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Office Hours: Portfolio Review

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

This edition of Office Hours: Portfolio Review is an opportunity for artists to meet individually with curatorial professionals from university-based museums throughout Chicago.

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Branding for Personal Impact

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Communications strategist Carrie Lannon will bring her experience in marketing best-in-class companies to teach arts professionals how to discover and convey their optimal personal brand.

HATCH Projects
Daniel Hojnacki, “Cracking,” 2017, Altered silver gelatin print, wall texture spray, latex paint, 9 x 12 inches

Superficial Paradise

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: March 2, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

"Superficial Paradise" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Yesenia Bello, Cameron Clayborn, Verónica Casado Hernández, Rebecca Himelstein, Daniel Hojnacki, Nicole Mauser and is curated by Sheridan Tucker Anderson.

BOLT Residency
Roni Packer

Yellow is Mine (Not My Yellow)

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

"Yellow is Mine (Not My Yellow)" is an installation of new works by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Roni Packer.

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Building a Studio Archive: Tools and Digital Resources for the Arts

A two-part workshop taking place January 24 and February 21.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Archivist Kara Jefts leads this two-part workshop series, which provides tools for artists, curators, and arts administrators who want to learn how to build a digital archive.

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

CAC closed on Monday, February 20

Monday, February 19, 2018

Chicago Artists Coalition is closed to the public on Monday, February 19. CAC will re-open on Tuesday, February 20, 9 am - 5 pm.

Please visit us again soon!

BOLT Residency
Public School brings together two new bodies of artwork by Grauel: hooked rugs, their outmoded-grade-school-subject-matter covered in layer of shag; and, wooden sculptures inspired by a bamboozling childhood visit to a Southern Californian ghost town amusement park. The labor intensive process used to produce one set against the illusion of natural laws defied in the other.  A new essay by J. Nicole Brooks will accompany the exhibition.

Public School

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, from 6-9 pm

"Public School" is a solo exhibition of new works by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Jeffrey Grauel.

HATCH Projects
Image by Meg T. Noe

Artificial Life

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: February 2, 2018, 6:00-9:00 PM

"Artificial Life" is a HATCH exhibition featuring Azadeh Gholizadeh, Matt Mancini, Gülşah Mursaloğlu, Jeff Prokash, Anna Showers-Cruser, Joseph Wilcox, and is curated by Meg T. Noe.

Chartwell Collectors Circle
BOLT Residency group exhibition, "Preview 7: The whole is always smaller than its parts", 2017

BOLT Residency Artist Studio Tours

Visit the studios of the Chicago Artists Coalition's newest artists in residence!
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy a private look inside the studios of the Chicago Artists Coalition's new artists in residence.

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Strategic Marketing for Creative Practices

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Bianca Marks, founder of boutique agency Marks on Canvas, will share best practices for developing effective communications campaigns to support your creative practices.

BOLT Residency

Dharma Talk with Gabriel Halpern

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join us on January 20th for a lecture and Q&A with acclaimed yoga teacher, Gabriel Halpern. 

BOLT Residency

Poetry Reading

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

In conjunction with Cameron Harvey's exhibition, See without Seeing, Know without Knowing, the Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present four Chicago poets reading new, unpublished w

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Office Hours: Portfolio Review

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

This edition of Office Hours: Portfolio Review is an opportunity for artists to meet with directors of independent galleries and project spaces throughout Chicago.

HATCH Projects
Nietzsche: Manuscript of Ecce Homo (Wikimedia Commons)

Beyond Words

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, January 5, 2018, 6-9pm

"Beyond Words" features HATCH Projects Residents Lesley Jackson, Keeley Haftner, Caroline Liu, Andrew Barco, Amy Leners, and is curated by Danny Floyd.

BOLT Residency
Image: Cameron Harvey, 2017

See Without Seeing, Know Without Knowing

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, January 5, 2018, 6-9 pm

"See Without Seeing, Know Without Knowing" is a solo show by Cameron Harvey, BOLT Resident,

Chartwell Collectors Circle

Private Collection Tour: Howard A. and Judith Tullman

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join Chartwell Collectors Circle for a tour of the Howard A. and Judith Tullman art collection, one of the largest and most diverse collections of contemporary realist art in America.

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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.

HATCH Projects
Nicole Mauser, "Portal II" (detail), 2017, Oil on canvas, 69 x 80 x 2 inches

Rites

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 2017, 6-9pm

"Rites" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Nicole Mauser, Amy Leners, and Yesenia Bello, and is curated by Sheridan Tucker Anderson.

BOLT Residency
Emilio Rojas, "In the Lap of Lincoln," 2017, from the performance-lecture “Monuments and their collapse,” durational performance-lecture. Photo credit: Joe Houlberg.

Preview 7

The whole is always smaller than its parts
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception & Open Studios: Friday, December 1, 6 - 9pm

"Preview 7: The whole is always smaller than its parts" is a group exhibition featuring the 2017-18 BOLT Artists-in-Residence, and is curated by Ionit Behar.

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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!

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.

Special Projects & Commissions
Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Erraticratic, 2017

Spooky Actions

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:30pm to Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:00pm

The Chicago Artists Coalition in partnership with the Fashion Outlets of Chicago are pleased to present Spooky Actions, curated by Sharmyn Cruz Rivera and featuring work by Sarah and Joseph Belknap.

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.

General
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

General
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.

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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.

Special Projects & Commissions

I Have Vivid Memories of Lightning

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 4:30pm to Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

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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WORK IN PROGRESS 2017

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

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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.

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