NEWS

2016 Awardee For the People Artists Collective Call for Artists and Info-Session

Do Not Resist? Exhibition: Artist Info Session 
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
6pm – 7:30pm
Light food & drinks provided.
Location provided after registration

For the People Artists Collective is accepting submissions for an upcoming exhibition that will visually explore incidents of police violence in Chicago. A variety of mediums are welcomed. Anyone interested in learning more about For the People Artists Collective, exhibition goals, submissions and proposal opportunities are encouraged to visit their website and attend the upcoming Artist Info Session.

2016 Awardee Sống Hosts Argyle is Alive

Part of Pivot Arts’ Uptown Arts Crawl, BASE LINE: Argyle is Alive is a one night pop-up summer festival that will feature curated food, live performances, music, art and local vendors while highlighting the diverse talent of immigrant, refugee, and people of color (POC) creatives, artisans, and craftspeople at our space under the Red Line Argyle station.

The event brings together the arts and food while highlighting the local community’s voices. Come celebrate with us as Argyle comes alive!
$10 Suggested Donation

Tickets can be purchased in advance at
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2943440

More information can be found at:
http://pivotarts.org/project/baseline-argyle-night/

More information about the Pivot Arts Festival can be found at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/142629229602161/

Line Up

Music & Performances:
– The Vietnamese Buddhist Truc Lam Youth Association
– Tsukasa Taiko
– Jennifer Ligaya
– “Abundance” (Movement, Sound, and Ritual Performance) Patricia Nguyen, Jennifer Ligaya, Haydee Souffrant, & Justin Zullo
– L O KARI
– Monotone
– Kabashi & Malo
– Elephant Rebellion
– Ivan Resendiz

Artworks:
– “Memories of War” (Photography Exhibition)
– “El Mastabah” – Hani Moustafa (Photography Exhibition & Tea Room)
– For the People Artists Collective
– Live Painting – Natalia Virafuentes
– Anthony Linh Nguyen
– DANG
– “Stories Unfold” Installation – Patricia Nguyen

Vendors:
– Axis Lab
– Friends with Chaos – Tanuja Jagernauth
– Monica Trinidad
– For the People Artists Collective
– Cafe Ciat
– Little Saigon Baguette
– Asian Human Services
– Ay Sauce Spicy Suka
– Red Penguin Furniture
– The Good Shephard Enterprise
– Kie-Gol-Lanee

2016 Awardee Artist-run Exchange Program Presents Revenge Body

Revenge Body: Rachael Hayden & Sophie Friedman-Pappas
Organized by Open Space Gallery, Baltimore
Opening Reception: June 9, 6-9pm
ADDS DONNA
3252 W. North Ave.
For its inaugural Artist-Run Exchange Program exhibition, ADDS DONNA announces a two-person exhibition organized by Open Space, an artist-run gallery in Baltimore, Maryland. Rachael Hayden and Sophie Friedman-Pappas will present paintings and sculpture that combine symbolic imagery with a juicy, psychedelic-pop aesthetic. Together their work delves into the unexplained and otherworldly in pursuit of self-awareness.
 
Also as part of the Artist-run Exchange Program, Adds Donna will be traveling its current exhibition Landline (On view thru May 27) to Open Space in 2018. To be considered for future traveling exhibitions, email 10-15 images and a short statement to addsdonna@gmail.com

2012 Awardee THE FRANKLIN Hosts Dr. Rock

Discuss your respective anxieties with Dr. Rock
Closing Reception: Saturday, June 17, 2-4pm
THE FRANKLIN
3522 W. Franklin Blvd.

Dr. Rock transforms the Franklin Gallery into a therapist’s office where visitors are invited to sign up in advance and discuss their respective anxieties with the rock in attendance. Known for their humble stature and centuries of experience, Dr. Rock has kindly agreed to donate their services for up to three consecutive Sundays. Email dr.rocksoffice@gmail.com and schedule your free appointment today!

This exhibition is tied to the launch of Picard’s debut graphic novel ten years in the making. The Chronicles of Fortune (Radiator Comics) follows the life of Fortuna, a depressed and thus ineffectual super hero, and her alter-ego Edith-May as they spend a night on Alcatraz, discover a talking mountain growing in their apartment, befriend a crying crocodile, and are swindled into buying a $50 goldfish for its alleged singing abilities.

