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YOLO: Year of Learning + Outreach

Creativity: the Ins and Outs

Tuesday August 2, 2022
6:00 – 7:30 PM

Join Creators’ Village and CACHE for an in-person session on Creativity: the Ins and Outs. Explore what fuels creativity, how to shake imposter syndrome, and practice tips to maximize  your creative flow.

Geared toward all music based artists, this is the 3rd of 11 monthly sessions as a partnership with Creators’ Village and CACHE’s YOLO: Year of Learning + Outreach.

The guest industry expert for this session is Greg “GT” Thompson, Director of Events for the Downtown Springdale Alliance and Chief Creative Officer for Al Bell Presents.

The moderator is Dazz, “King Honey” Murry, the Executive Director of Creator’s Village and a multi-hyphenated performing artist. She is the frontman for King Honey and the “Dazz” of Dazz & Brie. Dazz is a musician, music producer, composer, photographer and multimedia artist.

Creators’ Village has a mission to create a home for artists to be successful here in Arkansas while providing state of the art equipment to help artist compete on a global scale.

Grants + Opportunities

Fountainhead Residency Open Call, Miami, FL

Applications due August 5, 2022

The month-long Fountainhead Residency is open to visual artists with demonstrated artistic excellence. Artists-in-residence receive roundtrip airfare, living and working accommodations and a stipend. The first 300 applications will be accepted July 5–August 5, 2022.

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National and International Artists in Residence at MAWA, Winnipeg, Canada

Applications due August 5, 2022

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art is offering residencies of 2-4 weeks to women, non-binary, trans and 2-Spirit women-identifying visual artists. Accommodation is provided for free and MAWA will pay a $335 fee for a presentation of your work to members.

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In Situ Artist Fellowship, Queens, NY

Applications due August 14, 2022

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art is offering residencies of 2-4 weeks to women, non-binary, trans and 2-Spirit women-identifying visual artists. Accommodation is provided for free and MAWA will pay a $335 fee for a presentation of your work to members.

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Oolite Arts Studio Residency, Miami Beach, FL

Applications due August 17, 2022

This residency program offers visual artists working in a range of disciplines studio spaces located on Miami Beach. Facilities include a flex lounge, printshop, and large format inkjet printer.

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Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

Applications due August 19, 2022

This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers across the U.S. who are in dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dire financial emergencies include the lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food.

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Corning Museum of Glass BIPOC Residency, Corning, New York

Applications due August 31, 2022

This artist-in-residence program invites artists to engage in a month-long period of practice-based glassmaking. Residents have access to the Museum’s comprehensive collection of over 50,000 glass objects, their research library on glass, and one of the most extensively equipped glassmaking facilities in the world.

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Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing

Applications due August 31, 2022

Gulf Coast Magazine is accepting submissions for the Beauchamp Prize. Entries should be a single piece of critical art writing, written (or published) within the last year. A variety of creative approaches and formats to writing on the visual arts are encouraged, including thematic essays, exhibition reviews, and scholarly essays. The prizes range from $1,000-$3,000.

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Scholarships to the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Arkansas Chapter

Applications due August 31, 2022

The CACHE Young Professional Scholarship is open to fundraisers, development, executive, or administrative nonprofit personnel under the age of 30 whose work contributes to the Northwest Arkansas arts, culture, and creativity sectors and will pay or reimburse for one annual membership.

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Franconia Fellowship, Shafer, Minnesota

Applications due September 1, 2022

This fellowship supports mid-career artists working in sculpture and installation, including land art, ceramics, contemporary craft, experimental sound/music, and performance art. Fellows are provided a $7500 stipend to fabricate and install work for exhibition in the 50-acre outdoor sculpture park.

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Franconia Writers Residency, Shafer, Minnesota

Applications due September 1, 2022

Seven accomplished writers will receive a stipend, full room & board, and a two-week residency at the 50-acre outdoor sculpture park. This residency is open to curators, poets, songwriters, playwrights, writers (fiction or nonfiction), artists centered on contemporary cultural arts and theory, and academics on sabbatical.

