Skip navigation
Upcoming Events
10/13/18 - 10/15/18 | Philadelphia | PA
10/15/18 - 10/18/18 | Philadelphia | PA
Latest from the News Blog
October 16, 2017

Jean McLaughlin, long-time director of Penland School of Crafts, will retire in December 2017....

More
September 11, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Alliance of Artists Communities is pleased to announce the...

More
September 05, 2017

Over 100 artists, from as far away as France, England and Italy, have attended the Crosshatch...

More
Join Our Mailing List

Stay informed about our latest news and updates. Powered by Vertical Response.

News

September 05, 2012

The Ragdale Foundation, the nationally acclaimed artists’ retreat in Lake Forest, recently announced Jeffrey Meeuwsen as its new Executive Director, beginning September 4, 2012. For over a decade in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Jeffrey demonstrated leadership, vision, and creativity that resulted in a more robust arts community and local economy.

Ragdale Board President, Phoebe Turner, said “In Jeff, we have the leader who can move Ragdale to a new level of service to artist residents,...

July 24, 2012

Ox-Bow, a school of art and artists’ residency, is elated to announce the appointment of Elizabeth J. H. Chodos as its new Executive Director. Previously Ms. Chodos served as the Associate Director of Ox-Bow since February 2010. Prior to Ox-Bow, Ms. Chodos was the Executive Director of threewalls, a Chicago residency and exhibition space. She earned dual Masters Degrees in Art History, Theory and Criticism and Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she...

 The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition.  One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities, the Academy offers up to thirty fellowships for periods ranging from six months to two years.
 
Rome Prize winners reside at the Academy’s eleven-acre center in Rome and receive room and board, a study or studio, and a stipend.  Stipends for six-month fellowships are...

July 03, 2012

The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to release the publication of “Surviving to Thriving: Sustaining Artist Residencies.” This report, with generous support from The Kresge Foundation, is the result of two years of research into the capacity, challenges, and successful practices of artist residency centers.

While the study addresses issues that are particularly relevant for nonprofits based in the U.S., we believe that other arts organizations operating under different...

The Alliance of Artists Communities was honored on April 21, 2012, with an award from 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA, in recognition of "its 21 years of advocacy and support to artists' communities, advancing the endeavors of artists nationally and internationally." The award was presented during 18th Street's annual benefit dinner, which recognized Susanna Bixby Dakin for her lifetime of exceptional work as an influential artist, arts advocate, and philanthropist. The event...