March 22, 2023 | Issue 69
Your Path to Thriving
July 18 - 21, 2023
Winston-Salem, NC
Tickets are going on sale this month!
This article from Saatchi Art helps you find the perfect artwork to purchase. It gives a whole look at the buyer considering personal preferences, size, information about the artist and more. This article stresses not rushing into the sale and taking many important factors into account.
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.
Artfinder takes a look into the world of surrealism - it's history, most notable artists and its impact on the world. This is an interesting read for anyone looking to learn about this influential art movement.
Even though national pizza day was over a month ago on Feb 9th, pizza is still a fan favorite for most folks when they think about comfort food. This moodboard will leave you drooling or inspired to create some pizza related art this week.

This article from Redbubble focuses on self-promotion, which is an essential skill for anyone looking to succeed in the creative industry. The article includes how to use your social media, leveraging online marketplaces, and other tips. The tips include examples and strategies to use to be successful with the tips.
GoFundMe provides this guide of fast fundraising ideas for folks of any level of experience to use. For each idea, the article provides a brief description of how it works, as well as, tips and resources to get started.
This month Kickstarter is supporting short film makers by featuring and highlighting their films through spotlights, newsletters and more. This short film and filmmaker appreciation month also provides resources and invitations from community partners to the filmmakers. Learn about Kickstarter's commitment to supporting independent filmmakers and promoting diverse voices and perspectives.
The next Artists Thrive virtual meet-up will happen on March 30, 2023 at 3:00PM EST. You must pre-register with the link attached.
The Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center Residency Program offers academics, artists, policymakers, and practitioners an opportunity to unlock their creativity and advance groundbreaking work through the completion of a specific project in a residential group setting during 4 weeks of focused time. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center is located in Bellagio Italy, Lake Como. All art disciplines are welcome to apply. Art projects must advance an artistic discipline through the creation of a new work of art in the pre-production, production or post-production stages.
Submission Deadline: April 26, 2023
Grant Amount: 4 weeks free stay in Bellagio Italy
Chamber Music America’s (CMA) New Jazz Works program provides grants to jazz ensembles based in the U.S., its territories, and Indian country supporting the creation, performance, and recording of new jazz works. The new work may be composed by the ensemble leader or another member of the ensemble/collective. Ensembles must be 2-10 musicians. Applicants must have current CMA membership status at time of application.
Submission Deadline: March 30, 2023
Grant Amount: up to $37,000 per grant cycle