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Freebie Friday: Starry Night Residency

Posted by on May 05, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

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: 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 […]

Sunshine and Studio time at the Residency

This week at the Residency, our artists have been making great use of the studio. Here are Artists In Residence Caitlin Glennan, Libbet Loughnan & Amanda Martinez, fast at work in the studio. The spring has begun in the desert. We’ve been enjoying each others company around the fire pit at night and working outside in the warm sun during […]

What’s Nuevo at the Residency?

With all the excitement around our upcoming Exposure programs and ART School, it’s really nice to enjoy the peaceful and productive environment on the grounds of Starry Night. Things really come full circle when you put together a show, such as our Exposure program, and the residency is at the heart of it all. This is where our programs all […]

Winter at the Residency

January 15th – Residency Our January 15th residency application deadline is fast approaching, and we have had a lot of interesting applicants! With a few days remaining to apply and still receive our 2014 rates, we encourage you to apply before the deadline. A few of you have asked whether or not you may continue applying past the deadline. We […]

Starry Night “Cartists” in Residence?

 The visual art genre contains such a broad spectrum of creations, not limited to the elusive Art Car. Most car artists have no formal training, but trained artists do work within the medium, also known as “Cartists.” I don’t consider myself a Cartist, but each time I see one cruisin’ through town my motivation seems to increase. Art cars got […]

December Newsletter

Another year comes to a close and we are so excited about all the wonderful experiences and great people we have encountered this year. Last month we took time to remember all that we are thankful for, and this month we are closing a fine year with gratitude and high spirits as we welcome in 2015!   There are two […]

Gratitude in November

Grateful As we head into November, we are reminded of how much we have to be grateful for. Our Artists In Residence have been humming along in the studio, making new connections, embarking on new collaborations and creating new bodies of work.  It has been a pleasure to have these wonderful artists working with us. We were even able to […]

How To Know When to Quit Working on A Piece of Art

“When is my work of art complete?”   This is perhaps the most important question for any artist, of any medium! I once started a sketch that was my best ever. Then I changed the eyes of the subject to be farther apart. Next, I changed them to be closer together. That action affected the nose and made it look […]

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.