April 2005, 8 posts, 206 lines
My apple tree is about to bloom also.
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Will there be new artist live/work spaces? yes
Will there be realtors and mortgage brokers who understand what artists need? yes
Can I find a rehearsal space? yes
Can I attend for only an hour or so? yes
Will there be other artists and groups to collaborate with? yes
Can I learn how to develop an artist condo? yes
Can I learn about renters rights and other legal matters? yes
Is it for families, seniors and groups too? yes
Is it free? yes
What is the workshop schedule? see below
Chicago Artists Space and Housing Expo
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington
Saturday April 2, 2004 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshop Schedule (10:30-2:30)
(2 workshops run concurrently)
So You Wanna Open a Theata'? Inspections, Regulations and Tips
Presenters: League of Chicago Theater and Julie Burros, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
How to End the Credit Blues: Re-Building Your Financial Health
Presenter: Warren Davis, UCAN
Small Business Financing
Presenter: Marcy Mermel, Chicago Realty Partners
The Legalities of Home Ownership, Commercial Space & Live/Work Space
Presenter: William Pecquet, attorney at law
What is Mutual Housing and How can it Work for Artists?
Presenters: Laura Weathered, Near Northwest Arts Council, and Mark Fink, Chicago Mutual Housing
Tax Sales and Alternative Purchasing Options
Presenter: Eileen Hamer, independent realtor, and Marcy Mermel, Chicago Realty Partners
Storefronts and other Non-traditional Buildings as Live, Work and Performance Space
Presenter: Mary Fishman, Fishman Studio
City Artist Space Initiatives -- FAQs
Presenters: Barbara Koenen, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs; Ele Gross, Chicago Department of Housing; and LaShawnda Crowe Storm, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Working with the City: Building Code, Zoning and Permits
Presenters: Chicago Department Construction and Permits and Chuck Walton, House Doctors
Moving from Rental to Ownership: I'm an Artist, How Can I Get a Mortgage?
Presenter: Sherry Rontos, Chicago Department of Housing
Please pass this on to others who might be interested.
-Office of Cultural Planning
-Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
-312-744-7649 bkoenen at mindspring.com
Bets on the nationality of the next pope?
Can somebody tell me the name of the artist of that trailer emerging from the plaza in front of the MCA? Their website is totally obscure about who is who and what is what. TBH /jno
elmgreen and dragset
On Apr 4, 2005, at 2:22 AM, jno wrote:
Lorelei Stewart Director, Gallery 400
College of Architecture and the Arts University of Illinois at Chicago 1240 West Harrison Street Chicago, IL 60607 312-996-6114 tel 312-355-3444 fax
Saw it, thought I'd pass it on. I love this site.
We are hiring artists to do research for Chicago Artists Resource for the launch in October. See description below, and please pass this on to anyone you think would be interested.
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) seeks practicing visual artists to research, curate and write about local and national opportunities and resources for Chicago artists (e.g. grants, exhibition opportunities, materials, live/work space, etc.). Information gathered will become part of Chicago Artists Resource, a new DCA website initiative that will be launched in October 2005 during Chicago Artists Month. Chicago Artists Resource (CAR) will provide artists with comprehensive information on opportunities, resources and services to support their practice and sustain their lives as artists in Chicago. Research will be conducted via the internet, phone interviews, and in-person meetings with key Chicago arts service providers.
Qualified applicants will have the following qualities:
-An active studio practice, and regular interaction with the Chicago Art community
-Excellent writing skills, including copy-editing experience
-Experience researching opportunities for visual artists (either for their own use or another purpose)
-Internet research experience
-Familiarity with MS Word and Excel
-Excellent organizational skills
-Attention to detail, and ability to focus on precise work for long periods of time
-Ability to work independently, and to think creatively about how to approach content development and research
-Excellent communication skills (as some phone and in-person networking and interviews will be required for content development)
-A strong personal commitment to helping other artists
-Laptop with wireless internet helpful but not required
Position will be 1-2 days/week, from June 1st to October 1st, with possible renewal.
Pay Rate: $15 an hour
To apply, email resume and cover letter to: Sara Schnadt, Information and Web Development Specialist, s_schnadt at mindspring.com
See CAR prototype at: www.chicagoartistsresource.org/CAR/CAR.html See similar projects at: www.artsresourcenetwork.org, www.a-n.co.uk
Application Closing Date: 5/16/05
Sara Schnadt Information and Web Development Specialist Cultural Planning Division Department of Cultural Affairs 312-742-1771 s_schnadt at mindspring.com
So, Bulka, what are you giving away for free?