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From Chaos to Success
Del Caos al Éxito, un evento para la comunidad Latina.

Join (our/the) Latin American community at Side Street for tips on success and personal growth.
There will be a guest speaker from Happy Life Nation and music performance by Dian Amar

This event is free, if you wish to support local artists with a $5 donation, a donation box will be available at the front.




Side Street Studio Arts’ Latino Artist-in-Residence program fosters the work environment, mentorship, and self-promotion skills needed for an artist with an existing body of work to realize a project or idea as an exhibition, production, or complete piece. Artist residencies are focused on individualized attention and flexibility. Designed ad hoc for each individual, the 1-year residency includes a yearlong Side Street LAB membership, which includes full access to all LAB resources, including silk screen, printmaking, photography, and ceramics equipment; networking and exhibition opportunities provided by SSSA Membership, and a stipend for supplies and creative and exhibition support. The AIR will also receive individualized arts administration mentorship and support leading up to a culminating exhibition of their work at SSSA. This support may include marketing, grant writing, installation, creative professional development, and so on, according to their individual needs and interests. and making connections within Side Street’s extensive artist network.

To apply for the Latino Artist-in-Residency, please send the following materials to with the subject line “Latino Artist-in-Residence Application”:


• Resume/CV, with link to website if applicable

• Artist statement

• Brief statement (one page or less) describing your artistic practice, reasons for applying for the residency, and what you would like to achieve • Work samples:

*Visual Art: 8-12 digital files or links to works    *Performance/Media/Music: 10-minute sample work (link or DVD/CD)    *Written Word: 10 page sample work (link or hard copy)  


Applications should be emailed as PDF and digital files, or mailed in one package to Side Street Studio Arts (15 Ziegler Ct., Elgin, IL 60120)


For more questions please contact us at, or by phone at

847-429-2276 ext. 701

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