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2023 Ignite Fund Jury

We send our gratitude to this year’s jury panel: Matt Bodet, Sarah Dhobhany, Carlos Flores, Jori Ketten, and Isra Rene.

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The Ignite Fund Announces 2023 Cohort of Artist Grantees

CHICAGO, IL (October 11, 2023) —The Ignite Fund, supporting the creation and public presentation of new visual arts-based projects by Chicago-area artists and artist-led collectives, has announced its 2023 cohort of grantees. Nine artists and three artist-led collectives are receiving a combined total of $60,000 toward Project Grants of $3,000 to $6,000 to support the creation and implementation of new, public-facing works; and Research & Development Grants of $1,500 that support the early stages of new projects in development.


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