The Intuit Collection

June 19 - September 4, 2015

Simon Sparrow, Untitled (Assemblage), Collection of Intuit, Gift of Lael and Eugenie Johnson, 2006.1

Intuit began collecting and preserving art from outsiders and self taught visionaries in 2007. Each year Intuit generously receives donations of work that strengthen the representative capabilities of its permanent collection.

This exhibition showcases some recent gifts, promised gifts and strong works that have rarely been displayed, including works by Reverend Howard Finster, Wesley Willis, Mose Tolliver, William Hawkins, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Derek Webster and many others.

Intuit’s 2014-15 Teacher Fellowship Program Student Art Exhibition

May 16 - July 2, 2015

TFP Student Art Exhibition Postcard

Intuit presents an exhibition showcasing student participants in Intuit’s 2014-2015 Teacher Fellowship Program. Inspired by self-taught and outsider art, students transform found and non-traditional materials to reflect their own visions. Teachers and students represented in the exhibition are from 11 participating Chicago Public Schools, including: Chicago Vocational Career Academy High School, Columbus Elementary School, John W. Garvy Elementary, Lincoln Park High School, Henry Lloyd Elementary, Jose Clemente Orozco Academy, Nettelhorst Elementary School, New Sullivan Elementary, Suder Montessori, Vaughn Occupational High School and Thomas J. Waters Elementary.

Intuit’s Teacher Fellowship Program is sponsored in part by generous grants from Crown Family Philanthropies, Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust, Polk Bros Foundation and Terra Foundation for American Art.

Opening Reception for Palimpsest

July 10, 2015
5:30-8:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public

Join us for an opening reception for an exhibition of works by self-taught Armenian American artist Badaskhan “Betty” Zakoian.

2015-16 Teacher Fellowship Program Application Deadline Extended

Applications for Intuit’s award-winning Teacher Fellowship Program are now due July 13!

Collage, Assemblage and Poetry
Art from Dreams

July 25, 2015
10 a.m.-1 p.m.

$15/$12 Intuit Members

Create expressive works of art and poetry inspired by dream images!