December 14, 2022 | Issue 62
Your Path to Thriving
Filmmaker Ching Juhl presents this comedic piece of a man a cat showing an example of social distancing. Can they do it? Or is one of them a cat?
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.
In London, Sutapa Biswas’ “All around me, my gathered star” titled mural is featured at Springfield University Hospital’s psychiatric ward. Read more here to read about the nonprofit Hospital Rooms, how the wall was built and other reactions.
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!

We know that you’ve seen the AI generated images of your friends in different styles all over social media. This article from CNN breaks it all down, so you can choose for yourself if you want to join the trend.
MAAF (Media Arts Assistance Fund) with Wave Farm is presenting an award to support New York State based artists to complete and/or publicly present in New York a new or recently completed media artwork. This grant is focused on individual artists in all genres of sound and moving image art.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
Grant Amount: $7,500
Art in America covers four different art and performance practices from different cultures through the African and Afro-Caribbean spiritual traditions. The article focuses on new projects created by artists Nyugen E. Smith, Chire “VantaBlack” Regans and Loni Johnson, Jurt Nahar, and María Magdalena Campos-Pons.
Missed the Summit in July, but still want to join for the virtual content? Register this month and get access to all Summit recordings.

Media Art Xploration (MAX) invites storytellers, performers, and creative technologists to submit applications to our 2023 MAXmachina lab program. They are looking for projects that expand live performance by using science and technology to explore the promise and the peril of our rapidly changing world. Works developed in MAXmachina will be presented at their new MAXlive festival. There are 7 months dedicated to project development along with an artists stipend.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2023 11:59PM EST
Grant Amount: $7,500
Art Omi is currently offering multiple residencies for dance and music for 2023. These residencies are an all expense paid residency over a few weeks in Columbia County, New York. There is no artists stipend, but all meals are included. This opportunity is open for artists from around the world.
Application Deadline: January 2, 2023 at 11:59PM EST
The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation is offering 10-12 week residencies in 2024 for artists that identify as painters, illustrations, photographers, sculptors, filmmakers, ceramicists, writers, poets, playwrights, screen writers, music composer, and songwriters. This New Mexico residency provides a rent-free and utility-paid house on the foundation's campus and provides a distraction-free environment to focus on artwork. Residency does not offer artist stipends or travel cost.
Application Deadline: January 18, 2023 at 11:59PM (MST)
Application Fee: $30