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Freebie Friday: Social Media Checklist

It’s Freebie Friday! Today is the last day to apply for the Starry Night Exposure Program! Get your application in before it’s too late. If you have been getting our Freebie Fridays for a while now, you will have seen that we have talked about having a social media strategy. This week we have a checklist for you, that breaks […]

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Freebie Friday: Interview with Ehren Clodfelter

You know what day it is! For today’s Freebie Friday, we wanted to share an interview we did with Brooklyn based artist, and former Artist In Residence, Ehren Clodfelter. We talked about what it means to be a “real” artist, what type of work he creates, the relationship between art and self, and why, no matter what new ideas pop up, he […]

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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: 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: Planning Calendar

It’s Freebie Friday! Todays freebie is a calendar that we made up for you all, to fill in all the important deadlines coming up. The calendar is blank so you can fill it in for whatever months you want. We have also listed some of our favorite sites to check for art opportunities. So be sure to check out those websites […]

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Freebie Friday: Your Website About Page

Welcome to another Freebie Friday! Today we are sharing with you tips to create your website’s “about you” page. We’ve given you an awesome website checklist already, but there are so many important components to making sure your website is top notch. Everyone should have an “about the artist” page where anyone who visits your site can get a sense of […]

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Freebie Friday: Your Big Why

It’s Freebie Friday! Today we have an exercise to share with you, called your “Big Why.” Sometimes it’s good to check in with your self and remember all the reasons why you love what you do. Especially with a creative practice, you can easily find yourself in a downward spiral if things aren’t going the way you hoped they would. We […]

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Freebie Friday: Starry Night Residency

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: Just a Touch of Madness

Posted by on April 28, 2017 in blog | 2 Comments

Happy Freebie Friday! We thought you could use a dose of inspiration this week. And really, who doesn’t love a good quote? 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! Our team is preparing for the summer session at the Starry Night Residency. If you would […]

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Freebie Friday: Pricing Your Artwork

Posted by on April 21, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

It’s Freebie Friday! We have an announcement this week to accompany our regularly scheduled freebie. Starry Night has been growing and evolving lately and as this happens, some of our programs are changing as well. We are not sure exactly what the future holds, but we have big plans. If you are interested in learning more about what lies ahead for […]