2015 Awardee HAIR CLUB Teaching Seminar at Ox-Bow

SCULPT 655 001, 2 weeks, 3 credit hours
Sunday, June 4, 2017, 8pmSaturday, June 17, 2017, 10am
This interdisciplinary studio/seminar, led by the collective HAIR CLUB, explores hair as a lens through which to examine a diverse array of contemporary issues, events and experiences. The first week will focus on hair as cultural content with lectures, readings, and discussions around how hair carries expressions of power into gender, politics, and consumerism. The second week will delve into hair as material subject in writing, fashion and visual culture. Through these generative discussions, students will create responses that can take any form of the students’ choosing, as book or anthology, as object or garment, as narrative sequence in two dimension or as performance in space and time. HAIR CLUB is committed to outward facing-research and collaboration and will invite participation from the wider Ox-Bow hair community.

2012 Awardee CAKE Sixth Annual Expo

Sixth Annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE)
Saturday, June 10—Sunday, June 11, 11am-6pm

Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Ave.

The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by Chicago’s rich legacy as home to many of underground and alternative comics’ most talented artists–past, present, and future. Featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions, and more, CAKE is dedicated to fostering community and dialogue among independent artists, small presses, publishers, and readers. The sixth annual CAKE will take place Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the Center on Halsted, 3656 North Halsted Avenue in Chicago. For any questions about CAKE, please email cakexpo@gmail.com.

Propeller Fund 2017 Workshop

Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Threewalls announce the eighth year of Propeller Fund granting opportunities for visual artists and groups in Cook County, IL.

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Propeller Fund awards $50,000 per year to artists and groups for collaborative, public-oriented projects that are independent and self-organized.

Propeller Fund Application Workshop
Saturday, June 3, Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St.

1-3pm | Applying to Propeller
Introduction to and tips on writing a compelling proposal, budgeting, navigating the online system, and juror’s point of view. Presenters include previous Propeller Fund awardees and jurors.

3-4pm | Breakout Sessions with Propeller Grantees
Focused sessions with Propeller grantees and staff on specialized topics:
*Websites + Publications with Meg Duguid + Michael S. Thomas (The Visualist)
*Partnering with Communities with Patricia Nguyen (Axis Lab)
*Producing Media Projects with Kerry Richardson + Steve Ciampaglia (
Plug-In Studio)
*Workshops + Community Education with Phillip Lambert (And Then There Was BLAK)

These programs are free and open to all.

See the Propeller Fund 2017 Application Brochure for more details.

Propeller Fund 2017 Information Session #1

Join us at the first Propeller Fund application info session for the 2017 grant cycle at Roman Susan in Rogers Park. Propeller Fund grants $50k a year to public, collaborative, and artist-led projects and initiatives in Cook County.

Information workshops give tips on how to write effective proposals, craft budgets, and navigate the online submission for Propeller Fund for the August 1st deadline.

Roman Susan
1224 W Loyola Ave
Wednesday, June 21 | 6PM

Free and open to all.

See the Propeller Fund 2017 Application Brochure for additional details.

Propeller Fund 2017 Information Session #2

Join us at the final Propeller Fund application info session for the 2017 grant cycle at Produce Model Gallery in Pilsen. Propeller Fund grants $50k a year to public, collaborative, and artist-led projects and initiatives in Cook County.

Information workshops give tips on how to write effective proposals, craft budgets, and navigate the online submission for Propeller Fund for the August 1 deadline.

Produce Model
1007 W. 19th St.
Tuesday, July 11 | 6PM

Free and open to all.

See the Propeller Fund 2017 Application Brochure for more details.

Propeller Fund 2017 Deadline: August 1

Propeller Fund 2017 Deadline: August 1

Applications open on May 15

Launched in 2010, Propeller Fund is a grant administered jointly by Gallery 400 and Threewalls, and funded through the generosity of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Propeller Fund provides $50,000 per year directly to artists and groups living in Cook County, IL for collaborative, public-oriented, artist-led projects that are independent and self-organized. Monetary awards—in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $6,000—are disbursed in direct funds to projects.

See the Propeller Fund 2017 Application Brochure for more details.