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February 09, 2015

Rhode Island composers Shawn Greenlee, Bevin Kelley and Peter Bussigel have been awarded $25,000...

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February 06, 2015

Carl Djerassi, founder of Djerassi Resident Artists Program, died this past week at his home in...

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February 05, 2015

 

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February 09, 2015

Rhode Island composers Shawn Greenlee, Bevin Kelley and Peter Bussigel have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation through the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. The program is considered to be one of the largest no-strings-attached awards available to composers in the United States. The Alliance of Artists Communities has managed the application and selection for the awards since 2011.

The fund provides three artistic fellowships each year,...

February 06, 2015

Carl Djerassi, founder of Djerassi Resident Artists Program, died this past week at his home in San Francisco.

A longtime friend of the Alliance, Djerassi had amassed a delightfully varied set of accomplishments in his 91 years. Best known for being a brilliant scientist and key contributor to the birth control pill, Djerassi was the author of numerous novels, plays, and poems, a professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, as well as a prominent art collector and supporter....

February 05, 2015

 

What is the road between a first idea and the launch of a new residency program? In  LAUNCH PAD we are checking in with Emerging Program Institute alumns to hear about the challenges, triumphs, and many surprises on the road to launching a residency.

This month we spoke with Seattle-based writer Jane Hodges, who is preparing to launch Mineral School, a new residency program set in a once-abandoned 1947 elementary school in rural Washington....

February 04, 2015

In the spirit of nurturing creative research, development, and action, The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences and The Goat Farm Arts Center have joined forces to launch an exciting new public action project in Atlanta. FIELD EXPERIMENT aims to fully realize an ambitious singular vision with the following support: $20,000 commission, a residency, and administrative & production support.

The program...

January 28, 2015

 

On January 29 the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) will host their first webinar of the year: Individual Artist Support: Trends in Funding and Services. Funders and arts administrators are invited to join representatives from a state arts agency, a foundation and an artist service organization and learn about current trends, challenges and strategies for supporting individual artists. 

Webinar panelists include:

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