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Working Artist Program: Funding Your Work

SAIC Career + Co-op Center

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Working Artist Program: Funding Your Work

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Funding Your Work

Learn about options for funding your work and your business including grants, lending, fiscal sponsorship, and crowd sourcing.


Deborah Boardman. SAIC Faculty and member of The Rhizome Alliance, which has been supported by the Propeller Fund, Chicago Sister Cites International, Christy Weber Landscapes, Chicago Artists Month and the International Network for Urban Agriculture and a range of fundraising initiatives.

Fereshteh Toosi. Chicago based artist whose work ranges from community-driven oral histories to guerrilla interventions in public places. The recipient of numerous grants, from Illinois Arts Council and Propeller Fund to Tasting Cultures Foundation, Toosi raised funds for the Garlic and Greens project through a successful Kickstarter campaign.

Rose Parisi. Director of Programs, Illinois Arts Council. Parisi is an expert on the arts funding landscape, from public to private to entrepreneurial practices.

Abigail Satinsky. Associate Director, at threewalls in Chicago and a member of InCUBATE, a research collaborative dedicated to art economies and founders of Sunday Soup, an international micro-granting initiative.


This event is free and open to all degree-seeking SAIC students and alumni
Presented by SAIC's Careers + Coop Center & Alumni Relations

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The Working Artist Program presents monthly meetings and visits by working artists, as well as networking opportunities and other activities to support SAIC artists who are starting their careers.

Persons with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation for this program should contact careers@saic.edu / 312.629.6820 as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made.

Have questions about Working Artist Program: Funding Your Work? Contact SAIC Career + Co-op Center

When & Where

37 S. Wabash Ave.
The LeRoy Neiman Center in the Sharp Building
Chicago, IL 60603

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

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SAIC Career + Co-op Center

SAIC Career + Coop Center

The Career + Co-op Center at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago helps students and alumni develop the knowledge, experience, and skills to build a professional practice and become successfully employed.

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