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Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to announce its partnership with Newcity and EXPO CHICAGO. Coinciding with EXPO CHICAGO 2023, CAC will host a centerpiece exhibition of this year's Newcity Breakout Artists. The exhibition will have an opening reception on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 5-9pm. This event is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view until May 19, 2023.
Established in 2004, Newcity's annual Breakout Artists issue has become a leading indicator of future success in contemporary art. Of the 150 Breakout Artists before this year, over 40 now have gallery representation, ranging from Hauser & Wirth to numerous Chicago galleries; most of the others, including those who've chosen less commercial paths, show regularly at museums and institutions around the world.
Exhibiting artists: Ále Campos (BOLT 2023-24), Maggie Crowley, Erol Scott Harris II, Janelle Ayana Miller (SPARK Grant 2020), Laleh Motlagh (BOLT 2022-23), Elsa Muñoz (SPARK Grant 2021), Ruby Que (HATCH 2023-24), Moises Salazar, Farah Salem (HATCH 2022-23), and Kushala Vora (HATCH 2018-19).
Newcity is a media company based in Chicago, founded in 1986 and still owned and operated by its founders, Brian & Jan Hieggelke. Established in 2004, Newcity's annual Breakout Artists issue has become a leading indicator of future success in contemporary art.
About EXPO CHICAGO
EXPO CHICAGO will host the tenth edition of the in-person exposition on April 13-16, 2023 at Navy Pier. Moving forward, the exposition will be presented annually in April, with April 11-14, 2024 as dates for the eleventh edition at Navy Pier.
The city of Chicago has proudly hosted a global contemporary and modern art exposition for nearly forty years and serves as the site of the first international art fair in the Americas. Since its inception, EXPO CHICAGO has remained dedicated to supporting local, regional, and international arts communities, with strong regional support throughout the Greater Midwest, both US coasts, and maintained a growing international commitment from Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
For more information and to reserve tickets, visit https://chicagoartistscoalition.org/events/newcity-breakout-artists-2023