle

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 6-9:30 pm

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

FIELD/WORK

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.

FIELD/WORK

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.

Chartwell Collectors Circle

Private Home Collection Tour: Marilyn & Larry Fields

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join Chartwell Collectors Circle for a tour at the home of Larry and Marilyn Fields, two of Chicago's preeminent collectors who have cultivated an impressive collection of contemporary art.

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, with durational performance by Verónica Casado Hernández of "Lady Liberty"

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

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.

MAKER Grant

2017 MAKER Grant

Friday, March 31, 2017 to Thursday, May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017 - Award Ceremony at VIP reception for CAC's annual fundraiser WORK IN PROGRESS

CAC, OtherPeoplesPixels, and the Coney Family are enthusiastic to announce the recipients of the 2017 MAKER Grant, an award opportunity for three Chicago-based contemporary visual artists who demon

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.

Special Projects
Scott Carter, Untitled, 2016, Vitreous China and Glaze

Choke

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

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