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FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Office Hours: Portfolio Review

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Office Hours: Portfolio Review is an opportunity for artists to meet with directors from renowned Chicago-based commercial galleries, including Emanuel Aguilar, Raven Munsell, John Schmid, and Anastasia Tinari.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Financial Strategies for Creative Careers

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Julie Herwitt, an artist and Certified Public Accountant who specializes in working with artists, will teach best practices for organizing your finances and creating a path to financial sustainability.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Artist Case Studies: Project Development

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Artists Erica Mott, Huong Ngo, and Erik L. Peterson share what it takes to bring a large-scale endeavor into fruition through a combination of artistic vision, strategic planning, and project management in a conversation moderated by Meida Teresa McNeal.

HATCH Projects
William Camargo

This is What We Know

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening reception: Friday, November 30, 2018 6:00-9:00PM

CAC presents the HATCH Projects exhibition "This is What We Know" with William Camargo, Andrea Coleman, India Martin, Mitsu Salmon, and Darryl DeAngelo Terrell, and curated by Jamillah Hinson.

BOLT Residency
Cathy Hsiao, "Proxy two | 野生", 2018, Concrete, plaster, brazilwood, indigo, turmeric, chamomile tea, sharpie, silicone grip ties, 18 x 6 x 1 in. Collection of D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem

Preview 8

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, November 30, 6-9 pm

CAC presents "Preview 8" with Danny Giles, Erin Hayden, Cathy Hsiao, Mev Luna, SaraNoa Mark, and Devin T. Mays, and curated by Jared Quinton. "Preview 8" will coincide with Open Studio Night.

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

CAC closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 to Friday, November 23, 2018

Chicago Artists Coalition will be closed from Wednesday, November 21st – Friday, November 23rd for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

BOLT Residency
AfterGlow

AfterGlow

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening reception: Friday, November 2, 2018 6:00-9:00PM

Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present AfterGlow, a solo exhibition by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Melissa Leandro

HATCH Projects
Image: Oscar Gonzalez, Play Fair, 2018 Wood, enamel, rubber, Dimensions variable

S-W-O-O-$-H

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening reception: Friday, November 2, 2018 6:00-9:00PM

Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present S-W-O-O-$-H, a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring new works by Óscar González-Díaz and Matthew Wead, curated by Courtney Cintron.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

The Price of Everything

FREE film screening @ ArcLight Cinema
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:15pm to 9:30pm

Join CAC for a free film screening and discussion at the ArcLight Cinema!

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Crafting a Winning Proposal

FIELD/WORK Core Curriculum
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Artist and arts consultant Meg Leary will lead an in-depth discussion designed to help artists better understand the funding landscape and successfully complete applications for a variety of opportunities.

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Visual Art Documentation

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Robert Chase Heishman will introduce artists to the aesthetic and technical knowledge that informs his work as an art documentation professional.

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Artist Case Studies: Business Models

FIELD/WORK Core Curriculum
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Four mid-career artists will reflect on the past 10 years of their careers and share how they’ve developed a business model to support their creative practices, values, and goals over time.

HATCH Projects
Kate Conlon, "Washington's Axe," 2018, Plywood

Three Hares

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening reception: Friday October 5, 6-9 pm

Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present Three Hares, a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring new works by Bobby Gonzales,

BOLT Residency
Emilio Rojas, The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's Monuments, 2018

The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's Monuments

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

"The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's Monuments" is a solo exhibition by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Emilio Rojas.

The ANNUAL 2017

The ANNUAL Breakfast

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

The ANNUAL Breakfast
Join us at CAC's new home to view the special sales exhibition, The ANNUAL: An Exhibition of New Chicago Art

2130 W. Fulton St.

General
 Benjamin Larose, "Drippings," 2018, Paint, steel, toy trucks, wax. Photo: James Prinz

Benjamin Larose | EXPO CHICAGO 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
Artist Talk: Sunday, September 30, 2:30 - 3:00 pm (EXPO Booth #174)

BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Benjamin Larose presents "Saveur les meubles" at EXPO CHICAGO 2018 - Booth #174. Larose was selected by Anastasia Karpova Tinari, Director of Rhona Hoffman Gallery.

