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=== Internet and Social Media ===
 
=== Internet and Social Media ===
* [https://www.artsyshark.com/2017/04/18/6-ways-to-boost-your-online-art-sales/ 6 Ways to Boost Your Online Art Sales]
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* [https://www.artsyshark.com/2017/04/18/6-ways-to-boost-your-online-art-sales/ ArtsyShark | 6 Ways to Boost Your Online Art Sales]
* [https://theabundantartist.com/how-many-people/ How Many People Do You Need On Your Mailing List?]
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* [https://theabundantartist.com/how-many-people/ The Abundant Artist | How Many People Do You Need On Your Mailing List?]
* [https://theabundantartist.com/5-steps-better-email-marketing-artists/ 5 Steps to Better Email Marketing for Artists]
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* [https://theabundantartist.com/5-steps-better-email-marketing-artists/ The Abundant Artist | 5 Steps to Better Email Marketing for Artists]
* [https://www.artworkarchive.com/blog/a-fresh-social-media-strategy-for-artists-in-2017 A Fresh Social Media Strategy for Artists in 2017]
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* [https://www.artworkarchive.com/blog/a-fresh-social-media-strategy-for-artists-in-2017 Artwork Archive | A Fresh Social Media Strategy for Artists in 2017]
* [https://socialmediaweek.org/blog/2017/04/location-based-social-media-marketing-art-form-worth-perfecting/ Location-Based Social Media: An Art Form Worth Perfecting]
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* [https://socialmediaweek.org/blog/2017/04/location-based-social-media-marketing-art-form-worth-perfecting/ Social Media Week | Location-Based Social Media: An Art Form Worth Perfecting]
* [http://blog.creative-capital.org/2017/03/social-media-tips-its-about-quality-not-quantity/ Social Media Tips: It's About Quality, Not Quantity]
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* [http://blog.creative-capital.org/2017/03/social-media-tips-its-about-quality-not-quantity/ Creative Capital Blog | Social Media Tips: It's About Quality, Not Quantity]
 
* [https://artists.youtube.com/ YouTube for Artists]
 
* [https://artists.youtube.com/ YouTube for Artists]
  
 
== Education ==
 
== Education ==
*[https://themfayears.com/fully-funded-programs/ The MFA Years - Fully Funded MFA Programs] - A list of affordable MFA programs.
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*[https://themfayears.com/fully-funded-programs/ The MFA Years | Fully Funded MFA Programs] - A list of affordable MFA programs.
 
*[https://creators.vice.com/en_us/article/qkwwa7/the-price-to-pay-artists-weigh-in-on-getting-an-mfa The Price to Pay] - Four artists weigh in on the merits of getting an MFA
 
*[https://creators.vice.com/en_us/article/qkwwa7/the-price-to-pay-artists-weigh-in-on-getting-an-mfa The Price to Pay] - Four artists weigh in on the merits of getting an MFA
*[https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-how-to-get-your-mfa-without-going-100k-in-debt For Artists Who Can’t Afford to Get an MFA, Alternatives Now Abound]
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*[https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-how-to-get-your-mfa-without-going-100k-in-debt Artsy | For Artists Who Can’t Afford to Get an MFA, Alternatives Now Abound]
*[https://studentloanhero.com/calculators/student-loan-prepayment-calculator/ Student Loan Repayment Calculator] - Determine how much to budget each month to pay off student loans.
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*[https://studentloanhero.com/calculators/student-loan-prepayment-calculator/ Student Loan Repayment Calculator] - Determine how much to budget each month to pay off student loans.
  
 
== Emergency Resources ==
 
== Emergency Resources ==
* [https://cerfplus.org/studio-protector/ Studio Protector: The Artist's Guide to Emergencies]
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* [https://cerfplus.org/studio-protector/ CERF+ | Studio Protector: The Artist's Guide to Emergencies]
 
* For funding options, see [[#See also | Emergency Funding]]
 
* For funding options, see [[#See also | Emergency Funding]]
  
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=== Individual Grants ===
 
=== Individual Grants ===
* [http://www.alexiafoundation.org/grants The Alexia Foundation] -Funding for students and professional photographers.
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* [http://www.alexiafoundation.org/grants The Alexia Foundation] - Funding for students and professional photographers.
 
