Category: News

2014 Awardee Patternbase Participates in Holiday Popup

  Patternbase at The Stockroom Holiday Popup The Stock Room 1011 W. Armitage Ave. Popup Hours: December 9-10, 10am-7pm, December 11, 10am-5pm The Patternbase will be participating in The Stock Room holiday popup shop, curated by Michelle Kliman of MK Studio and Elizabeth Cummings. The Patternbase will be selling hand-painted silk scarves and silk pillows, printed… Read more »

2012 Awardee The Franklin presents WELCOME TO THE END

WELCOME TO THE END Opening reception: Saturday, December 10, 7-10PM / from December 10-January 20, 2017 THE FRANKLIN 3522 W. Franklin Blvd.  When we believe all things to be measurable by science, we welcome the end of imagination. I overheard a girl on the bus repeating the news, “this is the end of us.” Welcome to the… Read more »

2014 Awardee ACRE TV presents RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE

RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE November 1 – December 31, 2016 ACRETV.org (Artist-made livestreaming tele-vision) RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE re- considers your nightmares; re- examines your daydreams; re- contextualizes pre-existing (video art? videotaped performance work? found footage?) through re- presenting, re- editing, re -mixing. Featuring works that re- search, re- consider, re- examine, re- contextualize nightmares, daydreams, flying-fancies, hyper-realities. Also included: live re-… Read more »

2016 Awardee Axis Lab hosts Base Line Holiday Market

Pop-up holiday market with local vendors, food, art, and music Saturday, December 10, 3-9pm Underneath Argyle Red Line ‘L’ Station  Base Line’s Holiday Market is the premiere arts, food, and music indoor bazaar emerging underneath the Argyle redline line L train station showcasing the diversity and vibrancy of Chicago’s Uptown community. Base Line is organized… Read more »

2013 Awardee Chicago Artist Writers Relaunch

The new site hosts the entire archive from 2012-2015 and is fully searchable by artist, writer or space. CAW will continue to be a home for timely exhibition reviews centered on artist-run and non-commercial spaces, but will also offer opportunities for long-form and experimental articles.

Awardees Nicole Marroquin and Andres L. Hernandez Chicago Cultural Center Public Studio Artists in Residence:

Fall 2016/Winter 2017 Public Studio Artists in Residence Chicago Cultural Center Garland Gallery 1st Floor South 78 E. Washington St. Chicago, IL Marroquin will present media from ongoing research connecting youth-led political movements to spatial justice on the Lower West Side of Chicago. Hernandez will further develop Jane and Florida Run the Voodoo Down, an interactive… Read more »

2015 Awardee Third Object Catalogue Release

A Rule By Nobody Catalogue Release Sunday, November 20, 12-3pm Sector 2337 2337 N. Milwaukee Ave. The catalogue for A Rule By Nobody extends the exhibition space with contributed forms, documents, and works on paper from an array of contributors. Includes an essay by Third Object and an interview with artist and organizer Philip von Zweck.

2015 Awardee Filmfront presents August Screenings

Chicago Loop & Double Play Friday, August 19, 8pm Filmfront 1740 W. 18th St. Filmfront will be screening DOUBLE PLAY (2013, 70 min, digital video)–a documentary about two artists: minimal avant-gardist James Benning and independent director Richard Linklater–with filmmaker Gabe Klinger present for conversation. Preceded by Benning’s 1976 short CHICAGO LOOP (9 mins, 16mm-to-digital). Kiarostami… Read more »

2014 Awardee ACRE TV Call for Work: RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE

Call For Work: RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE Programmed by Joseph Herring and ACRE TV Deadline: September 1, 2017 Airing: Nov 1-Dec 31, 24/7 RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE will re- consider your nightmares; will re- examine your daydreams; will re- contextualize pre-existing (video art? videotaped performance work? found footage?) through re- presenting, re- editing, re -mixing. We are specifically interested in works that… Read more »

2013 Awardee Fo Wilson Solo Exhibition

Eliza’s Peculiar Cabinet of Curiosities Jun 26-Oct 30 Lynden Sculpture Garden Milwaukee, WI This summer, Chicago-based artist Fo Wilson unveils Eliza’s Peculiar Cabinet of Curiosities on the grounds of the Lynden Sculpture Garden. The full-scale structure is both wunderkammer and slave cabin; it imagines what a 19th-century woman of African descent might have collected, catalogued and stowed in… Read more »