ARTE NO ES FACIL, Exhibition Series. 2008-2012.

Press Release for weekend 1, weekend 2, and weekend 3

ARTE NO ES FACIL seeks to create a two-way passage for dialogue, collaboration, and information between over 45 artists living in Havana and Chicago who are separated by location and context, yet sharing an interest in form, content or strategy. In early 2012 the collaborations between Cuban and USAmerican artists were exhibited at LinksHall in Chicago,IL. Beginning in June 2015,the artists will meet together in Cuba for a series of symposia and exhibitions titled Art Present. A two-volume catalog of is forthcoming.

This project was generously supported by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Connection Fund, LinksHall Artists Residency, The Claire Kantor Foundation, The Hyde Park Art Center, Art Chicago & Next, El Centro Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, The University of Chicago, UChicago Arts Council, Department of Visual Arts, Open Practice Committee, The Reva and David Logan Center for the Performing Arts, and The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Chicago.