General

CAC Open House

Featuring the opening of the exhibition: The ANNUAL: "Mixtapes for the Next Millennium"
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Chicago Artists Coalition to Celebrate Its New Location with an Open House
Friday, September 21, 2018
5:00-8:00pm

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Teaching Artists Fall Summit

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

The Teaching Artists Fall Summit provides an opportunity for practicing teaching artists to better understand how self-assessment can be used as an empowering tool for connecting one’s values to quality improvement and enhanced communication strategies.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Office Hours: Portfolio Review

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Office Hours: Portfolio Review is an opportunity for artists to meet with Chicago-based curators and cultural producers.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

FIELD/WORK Residency Info Session

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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
Norman W. Long, "Van Vlissingen Prairie" (Video Album Remix), 2018, Video still

Late August, Early September

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, from 6-9 PM

"Late August, Early September" is the second edition of the BOLT Alumni Show featuring former artists-in-residence: Jeffrey Michael Austin, Iris Bernblum, Suzette Bross, Rashayla Marie Brown, Amanda Joy Calobrisi, Aram Han Sifuentes, Jaclyn Jacunski, Mayumi Lake, Norman Long, Yvette Mayorga, Huong Ngo, Erik L. Peterson, Amina Ross, Luis Sahagun, and Leonard Suryajaya.

HATCH Projects
India Martin, "Money", 2018

Leaf by Leaf

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, from 6-9 pm

"Leaf by Leaf" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring works by Whit Forrester, India Martin, and Yasmin Spiro, and is curated by Sabrina E. Greig.

HATCH Projects
Nora Chin, "Stool (Lisa Frank)", 2018, Ceramic stoneware and plastic lacing cord, 10” x 10” x 10”

Somewhere Behind Us

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 27, 6-9 pm

"Somewhere Behind Us" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Nora Chin, Andrea Coleman, and Erin Smego, and is curated by Jamillah Hinson.

BOLT Residency
Oscar Chavez, "Racially Ambiguous Curly Haired Influencer" (documentation of ongoing performance), 2018

Fashion Nova Presents: Carpe DM

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 27, 6-9 pm

"Fashion Nova Presents: Carpe DM" is a solo exhibition by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Oscar Chavez.

HATCH Projects
Sydney Shavers, Untitled, 2018, Photograph

You will be the archivist of your desires

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, July 13, 6-10 pm at the Chicago Art Department (1932 S. Halsted)

HATCH Projects presents the exhibition "You will be the archivist of your desires" that opens at the Chicago Art Department (1932 S. Halsted) on Friday, July 13, 6-10 pm.

Art Advising & Commissions
Azadeh Gholizadeh, Acclimated Bodies II, 2016, Cardboard, plaster, balsa wood, 12 x 18 x 48 inches

After Junkspace

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 5:30pm to Friday, December 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation in partnership with the Chicago Artists Coalition are proud to present the fifth exhibition of their joint Curatorial Fellowship program, "After Junkspace" curated by Sharmyn Cruz Rivera.

BOLT Residency
Jean Alexander Frater, "Celadon", 2018, Acrylic and enamel on canvas, 42” x 40”

Buoyant Surface

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, June 29, 2018 6:00 - 9:00 pm

"Buoyant Surface" is a solo exhibition of new paintings by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Jean Alexander Frater. || Exhibition on view in CAC's new home at 2130 West Fulton St. ||

HATCH Projects
Mitsu Salmon, "Touching Almond from Formosan Wood", 2018, Installation (video still)

ORWELLIAN OFFSPRING

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, June 29, 6-9 pm

"Orwellian Offspring" is a group exhibition featuring works by HATCH Artists-in-Residence Marie Baldwin, Mitsu Salmon, and Jacqueline Surdell, and is curated by Courtney Cintron. || Exhibition on view in CAC's new home at 2130 West Fulton St. ||

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Office Hours for Artists + Arts Professionals

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Office Hours for Artists + Arts Professionals is an opportunity for artists, arts administrators, and cultural producers to meet with Chicago-based curators, gallery directors, and executive directors.

