We're hosting an Open Studios event! 

Saturday, April 28th from 5-7 PM
Click here for more details.

Check out our recent blog post for artist opportunities in March and April.

The 2018 North Adams Project is live!

This year's North Adams Project has opportunities for artists already based in North Adams and those who would like to move here in 2018. Watch our new video (right) and click the link below for details!

Welcome Puerto Rican Artists-in-Residence!

We couldn't be more excited to be welcoming our first funded artist-in-residence from Puerto Rico this week!

We have raised funds to offer 6 residency slots at the Studios this spring/summer 2018 for Puerto Rican artists who were impacted by Hurricane Maria. The devastation to the island has disrupted the careers of many artists in Puerto Rico, and we created this residency opportunity to provide much needed time, space, and financial and professional support to help artists rebuild their art practices and pursue new opportunities.

Pictured right (clockwise from top left): work by Rogelio Baez-Vega, Lilliam Nieves, Gamaliel Rodriguez and Ada Bobonis

Free workshops for CT artists!

Connecticut artists, we're headed your way with three FREE professional development workshops this spring. If you're serious about strengthening your practice, learning from art business and marketing experts, and connecting with fellow artists & makers, we hope you'll sign up!


Welcome Holyoke Artists!

The creative economy is booming in Holyoke and we couldn't be more excited to be partnering with the city for a third year in a row. We are thrilled to introduce the newest additions to our Holyoke Matched Savings Program -- our biggest and most eclectic group yet.

Stay tuned for announcements of new enrollments in Lawrence, MA!

Pictured right (clockwise from top left): work by Dominic Perri, Sarah Coates, Carlos Peña and Chris Nelson

Welcome Boston Artists!

For the second year in a row, we are delighted to partner with the City of Boston to bring 10 Boston-based artists into our Matched Savings Program. Working in painting, fashion design, choreography, public art, experimental music, journalism and hip-hop, these artists are pushing the limits of their individual mediums and making some radical and relevant work.

Stay tuned for announcements of new enrollments in Holyoke, and Lawrence, MA!

Pictured right (clockwise from top left): Billy Dean Thomas, Jessie Jeanne & Dancers, work by Gianna Stewart and Candace McDuffie.

Welcome Massachusetts Statewide Artists!

Assets for Artists is pleased to announce the latest group of artists to join our Massachusetts cohort! From a variety of cities and towns across the state, these amazing artists, designers and musicians wow us with the breadth and depth of their creative pursuits.

Soon we'll also be announcing new enrollments in Boston, Holyoke, and Lawrence, MA. Stay tuned!

Pictured right (clockwise from top left): work by Taylor Apostol, image by Lea Chiara, Nicholas John Winkler and detail by Roya Amigh.

Rhode Island artists: Ready for spring training? 

We have three excellent artist workshops lined up in Rhode Island this spring, covering business planning, branding & marketing, and post-MFA strategic planning for a career in the arts. Best part is, they're FREE! Visit the blog page for workshop descriptions and sign-up info!


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Hey Massachusetts artists, we’ve got your back.

We’re now offering special residency opportunities for 10 Massachusetts-based artists for sessions between Nov. 7, 2018 and Dec. 4, 2018. Artists and writers are encouraged to apply for 2-4 week sessions. 

Application deadline April 27, 2018.

Welcome, North Adams Project Artists!

A4A is thrilled to announce our newest batch of North Adams Project artists. Of these 10 talented individuals, two were already established in North Adams, and the remaining eight relocated in 2017 from such far-flung places as Michigan and Colorado. Among them are painters, sculptors, musicians, community organizers, a blacksmith, and a handful of folks whose work spans too many categories to sum up here.

Click the button below to read more about the ten creatives in this varied and wonderful group. 

Pictured right (clockwise from top left): Carolyn Clayton, work by Ashley Eliza Williams, Zoey Hart, Todd Reynolds.


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