* [https://visura.co/photography-grants Visura] - Funding for photographers.
 
* [https://visura.co/photography-grants Visura] - Funding for photographers.
 
* [http://www.gordonparksfoundation.org/education/fellowships The Gordon Parks Foundation] - Short-time fellowships for artists who promote social justice.
 
* [http://www.gordonparksfoundation.org/education/fellowships The Gordon Parks Foundation] - Short-time fellowships for artists who promote social justice.
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== Job Search ==
 
== Job Search ==
* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/67592884112/find-a-job-in-the-arts Be Creative -- Find a Job in the Arts] - Advice on looking for jobs and getting your foot in the door.
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* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/67592884112/find-a-job-in-the-arts NYFA - Find a Job in the Arts] - Advice on looking for jobs and getting your foot in the door.
* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/79274167006/q-and-a-with-professor-pat-villeneuve The Business of Art: A Q&A] - Advice and guidance for arts administrators and art educators.
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* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/79274167006/q-and-a-with-professor-pat-villeneuve NYFA | The Business of Art: A Q&A] - Advice and guidance for arts administrators and art educators.
* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/114687301718/nyfa-creative-careers-museum How to Get a Job at a Museum] - An overview of the types of museum jobs.
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* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/114687301718/nyfa-creative-careers-museum NYFA | How to Get a Job at a Museum] - An overview of the types of museum jobs.
* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/116309409248/creative-careers-job-in-development How to Get a Job in Development] - An overview of skills needed to get a job in development.
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* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/116309409248/creative-careers-job-in-development NYFA | How to Get a Job in Development] - An overview of skills needed to get a job in development.
* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/120124574908/creative-careers-5-commonly-asked-interview Five Commonly Asked Interview Questions] - Common questions for arts professionals.
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* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/120124574908/creative-careers-5-commonly-asked-interview NYFA | Five Commonly Asked Interview Questions] - Common questions for arts professionals.
* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/123490184638/how-social-media-can-help-your-job-search How Social Media Can Help Your Job Search] - Networking on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/123490184638/how-social-media-can-help-your-job-search NYFA | How Social Media Can Help Your Job Search] - Networking on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/153359402798/how-does-a-gallery-find-me How Does A Gallery Find Me?] - One gallerist's perspective.
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* [http://current.nyfa.org/post/153359402798/how-does-a-gallery-find-me NYFA | How Does A Gallery Find Me?] - One gallerist's perspective.
  
 
== Housing and Studio Space ==
 
== Housing and Studio Space ==
 
* [http://www.artspace.org/ Artspace] - National group for artist housing.
 
* [http://www.artspace.org/ Artspace] - National group for artist housing.
* [https://assetsforartists.org/resources/space/ Assets for Artists Space Finder] - Selected artist space resources.
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* [https://assetsforartists.org/resources/space/ Assets for Artists | Space Finder] - Selected artist space resources.
* [http://www.transartists.org/studio-spaces TransArtists Studio Spaces] - Studio space listings around the world.
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* [http://www.transartists.org/studio-spaces TransArtists | Studio Spaces] - Studio space listings around the world.
* [http://emptyeasel.com/2013/04/22/4-questions-to-consider-before-renting-a-space-for-your-art-studio/ 4 Questions to Consider Before Renting a Space for Your Art Studio]
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* [http://emptyeasel.com/2013/04/22/4-questions-to-consider-before-renting-a-space-for-your-art-studio/ Empty Easel | 4 Questions to Consider Before Renting a Space for Your Art Studio]
 
* [https://www.listingsproject.com/ The Listings Project] - Free newsletter of real estate opportunities for artists and creatives.
 
* [https://www.listingsproject.com/ The Listings Project] - Free newsletter of real estate opportunities for artists and creatives.
 
* [http://www.spacestudios.org.uk/studios-index/ SPACE Studios] - Affordable studio space in London.
 
