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Hard Work DOES Pay Off! #TBT

Starting with a handful of resources, our founder Monika Proffitt worked hard with her team to collaborate & build the Starry Night Residency. This means that desired results are indeed possible if you’re willing to put some blood & sweat into it! Here’s to appreciating change and to shining some light on the fruits of your effort! We are proud to […]

The Surprising Way to Foster More Creativity in Your Life

Being a “yes” person has it’s perks, but having a different perspective may actually create more time for your ideas to bloom.

Coin Your Own Story

Can you imagine what stories would be like if a person were to tell them without any experience? Fiction is a great form of creativity, similarly, reflections from raw experiences are a great foundation for encouraging stories. The thing about reflections, though, is that they help not only the reflector, but they share an insight with the ones who heed […]

Unveiling our NYC Exposure Artists!

May we request a silent drumroll for the following artists who have been accepted to showcase their inspirational works during the Frieze Art Fair– New York please!? Below you’ll find a mini collaboration of the artist bios, statements, self portraits and a sneak peak to their pieces being exhibited during the fair!   Nattha Aungkasit  Born in Bangkok, Thailand. Works exhibited at:  BFA […]

Sense of Inspiration: MUSIC

You know those times when you’re trying to push a heavy box around and find yourself stuck and you can’t figure out why? Only after pushing and shoving you realize that after lifting the box a little, you’re able to readjust it, and keep on pushing? Yes- well, inspiration is a lot like that. It’s not a talent, you’re not […]

Thursdays are for Throwbacks!

We take pride in where we stand now! It wasn’t easy, but it has definitely been worth it! Here’s a little zoom In! BEFORE:     AFTER: Lots of elbow grease, hazy years of hard work, and glowing sense of pride. Ahhhh, feels good! More information about us: Starry Night Residency Program.

FAQs::Starry Night Residency

Based in the seams of the city of Truth or Consequences in New Mexico, Starry Night Residency proves to be an ideal niche for its resident artists and their ideas. However each of these artists followed a set of guidelines to secure a place for themselves. They did this by knowing whatever there was to know about our Starry Night Residency. […]

FAQs::Starry Night Exposure NYC

Before stepping into any water pool, it’s only natural to dip a toe in to check what you’re getting yourself into! Scratching that curiosity pinch is always encouraged throughout the experiences provided in our programs! So, here are some FAQs that we’ve answered for you about the Exposure NYC Program: How much does it cost to participate? First things first right? […]

Artist Residencies

There are times when a person may want to have the best of both worlds. What those two worlds inhabit completely depends on that person’s perspective. Since this is a common tug-of-war between the multiple combinations of wants, many organizations have already started to put pieces together for us as artists! They’ve tried to give us the best of both worlds […]

Why walk the plank of imitation when you can rebel?

Some people say that all ideas are a collaboration of imitations of things that you’ve already heard or seen before. So, in a way, no idea is “original.” But, I think that’s the beauty of it all; when you create something new you gain the ability to leave a mark on someone’s life. On the other hand, when someone else inspires you, your imaginary paths tie imaginary knots.