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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 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: 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: 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: 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: Grant Writing Cheat Sheet

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in blog | 0 Comments

It’s Freebie Friday! We are back again this week to provide you with some new tips and tricks. Today we are giving you a grant writing cheat sheet. For those of you tackling a grant proposal,  or maybe you’ve been wondering what it takes to get a grant for your current project, this cheat sheet can be your friend while you take on the […]

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Weekly Update

Posted by on April 26, 2016 in blog | 0 Comments

This Spring has been busy  for all of us at Starry Night. Between Residency applications going up for New Mexico AND Italy (check out our call for artists here and the application here for more information), leading the Spring guided session of ART School, and all of the new content we’ve been planning to put out, we certainly haven’t been lacking for something to do. Lately we’ve […]

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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. […]