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An evening with Fractured Atlas

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn how to enhance your fundraising efforts with fiscal sponsorship, explore the benefits of CAC & Fractured Atlas memberships, and more.

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Socia Media Storytelling

Social Media Storytelling

Create a social media engagement strategy based on visual storytelling
Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Create a social media engagement strategy based on visual storytelling

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Tax Essentials for Artists

Tax Essentials for Artists

Develop an income tax action plan tailored to artists' needs
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Develop an income tax action plan tailored to artists' needs

Collectors Circle Membership
Laura Letinsky, "Untitled #54" from the series Hardly More Than Ever, courtesy the artist

Studio Tour with Laura Letinsky

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Laura Letinsky is a Canadian-born, Chicago-based photographer, best known for her still lifes.

BOLT Residency
Dark Fiber, video still (2015), Marissa Lee Benedict and David Rueter

Dark Fiber

Friday, March 6, 2015 to Thursday, March 26, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, 6-9 PM

Dark Fiber offers a path for experiencing a new telecommunications network that operates alongside and in the shadows of the internet.

HATCH Projects
Sebura&Gartelmann, "Cutting It Close" (detail), 2014, foam, rope, wood, epoxy resin, fabric, paint, mirrored acrylic, dimensions variable

Extraordinary Effort, Spectacular Failure

Friday, March 6, 2015 to Thursday, March 26, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, from 6-9PM

Extraordinary Effort, Spectacular Failure deals with the collective, creative struggle of living and working a multi-hyphenate artistic practice.

Collectors Circle Membership
The Arts Club of Chicago

Private Collection Tour with The Arts Club of Chicago

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Arts Club of Chicago’s permanent collection includes works by modern masters, Alexander Calder, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, and Pablo Picasso, among others alongside recent contemporary acquisiti

HATCH Projects
Regina Mamou, "Psychometrics," Digital C-print, 2015

A History-shaped Hole in the Universe

Friday, February 6, 2015 to Thursday, February 26, 2015
Opening Reception: February 6, from 6-9PM

A "History-shaped Hole in the Universe" tracks the schism between perception and reality, expectation and outcome, and hints at the simultaneous loss of and entanglement with this expansive encounter.

BOLT Residency
Diaz Lewis, “The Other's Voice”, 2014, custom-made cotton flags whitened during the live action “The Other's Voice”, preserved within a wooden flag case‬.‬

In the Absence of a Body

Friday, February 6, 2015 to Thursday, February 26, 2015

Alejandro Figueredo Diaz-Perera will stage his own absence by occupying a liminal space between gallery walls during the three-week duration of his solo exhibition.

Collectors Circle Membership

BOLT residency studio tours

studio tour with Chicago Artists Coalition resident artists.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Take a look inside the BOLT residency artist studio spaces at Chicago Artists Coalition. The BOLT residency program is host to 10 artists who we house with studio space for 12 months.

HATCH Projects
Rami George, "Untitled (found)", photo, 2014.

Modi • Operandi (on recipes, intimacy, trauma & other investigations)

Friday, January 9, 2015 to Thursday, January 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, January 9, from 6-9 pm

From the cookbook to the spell book, the mixtape to the manual, the group exhibition, "Modi • Operandi (on recipes, intimacy, trauma & other investigations)" considers the methodologies and linguistic forms that emerge from the artists’ studios.

BOLT Residency
photo credit: Norman W. Long

'scapes

Friday, January 9, 2015 to Thursday, January 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, January 9, from 6-9 pm

The Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present, ‘scapes, a solo exhibition featuring new works by BOLT Resident, Norman W. Long.

BOLT Residency
BOLT Open Studios: Friday, November 21, 6-9pm

BOLT Open Studio Night

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Come meet the artists and view works-in-progress.

HATCH Projects

Suddenly Plastic

Friday, November 21, 2014 to Thursday, December 18, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, November 21, from 6-9 pm

Through a negative orientation of plasticity, artists present us with forms that deny their previous state and yet exist and ascend towards new formations.

Collectors Circle Membership

Studio Tour with Dan Gunn

Tour the studio Chicago artist Dan Gunn
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Special studio visit with Chicago artist Dan Gunn, represented by monique meloche gallery

BOLT Residency
Rashayla Marie Brown

Vagabunda

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Thursday, November 13, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, October 24, from 6–9pm

Vagabunda features work by Rashayla Marie Brown that explores notions of privilege, migration, and the search for power and freedom through a variety of mediums.

