Resources and Opportunities

CAPX Resources and Upcoming Opportunities

Explore upcoming opportunities for fellowships, grants, and residencies, and browse some of CAPX's comprehensive guides for pursuing internships and seeking employment.

View the CAPX Employment Toolkit below:

Call for Volunteers: 2019 Terrain Biennial
Calling artists, designers, photographers, writers, curators, fundraisers, event production professionals, cooks, poets, filmmakers and more! Centered in Oak Park, IL, the 2019 Terrain Biennial will open on October 1st and run until November 17th, 2019, during which time volunteers will be needed to help with all aspects of the Biennial. For details and more info, email

Propeller Fund 2019 
Propeller Fund provides $50,000 per year directly to artists and groups living in Cook County, IL for collaborative, public-oriented, artist-led projects that are independent and self-organized.
Deadline: July 1
more info

Hackaday Prize 2019
Worldwide hardware design contest focused on product development, hosted by the Supplyframe DesignLab. The top twenty entries will go on to the finals where judges will award the 2019 Hackaday Prize of $125,000 and other top prizes.
Deadline: August 25
more info


CAPX Internships

Artist Statements and Bios

A short handout outlining what defines an artist statement and the tips for writing a statement that highlights your work best. Artist's statements are especially significant for applying for funding, further schooling, and can help inform your elevator pitch.

Documenting Your Work

A guide that starts with camera basics and takes you through post-production using Adobe Photoshop to best document your work for your online portfolio.

Connecting with the Professional World

Business Resources

Further Education

Resources are also available through Admissions.

Tools for Teaching

Other Helpful Sites

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