Monday, April 21, 2008

11th Annual Chicago Art Open

Deadline: June 13, 2008 (RECEIVE) & (Online)

11th Annual Chicago Art Open
East Bank Studios
Chicago, IL
October 3 - 27, 2008

The Chicago Art Open is the centerpiece of Chicago Artists' Month, a citywide celebration of the visual arts ocurring each October. The Chicago Artists' Coalition (CAC), the Midwest's premier arts service organization, founded the Art Open in 1998 as an opportunity for Chicagoland artists to display their artwork in a professional setting.

ALL Artists must meet the following criteria:
• Must live or make visual art in Chicago or in the greater Chicago area
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Must have created their entries within the last two years. Work created before 2006 will NOT be accepted.
• Entries must not have been exhibited in any prior Chicago Art Open


• Original artwork completed during the last two years
• Two and three-dimensional artwork, installation, and video

NOT ELIGIBLE: Collaborative pieces, films, and performances

Exactly 3 images of your work on a CD (we will no longer accept slides). All images must be hi resolution - 300 dpi.


 Professional Category, non-CAC member $100
 Professional Category, CAC member $70
 Emerging Category, non-CAC member $45
 Emerging Category, CAC member $35

Candida Alvarez, Associate Professor, Department of Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Catherine Edelman, Proprietor, Catherine Edelman Gallery
Kymberly N. Pinder, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Apply Online: ArtOpenRegistration

You may also apply offline by downloading the application: ArtOpenOfflineApplication.pdf

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