2019 3Arts Community Award

41 3Arts supporters
$18,323 raised of $25,000 goal
3ARTS MATCH
23 Days 18:48:41 LEFT
This project will only be funded if $25,000 is contributed to 3Arts by May 14, 2019, 11:59PM
Contribute
    • 3Arts matched
    • 73% contributed
    • 27% to go

In a Nutshell

Each year, we invite people from across Chicago to join us in supporting a $25,000 3Arts Award that will be given to a local artist who is making indispensable contributions to our city. We name this award in honor of YOU, the Chicago community, to show how much we all care about our city’s artists.

When you donate to this campaign, you become a champion of Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities who work in the performing, teaching, and visual arts. 3Arts will join you by matching up to 1/3 of the funding goal. 

The recipient of the 2019 Community Award, along with the nine other 2019 awardees, will be announced on November 4 at our annual awards celebration to be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.


The Full Story...

Each year, ten Chicago artists who reflect our mission receive 3Arts Awards of $25,000, with no strings attached. Artists may use the awards to support new work, pay off debt, purchase equipment, travel, or start a savings account---or however they wish. For most of them, our award is the first they have received.

There is nothing like the feeling of investing directly in the artists who keep the creative engines revving in our city. With this campaign, you can be part of this incredible support for Chicago artists. 

“It is such an honor to receive the 3Arts Community Award. The meaning, the force, and the spirit behind it feel like everything that I strive for in my art and in my life.”

~ Sandra Delgado2018 3Arts Community Award recipient

Thank yous

Contribute any amount or choose from the levels below.

  • $30 - Your name listed onscreen at the 2019 3Arts Awards celebration on November 4.
    ($30.00 is tax deductible.)
  • $130 - Above, plus one ticket to a performance featuring a 3Arts awardee.
    ($80.00 is tax deductible.)
  • $300 - All of the above, plus a chance to win a free roundtrip e-pass courtesy of Southwest Airlines.
    ($250.00 is tax deductible.)
  • $500 - All of the above, plus complimentary, reserved seats for two at the 2019 3Arts Awards celebration on November 4.
    ($350.00 is tax deductible.)
  • $1300 - All of the above, plus we’ll treat you to lunch with the 2019 3Arts Community Award recipient.
    ($1050.00 is tax deductible.)
3Arts image
3Arts is a nonprofit organization that advocates for Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities who work in the performing, teaching, and visual arts. By providing cash ...
  • No updates yet, stay tuned!
    • Thank you to the following for contributing to 3Arts with the recommendation that we support this project.

    • Thomas Holt

    • Rose Parisi

    • Michael Siurek

    • Cat Tager

    • Remberto Del Real

    • Lisa Lee

    • Masum Momaya

    • alice dubose

    • Katie Dowling

    • Mesha Arant

    • Rachel Arfa

    • Folayemi Wilson

    • Ronald & Georgianne Pfeiffer

    • Anonymous Supporter

    • Mel Smith

    • Susan Musich

    • Carrie Sandahl

    • Emilio Williams

    • Cheryl Yuen

    • Joanne Vena

    • Kwesi Smith

    • Wendy Miller

    • Cheryl Desir

    • William Estrada

    • Tina Mari Rucker

    • Megan Conrad

    • Kristi Zemaitis

    • Marcia Festen

    • Carrie Spitler

    • Deborah Puntenney

    • Amy Ost

    • Julia Mayer

    • Sara Slawnik

    • Fawzia Mirza

    • Justin Cooper

    • Candace Hunter

    • Jean Parisi

    • Ginger Lane

    • Debra Hass

    • john and emily sinnott

    • Sherry and Richard Frenzel

make it work

This is our way of helping great projects see the light of day, while introducing our community to some of Chicago’s most brilliant artists.

3AP is funded in part by grants from:

The Field Foundation  Illinois Arts Council