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Chapter 10 : Resources : All Arts

General Information

Visual Artist Information Hotline
Visual Artist Information Hotline, sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation , offers a free information service for individual artists working in all visual arts media, including architecture, computer arts, design arts, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpting, photography, film and video making, performance art, crafts, etc. The service provides resources for artists to facilitate their work.

Critical Craft Forum
Critical Craft Forum (a facebook page) is a place for makers, curators, theorists, historians, collectors, writers, critics and more to explore and discuss research, exhibitions, ideas and publications that span the terrain of craft.

ArtistsRegister.com
ArtistsRegister.com, a service of WESTAF, is a place to find artists and art. View works by hundreds of artists; check announcements, calls for entries, events, and opportunities for artists.

National Association of Independent Artist
The mission of the National Association of Independent Artists is to strengthen, improve and promote the artistic, professional and economic success of artists who exhibit in art shows. We are committed to integrity, creativity, and the pursuit of excellence and we advocate for the highest ideals and practices within all aspects of the art show environment.

The Art List
A monthly online newsletter listing grants, upcoming art contests, competitions, and juried shows across the United States. Sign up for either the free list or the subscription list for more extensive postings.

Americans for the Arts – Funding Opportunities
Describes funding support possibilities in the United States.

CaFE (Call For Entry)
Web-based service that allows organizations and administrators to easily and cost-effectively manage artist-application and jury processes related to calls for entry and other events. The service is especially designed for use with public art projects, artist fellowships, juried visual-arts competitions, and many other types of calls for entry.

ABI (Arts Business Institute)
Since 1994, The Arts Business Institute has provided thousands of successful studio artists with a structured curriculum developed by top creative entrepreneurs, top selling artists, gallery owners and marketing experts. We even offer personalized consulting services to help you apply what you have learned to your own business. They have an interesting blog entry about artist and copyright issues: “protecting your copyrights”

Art Deadlines List
A free monthly newsletter (email & paper PREMIUM/PAID versions are also available) providing information about juried exhibitions/competitions, call for entries/proposals/papers, jobs, internships, writing & photo contests, scholarships, residencies, design & architecture competitions, auditions, fellowships, casting calls, tryouts, grants, festivals, funding, financial aid, and other opportunities (including some that take place on the web) for artists, art educators and art students of all ages.

Las Vegas Arts Commission
The City of Las Vegas Arts Commission is responsible for the creation of permanent and temporary public art projects that transform public space, stimulate intellectual discourse, and celebrate cultural diversity. Information about opportunities all over the united states, not just Nevada.

Cultural Funding – Federal Opportunities
Compilation of resources courtesy of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Artist’s Resource Center
From the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Check out the link for the Artist’s Resource Center. It takes some searching within the site, but it is there and it is a good resource.

University of Iowa
Division of Sponsored Programs – Arts and Humanities Funding Sources

World Wide Arts Resources
Focusing on the arts, this site offers information about funding and provides contact information for arts organizations all over the world. Choose funding, grants, etc. from the menu.

Cooper Hewitt Design MuseumGreat online resource of information, images and primary source for research.

Penny W. Stamps Lecture Series
Established with the generous support of alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Speaker Series brings respected emerging and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the School to conduct a public lecture and engage with students, faculty, and the larger University and Ann Arbor communities.

Bay Area Art Grind
The site is a resource to help artists find local-national-international artist opportunities, grants, internships, residencies, and announce local Bay Area exhibitions of interest, lectures and art news (and sometimes areas outside the Bay Area) as well as art related activities. General information, exhibitions and residency information as well as information about ceramics and photography.

ARTCYCLOPEDIA
This is a huge site, endless listings of Art Museums World Wide

USA Museum Data Base
A Wiki List of USA Museums. All Museums in the US can be search for through name, location, type and popularity.

Google Cultural Institute
“Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces. Create your own galleries and share favorite finds with friends.” This site is pretty amazing.

Smithsonian, Cooper-Hewitt Museum: Object of the day
Discover a different object from the Museum’s collection every day of the week! Museum curators, conservators, and educators, as well as design enthusiasts like our teen Design Scholars, docents, and Master’s students, are sharing their favorite objects from Cooper-Hewitt’s incredible collection. “Object of the Day” is your uniquely-curated corner of the Museum.

hyperallergic
Hyperallergic is a forum for playful, serious, and radical perspectives on art and culture in the world today. It is “sensitive to Art & its Discourse”

ARTnews
“Generating titles for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicist, and more. It can be grueling,it can be fun and sometimes it takes years to find the right one…” visit Rebecca Uchills Random Exhibition Tile Generator…