Chicago Artists Coalition supports emerging and mid-career Chicago artists through our education programs that focus on professional development.
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2018-2019 Curriculum

Find out the core workshop curriculum and resident-only work sessions for developing the career and talent of emerging Chicago artists.

Chicago Artists Coalition designed our education programs to address the vital skill sets and offer resources that empower artists to nurture and sustain dynamic creative careers. skill-building workshops, creative activities, collaborative seminars and intensive workshops, and one-on-one consultations. 

CAC’s pedagogical model focuses on practical Our education programs provide artists with a chance to access tactical advice at critical points in their careers. We enable emerging Chicago artists to devote time for introspection about the future, and engage with established, rising, and innovative thinkers in the field.


CAC offers two artist education programs:

FIELD/WORK: a six-month strategic planning seminar for artists of all career stages


LAUNCH: a three-day intensive career development workshop for recent undergraduate artists (invitation only)

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