CAR Staff

MANAGER: David Hall


CAR is a program of the Chicago Artists Coalition.

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CAR Advisory Council
Dan Abbate (Gorilla Tango Theater); Deb Clapp (League of Chicago Theaters); Kate Dumbleton (Hyde Park Jazz Festival); Heather Hartley (Audience Architects); Barbara Koenen (City of Chicago); Paul Natkin (Chicago Music Commission); Mike Nourse (Hyde Park Art Center); Jill Pollack (Chicago Literary Alliance); Mike Reed (Pitchfork Festival); Fred Sasaki (Poetry Foundation); Roell Schmidt (Links Hall); Pete Toalson (Empty Bottle + Longman & Eagle); Eric Williams (Silver Room).

CAR has received generous support from the following: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, the Coleman Foundation and the City of Chicago (DCASE). 

The Chicago Artists Coalition's mission and programs are currently funded in part by the Alphawood Foundation; the Arts Work Fund; Bloomberg Philanthropies; the Chicago Community Trust; CityArts; the Coleman Foundation; the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation; Illinois Arts Council Agency; the Jessica and Timothy Canning Charitable Fund; the John E. & Jeanne T. Hughes Foundation; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Prince Charitable Trust; Shapack Partners; the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation; and the generosity of members and supporters.

Woodchipper Studios

CAR Alumni
Lauri Apple, Pamela BannosLynn BasaBritton Bertran, Nicolette Bond, John Carnwath, Andi Crist, Baraka de SoleilAlicia Eler, Clare Britt, Alpha BrutonElijah BurgherTom BurtonwoodPaola Cabal, Sarah CorlettLaShawnda Crowe Storm, Eiren Caffall, Robert Duffer, Leigh FaginRachel Thorne GermondDan GranataAeneas Sagar HemphillEzara Hoffman, Stacie Johnson, Esther Kang, Stuart Keeler, Colleen KeoughBarbara Koenen, Merrill MagudaMechelle Moe, Mary Ellen McGarry, Matthew McGarryMeida McNeil, Jeff Adams Oaks, Lindsay Obermeyer, Johari Palacio, Christina Pannos, Laura Pearson, Himabindu Poroori, Matan Ring, Bevin Ross, Angela Ruiz, Sara Schnadt, Kinzie Schweigert, Temple ShultzVictoria ScottJC Steinbrunner, Brett SwinneyCarmelita TiuElizabeth TysonNi'Ja Whitson, Heidi Wirth, Stephanie Williams, Zara Yost, Lenny Zieben, Rebecca Zimmerman

Additional Thanks
Michael Allen, Lynn Basa, Nicole Chevalier, Clinton Chow, Jno Cook, Paola Cabal, Sarah Corlett, MIchael Dain, Sean Doherty, Margaret Douglas, Kara Fagan, Diane Grams, Peter Handler, Robert Janega, Su Jones, Ken Jordan, Stuart Keeler, Randall Leurquin, Stacey Mansker, Linda McAusland, Lionel Melgar, Laticia Miller, Mary Murphy, Paul Natkin, Matt Nielson, Christina Pannos, Heather Petrich, Cynthia Quick, Rob Ray, Judliee Reed, Mark Roth, Fred Salchi, Jason Schupbach, Eva Silverman, Tim Thomas, Katrin Verclas, Mary Walkosz, Marie Walz, Jerry Yoshitomi, and Stacie Young.

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