Public Media Institute / Co-Prosperity Sphere

In preparation for Version 12, an international arts festival and month-long urban experiment, Public Media Institute (PMI) is currently seeking “collaborators and partners to help us re-imagine the tactical urbanization of our hood.” Proposal are due March 1, 2012.


Threewalls was founded in 2003 to provide greater support and visibility for the visual arts community in Chicago. Today, threewalls operates a research residency; commissions a major project by a visiting artist; supports four SOLO exhibitions; programs a SALON series; and partners with other organizations on publications and education.

The Suburban

Possibly the most well-known and exciting at-home gallery space is located inconspicuously in a dense Chicago suburb and is aptly called The Suburban.


While only in its second season, ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions) is quickly becoming known as a commanding residency model and excellent opportunity for emerging artists.