January 24, 2024 | Issue 89

Your Path to Thriving


self-care offerings


opportunities that bring people together


tips from experts

Artists Thrive's Summit Session Submissions Deadline Approaching!

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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Join the next Artists Thrive Meetup

Our next meet-up is tomorrow!

January 25, 2024 at 3:00PM EST.

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

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Video: Making Studio Time a Habit

Artist Samantha Fields shares how she has developed a routine that protects her studio time.

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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: NYC Is Seeking Artists to Transform Unsightly Scaffolding

This article from Hyperallergic's Elaine Velle discusses this new NYC initiative. The City Canvas program will commission designs for temporary protective structures, at the expense of property owners.

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Free Virtual Event: Live Q&A - Taxes for Creatives

Creative Study is offering this free virtual event. Hannah Cole of Sunlight Tax will host an hour long Q & A to discuss taxes for creatives.

Date/Time: February 13, 2024 at 5PM EST

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Tool: Competitive Advantage: Knowing Your Nonprofit's Value & Setting Yourself Apart

Arts Midwest created this resource that emphasizes the importance of nonprofit organizations understanding and showcasing their distinct qualities. It encourages them to identify their unique strengths and values to attract support, emphasizing cooperation over competition in the mission-driven ecosystem.

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Call for Applications: The Recharge New Surrealist Prize

The Recharge New Surrealist Prize is an award for painters who are working in the New Surrealist Style and living in the United States and/or U.S. Territories. The award, formerly known as the Recharge Foundation Fellowship for New Surrealist Art, is administered by NYFA, with funding provided by the Gu Family of the Recharge Foundation.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2024 at 5:00PM EST

Grant: $7,000

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

Prepare your car

Your car might be the safest place for you during an emergency or disaster. Take time to collect an emergency supply kit for your car, and order items you need. See Ready.gov's suggestions, and their car maintenance and driving tips. Available in multiple languages.

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Call for Applications: Just Tech Fellowship

The Social Science Research Council’s Just Tech Fellowship is a remote, two-year, full-time (36 hours a week) fellowship supporting a diverse cross-sector community of practitioners to imagine and create more just technological futures. The fellowship supports and mobilizes diverse and cross-sector cohorts of practitioners to imagine and create more just, equitable, and representative technological futures. Fellows have committed to identifying and challenging injustices emerging from new technologies and pursuing solutions that advance social, political, and economic rights.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2024 at 11:59PM MT

Grant Amount: $100,000

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Call for Applications: MacDowell Residency Program

A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to six weeks. MacDowell accepts applications from artists working in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence, which MacDowell defines in a pluralistic and inclusive way. MacDowell encourages applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics, engaging in the broadest spectrum of artistic practice, and investigating an unlimited array of inquiries and concerns. To that end, MacDowell welcomes artists of all ages and in all stages of their artistic practice to apply. Applicants cannot be enrolled in a degree-seeking program during the residency season for which they are applying. Doctoral candidates who have completed all coursework may apply.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2024 at 11:59PM EST

Application Fee: $30.00

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Call for Applications: Wyoming's Creative Economy

“Investing in Wyoming’s Creative Economy,” is a new state-funded program through Wyoming Innovation Partnership (WIP), aimed at supporting artists and creatives in building a sustainable art practice, starting an arts-related nonprofit, or building an arts-related business. Wyoming-based artists and creatives in any field—from visual arts, to music, to theater and dance, writing or interdisciplinary work—are invited to apply to participate in this exciting new program.

Grant Deadline: February 10, 2024

Grant Amount: $25,000 and workshop

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

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