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August Artist News

August Artist News

published: July 20, 2022

LILI-ANNE BROWN (2021 3Arts/Stan Lipkin & Evelyn Appell Lipkin Awardee) and HEATHER GILBERT (2012 3Arts Awardee)

From August 3-9The Color Purple runs at the historic Muny in St. Louis, directed by Lili-Anne Brown and featuring lighting design by …

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July Artist News

July Artist News

published: June 24, 2022

SAM TRUMP (2019 3Arts/Southwest Airlines Awardee)

On July 1, Sam performs with the Soul Vortex at Dorian’s (1939 W North Ave). Doors open at 9pm and RSVP is required to attend. 

 

BETHANY THOMAS (2019 3Arts/RH, Restoration Hardware …

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June Artist News

June Artist News

published: May 25, 2022

NORMAN TEAGUE (2019 3Arts/Denise & Gary Gardner Awardee)

Now through July 14, Norman is presenting an exhibition of his design work in the storefront windows of The Art Center in Highland Park. The Center also published an online profile …

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New Art Coming to Chicago

New Art Coming to Chicago

published: May 4, 2022

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and 3Arts Launch New Fund for Local Artists

$60,000 of project support for Chicago-area artists in 2022

CHICAGO, IL (May 4, 2022)—The Chicago-based nonprofit organization, 3Arts, is partnering with The Andy …

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May Artist News

May Artist News

published: April 26, 2022

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NORMAN TEAGUE (2019 3Arts/Denise & Gary Gardner Awardee) 

Norman is among fourteen designers selected to be in the inaugural cohort of the Dorchester Industries Experimental Design Lab, a three-year program partnership with Prada to support and amplify the …

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April Artist News

April Artist News

published: March 29, 2022

DAMON LOCKS (2019 3Arts/Reva & David Logan Foundation Awardee) 

Damon is among several artists and artist-collectives exhibiting work in Remaking the Exceptional: Tea, Torture, and Reparations | Chicago to Guantanamo on view at the DePaul Art Museum now through August …

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3AP Impact Study

3AP Impact Study

published: March 3, 2022

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 157 projects, distributed more than $881,000 to Chicago artists, and maintained an …

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March Artist Events

March Artist Events

published: Feb. 27, 2022

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NEJLA YATKIN (2012 3Arts Awardee) 

Nejla has been awarded the first Sybil Shearer Fellowship in the new Sybil Shearer Studio at Ragdale to be held in Spring 2022. During her residency, Nejla will develop A Dance For A Time …

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February Artist News

February Artist News

3Arts Expands Disability Culture Leadership Initiative to Advance Advocacy Efforts in the Arts

3Arts Expands Disability Culture Leadership Initiative to Advance Advocacy Efforts in the Arts

published: Jan. 18, 2022

New video conversations with four artists from Chicago’s dance and theater communities added to online hub for disability art and culture

CHICAGO, IL (January 18, 2022)– 3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit organization, announced today the four dance and theater artists added …

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January Artist News

January Artist News

published: Dec. 16, 2021

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EMJOY GAVINO (2020 3Arts/Stan Lipkin & Evelyn Appell Lipkin Awardee/2017 Make a Wave Awardee) and JENNIFER GLASSE (2021 3Arts/Make a Wave Artist) 

On its 20th anniversary, The Gift Theatre announces new co-leadership. Co-founder and past awardee Michael …

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December Artist News

December Artist News

published: Nov. 23, 2021

KAREEM BANDEALY (2011 3Arts Awardee) and BETHANY THOMAS (2019 3Arts/RH, Restoration Hardware Awardee)

Now through December 31, Kareem and Bethany are featured cast members in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at Goodman Theater. In the production, Kareem plays Jacob Marley …

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Funder Spotlight: How 3Arts Supports Undercapitalized Artists in the Chicago Area

Funder Spotlight: How 3Arts Supports Undercapitalized Artists in the Chicago Area

published: Nov. 18, 2021

By Mike Scutari, Inside Philanthropy

Inside Philanthropy Funder Spotlights offer quick rundowns of the grantmakers that are on our radar, including a few key details on how they operate and what they’re up to right now. Today, we take a …

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Announcing 2021 Next Level Spare Room Awards

Announcing 2021 Next Level Spare Room Awards

published: Nov. 2, 2021

3Arts Goes “Next Level” with second year of $150,000 Next Level/Spare Room Awards to three visual artists

Visual artists Tirtza Even, Aram Han Sifuentes, and Candace Hunter each receive $50,000 as 2021 3Arts Next Level/Spare Room Awardees

CHICAGO, IL (November …

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November Artist News

November Artist News

PRESS RELEASE: 2021 3Arts Awards

PRESS RELEASE: 2021 3Arts Awards

published: Oct. 18, 2021

3Arts awards nearly $1 million dollars in a single night to Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and Deaf and disabled artists, marking largest award year in organization’s history

Virtual awards event on November 1 is FREE for the public …

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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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Announcing the Disability Culture Leadership Initiative

Announcing the Disability Culture Leadership Initiative

published: Jan. 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO, IL (January 15, 2021)– 3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, announced today the launch of the Disability Culture Leadership Initiative (DCLI), featuring a new online platform created to elevate Deaf and disabled artists and encourage …

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3Arts Emergency Response

3Arts Emergency Response

published: Jan. 4, 2021

In December 2020, we launched the first cycle of 3ER (3Arts Emergency Response) for artists in the 3Arts network. 3ER is intended as both an immediate response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on artists’ livelihoods and an effort to establish …

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Arts for Illinois Relief Fund

Arts for Illinois Relief Fund

published: Sept. 14, 2020

Update as of 10/27/20: The selection process for emergency grants to individual artists through the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund is now complete. All applicants were notified as of September 8. AIRF grants to individual artists will be on …

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