Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
$20,000
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support research and development activities for an exhibition tentatively entitled Chicago as Catalyst: Immigrant Communities Nourish Self-Taught Artists, exploring the impact of immigration and the immigrant experience on self-taught artists who began or expanded their artistic practice after arriving in Chicago. The grant supports virtual convenings, research travel to local and regional archives and collections, 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.