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Freebie Friday: Interview with Christie Blizard

Welcome to another Freebie Friday! Todays freebie is an interview we did with former Artist In Residence, Christie Blizard. Christie is a tenured teaching artist, and we talked about the strategic steps, and the lucky breaks, that got her to where she is today. In this interview she shares her experiences of going through traditional art school and climbing the […]

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Freebie Friday: Your Big Why

It’s Freebie Friday! Today we have an exercise to share with you, called your “Big Why.” Sometimes it’s good to check in with your self and remember all the reasons why you love what you do. Especially with a creative practice, you can easily find yourself in a downward spiral if things aren’t going the way you hoped they would. We […]

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Freebie Friday: Starry Night Residency

It’s another Freebie Friday! Today’s freebie is a video we like to share with our incoming artists in residence, so that they can get an idea of what the Starry Night Residency grounds look like. Residencies come in all shapes and sizes, so we think it’s interesting to take a look into the kind of environment where you will be […]

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Freebie Friday: Just a Touch of Madness

Posted by on April 28, 2017 in blog | 2 Comments

Happy Freebie Friday! We thought you could use a dose of inspiration this week. And really, who doesn’t love a good quote? 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! Our team is preparing for the summer session at the Starry Night Residency. If you would […]

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Freebie Friday: Pricing Your Artwork

Posted by on April 21, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

It’s Freebie Friday! We have an announcement this week to accompany our regularly scheduled freebie. Starry Night has been growing and evolving lately and as this happens, some of our programs are changing as well. We are not sure exactly what the future holds, but we have big plans. If you are interested in learning more about what lies ahead for […]

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Freebie Friday: Do’s and Don’ts of Approaching a Gallery

Posted by on April 14, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

Happy Freebie Friday! We have a video to share with you today, that the Director of Starry Night, Monika Proffitt, made for our private artists Facebook group. If you are not a member of the group, please come and join the party. We like to talk about art and help each other out when we can. The video talks about the […]

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Freebie Friday: Awesome Website Checklist

Posted by on April 07, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

Welcome to another Freebie Friday! Today we are sharing with you an awesome website checklist. Having a website that is efficient and visually beautiful is key for artists, and in any business for that matter. A website can be a first impression for some people, and it’s important to make sure your site reflects and compliments you, and your work. Download the […]

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Freebie Friday: Legal 101 (for Artists)

Posted by on March 31, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

You know what day it is! Todays freebie is Legal 101, where we give you just a few links and resources that relate to some common issues that artists face. It includes topics such as copy right, fair use, lawyers, and contracts. We know legal matters can be quite intimidating, so we hope this can give some you some confidence to […]

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Freebie Friday: Grant Writing Cheat Sheet

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

It’s Freebie Friday! We are back again this week to provide you with some new tips and tricks. Today we are giving you a grant writing cheat sheet. For those of you tackling a grant proposal,  or maybe you’ve been wondering what it takes to get a grant for your current project, this cheat sheet can be your friend while you take on the […]

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Freebie Friday: New Mexico True TV

Posted by on March 17, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

It’s another Freebie Friday! We get a lot of questions about the odd little town where the Starry Night Residency is located. So this week’s freebie is a fun little video that gives a glimpse of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico and it’s hot springs. The director of Starry Night, Monika Proffitt, gives a tour of all the hot springs in T […]