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Propeller IMPACT Fund 2020

April 21, 2020

For 2020, Propeller Fund is adapting its annual project-based re-granting program to now focus on providing short-term financial support to artists who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Open to artists in the *Chicagoland area with a practice grounded in the visual arts, Propeller Impact Fund will distribute $500 unrestricted, one-time grants over four rounds of applications.

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A Message from Our Director

March 18, 2020

In accordance with UIC guidelines and city and state orders, Gallery 400 and its staff offices are temporarily closed until further notice. No exhibitions are on view and staff are working remotely. Our homepage and social media have details on programs Gallery 400 is presenting digitally in the meantime.

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Confessions of the Found Object

An Experimental Printmaking Workshop with Tamara Becerra Valdez

On February 16, 2019 Spring 2019 Curatorial Intern Wyatt Fiore attended Tamara Becerra Valdez’s printmaking workshop presented in conjunction with All have the same breath. Wyatt recounts their experience participating in the workshop and experiencing Valdez’ practice firsthand.

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Studio Visit with Tamara Becerra Valdez | March 14th, 2019

Tamara Becerra Valdez is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Chicago and a current MFA candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. For the second in a series of two blog posts focused on her practice, Tamara met with Curatorial Intern Wyatt Fiore in her studio for a 40-minute interview leading up to her exhibition in the 2019 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Now & There.

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