Chicago Artists Coalition supports artists through our education programs that focus on professional development.
“The things I learned at LAUNCH are things I wish we could have spent a semester on at school. The three days we spent together were invaluable!”
Eric Perez
LAUNCH participant
“FIELD/WORK allowed me to overhaul my approach to my career. It was a supportive rigorous process, during which I looked deeply at my values at the same time as I checked off basic tasks like re-writing my artist statement and re-designing my promotional materials.”
Anne Stevens
“CAC's workshops offer invaluable instruction and personal interaction on practical topics for artists at any career stage. Additionally, the workshops provided me with significant networking opportunities as an artist new to Chicago.”
Thomas Hellstrom
Education Public Events Participant
“Presenters at CAC's public education workshops always come so well-prepared, and pack high value into every minute. These sessions not only support my practice with vital professional insight, but also spark rich networking and community long after the session has ended.”
Liz Chilsen
Education Public Events Participant & FIELD/WORK Artist
Education Programs
A six-month practice planning seminar for artists of all career stages
A three-day intensive practice development workshop for recent undergraduate artists (invitation only)

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