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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 […]

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The Beginning is Always Today

Happy New Year to all of you from Starry Night Programs! With a new year comes new resolutions, goals, work and opportunities. If you want this year to be your best year ever, we have a resource that can help! The Starry Night Programs Best Year Ever Workbook just got revamped with a new calendar that you can fill in whenever […]

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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. […]