Design Museum of Chicago
$24,750
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support research and development activities for an exhibition with the working title Chicago Types: Letterforms for Everyone, examining the role of underrepresented artists and designers (such as the contributions of women, people of color, and those with marginalized gender/sexuality identities) in Chicago’s history of typography. The grant supports a planning convening, local research travel and one national research trip, and the hiring of a Terra Foundation Research Fellow. The project is expected to lead to an exhibition as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago.