CAD EAST- featuring mostly Exhibitions and Events, but also Studio Space 1932 South Halsted #100, 
Chicago, IL 60608
CAD WEST – featuring mostly Studio Space, but also Exhibition Area 1932 South Halsted #101, Chicago, IL 60608
312-725-4CAD (4223)

CAD hours are by appointment. If you would like to arrange a visit please reach out to the resident artist/contact listed for any show/event, call the hotline above, or email any of the people below:


Mike Nourse, Program Director (Residency Program, Gallery Oversight, Partnerships)
[email protected]

Nat Soti, CAD Learning (MacArthur Foundation and Learning Initiatives)
[email protected]

Kent Henderson, CAD Print Programs (Letterpress studio)
[email protected]

Tyler Deal, CAD Screen-print Programs (Screen-print Studio)
[email protected]

Dud Lawson, CAD Social Media (Social Communication)
[email protected]

Edyta Stepien, CAD Exhibitions (Exhibitions Team, Curating)
[email protected]

Marta Sasinowska, CAD Exhibitions (Exhibitions Team, Curating)
[email protected]

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