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November 30, 2016

The Gaitlinburg fires swept through the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ iconic campus...

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November 30, 2016

Today New Orleans-based residency A Studio in...

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November 22, 2016

Writers & Books, the independent literary center in Rochester, NY, will offer one grant in...

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November 30, 2016

The Gaitlinburg fires swept through the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ iconic campus earlier this week. A full evacuation required artists and staff to leave the campus as emergency personnel worked to control the blaze.

“All Arrowmont personnel are safe,” says Bill May, Executive Director. “We have received many emails, phone calls, texts and social media posts expressing support and concern for Arrowmont and for the people in our community who have suffered loss. We are very...

November 30, 2016

Today New Orleans-based residency A Studio in the Woods reported: "With heavy hearts we share the news that our founder Lucianne Bond Carmichael passed peacefully over the weekend. Her legacy in education, the arts and the environment will be felt for generations to come."

Lucianne Carmichael was an award-winning artist and cofounder of A Studio in the Woods...

November 22, 2016

Writers & Books, the independent literary center in Rochester, NY, will offer one grant in 2017 to writers with families. This $2,500 grant covers, travel, lodging at Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat, and food, and it is designed to allow two writers with young children to travel with their families. The residency at Gell will for be up to 2 weeks, and writers are expected to write, edit, or revise their manuscript (all genres welcome). The residency can be broken into two separate...

November 16, 2016

For more than two decades, The Watermill Center has hosted the International Summer Program led by Artistic Director Robert Wilson. With up to 100 artists from over 30 countries in attendance each year, The Watermill Center’s magnificent eight-and-a-half acre site provides an unparalleled platform for collaboration, innovation and creation.

Attendees are provided with the unique opportunity to intimately observe and participate in the artistic process and methods employed by Robert...

November 11, 2016

As you reflect on this week’s elections, I ask you to look through the lens of our organization’s name – Alliance of Artists Communities. I believe it is a metaphor for the ways we must approach life today.

We are an alliance, a collective of many different voices; we are artists, people who believe failure and triumph realized together reveal transformation; we are communities, places where diverse...