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Chicago Artists Coalition's Annual Benefit
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 18, 7-11pm at VENUE ONE

With interactive art installations, food by outstanding Chicago restaurants, quirky entertainment, a silent auction with work by some of Chicago's most dynamic artists, and a possible dance-off, WORK IN PROGRESS is anything but your ordinary affair.

Raising over $100,000, the benefit is the Chicago Artist Coalition's largest fundraising event of the year. All of the proceeds directly support CAC's artist and curatorial residencies, education and professional development workshops, ground-breaking exhibitions, and the online platform CAR (Chicago Artists Resource).

2017 WIP Host Committee
Co-Chairs: Suzette Bross and Jay Owen

Randy Alexander
Lisa and Curt Bailey
Naomi Beckwith
Marc Brooks
Julie and Shane Campbell
Lisa Cavanaugh
Macol and Jose Cerda
Les Coney
Karen and Tuey Connell
Robert Creamer
Erin Fowler
Carol Fox
Rhona Hoffman
Pia Johnson
Karen Jones
Kelly Kaiser
Tony Karman
Edward Maier
Faheem Majeed
Michael T. Noonan
Sabina Ott
Patrice Perkins
Andrew Rafacz
Eve Rogers
Trisha Rooney
Aram Han Sifuentes
Edra Soto
Lori and Ted Souder
Margaret and Mike Unetich
Ginny Van Alyea
Ron Weiss

Check out CAC's past benefits (formerly "Starving Artist")
Starving Artist 2016
Starving Artist 2015
Starving Artist 2014
Starving Artist 2013
Starving Artist 2012

Contact: Mary DeYoe, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Special Projects:; 312-491-8888x102