For the Chicago Artists Coalition, life on the other side of 40 has been busier than ever. As CAC prepares to open another edition of The ANNUAL this week, they've also been busy with a major relocation this year as well as undertaking their first capital campaign.
"If you ever think about me, and if you ain’t gonna do no revolutionary act, forget about me. I don’t want myself on your mind if you’re not gonna work for the people." — Fred Hampton
The most recent HATCH exhibition at the Chicago Artists Coalition brings together three artists whose work is deeply grounded in techniques that add dimension to their imagery and challenge a modern expectation of photography in a digital world.
For fourteen years, Newcity has published its annual list of Breakout Artists in the late spring, a fitting time for the budding hopes of every Chicagoan finally seeing the warm light at the end of the gray and dismal tunnel of winter.
The sooner the better: a sash hung shoulder to hip. We know what they say about the personal, we know that it’s now more than, we know no men are an: tightly wrapped and ripe for unpacking.