YoungArts Winners represent a dynamic group of artists who go on to become leading professionals in their fields. Alumni are Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award nominees.
HATCH Projects is a yearlong, juried incubator for contemporary Chicago artists and curators that strives to support an ecology of curatorial and artistic practice.
You called, we answered. Now you can submit your work for permanent display on the Chicago Artists Resource Tumblog. Post a video of your latest performance, a link to a recording, or simply an image that represents your current or past works.
When my daughter was born, I remembered words I had forgotten: sunqu, wawa, uripachallay.
Get serious about art, gardening, and the perfect bowl for fish soup.
Like many performance-based things, doing the show is the easy part. Putting the show together? That’s hard.
I realized after all these years of making plays that I'm a sculptor.
When we decided to produce our own film project, we had some tough decisions to make.
Krughoff reads from her story and describes a throw-down with her editor and the rumor that inspired the piece.
If you’re solely a poet or fiction writer, avoid the pursuit of bios and resumes entirely.
Publishing requires teamwork. Keep an honest and respectful dialog with your editor.
Jotham Burrello is an arts entrepreneur who founded Elephant Rock Books, an award-winning fiction and nonfiction press. He produced the instructional DVDs So, Is It Done? Navigating the Revision Process (with Janet Burroway), and Submit! The Unofficial All-Genre Multimedia Guide to Submitting Short Prose. When we asked him for some helpful hints for novice writers interested in getting published this is what he had to say...
UrbanDaddy Chicago Editor Chris LaMorte on the importance of professional freelance pitches.
Chicago-based editor and freelance writer Amalie Drury works for PureWow.com, a digital lifestyle publication for women. For PW, Drury conceptualizes, writes or assigns and edits daily stories about fashion beauty, home design, health, food and travel. We were curious about her perspective on working with freelance writers and asked her for some helpful hints for newcomers.
A filmmaker finds footage of his childhood home burning to the ground, and draws a sense of closure from it.