March 13, 2024 | Issue 92

Your Path to Thriving


self-care offerings


opportunities that bring people together


tips from experts


Artist Story: Being Flexible & Uncomfortable with the Unknown

Gabriela Muñoz shares a personal account of the importance of flexibility in unknown realms in the art world.

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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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Article: 11 Women Artists Who Shaped Post-War Abstraction

The Turner Contemporary in Margate, England, showcases "Beyond Form: Lines of Abstraction, 1950–1970," celebrating women sculptors who defied patriarchal norms in the post-war era. The exhibition highlights over 80 pieces by 50 international artists, including Barbara Hepworth and Louise Bourgeois, emphasizing their pioneering approaches to abstraction and their role in early feminism.

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

Get help through social media and apps

Social media has become an integral part of disaster response and recovery. Even if you don’t use social media in your day to day life, consider being prepared to use it in case of an emergency. Also download free emergency and severe weather alert apps.

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Guide: A smart artist’s guide to income taxes

Katherine Pomerantz, a former actress and accountant, gives an in depth look at the things that artists need to know to treat their art like a business. She explores how this may be confusing, but gives examples and direct information about things to look for to make your taxes easier.

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Guide: 5 Ways to Diversify Your Income and Make More Money as an Artist

Artists can diversify income beyond art sales through options like selling prints, leading workshops, teaching online courses, licensing artwork, and leveraging social media. Each avenue offers pros and cons. Artwork Archive offers tips to manage these endeavors effectively.

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Call for Applications: Picture Collection Artist Fellowship

The New York Public Library's Picture Collection offers the Picture Collection Artist Fellowship, supporting artists or scholars researching or creating new works based on its vast holdings. Fellows receive stipends, access to the Collection, guidance from staff, and opportunities for collaborative exchange, funded by the Anne Levy Charitable Trust. Applicants must be a U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and foreign nationals that have been in the U.S. for at least 3 years.

Application Deadline: March 29, 2024

Stipend: $2,000 to $5,000

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Join the next Artists Thrive Meetup

Our next meet-up is at the end of the month!

March 28, 2024 at 3:00PM EST.

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Call for Application: 2024 Van Lier Fellowship In Theater

The Asian American Arts Alliance, supported by the New York Community Trust, announces the 2024 Van Lier Fellowship for NYC-based Asian American theater artists in Acting and Directing. Each recipient receives a stipend and an eight-month fellowship, including career coaching, artistic mentorship, and a public program. Selection criteria includes artistic merit, creation of new work, community impact, and potential for growth. Applicants must be under 30 years old and residents of New York City.

Application Deadline: March 25, 2024

Stipend: $7,500

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Call for Applications: Albertine Grants

The Albertine Foundation provide grant support to American and French nonprofit institutions wishing to organize exhibitions featuring living French or France-based artists and American artists, respectively. The program primarily seeks to introduce French artists to American audiences, and American artists to French audiences. This opportunity is for visual arts. Grants may not exceed 50% of the expenses related to the production of the project.

Application Deadline: March 20, 2024

Grant Amount: maximum grant is $30,000 for a solo exhibit or $15,000 for an artist participating in a collective exhibition.

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Call for Applications: 2024 Artlab Editorial Fellowship Open Call

Artlab Editorial, supported by Hyundai Artlab, announces its second Artlab Editorial Fellowship, seeking two art writers globally. Each fellow will receive a stipend to produce three pieces for Artlab Editorial in 2024. The fellowship aims to foster critical art writing, spark dialogue, and connect artistic communities worldwide.

Applicantion Deadline: March 31, 2024 at 11:59PM EST

Stipend: $10,000

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