Artist dinner with Shonna Pryor

HCL Artists and Alumni are invited to a dinner and discussion

Winter 2019 Intensive Artist Shonna Pryor invites HCL residents and alumni to participate in a Sunday Dinner-style potluck. The dinner gathering will consist of four selected visual artists in a loosely moderated conversation about the relationship between Chicago Police and people of color. The dinner will take place on a Sunday (tentatively late September / early October) at Mana Contemporary Chicago.

Would you like to be a part of the gathering?

Potential participants may apply by submitting 5 images and a paragraph about their thoughts on the subject of the relationship between the Chicago Police Department and people of color. Email Shonna Pryor at with your submissions.

about the artist

Shonna Pryor currently teaches at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she earned an MFA from the Painting and Drawing department, and holds a BFA in Fiber from The College for Creative Studies, Detroit. She is a recipient of the Archibald Motley Jr. Award and has exhibited locally and nationally including Woman Made Gallery, Chicago; G R N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit; and Abrazo Interno Gallery, New York, among others.

Learn more about her Tablecloth Archive project here