MAKER Grant
Cecil McDonald Jr., "Flying High", 2017, Photography/performance

2018 MAKER Grant

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm
June 7, 2018 - Award Ceremony at VIP reception for CAC's annual fundraiser WORK IN PROGRESS

2018 MAKER Grantees: Cecil McDonald, Jr. ($5,000), Yvette Mayorga ($3,000), Emilio Rojas ($3,000)

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In Conversation: Adaptive Leadership

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

In CAC's new series, In Conversation, we invite Chicago's arts and cultural visionaries to explore important topics shaping the field today.

HATCH Projects
Haerim Lee, "Whitewashed: All of Mankind (detail)," 2017, Archival pigment print on paper

The Strange Fields of This City

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, June 1, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

"The Strange Fields of This City" is a HATCH Projects exhibition showing new works by William Camargo, Haerim Lee, and Alejandro Waskavich, and is curated by Greg Ruffing. || Last exhibition at 217 N. Carpenter St. CAC moves to 2130 W. Fulton St. in June 2018. ||

BOLT Residency
Brent Fogt, "Inbounded," 2017, installation detail

Do Something Else

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, June 1, 2018 6:00 - 9:00 pm

"Do Something Else" is a solo exhibition of new works by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Brent Fogt. || Last exhibition at 217 N. Carpenter St. CAC moves to 2130 W. Fulton St. in June 2018. ||

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Arts Program Design + Development

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Arts consultant and project manager Cortney Lederer will guide arts professionals through the process of conceptualizing and implementing sustainable art programs and incubators.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Clinical Skill-Share + Strategies for Teaching Artists

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Licensed clinical social worker Shipra Parikh will share practical strategies for trauma-informed teaching and guide participants through a process of skill sharing and devising solutions to common classroom challenges.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

Collaborative Practices for Artist-Run Spaces

featuring Hume Chicago, Fourth Ward Project Space, The Weaving Mill, and Tiger Strikes Asteroid
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Members of artist-run collaborative spaces based in Chicago will introduce us to four different models of collective organizing.

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Teaching Artists Summit 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The third annual citywide Teaching Artists Summit will provide a space for reflection and education on ways that teaching artists can build sustainable careers and creative practices in the field and how arts pedagogy can create meaningful platforms for visioning, self-confidence, and strategic thinking.

HATCH Projects
Darryl DeAngelo Terrell, #Project20, 2017 - 2018, Cyanotype stained with black tea or coffee

Body as Image

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 27, from 6-9pm

"Body as Image" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring Kioto Aoki, Colleen Keihm, and Darryl DeAngelo Terrell, and is curated by Sabrina Greig.

BOLT Residency
Image by Benjamin Larose

Dot your i's with Hearts

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 27, from 6-9 pm

"Dot your i's with Hearts" is a solo exhibition of new works by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Benjamin Larose.

FIELD/WORK Public Programs

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.

BOLT Residency
Derrick Woods-Morrow, "Me, photographing Josh, performing for me, performing my childhood, in a Chicago back alley," 2018, Photograph, 24" x 36"

Keeping Record

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, March 30, 6-9pm

"Keeping Record" is a solo exhibition of new works by BOLT Artist-in-Residence, Derrick Woods-Morrow.

HATCH Projects
Elana Adler, Untitled, 2017, sound installation

colossal gap

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, March 30, 6 - 9 pm

"colossal gap" is a HATCH Projects exhibition featuring new works by Elana Adler, Wen Liu, Michael D. Moore, and is curated by Jamillah Hinson.

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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.

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