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July 09, 2014

Next Spring the Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island (Florida) is hosting a different sort...

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July 08, 2014
Environmental art contributes to the environment around it, enriching its...
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May 27, 2014

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July 09, 2014

Next Spring the Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island (Florida) is hosting a different sort of residency - one that is not centered in airy studios or fabled lawns of the residency grounds, but rather far offshore in the rising waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In a new program set to launch in 2015, the Residency will bring together nine artists to work with scientists, ecologists and other experts on the island to explore what climate change and quickly rising waters will mean for our land...

Environmental art contributes to the environment around it, enriching its community and fostering a relationship between the people and the place, and the people in the place.... The McColl Center for Art + Innovation has had an environmental artist residency program since 2009, but a $400,000 grant from ArtPlace America last summer is enabling the Center to create an artist-led Arts & Ecology Community...
May 27, 2014

This is the age of information. We are online, on the phone, on newsfeeds, on air, and sometimes on overload. Take a deep breath with us now as we turn off the data streams and make room for some plain old wit and wisdom in This is Personal, a new series of short interviews with directors of artists communities in which we invite them to tell us what's on their minds and ask them how they got here from there.


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May 23, 2014

The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to announce today that Deb Dormody has been named Director of Operations + Programs. This new position includes management of the Annual Conference and Emerging Program Institute, the Alliance's grantmaking programs, research projects, and more.

Deb most recently served as Cultural Affairs Manager for the City of Providence. In this role, she acted as the liaison to the city’s arts and cultural community, providing consultation and...

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts has received its largest gift ever – a $2 million grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.Haystack Mountain School of Crafts will use a new grant to endow an Open Studio Residency program. The money will be used to endow the school’s new Open Studio Residency program, said director Stuart Kestenbaum.

Arkansas-based Windgate gave Haystack a three-year, $300,000 grant in 2012 to launch the residency....