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Simple Stories of Success

We just love seeing our artists make strides in their career, making smart moves with getting their art work and their name out there. Such is the case with one of our Exposure artists, Anastas Konstantinov. He exhibited with the Exposure Program at Select Fair Miami and Select Fair NYC, both of which were huge successes, not to mention a […]

Find Your Creative Flow

Find Your Creative Flow by Jason Silva   What is creative flow? Is it a state of mind that we enter when we let go of the realistic limitations that keep us from transforming what we see around us vs. what we think? Or is it the phase we go through when we are busy blurring the line between those […]

10 Ways to Prepare For Life After Graduation

“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” Just graduated? Welcome to your quarter life crisis. We know. It sucks. But it doesn’t have to all the time. You’ve got your whole life ahead of you… Here’s 10 things you can do to prepare […]

Starry Night is Now an Official AMAZON ART Gallery!

Did you hear the word on the street… Starry Night is now a gallery on Amazon Art! Yahoo! Visit our gallery storefront HERE. We’re here to give you the “what”, “why”, and “how” of this new development. And um, we’re super excited.   What: This is for you, as an artist to get your work out there, online.  It’s no new news […]

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? […]

A smattering of photos

As the colder months settle in throughout most of the country, we thought we’d brighten things up with a little southwestern light and warmth. Happy Friday!  

Xmas all year round

We here at Starry Night LOVE Christmas Lights!  And in fine Christmas Lights fashion, we have dolled up the courtyard area to represent the only part of the winter season that we believe belongs in our lives all year round – those little twinkling dots of light.  Below you can see the evolution of light our courtyard has gone through.  […]

A place to behold the stars

The ever wonderful and most talented Gail Marlene Schwartz made something for the other AIRS, Kelsey Shwetz and Heather Kai Smith, who were here attending the Residency program at the same time, as well as for Monika, who basically just cooked a lot for everyone. 🙂 Of all the gifts, this one couldn’t warm our hearts more.  Gail, you are […]

The Humble Beginnings of Starry Night

Starry Night Retreat has been in the making for almost 13 years. The property was purchased by our director, Monika Proffitt, when she was just 24 years old. At the time, she had not foreseen what was to come or how the little run-down property would evolve into an inspirational, reflective, and relaxing artist residency. Back in 2000, Monika was […]