Call to Artists – Art in Motion 2015

The 13th annual Art in Motion is a juried art exhibition of more than 100 emerging and established artists benefiting the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s Art Therapy program.

Adjudicator: James Rondeau, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago

Awards: Top three pieces will receive cash prizes ranging from $500 to $2,000.

Finalists’ work will be on display at the Ryan Family Atrium of Northwestern’s Lurie Center (303 E. Superior) just two blocks from Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art.  Selected pieces completed by patients in the Art Therapy program will also be on display. The exhibit will run June 11 – 18. All artwork will be available for sale, with 50% of sale price going to the artist and 50% benefiting RIC. Sale prices in previous years have been $200 – $5,000.

All submissions meeting the following criteria will be eligible for jury.

Artwork should have been completed within the last 3 years​;​
Follow the RULES & GUIDELINES of the Call to Entries​ (available at
A completed EXHIBITION ENTRY FORM (available at
Entry Form must be received by: April 6, 2015
​Artists must be at least 18 years ​old

Finalists will be notified of their selection on Friday, May 8, 2015 and will receive more information about attending the Opening Night Awards and Celebration to be held on June 11, 2015. Awards will be announced and granted at this event. The event has grown tremendously in recent years, having more than 350 attendees in 2014. The exhibition also received press attention from Chicago Gallery News and several art and social blogs in Chicago.

Thank you in advance for your support of our goal to provide valuable Art Therapy service to people living with disabilities served by RIC.