Why Art Professors Always get Grants: 6 Myths of Art Funding

The fact that you’re reading this week’s post is probably because you have had a few missed opportunities and feel a bit stuck on grant writing and other creative opportunities.  While it may feel like established artists and professors always  are receiving awards and grants, that’s not the case. This week’s post talks about the Read more about Why Art Professors Always get Grants: 6 Myths of Art Funding[…]

Preparing for the Worst: Art Emergencies

A couple years ago, I got a scary email that had informed me that there was a fire in my studio building. Luckily, it was contained but was large enough that it had managed to set off the sprinkler systems. This fire happened down the hallway from my studio and I received no damage. This experience Read more about Preparing for the Worst: Art Emergencies[…]

Creative Consultations for Artists

Work one-on-one with Kate Renee on various creative business aspects of your artistic career. From talking about writing a proposal for the MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant to assisting you with creating an Artist Facebook Page, Kate can provide you with a variety of helpful tips and resources. Please email her with your Read more about Creative Consultations for Artists[…]

24 Grant Writing Tips Part 2

13. Attend the Info Session If the grant is offering an info session, attend it. I can guarantee you will learn something even if you have applied to the grant before. Things always change in applications. 14. Complete Your Grant Before the Deadline I once was panicking because I couldn’t get the DOC format of my Read more about 24 Grant Writing Tips Part 2[…]

24 Grant Writing Tips Part 1

Based on my experience writing multiple personal project grants, receiving a MN State Arts Board Grant, writing grants for organizations and assisting on a grant review panel, I’ve come across themes and tips to help artists with writing their own grants.  Please, Stop with the Jargon! Even though I went to art school, sometimes I Read more about 24 Grant Writing Tips Part 1[…]