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Artist Communities Alliance (ACA) News provides information about happenings at our organization and throughout the artist residency field. This includes announcements about upcoming ACA events, Advocacy Alerts that spotlight policy issues, funding opportunities for artists and arts organizations, and press releases.

In addition to this News page, ACA regularly sends newsletters that feature important news and happenings that are relevant to artists, artist residency staff and other arts administrators.

FIELD NOTES | Unbreakable Solidarity

May 29, 2020
Lisa Funderburke Hoffman, Soyini Guyton, Seitu Jones and Nicole Caruth in St. Paul, MN, fall of 2019
"If you desire a more just world, it’s time you muster the courage to talk with people who are professionally, ideologically, and politically different from you." - LFH

FIELD NOTES | Beyond Place

May 8, 2020
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“That despite being so human and so terrified, here, standing on this unfinished staircase to nowhere and everywhere, surrounded by the cold and starless night—we can live. And we will.” — Ocean Vuong

FIELD NOTES | Pause. Record. Dialogue.

April 20, 2020
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"The only answer to fear is more understanding. And there is no understanding if there is no effort to look more deeply to see what is there in our heart and in the heart of the other person." - Thich Nhat Hanh

Seasonal Residency Programs | #ResidenciesConnect Recap

April 10, 2020
Residencies Connect Group Zoom screen shot
Residency practitioners took part in the discussed the impact and implications of postponement/cancellation on their residency programs in a discussion moderated by Lisa Funderburke Hoffman, Executive Director of the Alliance of Artists Communities, featuring Paul Sacaridiz, the Executive Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.