QIO: SOLUTIONS LLC works via a multitude of cross-production management models alongside Chicago's queer innovators and luminaries. Discover below the variety of clients and partners we have assisted. For more details on services available contact us at info@qiosolutions.com

CLIENTS, PROJECTS + PRODUCTIONS

Production & Recruitment: Neo-Futurist Kitchen Festival
Production & Recruitment: Neo-Futurist Kitchen Festival

QIO co-produces and curates creative talent via a presentation of performing artists in collaboration with the Neo-Futurists Kitchen Festival (2016-2018).

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Bea Cordelia's Chasing Blue
Bea Cordelia's Chasing Blue

QIO: Solutions in conjunction with Chicago's Steppenwolf theater provided development/funding consultation (continuing a continued record oof exceeding monetary goals), mentorship guidance, and communications strategy to award-winning playwright, poet, and short-series director/producer Bea Cordelia for their scheduled and encore solo performances of Chasing Blue at the inaugural Trans Theater Festival in Brooklyn.

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Victory Garden's OUTLOUD
Victory Garden's OUTLOUD

JRV MAJESTY Production's Artistic Director Joseph Varisco participated in a panel discussion for post-show programming at Victory Garden's world-premier of Hillary & Clinton.

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3rd Language - Never Satisfied
3rd Language - Never Satisfied

3rd Language is a queer artist collective. Provided support for performance and visual arts gallery exhibit at Defibrillator Gallery, development support, educational workshop planning at Hyde Park Art Center.

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ALEXA GRÆ - Chicago Performance Labs
ALEXA GRÆ - Chicago Performance Labs

Production support, development, marketing for The Diva in 7 Experiments (D7X) at Chicago Performance Labs at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, a Salonathon artist residency program.

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Amy Cancelmo - Strange Bedfellows
Amy Cancelmo - Strange Bedfellows

Strange Bedfellows is a nationally traveling visual arts exhibition, curated by Amy Cancelmo, exploring collaborative practice in historical and contemporary queer art. JRV MAJESTY Production's QUEER LEXICON participating exhibitor.

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Chicago History Museum - OUT at CHM
Chicago History Museum - OUT at CHM

Chicago History Museum's OUT in Chicago series. Featured Artist and panelist for "Are We Still Fabulous?" conference.

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Dav Yendler
Dav Yendler

Independent artist grant research and calendar coordination. Development strategizing.

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CASE: OnEdge Series
CASE: OnEdge Series

City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events (DCASE) citywide performance event festival. Curation and event planning support via Salonathon and REVIVAL at the Pritzker Pavilion.

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Dudley Saunders - In These Boxes
Dudley Saunders - In These Boxes

In These Boxes is an interactive community-based arts experience collecting memorabilia and artifacts from those left behind during the HIV epidemic. Curated artists for Poonie's Cabaret at Links Hall, documentation and marketing services.

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Emanuel Vinson - Album/Video Release
Emanuel Vinson - Album/Video Release

Emanuel Vinson (aka +) musician and spoken word artist development and marketing for 22 Songs the Water Temple album release. Video production and editing The Homies Blog.

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Eric Hoff & Jess Young - REVIVAL
Eric Hoff & Jess Young - REVIVAL

Eric Hoff & Jesse Morgan Young present REVIVAL at Pritzker Pavilion an immersive public performance art event. Production management support, marketing campaign design and implementation, documentation services.

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Erin Kilmurray - The Fly Honey Show
Erin Kilmurray - The Fly Honey Show

The Fly Honeys perform a provocative cabaret made up of a pick up ensemble of dancers, musicians and performers devised by Erin Kilmurray, hosted by Mary Williamson & developed with The Inconvenience. The Fly Honey Show Production support, guest artist curation and coordination The Fly Honey Show 6 (2016). Individual artists grant research/writing and development planning.

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FFT - Animals Commit Suicide
FFT - Animals Commit Suicide

First Floor Theater's World-Premiere of J. Julian Christopher's Animals Commit Suicide a play exploring one gay man's story of seeking HIV infection also known as bug chasing. Provided dramaturgical support, community engagement workshops, and marketing assistance.

