November 9, 2022 | Issue 60
Your Path to Thriving
In this two minute video, Debs Webster describes her learning curve to find balance between time for her large family, the business side of art, and her studio practice through scheduling as well as separating her home, work and creative space.
Have you ever wondered where did the design for the “I Voted” sticker came from? You may be surprised about the origins of the oval-shaped sticker with flag in the wind. Read more about the first designer and origin story.
The Mindfulness Collaboratory (created by Esmilda Abreu and Rhonda Schaller from Pratt Institute) is excited to invite you to learn about our upcoming program, the Mindfulness Collaboratory: Leading by Intention. This program will focus on contemplative leaders setting intentions to create resilient artistic communities through individual meditation skill share, collective support, and mindful leadership. Participants will meet periodically over the course of 2023 to learn, meditate, discuss, grow, and lead together.
Info Session Dates: November 9, 6 – 6:50 PM EST, November 15, 8 – 8:50 AM EST, and December 6, 6 – 6:50 PM EST
Program: Free - Participation costs underwritten by a grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.

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.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation has created the Career Documentation for the Visual Artist: A Legacy Planning Workbook & Resource Guide.  This very useful resource was created in collaboration with artists, arts professionals, and legal and financial experts to help artists with efforts to catalogue, manage, and preserve their life’s work. This resource is available as a free PDF, e-book, audiobook, and a print-on-demand workbook ($12). 
The Teaching Artists Guild created a tool for teaching artists to negotiate at least a minimum living wage including professional efforts, supplies, and more. This calculator includes location, dependents in your household, level of experience, and employment type. TAG, also, offers a downloadable spreadsheet to breakdown expenses.
Artists Thrive 2023 Summit Session Recommendations
If you have an idea that is 5, 30, 60 or 90 minutes to add to the 2023 Summit, share it with us!

This virtual workshop will focus on how to create an accessible marketing techniques for emails. This workshop will help organizations learn how to remove barriers and welcome audiences with a diverse range of needs.
Date: November 11, 2022 at 4:00PM EST
The Aftermath Project, sponsored by the Jonathan Logan Foundation, is accepting applications for working photographers world-wide who are interested in creating work that helps illumine aftermath issues, and encourages greater public understanding and discussion of these issues. This year’s theme the 1492/1619 grant is open to wide interpretation of America’s original sins – the 1492 “discovery” of this land by Christopher Columbus and the assault on indigenous peoples and their cultures which followed; and the 1619 arrival of the first enslaved Africans and the legacy of more than two centuries of a system of slavery based on white supremacy and the treatment of Blacks as chattel.
Application Deadline: November 18, 2022 at midnight PST
Grant Amount: $5,000 - $25,000
Black Women Photographers x Nikon Inc. is offering 11 grants for photographers that identify as black women, in addition, to four Nikon Z kits available. The grants can be used to complete a visual project or ease the burden of business expenses. You do not need to currently use Nikon cameras to apply. Video-based projects are welcome.
Application Deadline: November 25, 2022 at 7:00PM EST
Grant Amount: $3,000, $5,000 or $10,000
Join the 2022 Artists Thrive Summit Virtually!
Missed the Summit in July, but still want to join for the virtual content? Register and get access to all Summit recordings NOW.

The Bronx Council of the Arts, with support from the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, focuses on individual Bronx-based dancers, choreographers, and dance organizations with funds for general operating or project-based support, including capacity building, training, professional development, and/or production.
Deadline: November 21, 2022
Grant Amount: $7,500