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Keshet Makers Space Experience, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Applications due September 1, 2022

The Keshet Makers Experience (MSE) is a residency program providing choreographers and dancemakers access to space to develop their craft and assisting in the process of bringing art to market.

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Uncommon Art Residency, Jackson, Wyoming

Applications due September 1, 2022

This residency, next to Grand Teton National Park, provides artists with 1-3 weeks of complimentary accommodations at The Anvil Hotel; a $200/week stipend; $200 in dining credits at Glorietta Trattoria; and access to shared studio spaces for ceramics, printmaking, and photography.  In exchange, each artist offers a public talk and/or demonstration.

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Lower East Side Printshop Keyhold Residency, New York, New York

Applications due September 1, 2022

Lower East Side Printshop offers emerging artists free year-long studio residencies to develop new work. Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monotype, and waterbased screenprinting. Residents receive a $1,000 stipend, free career development workshops, and more.

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CPR – Center for Performance Research Artist Residency, Brooklyn, New York

Applications due September 6, 2022

This year-long residency seeks to support artists working within various perspectives of contemporary dance and performance, and time-based forms. Residents receive 150 subsidized rehearsal hours in the facility studios, curatorial support, access to equipment and production resources, a $1,000 stipend, and more.

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Golden Foundation Artist Residency, New Berlin, New York

Applications due September 12, 2022

This residency program provides artists working in paint with the opportunity to work with dozens of unique materials and technologies. All artists accepted into the residency program receive a generous supply of paint materials and technical support. A $250 refundable deposit is required to hold your spot once selected.

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The Dots Between

Applications due September 15, 2022

The Dots Between is a financial coaching program for artists who are motivated to address their financial practices, nurture their relationship with money, and establish the structures that will support their long term fiscal growth. The program is administered virtually for six-months and offered at no cost for artists of any medium and career stage.

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Bennett Prize

Applications due October 7, 2022

The Bennett Prize is a stipend/grant-in-aid program that supports the fine art practice of a woman painter working in figurative realism. The prize, administered by The Pittsburgh Foundation, provides $25,000 annually over two consecutive years and a solo exhibition to the winning artist. A runner up will be awarded $10,000.

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Stochastic Labs Summer Residency, Berkeley, California

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

The Stochastic Labs offers fully-sponsored residencies to engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Residencies include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access, a $1,000 monthly stipend and a budget for materials.

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Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $500 and $3,000 for experimental artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors.

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Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation.

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Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is a grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. Grant support will range from $500 to $5,000.

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Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

The Adobe Creative Residency program supports creators of visual digital work, offering grants of $500–$5,000 for either a portfolio project or a paid Adobe project commission.

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Awesome Foundation On the Water Grant

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

This grant awards $1,000 per month to a water-focused project that brings creativity, culture, and inclusion to the water or provides a new way of thinking about the water. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world.

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Online Resources

Media List

Please note this media list will be updated as people change roles at the various media sites.

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Action Planning Template

Writing down your short-term and long-term goals will help you define and focus on what is important to you and allow you to create steps to make them a reality.

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Residencies

Discover residency programs using the open call deadlines listings from Artist Communities Alliance (ACA)

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Social Media 101

Social Media 101: Sharing Your Work and Spreading Your Word by social media strategist, Meredith Wagner. Contact Meredith

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Small Business Funding Center

Get the Money You Need to Grow Your Business

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Business of Art

Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment (3rd Edition)

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Community loan fund

Forge Community Loan Fund

Patreon

Let your most passionate fans support your creative work via monthly membership.

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Storytelling for Change

Improve your public speaking by uncovering and communicating your personal story.

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Kiva NWA

Kiva is a non-profit that expands access to capital for entrepreneurs around the world.

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