January 12, 2024 | Issue 88

Your Path to Thriving


self-care offerings


opportunities that bring people together


tips from experts

Do you want to present at the Summit this year?

We are looking for submissions for our 2024 Summit. Presenters will receive free Summit registration and a small honorarium. Travel and hotel expenses are not covered. Presenters can request financial support, however funding is limited. Session slots are 60 - 90 minutes.

Deadline: February 2, 2024

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Article: A Comprehensive Digital Reset for Artists in 2024

One of the initial key steps in achieving your 2024 goals is ensuring that you possess the right tools. Artwork Archive provides valuable tips to help you set yourself up for success by preparing your digital portfolio.

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Mindfulness Activities

Daily Meditation & Contemplative Practice Offerings: Breathing breaks, reflection journaling, monthly morning practice, midweek mantras, mindful drawing, and meditation. This is a virtual offering from Pratt Institute and is free & open to all.

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Tool: Monthly Loss Income Calculator

Artist Trust has designed this tool to assist you in calculating monthly losses. Initially developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this tool is versatile and can be applied to various financial emergencies, such as emergency funding and unemployment.

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Join the next Artists Thrive Meetup

Our next meet-up is January 25, 2024 at 3:00PM EST.

This call encourages all to share their tips & experiences on applying for grants.

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Tips: Putting Your Goals into Practice

Artists Thrive acknowledges the impact of setting goals and leveraging them to achieve thriving. Here are some tips we offer to help you turn your goals into actionable steps.

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Call for LOI: artsHERE

ArtsHERE invests in organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to equity within their practices and programming, with the goal of increasing arts participation for underserved groups/communities, and sharing insights that may inform similar funding programs in the future. Organizations must have nonprofit status and at least a 3 year history of doing arts programming.

LOI Deadline: January 19, 2024

Grant Amount: $65,000 - $130,000

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Call for Applications: Los Angeles Artists-In-Residence Program

This residency from Quinn Emanuel Trial Lawyers is open to emerging and mid-career artists working in all disciplines across Greater Los Angeles. For four months the artist-in-residence will be given a studio in the Quinn Emanuel Los Angeles office to support their existing practice or a new project as appropriate. At the end of the residency an exhibition will be held to display the works of the artist and at least one work will be incorporated into the permanent collection. A supporting stipend will be provided, as well as a materials allowance. Over the course of a year there will be 2 residency cycles, each with a four month residency and a subsequent exhibition in a location deemed appropriate for the work decided on between the artist and curator.

Application Deadline: January 14, 2024 at 11:59PM PST

Stipend: $5,000/month over 4 months ($20,000 total)

Residency Dates: March 2024 that will last 4 months

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A small action that you can do to help you prepare and survive an emergency!

Create secure digital storage

Scan important documents like insurance policies, identification documents and medical records and store them on a secure, password-protected jump drive or in the cloud along with other emergency info. See the Ready.gov website for other ways to get tech-ready.

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Call for Applications: Arts Organizations and Arts Programs (AOAP) Track

The Arts Organizations and Arts Programs (AOAP) funding track supports qualified applicants that provide consistent levels of artistic programming and/or arts services in Pennsylvania. Activities and services generally must have a public component. Organizations must have nonprofit status. Project must take place between July 1, 2024 and June 30, 2025. This is a reimbursement grant.

Application Deadline: January 16, 2024 at 5PM EST

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Call for Applications: Ucross Residency Program

Ucross strives to provide a respectful, comfortable, and productive environment, freeing artists from the pressures and distractions of daily life. Residencies range from two weeks to six weeks in length. At any one time, there are up to ten individuals in residence, typically four writers, four visual artists, and two composers. Ucross provides each artist with living accommodations, meals, work space, and uninterrupted time so that the artists can focus on their creative process. Lunch and dinners are prepared Monday to Friday by a professional chef with ample provisions on hand for breakfasts and weekends. The residency program is open to visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, interdisciplinary artists, performance artists, and collaborative teams. Applicants must exhibit professional standing in their field; both established and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. There are two residency sessions each year: The Spring session runs from February through early June, and the Fall session runs from August through early December. Students of any kind are not eligible to apply.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2024 at 11:59PM MT

Application Fee: $40.00

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Call for Applications: The Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant

The Gottlieb Foundation wishes to encourage artists who have dedicated their lives to developing their art, regardless of their level of commercial success. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate that they have been working in a mature phase of their art for at least 20 years. Maturity is based on the level of intellectual, technical, and creative development maintained over this time period. Artists must show that their primary involvement has been with their artistic goals, regardless of other personal or financial responsibilities and work in the disciplines of painting, sculpture, or printmaking. In addition to the maturity requirement, eligibility for an Individual Support Grant is determined by the applicant’s current financial need. Each applicant must complete the financial disclosure section in full and must submit the appropriate financial documentation. 

Grant Deadline: January 17, 2024 at 11:59PM EST

Grant Amount: $25,000

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Join Our Community Forum

Artists Thrive now has it's own community forum! Join conversations with other artists, arts educators, arts administrators, etc.

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