HATCH Projects
Lori Felker,"The Mixed-Up Kind SF", Ink Jet Print, 2014

No-Fi

Friday, October 24, 2014 to Thursday, November 13, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, October 24, from 6-9pm

Intentionally disarming, the works featured by HATCH Projects Residency artists Lori Felker, Jesse Seay, and Sebura&Gartelmann exist in the limbo between youthful counterculture and reluctant adulthood.

Collectors Circle Membership

Room & Board Artist Talk with Jordan Martins

Jordan Martins discusses his current work at this intimate event at the Room & Board showroom
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This event will take place at the Chicago Room & Board showroom. Artist Jordan Martins will bring in a selection of his work to display and speak about his current practice.

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Granted: Crafting a Winning Proposal

Granted: Crafting a Winning Proposal

Meet Chicago's top grantmakers for individual artists
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

SOLD OUT! A workshop on how to craft a clear, effective grant application from some Chicago’s most respected individual-grant makers.

BOLT Residency
Erik L. Peterson

Dimmer

Friday, September 26, 2014 to Thursday, October 16, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, September 26, from 6–9pm

Dimmer features new works by BOLT Resident Erik L. Peterson, that engage ordinary objects and actions that permeate our everyday lives and augment their inherent eccentricities.

HATCH Projects

Topography of Knowing

Friday, September 26, 2014 to Thursday, October 16, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, September 26, from 6–9pm

HATCH Projects Residency artists Mara Baker, Nina Barnett, and Cherith Lundin consider timeless questions from within a markedly shifting paradigm of perception. How do we define place, and how do we locate ourselves within a place?

Collectors Circle Membership

EDITION Chicago 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 5:00pm

EDITION Chicago showcases cutting edge galleries and non-profit institutions from around the world in an intimate and highly accessible context.

EDITION Chicago

EDITION Chicago 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 5:00pm

EDITION Chicago 2014 announces participating galleries and sponsors to date.

BOLT Residency

Casualties

Friday, August 22, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday August 22, 2014, 6-9 pm.

Casualties is a multi-part installation of new work by BOLT Resident Annette Barbier, exploring the tension between the built environment and the marginalized place of nature in our urban spaces.

HATCH Projects
The Square Root of Pi(e)

The Square Root of Pi(e)

What does one do with an unanswered question, an incalculable variable, or an unquantifiable set of details?
Friday, August 22, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, August 22, 6-9pm

What does one do with an unanswered question, an incalculable variable, or an unquantifiable set of details? HATCH residents present a slice of sweet alternatives, generating new chronicles, inclusive archives, and palatable bodies of work.

BOLT Residency
Ben Moren

Addendum

Friday, July 25, 2014 to Thursday, August 14, 2014
Opening reception: Friday July 25, 2014, 6-9 pm.

A special exhibition featuring work by Minnesota-based artists as part of CAC's "Midwest Artist Exchange" project.

Collectors Circle Membership

Home tour with Jack and Sandra Guthman

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Collectors home tour with Jack and Sandra Guthman. Jack and Sandra open their home to our Chartwell Collectors Circle members.

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20/20 Collaboration: Art Festivals & Fairs From Inception To Execution

A workshop about how to build and grow an art festival or fair from the ground up
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

For this workshop, organizers of film, music, performance and theater festivals will share the experience gained and lessons learned as they built successful city-wide and international arts festivals from the ground up.

BOLT Residency
Sabba S. Elahi

Everyday Suspects

Friday, June 27, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014
Opening reception: Friday June 27, 2014, 6-9 pm.

In Everyday Suspects, BOLT Resident Sabba S. Elahi examines agents of warfare, calling into question the scrutinization of our everyday actions.

HATCH Projects
Artifice from the Cave

Artifice from the Cave

If we think that our concept of reality is level with things perceived, we are gravely mistaken.
Friday, June 27, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, June 27, 6-9pm

HATCH residents Lauren Carter, Benjamin DeMott, and Edyta Stepien explore the making of structures of sight, anxiety, and the act of seeing itself.

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Starving Artist 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Starving Artist pairs the city’s most inspiring visual artists with its most innovative culinary talent for a night that will delight your senses.

Chicago Artists Resource

Music Journalism in the Digital Age

Gatekeepers and Curators: How to get your music reviewed
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Panelists will discuss how they receive music, what makes them review it, and the importance of curation within the genres of music.

