Hyde Park Art Center
$29,300
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support research and development activities for an exhibition tentatively entitled Patterns of Progress, exploring the life and legacy of Robert Paige and bringing renewed attention to his full body of work, including textiles, paintings, collages, and sculptures, while also highlighting his legacy as a member of the Black Arts Movement. The grant supports two planning convenings, local research travel, digitization of Paige’s art and personal papers, and 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.