Art Against the Flow Summit

Public Programs

  • Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

November 1–3, 2018

Wesley Willis, The Chicago Skyline, Sears Tower, Chicago River…, 1986. Ballpoint pen and felt tip pen on board, 28 x 42 in. (71.12 x 106.68 cm.) Collection of Rolf and Maral Achilles.

Developed in conjunction with Intuit's exhibition Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow, the museum presents this three-day forum for outsider art enthusiasts, including artists, educators, curators, dealers, collectors, students and more. Through conversations, panels, and other programming, participants explore Chicago's role as a distinctly receptive environment to a wide spectrum of creative production from outside the mainstream.