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Terrain-HATCH Public Art Residency

Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) and Terrain Exhibitions are pleased to announce the inaugural Terrain-HATCH Public Art Residency, which gives graduates of CAC’s HATCH Projects an opportunity to curate four exhibitions at Terrain. The exhibitions will run for five weeks each and will take place from February – July 2017.

“CAC is excited to partner with Terrain Exhibitions on this program,” said Caroline Older, CAC’s Executive Director. “The Public Art Residency provides HATCH Projects alumni a valuable opportunity to exercise and build upon the curatorial skills developed while a CAC resident.” Terrain Exhibitions founder, Sabina Ott says the Public Art Residency allows emerging Chicago curators to find site-specific work that challenges the space between public and private, decoration and function, figure and ground. “I am grateful to CAC for sharing my vision for a public art residency that supports emerging and established artists and celebrates curatorial vision.”


Announcing the 2017 Terrain-HATCH Curatorial Residents:

Kate Pollasch: February - April 2017 residency
Sadie Woods: May - July 2017 residency


Announcing the 2017 Terrain-HATCH Artists:

Kate Hampel: February 5 - March 12
scott carter: march 19 - april 23
amina ross: april 30 - june 4
william estrada: june 11 - july 16


About Terrain Exhibitions:

Terrain Exhibitions, located at 704 Highland Ave, in Oak Park, IL, was started by artist Sabina Ott in 2011. Terrain is dedicated to featuring interventions by emerging and established artists in the conventional landscape of a front yard. Artworks exhibited at Terrain are accessible and visible 24 hours a day, year round to a wide and diverse audience, exposing visitors, neighbors, school children, teachers, and parents to challenging and exciting contemporary art. Terrain Exhibitions has also produced two biennial exhibitions exhibiting a total of 77 artists in 60 sites. The next Biennial will take place in September 2017.

Terrain-HATCH Public Art Residency