Announcements & Opportunities:

Curatorial Workshop with Bisi Silva at Hyde Park Art Center

Thursday, March 30th at 5:30 PM

Hyde Park Art Center welcomes visiting resident Bisi Silva, internationally-known curator, founder of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos and its experimental educational program, art historian and writer.

Announcing the 2017 MAKER Grant.

MAKER Grant Program’s unrestricted $5,000, $3,000 and $1,000 annual grants are intended to recognize exceptional emerging artists working in Chicago, and support the advancement of their artistic careers.

The MAKER Grant Program is an annual, unrestricted award opportunity for Chicago-based contemporary visual artists who demonstrate a commitment to a sustainable artistic practice and career development.


Cleve Carney Art Gallery’s first annual juried exhibition.

Exhibition: June 1 - July 29, 2017

Deadline: May 5, 2017

ONE is the Cleve Carney Art Gallery’s first annual juried exhibition. This exhibition is intended to provide a survey of contemporary artwork by emerging artists in the region and across the country. 

Open Call for Submissions for Media and Digital Artists

Submissions Open until June 30

maps-dna-and-spam, a temporary home for wayward new media, is having an open call for new artists for one-month digital exhibitions. Submitted projects should be in html format, with related files (if needed). The deadline for submission is June 30, 2017.