* [http://www.spacestudios.org.uk/studios-index/ SPACE Studios] - Affordable studio space in London.
* [http://brokelyn.com/artists-guide-cheapest-studio-spaces-brooklyn/ Your Guide to Free and Cheap Studio Space in Brooklyn]
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* [http://brokelyn.com/artists-guide-cheapest-studio-spaces-brooklyn/ Brokelyn | Your Guide to Free and Cheap Studio Space in Brooklyn]
  
 
== Residencies ==
 
== Residencies ==
 
=== Picking a Residency ===
 
=== Picking a Residency ===
* [https://www.artistcommunities.org/choosing-the-right-residency Choosing the Right Residency for You]  
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* [https://www.artistcommunities.org/choosing-the-right-residency Artist Communities | Choosing the Right Residency for You]  
* [http://www.transartists.org/about-residencies Trans Artists: What are residencies?]
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* [http://www.transartists.org/about-residencies Trans Artists | What are residencies?]
  
 
=== Residency Listings ===
 
=== Residency Listings ===
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=== Health Care ===
 
=== Health Care ===
 
* [http://arts-insurance.info Insurance in the Arts]
 
* [http://arts-insurance.info Insurance in the Arts]
* [http://www.actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/artists-health-insurance-resource-center Actors Fund Health Insurance Resource Center]
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* [http://www.actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/artists-health-insurance-resource-center Actors Fund | Health Insurance Resource Center]
* [https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/liability Fractured Artlas Guide to Insurance for Artists] - A collection of resources for health insurance, based on your type of work.
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* [https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/liability Fractured Artlas | Guide to Insurance for Artists] - A collection of resources for health insurance, based on your type of work.
 
* [http://www.actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/artists-health-insurance-resource-center Actors Fund Health Insurance Resource Center] - Information on getting insured and workshops in LA and NYC.
 
* [http://www.actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/artists-health-insurance-resource-center Actors Fund Health Insurance Resource Center] - Information on getting insured and workshops in LA and NYC.
* [http://wwwtest2.actorsfund.org/artist-access-program-woodhull-medical-and-mental-health-center Artist Access Program, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center] - Brooklyn-based program that exchanges $40 health care credits for one hour of creative work.
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* [http://wwwtest2.actorsfund.org/artist-access-program-woodhull-medical-and-mental-health-center Actors Fund | Artist Access Program, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center] - Brooklyn-based program that exchanges $40 health care credits for one hour of creative work.
  
 
=== Insurance & Preparedness===
 
=== Insurance & Preparedness===
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=== Self Care ===
 
=== Self Care ===
* [http://myartresources.com/category/self-care-for-artists/ Self Care for Artists] - Five short articles on taking care of yourself to maximize productivity.
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* [http://myartresources.com/category/self-care-for-artists/ My Art Resources | Self Care for Artists] - Five short articles on taking care of yourself to maximize productivity.
  
 
== Legal Services for Artists ==
 
== Legal Services for Artists ==

Revision as of 19:37, 12 July 2017

Welcome! This is a resource for people who are invested in improving the lives of artists everywhere.

We have three pages for resources geared towards your work:


Marketing

Sale Strategies

Internet and Social Media

Education

Emergency Resources

Funding

Writing a Grant Application

Grant Listings

Individual Grants

Crowdfunding

  • Patreon - Alternative source for funding through subscription system.
  • Emphas.is - Crowdfunding for "meaningful projects."
  • Pozible - Crowdfunding for projects.
  • RocketHub - Global community for entrepreneurs.
  • Indiegogo - Launchpad for entrepreneurial ideas.
  • ArtistShare - Crowdfunding resource dedicated to artists.

Scholarships

Emergency Funding

Job Search

Housing and Studio Space

Residencies

Picking a Residency

Residency Listings

Care & Preparedness

Health Care

Insurance & Preparedness

Self Care

Legal Services for Artists

Resources

Legal Support

Personal Finance

For Artists

General

  • Mint - For keeping track of budgets and bills.
  • WiseBread - Financial health and general wellbeing.
  • Investopedia - News and advice for investing.

Professional Development

Books

Professional Development

Writing

Personal Finance

Fostering Creativity

Productivity

General