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Know Your Rights: A Toolkit for Cultural Producers

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Attorney Patrice N. Perkins will introduce artists to your fundamental rights as independent, freelance workers under the law and how to best advocate for your own financial remuneration and intellectual property protections.

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Support CAC on #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Please consider donating online to CAC on Tuesday, November 28 for #ILGive on #GivingTuesday, and your gift will make a bigger impact on Chicago's arts community!

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

CAC closed for Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 to Sunday, November 26, 2017

CAC will re-open to the public on Monday, November 27, 9 am-5 pm. New exhibitions open on Friday, December 1, 6-9 pm.

FIELD/WORK

Crafting a Winning Proposal

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

ACRE Development Director Dana Bassett will lead an in-depth discussion designed to help artists successfully complete applications for a variety of

Chartwell Collectors Circle

Studio Tour with Maria Gaspar

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Maria Gaspar opens her studio doors exclusively to Chartwell Collectors Circle members for a private tour.

BOLT Residency

Unison

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

"Unison" is a solo show by BOLT Artist-in-Residence Mayumi Lake.

HATCH Projects

social distortion

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

"social distortion" features works by HATCH Residents Rebecca Himelstein and Joseph Wilcox, and is curated by Meg T. Noe.

HATCH Projects
Sony Commercial, 1986

A Rainbow in Curved Air

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

"A Rainbow in Curved Air" features HATCH residents Lesley Jackson, Meg Leary, and Matt Mancini, and is curated by Danny Floyd.

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Fundraiser & Art Auction for México & Puerto Rico

Rise from the Rubble, Weather the Winds

Fundraiser/Auction for Relief Efforts in México and Puerto Rico
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Chicago Artists Coalition hosts fundraiser/art auction for relief efforts in México and Puerto Rico

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Yvette Mayorga, "Amerikkkan Landscape," 2017, Digital painting and collage

Yvette Mayorga | EXPO CHICAGO 2017

Yvette Mayorga | Booth #166 | EXPO CHICAGO 2017 | Navy Pier
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
ARTIST TALK: Friday, September 15, 3 - 3:30 pm with Janine Mileaf, Director of The Arts Club of Chicago

Yvette Mayorga | Booth #166 | EXPO CHICAGO 2017 | Navy Pier

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Teaching Artists Summer Summit

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm

Teaching Artists Summer Summit helps teaching artists develop new approaches to curriculum and classroom management. Registration required.

The ANNUAL 2017
Betsy Odom, LZR Suit, 2015, leather, paint 20 x 18 x 12"

The ANNUAL: An Exhibition of New Chicago Art

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

Chicago Artists Coalition is delighted to announce the third edition of The ANNUAL with the exhibition, "The Shortest Distance Between Two Points" curated by Caroline Picard.

FIELD/WORK

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.

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.

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.

Special Projects & Commissions

I Have Vivid Memories of Lightning

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 4:30pm

The Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation in partnership with the Chicago Artists Coalition are proud to present the fourth exhibition of their joint Curatorial Fellowship program "I Have Vivid Memories of Lightning" curated by Kate Pollasch.

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 & Commissions
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.

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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 & Commissions
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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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 & Commissions
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 & Commissions
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.

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