The 2017 Propeller Fund Application Period is Now Open

The 2017 Propeller Fund Application Period is Now Open

Threewalls and Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago announce the eighth year of Propeller Fund granting opportunities for visual artists and groups in Cook County, IL.

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Propeller Fund awards $50,000 per year to artists and groups for collaborative, public-oriented projects that are independent and self-organized.

Application Workshop

June 3, Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St.

1-3pm | Applying to Propeller

*Introduction to and tips on writing a compelling proposal, budgeting, navigating the online system, and juror’s point of view. Presenters include previous Propeller Fund awardees and jurors

3-4pm | Breakout Sessions with Propeller Grantees

Focused sessions with Propeller grantees and staff on specialized topics:

*Websites + Publications with Meg Duguid + Michael S. Thomas (The Visualist)

*Partnering with Communities with Patricia Nguyen (Axis Lab)

*Producing Media Projects with Kerry Richardson + Steve Ciampaglia (Plug-In Studio)

*Workshops + Community Education with Phillip Lambert (And Then There Was BLAK)

Information Sessions

Wednesday, June 21, 6pm                     Tuesday, July 11, 6pm

Roman Susan                                    Produce Model Gallery

1224 W. Loyola Ave.                                   1007 W. 19th St.

These programs are free and open to all.