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Freebie Friday: Image Checklist

You know what day it is! This weeks freebie is a checklist for images that you plan on submitting for whatever opportunity that may come up. This is your first impression, of you and your work, so you want to make sure it is professional, clear, and above all, what the submission asks for! Following directions is the simplest way […]

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Freebie Friday: Interview with Robb Nanus

You know what day it is! This week’s Freebie Friday is an interview with Robb Nanus, an accomplished producer and grant writer. Robb gives light to his background and career in producing. We also touch upon topics ranging from success, grant writing, what he looks for in grant applications, and the process of creating work that is impactful – and how […]

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Freebie Friday: Artist Resume Template

It’s Freebie Friday! If you have been getting our Freebie Fridays for a while now, you will have seen that we have talked about writing your artist statement. This week we are talking about your artist resume. This a key component of getting your work in galleries or submitting your art for any opportunity, it shows that you are an […]

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Freebie Friday: Your Best Day Ever

Happy Freebie Friday everyone! Before we get into the Freebie for this week, we want to let you know that the deadline to apply for this year’s Exposure Miami is August 20th. So if you have been waiting for an opportunity to take your art career to the next level, this might be the time for you! Make sure you […]

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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: 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: Interview with Christie Blizard

Welcome to another Freebie Friday! Todays freebie is an interview we did with former Artist In Residence, Christie Blizard. Christie is a tenured teaching artist, and we talked about the strategic steps, and the lucky breaks, that got her to where she is today. In this interview she shares her experiences of going through traditional art school and climbing the […]

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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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How I Paved a New Path (episode 5)

This is part five in a series about how I went went from emerging artist and residency director, to bringing countless of artists to Art Basel Miami and other big art fairs around the world, while giving them the best professional practices to show up confident. It may sound like a quick success story, but it wasn’t always smooth sailing. […]