Skip navigation
Upcoming Events
10/28/19 - 10/31/19 | St. Paul | MN
Latest from the News Blog
January 09, 2019

Join AAC and your residency colleagues for a series of online meet-ups on the Zoom video...

December 20, 2018

The Alliance of Artists Communities consortium programs and regranting partnerships have...

December 20, 2018

Check out the following grant opportunities specifically suited for artist residency programs:...



November 28, 2018

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity for nonprofit organizations that strive to improve the quality of life for individuals living with spinal cord injury (SCI). Creating Opportunity & Independence Project Grants are one-year grants, ranging from $25,000 - $100,000, targeting innovative approaches that empower individuals...

November 28, 2018

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to announce that five accomplished arts leaders, with strong records of supporting individual artists, have joined the Alliance board. 

The new trustees are Ryan Dennis, Curator and Programs Director at Project Row Houses (Houston, TX); Shey Rivera, Artistic Director at AS220 (Providence, RI); Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, Attorney at The Law Office of...

November 28, 2018

AUSTERLITZ, NY - Earlier this month, The Board of Directors of The Millay Colony for the Arts announced the promotion of Calliope Nicholas, Millay's long-time Residency Director, to Managing Director, and the appointment of Monika Burczyk in a newly created position at the Colony: Director of External Affairs. The two Co-Directors will work together in a joint leadership capacity.

Calliope Nicholas has been a vital part of The Millay Colony team since 2005. As Managing Director, she...

November 20, 2018

PAONIA, CO, Nov. 20, 2018 — Elsewhere Studios has announced that Executive Director Karen Good will retire from her position at the end of the year, to be succeeded by current Program Manager Carolina Porras.

Good moved to Paonia eight years ago to launch the residency program with her daughter, Willow Mannan and co-founder Maya Jensen. Under her leadership, Elsewhere has hosted more than 200 artists representing 28 states, 14 countries and myriad disciplines including...

November 13, 2018

The Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Ucross Foundation, Raymond Plank, has died.

The WWII bomber pilot, business leader, and philanthropist – passed away on November 8 at his home in Ucross, Wyoming, at the age of 96. A native of Minnesota, Plank was a graduate of Yale University. He founded Apache Corporation in 1954. He established Ucross in 1981 and the first artist residencies began in 1983. Since then, Ucross has supported over 2,000 artists, writers, composers and...