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Artist Opportunities

At Lillstreet Art Center there are a variety of opportunities for both the artists inside and outside of our community.

Lillstreet Artist in Residence ProgramArtist in Residence

Artist residencies lasting for one year beginning in September are available in all of our departments: Ceramics, Glass, Digital Arts & Photography, Metalsmithing & Jewelry, Painting & Drawing, Printmaking, Textiles & Fiber Arts, and Children's Art Education. Working accross media is both acceptable and encouraged. Applications for the 2017/2018 residency will be available in February 2017.

Rooftop Gallery

Artists are invited to propose work to install onto four, 9-foot flag poles on top of Lillstreet’s rooftop deck and garden. Flags as well as alternative installation proposals will be considered. Work can be seen from the CTA Montrose Brown Line elevated tracks and Metra Train tracks, as well as Montrose and Ravenswood Avenues. All work will be featured and archived on the Lillstreet Gallery website and displayed in the gallery prior to rooftop installation.
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Lillstreet Studios


Studio spaces are available for a variety of types of artists. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and filled as spaces become available.