The 2015 MAKER Grant recipient, Samantha Hill, talks about her current project, her hopes to expand it, and what it's like to be an artist in Chicago.
Welcome to the inaugural CAR Professional Development Resource Roundup!
In anticipation of Patrice Perkins’ upcoming program Office Hours: Legal Education* on Wednesday, March 9 at Chicago Artists Coalition, CAC’s Education Assistant Rachel McDermott discussed some of the key legal issues for artists with Patrice.
A plan is nothing. Planning is everything. -Dwight Eisenhower
Successful artists as well as businessmen use creative thinking to get from point A to point B. -James Rosenquist
The artist on taking her career in her own hands, founding The Art House, and feminism.
For Earth Day I visited Chicago's creative reuse center, The WasteShed, to see how art can contribute to sustainability.
Tips and examples of projects to inspire you to make your a idea a reality.
The venue has evolved from a dining series to publishing house, alternative exhibition space, and pseudo-residency.
An overview of how the Health Insurance Marketplace works for artists.
Many of us freelance and work various jobs but don't always consider how it affects our tax situation.
This year’s $1000 award was granted to Maria Gaspar, who is engaged in transdisciplinary practices that individually or collectively mediate or occupy different sites to create ephemeral and permanent scenarios.
Through the support of a local media mentor and an online community of educators from almost one hundred countries, Chicago Public Schools educators have the ability to learn from others, share their knowledge and post student projects for feedback.
So you’ve written your cover letter that gets you noticed, now it’s time to make sure your resumé is just as polished – and makes you memorable. The key here is to make the recipient’s job easy.
Once you turn in your story, they'll likely move on to the next project and won't be thinking about the money you're owed. So be proactive about requesting, filling out and returning payment forms like contracts, W-9s and invoices.