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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 […]