CAC is a non-profit organization that supports contemporary Chicago artists and curators by offering residency programs, exhibitions, professional development, and resources that enable them to live, work and thrive in the city



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Our supporters make a vital difference by helping CAC offer programs that enable artists and curators to live, work, and thrive in Chicago.

Our supporters understand the value of art in all of our lives and make generous contributions to support emerging Chicago artists. We are grateful to the individuals and institutions who help fund our vision and programming at Chicago Artists Coalition.

Supporters of CAC are critical to the success and growth of our organization. Through the generosity of our supporters, CAC helps to create a vibrant and sustainable arts community in Chicago. Join us in thanking our Major Donors in 2018-2019.

$10,000 +

Alphawood Foundation

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Art

Arts Work Fund

Chicago Community Trust

Coleman Foundation

Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation

Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation



Illinois Arts Council Agency

Joyce Foundation

MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Prince

National Endowment for the Arts

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Maggie and Jeffrey Shapack*


$5,000 - $9,999

Karim Ahamed

Chartwell Insurance Services

City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Coney Family Fund


Jessica and Timothy Canning


Northern Trust

Power Construction

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Carmelita Tiu

Walton Street Capital LLC

$1,000 - $4,999

Jennifer Andrade and Sebastian Campos

Beth and Bruce Boyd

Suzette Bross

Lisa Cavanaugh Wiese

Chanel Coney

Pam and Terry Dowd

EQ Office

Lawrence J. Feller

Joseph Ferraro

Robin L. Gallardi

David Gonzalez


James Hechtman

Nancy Herring and John Balfe

Brooke Hummer and Grove Mower

Karen Jones

Sondra and Tony Karman


Kenneth Klassman


Loeb Family Charitable Foundation

Joshua Mattefy

Gary Metzner and Scott Johnson

Other Peoples Pixels

Room & Board

Elissa Tenny

Tricia Van Eck

Weinberg/Newton Family Foundation

Thad Wong


Carmel Creative

Chicago Gallery News

CMM Framing

EXPO Chicago

Goose Island Beer Company

Neumann Law

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