In order for growth, every creature needs to be in the right habitat! So, what more can an artist ask for than a daily dose of the sunrises and sunsets in the beautiful city of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico? Every day is a new sky, a new splattering of nature’s paint against the atmosphere. We can’t resist taking pictures […]
The option to go explore the beautiful sceneries of New Mexico is one of the cherished aspects of coming to Starry Night Retreat. Away from the city’s hustle & bustle, the whooshes from cars driving past you transform into the whooshes of the wind. The only skyscrapers are the dominating hills of the region, & the geographic views of nature provide […]
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 […]
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 […]
THROW BACK THURSDAY! Sometimes in order to appreciate the nows, you gotta’ look back at the thens. #TBTs are always a good reminder for us to take a quick walk down the memory lane! Check out this before and after of the Starry Night Retreat!
Have you ever had mesquite-smoked… well, anything? If you have, you know how delicious it is! In fact, it’s such a sought-after wood that people attempt to mimic its flavor in spices and the wood is in high demand in grocery stores! And guess what? The land surrounding Truth or Consequences, New Mexico is FULL OF MESQUITE. You better believe […]
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.
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. […]
Here’s a little video to shine some light on the efforts of the Executive Director of Starry Night Exposure Program, Monika Proffitt. Paving a New Path: The Starry Night Exposure Program from Starry Night Programs on Vimeo. She speaks about one of her curious visits to Art Basel Miami, in December 2012, and wonders, “Why I didn’t see myself […]