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2014 Launch Invitational Residency

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 3:30pm

A nomination-based professional development and community building intensive for upcoming graduates or recent graduates of BFA programs across Chicago.

HATCH Projects
Radical Natural

Radical Natural

An exploration of moments of tranquility, intimacy, and reflection during intentional pastoral respite.
Friday, May 30, 2014 to Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, May 30, 6-9pm

In Radical Natural, HATCH residents Liz Gadelha, Wolfie E Rawk, and Nora Renick-Rinehart explore moments of tranquility, intimacy, and reflection that transpire during periods of intentional pastoral respite.

BOLT Residency
Kim Harty

Human Factors

Friday, May 30, 2014 to Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Opening reception: Friday May 30, 2014, 6-9pm

In her solo exhibition, BOLT Resident Kim Harty attempts to capture and deconstruct the performance of her art making practice.

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Creative Crossings at The Hideout

A mixer for Chicago's literary and music communities
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

An event that brings together Chicago's literary and music communities to share ideas and opportunities for collaboration.

HATCH Projects

A Prophet Is Not A Fortune Teller

Friday, May 2, 2014 to Thursday, May 22, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, May 2, 6-9pm

In "A Prophet Is Not A Fortune Teller," HATCH Projects Residents present works that question the mediations between body and soul, mind and spirit, the divine and the quotidian.

BOLT Residency
Jovencio de la Paz and Oli Rodriguez

"I want something more than my husband and my house."

Work by BOLT Residents Jovencio de la Paz and Oli Rodriguez
Friday, May 2, 2014 to Thursday, May 22, 2014
Opening reception: Friday May 2, 2014, 6-9pm

In "I want something more than my husband and my house." BOLT Residents Jovencio de la Paz and Oli Rodriguez present an exhibition dealing with flipped material languages, inverted volumes, and tense surfaces.

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Art.Business.Create Webinar Recordings

View the recordings of our most recent webinars...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 to Monday, February 9, 2015

Full webinar recordings are available for unlimited viewing. Recording includes the video, sponsorship kit samples and the slide presentation with additional information designed by the speaker.

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Preparing Yourself for Fruitful Sponsorships and Partnerships

A webinar on April 21st about how get corporate support for your events and projects.
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

A discussion about what you should consider before approaching potential partners for monetary, media and product support for your events and projects.

Chicago Artists Resource
Music Curation

Music Curation

The DJ/Selector and Sharing in the Digital Age
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us at Chicago Artists Coalition on April 15th as CAR Music Researcher J. Johari Palacio moderates an informal discussion with some of Chicago's seasoned music curators Joe Bryl, Duane Powell and Scott McNiece.
HATCH Projects
HATCH Projects Residents Delaney DeMott, Hope Esser and Megan Stroech consider the orchestrated set of systems demonstrated in the gallery setting and are prompted to interrogate the organized structure of the exhibition experience.

Quasi-Choreography

Friday, April 4, 2014 to Thursday, April 24, 2014
Opening Reception: April 4, from 6–9pm

HATCH Projects Residents Delaney DeMott, Hope Esser and Megan Stroech consider the orchestrated set of systems demonstrated in the gallery setting and are prompted to interrogate the organized structure of the exhibition experience.

BOLT Residency
Snakes and LaddersSnakes and Ladders is a new show by Reut Avisar that brings together selected works from the past two years. This exhibition is one suggestion for an assembled narrative from the different fragments of the artist’s studio work, an installation that is an orchestrated “Elsewhere”. From ceramics souvenir plates, through appropriated found tapestries and rugs to borrowed images from truism magazines; the pieces in this solo show present a peak into a multidisciplinary practice that investigat

Snakes and Ladders

Friday, April 4, 2014 to Thursday, April 24, 2014
Opening reception: April 4, 2014, 6-9 pm

A solo exhibition by BOLT Resident Reut Avisar presents a peek into a multidisciplinary practice that investigates the circulation of culturally loaded objects and artifacts through time, place, and political forces.

HATCH Projects
Foggy Fantasies/Zones of Privacy

Foggy Fantasies/Zones of Privacy

Friday, March 7, 2014 to Thursday, March 27, 2014
Opening Reception: March 7, from 6-9pm

HATCH Residents Andi Crist, Kiam Marcelo Junio, and Lily Dithrich mine their own relationship to objects and situations through imagined histories, sometimes private but always painstakingly intimate.

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