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October 16, 2017

Jean McLaughlin, long-time director of Penland School of Crafts, will retire in December 2017....

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September 11, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Alliance of Artists Communities is pleased to announce the...

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September 05, 2017

Over 100 artists, from as far away as France, England and Italy, have attended the Crosshatch...

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October 16, 2017

Jean McLaughlin, long-time director of Penland School of Crafts, will retire in December 2017. She will be succeeded by artist, educator, and administrator Maria β€œMia” Hall who is currently interim chair of the Department of Art and Design at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), where she has been a faculty member for ten years.

McLaughlin began working at Penland in May 1998 and has presided over an extraordinary period of growth, development, and stabilization at the...

September 11, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Alliance of Artists Communities is pleased to announce the six inaugural recipients of the Diversity and Leadership Fellowship. Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the fellowship aims to promote equity in the residency field  through direct support of  emerging arts administrators of color and administrators with disabilities regardless of their current role. It supports the cost of participation in...

September 05, 2017

Over 100 artists, from as far away as France, England and Italy, have attended the Crosshatch Artist Residency program at the Hill House since it first opened its doors in 2010. Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology has run the Artist Residency program out of a rented cabin in East Jordan, giving artists time and space to work on their craft.

Starting in November of this year, the Hill House Artist Residency Program will no longer take place at the Hill House. The lease on the Hill...

August 31, 2017

ALL artists and writers applying at the 10/1/17 fellowship deadline are automatically considered for a VSC Fellowship.

Every VSC residency includes:
--private room
--private studio space
--all meals.

Apply: https://vsc.slideroom.com/

We also have a number of special awards (many with stipends), supported by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, the Rona Jaffe Foundation,...

August 16, 2017

Join your colleagues for an informal online discussion. ZOOM Hangouts allow leaders from the AAC network to connect and share ideas around a range of topics related to the residency field.

This month we invite members to participate in:

Ask An Expert // Emerging Program Edition 

Don't miss the next online, member hangout on Thursday, August 31 from 2pm- 3pm. This month we will be hosting a special Ask an...