Puerto Rican Arts Alliance
$25,000
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support research and development for an exhibition tentatively entitled Puerto Rico to Chicago: The Shaping of an Arts Community. The research project documents Puerto Rican artists who came to Chicago starting in the 1940s and explores how the relationship between city and island influenced the visual arts in both places. The project includes research convenings in Chicago and Puerto Rico, curatorial research travel to Puerto Rico, and . The project is expected to lead to an exhibition as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago.