March 27, 2024 | Issue 93

Your Path to Thriving


self-care offerings


opportunities that bring people together


tips from experts


Artist Story: Leading on Investment in Artists with Disabilities

Sara Slawnik, Director of Programs at 3Arts, shares about their focus on supporting diverse voices in the artist community with an emphasis on women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities.

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

Prepare your business for most likely weather emergencies in your area

What's the most likely emergency in your area? Hurricane? Tornado? Earthquake? Flooding? Hazard-specific versions of the Ready Business Toolkit series offer step-by-step guides to build preparedness within an organization. English and Spanish.

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Article: 5 Myths About Taxes for Artists, Debunked

Suzy Kopf writes in Artwork Archive shares concrete steps to reduce tax challenges for your art business. This article also provides a link to a free guide for artists’ finances and taxes.

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Guide: The Art of Doing Taxes | Here's What Every Artist Must Be Mindful Of!

A simplified tax guide, written by Basil Agrocostea, offers relief, covering income, self-employment, sales, deductions, and international tax considerations. He gives eight steps facilitate smooth tax preparation, from filing status determination to staying updated.

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Video: ArtUp - Grant Seeking for Individuals in the Arts

If you are an individual artist and looking to mount an exhibition, produce a performance, conduct research, or successfully complete any arts project, it’s likely you are looking for funding. This webinar will help prepare you for this funding search and application process.

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Call for Applications: The Franklin Furnace FUND for Performance Art

The Franklin Furnace FUND for Performance Art is supported by Jerome Foundation, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and biennially by the SHS Foundation in honor of Ruth Hardinger. FUND grants are based on the peer review panel allocation of funding received by Franklin Furnace. Artists from all areas of the world are encouraged to apply; however, artists selected by the panel are expected to present their work in New York City. Full-time students are ineligible. Artists must be early career as defined by Jerome Foundation.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2024

Stipend: $2,000 to $10,000

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Join the next Artists Thrive Meetup

Our next meet-up is at tomorrow!

March 28, 2024 at 3:00PM EST.

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Virtual Event: I Can Do That: Art Fairs & Festivals

Join The Ella Project and artists Chester Allen, David & Tiffany Bergeron and Andre Juneau for the latest I Can Do That Zoom webinar, this time on Art Fairs & Festivals. These festivals can be a great way for visual artists to expand their market, build collectors across the country, and sell directly to customers, but travel, logistics, and knowing when you are ready to take your work on the road are complicated questions.

Date/Time: April 4th 1:00 to 2:00 CDT

Cost: Free

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Call for Applications: Session

̌Recess Art's Session program provides artists a 1200sf workspace in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and 6-10 weeks to develop a new inquiry-based project meant to push the boundaries of their practice. They will receive an artist honorarium, planning meeting fees, project expenses, technical support, and mentorship.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2024

Grant Amount: Collectively valued at approximately $22,500 - $25,000

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Call for Applications: KODA Mental Health Residency

KODA offers an artist residency program for two mid-career, female-identifying and/or non-binary artists who create conceptual and socially engaged work. The program is placed under the theme of Mental Health. KODA is a Brooklyn-founded nomadic social practice nonprofit arts organization focusing on conceptual mid-career artists ingrained in social justice. In its overall mission to support the artistic and professional growth of artists, KODA acts as a laboratory for creative concepts, reflecting its core values of curiosity and collaboration. Artists must devote a minimum of 20 hours per month to residency.

Applicantion Deadline: April 1, 2024 at 11:59PM EST

Residency Perks: $1,000 + Studio Space

Residency Dates: August 1 - October 31, 2024

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