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Good Night Ladies - La Lune De Femme
Good Night Ladies - La Lune De Femme

The Good Night Ladies' La Lune De Femme was an originally devised punk rock interactive performance ritual celebrating the birth of the divine feminine in us all. Provided development support, fundraising, production assistance, and stage management for performances at New Orleans Fringe Festival and Chicago remount.

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H. Melt -SIRvival in the Second City
H. Melt -SIRvival in the Second City

H. Melt's SIRvival in the Second City and The Plural, The Blurring poetry and creative writing anthology on trans queer artists in Chicago. Provided production support, development planning, contributed written materials, event planning, and web design.

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Janie Stamm - Archipelago Exhibit
Janie Stamm - Archipelago Exhibit

Janie Stamm's Archipelago: Lost Islands of the Atlantic  Opening at AdventureLand Gallery. Provided event support, development, and marketing.

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KOKUMOMEDIA - T.G.I.F.
KOKUMOMEDIA - T.G.I.F.

KOKUMOMEDIA's annual Trans Gender Non-Conforming Intersex Freedom Festival. Provided event planning support, marketing, and documentation services.

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Neo-Futurist INFILTRATION Event
Neo-Futurist INFILTRATION Event

Neo-Futurist and Salonathon INFILTRATION collaborative series. Provided artist curation, marketing, and documentation services.

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Quinn Tsan - BEDROOMS
Quinn Tsan - BEDROOMS

Quinn Tsan's multidisciplinary music, dance, and film production event. Provide production assistance, development, and marketing support.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Art AIDS America Chicago
Art AIDS America Chicago

Brought to Chicago by Alphawood Foundation, Art AIDS America is a nationally touring exhibit that has partnered with QUEER, ILL, & OKAY on programming through exhibit run.

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Swarm Artist Residency
Swarm Artist Residency

JRV MAJESTY teaches Arts Sustainability Practice Master Class.

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Northalsted Business Alliance
Northalsted Business Alliance

Northalsted Business Alliance community conversations and research exploring queer programming and the Northalsted area.

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Center on Halsted
Center on Halsted

Center on Halsted's Limelight Series featuring Chicago Queer Arts Mentorship Program (CQAMP) with High Concept Labs. Artist ALEXA GRÆ and Steve Abrams.

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3rd Language
3rd Language

'NEVER SATISFIED' Zine Release Event, Summer Workshop Outreach Campaign.

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About Face Theatre
About Face Theatre

Teaching Artist, Writing Program Curricular Development, Youth Theater Program 'It's For Real', Literary Assistant

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Beauty & Brawn Gallery & Thinkspace
Beauty & Brawn Gallery & Thinkspace

Community Partner, Educational Workshop Venue, Artist Talkback Venue

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Chances Dances
Chances Dances

Video Documentation Services

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Community Cinema
Community Cinema

Curatorial services for event screening at Chicago Cultural Center 'Live Free or Die'

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Chicago Community Trust
Chicago Community Trust

On The Table Series Host (2014-2015)

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Chicago History Museum
Chicago History Museum

OUT at Chicago History Museum Feature Artist "Are We Still Fabulous?" Panel

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Chicago Ideas Week
Chicago Ideas Week

Co-Op Board Member, Artist Curator, Community Engagement Support

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Center on Halsted
Center on Halsted

World AIDS Day Featured Performer, Co-Curator (2014), Community Programming Support

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City of Chicago's DCASE
City of Chicago's DCASE
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DePaul University
DePaul University

QUEER, ILL, & OKAY Workshop

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Defibrillator Gallery
Defibrillator Gallery

Project and production venue. QUEER, ILL, & OKAY (2014), WITCH HAZEL's FISH (2014)

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'Animals Commit Suicide' Consult
'Animals Commit Suicide' Consult

Consultation and dramaturgy and community engagement support to FFT's premier production of J. Julian Christopher's 'Animals Commit Suicide.'

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Gerber/Hart Library & Archive
Gerber/Hart Library & Archive

Community Advisory Board, Development Research and Support, Programming and Community Engagement Support

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The Good Night Ladies
The Good Night Ladies

Stage Management, Development, & Promotional Support for the production La Lune De Femme at Fringe Fest New Orleans.

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HCL - Institutional Residency
HCL - Institutional Residency

Chicago Queer Arts Mentorship Program (CQAMP) as part of the High Concept Laboratories Institutional Incubation Residency Program.

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