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2019 Chicago Artist Coalition LAUNCH Program

Congratulations to Siena Peterson, Eric Perez, and Neeyah Muhammad, three of our class of 2019 BFA graduates who will be participating in the Chicago Artist Coalition LAUNCH program.

Initiated in 2013, LAUNCH Invitational Retreat is a nomination-based professional development program organized every June for artists emerging from Chicago area undergraduate schools.

Combining career development, creative practice, and community-building, LAUNCH empowers students to identify and pursue the next steps in their professional practice by introducing them to the tools, resources, and networks that will help them achieve their goals.

Offered to a limited number of promising students selected by faculty, the 3-day-long experience creates an intimate, rigorous environment within which artists learn from both professionals and peers in order to develop a personalized approach to starting a fulfilling career.