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Non-Traditional, Artist-Run Spaces

Non-Traditional, Artist-Run Spaces

    By Rae Red     As a touring artist and performer, I have relied on every type of space to house my work, often for just one night, with generous and open arms to help me ...
On a Mission: Artists and Institutional Imperatives

On a Mission: Artists and Institutional Imperatives

    By Ben Hickey     Two years ago, the Hillard Art Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Milestones like this ...
On Teaching, Drag, and Crying in Parking Lots

On Teaching, Drag, and Crying in Parking Lots

    By Moth Moth Moth     My name is John, most of the time, and for the rest of the time my name is Moth. I have worked as an art teacher in different camps, schools, and ...
So, You Want To Teach

So, You Want To Teach

    By Melissa Wilkinson     “Finally, an assignment that I’ll actually enjoy doing!” a student blurted loudly at the tail end of a class-wide drawing demo I was wrapping up. ...
On Being An Artist – At Any Age, At Any Time

On Being An Artist – At Any Age, At Any Time

    by Rachael McCampbell     There’s a romantic idea about being an artist. You may envision a French garret stuffed with canvases and a painter dreamily waiting for their ...
Okay Creatives, Now Let’s Get in Formation

Okay Creatives, Now Let’s Get in Formation

    By Kelsea McCrary     One thing that any arts-related person, either employed by or volunteering for the field-at-large, can agree on: artists play a role in society. ...
An Application for Your Consideration, hehe

An Application for Your Consideration, hehe

    By Liz Clayton Scofield   I’m writing a grant.   Here is the application.   Objective: In an effort to connect with others, share joy and ideas, grow love and ...
Why Is What You Are Doing Better Than Eating a Plate of Worms?

Why Is What You Are Doing Better Than Eating a Plate of Worms?

    I’m Colleen McCartney, the Grants and Initiatives Manager at ArtsMemphis, where we work to sustain Memphis’s world-renowned cultural vitality and strengthen local communities ...
Art and Public Places: Appealing to the Human Effects of Climate Change in Miami Beach

Art and Public Places: Appealing to the Human Effects of Climate Change in Miami Beach

  By Sara Lee Burd   Miami Beach is a small island with a population of 90,000 people, but it is making an impact as an incubator for climate change awareness and action. Faced with the ...