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June Artist News

June Artist News

published: June 6, 2024

ANAIET SOUL (2023 Make a Wave Awardee)

On June 2, Anaiet performs a set for the Indigo Sessions: A Night of Jazz and Poetry, at Dorothy Downstairs located at 2500 W. Chicago. Indigo Sessions, “a captivating fusion …

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May Artist News

May Artist News

published: May 1, 2024

LANI MONTREAL (2009 3Arts Residency Artist)

From May 3 – 18, Lani’s newest play, Panther in the Sky, premieres at the Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, under the direction of Mignon McPherson Stewart. Lani started writing this play while on …

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April Artist News

April Artist News

published: March 27, 2024

JACINDA BULLIE (2023 3Arts/Community Awardee)

During the month of April, Jacinda and her co-creative leads at Kuumba Lynx are organizing the Poetry Making Playground as part of this year’s Chicago Hip Hop Theater Fest. “We are calling all …

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3AP Impact Study

3AP Impact Study

published: March 22, 2024

3AP (3Arts Projects) is a unique crowdfunding platform with a built-in match that helps Chicago artists finance new creative work.

Since 2012, the program has supported more than 200 projects, distributed more than $1.2 million to Chicago artists, …

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March Artist News

March Artist News

published: Feb. 28, 2024

CHRISTINE PASCUAL (2018 3Arts/Lakeside Bank Awardee)

Now through March 24, audiences can witness “the powerful stories of 19 individuals fighting to overcome and transform America’s education and criminal justice systems” in Notes from the Field at Timeline Theatre. Christine …

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February Artist News

February Artist News

published: Jan. 31, 2024

LUIS ROMERO (2010 3Arts Awardee)

Now through February 24, Luis presents new works in a solo exhibition entitled All is Illusion, But Nothing Lies at Compound Yellow in Oak Park. “Luis Romero constructs assemblages made primarily of paper, …

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January Artist News

January Artist News

published: Dec. 20, 2023

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CAULEEN SMITH (2013 3Arts/Lydia Yun Lee & Lisa Yun Lee Awardee)

Cauleen Smith is a 2023 Anonymous Was A Woman Award recipient. The unrestricted grant “enables women artists, over 40 years of age and at a significant juncture in …

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December Artist News

December Artist News

Announcing the 2023 Next Level Awards

Announcing the 2023 Next Level Awards

published: Nov. 14, 2023

3Arts announces inaugural recipients of $50,000 grants for Teaching Artists, largest award for teaching artists in the world!

Chicago teaching artists Miguel "Kane One" Aguilar and Regin Igloriaalong with visual artists Dianna Frid, Edra Soto, and Dorian Sylvain …

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November Artist News

November Artist News

published: Oct. 25, 2023

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JESS GODWIN (2016 3Arts/Restoration Hardware Awardee) 

Jess just released a new 50-minute short musical film and performance entitled dreamer. available on her website. “After a year of songwriting celibacy, she was compelled to drop everything and …

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PRESS RELEASE: 2023 3Arts Awards

PRESS RELEASE: 2023 3Arts Awards

published: Oct. 3, 2023

3Arts announces ten artists each receiving $30,000 unrestricted grants at annual 3Arts Awards Celebration

Acclaimed local artists & past 3Arts Awards recipients performing at the For the Love of Artists themed celebration include grammy award-winning opera singer Will Liverman and …

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October Artist News

October Artist News

published: Sept. 27, 2023

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OMER ABBAS SALEM (2022 3Arts/SIF Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation Awardee)

Abbas was recently named one of the 2023 Audible Emerging Playwrights. “The Emerging Playwrights Fund is a program that invests in and nurtures emerging playwrights …

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September Artist News

September Artist News

published: Aug. 30, 2023

Now through December 30, Harold presents a solo exhibition entitled one way to transform and two and three, at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. …

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August Artist News

August Artist News

published: Aug. 4, 2023

DORIAN SYLVAIN (2020 3Arts/Southwest Airlines Community Awardee)

On August 5, Dorian and her three sons participate in a public talk at the MCA Chicago about the meaning of art and family across generations. Titled Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark …

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April Artist News

April Artist News

published: March 23, 2023

REGIN IGLORIA (2011 3Arts Awardee) and LAURA KINA (2021 Make a Wave Artist)

Now through May 6, both Regin and Laura have work on view at the Riverside Arts Center. In One Ends Another Begins Regin presents …

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Announcing Inaugural Cohort of Ignite Fund Grantees

Announcing Inaugural Cohort of Ignite Fund Grantees

published: Sept. 16, 2022

$60,000 of project support awarded for Chicago-area artists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (September 16, 2022): The Ignite Fund, supporting the creation and public presentation of new visual arts-based projects by Chicago-area artists and artist-led collectives, today announced its inaugural cohort …

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"Striving Toward Equity." How a New Funding Initiative Reimagines Support for Disabled Artists

"Striving Toward Equity." How a New Funding Initiative Reimagines Support for Disabled Artists

published: March 1, 2021

By Mike Scutari, Inside Philanthropy

In a piece on the Pop Culture Collaborative’s blog, cultural producer Claudia Alick argued last fall that “disabled artists have not received funding on the same levels as abled artists and institutions.”

This statement doesn’t …

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