Arts & Creativity Resources

Here’s where you’ll find posts on the fine arts side of creativity, for and about painters, authors, crafters, sculptors and other artisans. Look for current news of gallery and museum events, upcoming exhibitions featuring C3 members, and tips about creative inspiration and the artist’s process.


Hello Goodbye!

Our theme this year is Re-Emerge, Re-Imagine, and Re-Create, and we’re ready to put the past two difficult years behind us. Join us for our first IRL (in real life) program of 2023: Hello Goodbye!  There is so much to say GOODBYE to and leave behind as we re-emerge with games songs and activities. Many … Continue reading

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Who Are You Today?

Shapeology Picture Perfect Personality Who are you today? Which version of you wants to show up? Often we have many different versions of ourselves: the assertive business professional, the daring artist, the witty parent, the fiery perfectionist, the crafty activist, and so on. But the most important way to show up is authentically you! You … Continue reading

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Weirdos Making Art Together

Re-emerge, Re-imagine, Re-create A series of programs to help us successfully shake off the miasma created by the pandemic. The “Exquisite Corpse” Group Art Project as Re-imagined by C3 You are exquisitely invited to bring your corpse and its favorite accouterments to create a collective art project with Chicago Creative Coalition. You may wonder what … Continue reading

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2022 Art Walk

Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World Since 1999, Chicago Creative Coalition members have gone on an art walk in the fall to view interesting work, “share and air our aesthetic opinions in friendly company, and re-inspire and rejuvenate our creative spirits.” (Took that right out of our 1999 program description!) This year we will trek … Continue reading

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What’s Your Super Power?

Re-emerge, Re-imagine, Re-create A series of programs to help us successfully shake off the miasma created by the pandemic. In order to Re-, we need to first know who we are and where we are at. Enneagram Workshop Individualist. Skeptic. Perfectionist. What’s Your Super Power? FREE Zoom Workshop September 14 If you were to describe … Continue reading

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Program Planning BBQ 2022

Live and In-Person! The best way to ensure you get something out of Chicago Creative Coalition’s upcoming year of programming is to let us know what you want. And a great way to do that is to take part in our Annual Program Planning BBQ! It’s a backyard BBQ, so there will be plenty of … Continue reading

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Creative Cross-Training

Creative Health & Wholeness Covid-19 has made the concept of health top-of-mind for most of us this past year (or is it decade?) and more. Our mental, emotional and financial health are tested daily. Chicago Creative Coalition is providing information, tools, resources, and experiences to help creatives thrive in this trying time. It’s Like Speed … Continue reading

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Surviving the Pandemic Creatively

C3 Member Art Show & Sale See what Chicago Creative Coalition members have been up to the past couple of years. Just because there’s a pandemic, that’s no reason to stop creating art. In fact for some, it was even more reason. Come and check us out at: DANK Haus German Cultural Center Gallery 4740 … Continue reading

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Creative Mash-Up!

Creative Health & Wholeness Covid-19 has made the concept of health top-of-mind for most of us this past year (or is it decade?) and more. Our mental, emotional and financial health are tested daily. Chicago Creative Coalition is providing information, tools, resources, and experiences to help creatives thrive in this trying time. Collaborative Design Across … Continue reading

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Processing Change Through Heart and Head

Creative Health & Wholeness COVID-19 has made the concept of health top-of-mind for most of us this past couple of years. Our mental, emotional, and financial health are tested daily. Chicago Creative Coalition is providing information, tools, resources, and experiences to help creatives thrive in this trying time. Processing Change Through Heart and Head The … Continue reading

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