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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.

A.B.C  Art.Business.Create

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.

General

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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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.
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
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.

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.

BOLT Residency

Augur

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

BOLT Resident Marissa Lee Benedict presents a new immersive installation depicting the artist's ongoing investigation into processes of research, collection, extraction, and cultivation,

HATCH Projects
"If You See Two of Something, Buy It," performance by Mothergirl, 2014. Image: Mothergirl

Feeling is Mutual

A group show with Mothergirl, Jake Myers and Latham Zearfoss
Friday, February 7, 2014 to Thursday, February 27, 2014
Opening Reception: February 7, 6 – 9pm

HATCH Residency artists Mothergirl, Jake Myers, and Latham Zearfoss present three environments in which commonly understood interactions are held up for scrutiny.

BOLT Residency
PREVIEW 3

Preview 3

Friday, February 7, 2014 to Thursday, February 27, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 6 - 9 PM

The third year of Chicago Artists Coalition’s BOLT Residency kicks off with its annual, inaugural exhibition featuring the 2013-2014 BOLT Resident artists.  

MAKER Grant
(from left) John Preus, recipient of the 2014 MAKER Grant

2014 MAKER Grant

Saturday, February 1, 2014 to Thursday, May 1, 2014

CAC and OtherPeoplesPixels are proud to announce the recipients of the 2014 Maker Grant, an award opportunity for two Chicago-based contemporary visual artists who demonstrate a commitment to a sus

HATCH Projects

No Gods No Masters

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 2:15pm

In No Gods No Masters., HATCH Projects artists Jesse Butcher, James T. Green and Christopher Meerdo manipulate appropriated images and transform subtexts through their irreverent formats.

HATCH Projects

Live/Work

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 1:45pm

A three-person exhibition by HATCH Projects Residents
Jessica Bardsley, Victoria Bradford, Rebecca Hamlin Green
Curated by HATCH Curatorial Resident Jessica Cochran

BOLT Residency
The Belknaps "Center of the Circle"

Center of the Circle

Sarah Belknap and Joseph Belknap
Friday, January 17, 2014 to Saturday, February 22, 2014

We are looking at the moon, meteorites, comets, the myths and romance they produce, and our love of the wild.

HATCH Projects

Release Show

Friday, January 10, 2014 to Thursday, January 30, 2014

Release Show marks a moment as HATCH Projects artists toggle between the culmination of a residency and an entrance into another phase of their trajectory.

Collectors Circle Membership

A Curious Evening with BOLT Residents

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 6:00pm

This event includes an interactive tour of the BOLT residents’ studios and a private dinner with drinks at a West Loop Randolph restaurant.

Collectors Circle Membership

Home Tour with Nancy and David Frej

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 6:00pm

Join us for this intimate home tour guided by Nancy & David Frej of their private contemporary art collection.

Collectors Circle Membership

Home Tour with Susan Aurinko

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 6:00pm

Susan Aurinko – photographer, curator, published author, former owner of the FLATFILEgalleries and art collector–opens her home for an intimate tour of her expansive contemporary art collection.

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"Creative Crossings: Directors' Lab" at Chicago Artists Coalition. Photo: Claire Demos

Creative Crossings: Visual Arts X Theater

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

This cocktail-hour networking event connected artists in theater and the visual arts who were actively seeking collaborators for open, cross-disciplinary projects.

BOLT Residency

until one day...

Friday, October 4, 2013 to Thursday, October 24, 2013

Buki Bodunrin, until one day...(installation), 2013. Image courtesy Paul Germanos.

EDITION Chicago
Exhibition view of EDITION Chicago 2013

EDITION Chicago 2013

EDITION Chicago proves successful first year with cutting-edge work and strong sales
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 7:00pm

Coinciding with the second annual EXPO CHICAGO at Navy Pier, the first EDITION Chicago was poised as a unique complement to the citywide efforts of establishing Chicago as a premier destination for

HATCH Projects
Rebecca Parker_Amanda

Stand So Close To Me

Friday, September 6, 2013 to Monday, September 16, 2013

Image: Ryan Peter Miller, Paintballs, 2013

HATCH Projects

pARTicipatory

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 5:00pm

pARTicipatory posits that the audience’s participation and engagement with an artwork is as important as the work itself.

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