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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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2017 MAKER Grant

Friday, March 31, 2017 to Thursday, May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017 - Award Ceremony at VIP reception for CAC's annual fundraiser WORK IN PROGRESS

CAC, OtherPeoplesPixels, and the Coney Family are enthusiastic to announce the recipients of the 2017 MAKER Grant, an award opportunity for three Chicago-based contemporary visual artists who demon

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LEFT: Damon Locks, Manifest Justice, Digital Print // RIGHT: Maggie Puckett & Melissa Potter, Seeds InService, A Man Can Catch You, Menu from Food, Sex & Death in The Papermaker’s Garden, 2016;  Front: Letterpress on handmade potato vine paper,   Back: Inkjet on handmade potato vine paper  5 x 7 inches

2016 MAKER Grant

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to Thursday, April 14, 2016
The 2016 MAKER Grant awards Chicago-based artists Damon Locks and Seeds InService, Melissa Potter and Maggie Puckett.
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Left: Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Rendering for Floating Museum, 2015, Floating Museum is a collaboration  between Andrew Schachman, Faheem Majeed and Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford in partnership with the DuSable Museum of African American History; Right: Samantha Hill, Great Migration, 2014, Photo/sound installation

2015 MAKER Grant

Thursday, April 23, 2015 to Monday, May 18, 2015

CAC and OtherPeoplesPixels are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2015 MAKER Grant, an award opportunity for two Chicago-based contemporary visual artists who demonstrate a commitment to a

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(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

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Mary Patten, "Mirror Selves," installation view. 2013 Maker Grant recipient. Photo courtesy of the artist.

2013 MAKER Grant

Friday, February 1, 2013

CAC and OtherPeoplesPixels are proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Maker Grant, an award opportunity for two Chicago-based contemporary visual artists who demonstrate a commitment to a sus