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Freebie Friday: Interview with Christopher Stout

It’s Freebie Friday! Before we get into the Freebie for this week, we want to remind you again that the deadline to apply for this year’s Exposure Miami is August 20th, that’s this Sunday! If you have been waiting for an opportunity to take your art career to the next level, this might be the time for you! Make sure you check out […]

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Freebie Friday: Important Relationships

It’s Freebie Friday! Before we get into the Freebie for this week, we want to let you know that the deadline to apply for this year’s Exposure Miami is August 20th. If you have been waiting for an opportunity to take your art career to the next level, this might be the time for you! Make sure you check out […]

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Freebie Friday: Your Best Day Ever

Happy Freebie Friday everyone! Before we get into the Freebie for this week, we want to let you know that the deadline to apply for this year’s Exposure Miami is August 20th. So if you have been waiting for an opportunity to take your art career to the next level, this might be the time for you! Make sure you […]

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Freebie Friday: Social Media Strategy

Happy Freebie Friday! Social media can be a great way to get your art practice noticed, without even leaving your studio. It is also a fickle creature. Knowing what, and when to post is key to getting the most engagement. There are a few tricks that we have learned to keep a growing audience on social media. Download the pdf […]

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Freebie Friday: Interview with Ehren Clodfelter

You know what day it is! For today’s Freebie Friday, we wanted to share an interview we did with Brooklyn based artist, and former Artist In Residence, Ehren Clodfelter. We talked about what it means to be a “real” artist, what type of work he creates, the relationship between art and self, and why, no matter what new ideas pop up, he […]

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Freebie Friday: Artist Statement

It’s Freebie Friday! Writing about yourself and your work can be tricky. We often just want to let the work speak for itself. But, having an artist statement gives the viewer, reader or listener a chance to understand what the themes or methods are behind your work. This Friday we have a list of tips to help you create your best artist […]

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Freebie Friday: Image Description Sheet

Hello again for another Freebie Friday! Today we have a guide to help you create a description sheet to accompany your artwork. We see a lot of applications come in, whether it be for the Residency or the Exposure Program, and we always ask for samples of your work. It is so important that anytime you send samples of your […]

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Freebie Friday: It Takes Courage

Happy Freebie Friday! We thought you could use a friendly reminder from Matisse this week. “Creativity takes courage.” So, be kind to yourself. Download it, print it out, hang it up, and pass it along to a friend! What’s happening at Starry Night? We are so glad you asked! The summer session at the Starry Night Residency is in full swing. If you […]

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Freebie Friday: Success Tracking Guide

You know what day it is! Today we have a fun worksheet to help you look at what success means/looks like to you, and your creative practice. Knowing what success looks like to you personally, and tracking your progress, is essential to staying on course. It’s vital not only for our work, career, and relationships, but, most importantly, for the […]

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Freebie Friday: Interview with Cinnamon Stephens

You know what day it is! Today’s freebie is an interview we did with Cinnamon Stephens, an attorney and arts advocate, whose 20-year career in working with artists legal issues provides us with a bounty of advice and resources. She imparts some tips on the mysterious, and sometimes daunting world of Art Law, including, the importance of contracts, copyrights, having or […]