Requesting Proposals for New Workshop Trainers

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A4A is seeking proposals for new artist professional development workshops. If you're a New England- or New York-based artist in any discipline with strong technical and presentation/teaching skills in the professional development topic(s) of your choice, send a workshop proposal our way! We are eager to hear from a diverse range of voices and backgrounds, particularly BIPOC and LGBTQ+ folks.

Proposal deadline: Sept 30.


Open Studios, Thursday, September 5

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Let’s cling to those delights of summer just a little longer and enjoy an early September Open Studios at MASS MoCA! Our twelve artist residents have so much to show. We’re especially excited to present the final three artists of our special 2019 Puerto Rico Residency. Come see what they and the others have been up to this August, spark up a conversation over drinks, snacks and an abundance of fresh new contemporary art.


WORKSHOPS AND GRANTS - APPLY NOW!

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A4A is now accepting applications for its 2020 Capacity-Building Grants (formerly Matched Savings Grants) and its Fall 2019 Professional Development Workshops. Depending on which state you call home, we have a variety of opportunities for artists in all disciplines and at all stages of their careers. We are especially excited for applications from rural, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ artists. Explore the full opportunities below.

Workshop deadline: Sept 20 / Grants deadline: Sept 27, 2019


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August News Update
(Part 2)

Grants and workshops, success stories, Open Studios and so much more!


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August News Update
(Part 1)

Studios at MASS MoCA welcomes the last of its 2019 Puerto Rico Emergency Residencies; Mark your Calendars for Open Studios and this quarter’s North Berkshire Artist Meet Up.


Open Studios, Saturday, July 27

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The weather may be hot, but inside B13 & B34, there will be some cool art happening. Come see what our artists-in-residence have been up to this July. Spark up a conversation over drinks, snacks and an abundance of fresh new contemporary art! This event is free and open to all


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JULY NEWS:

PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ARTISTS and more!

This month we hosted our first of two College Faculty sessions, welcomed our new Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator, Molly Rideout, and are preparing for this month’s Open Studios with the Studios at MASS MoCA!

SEE EVERYTHING THAT’S NEW AT A4A THIS MONTH!

Welcome 2019 NEFA Creative City Artists!

Marking our first year of partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts’ Creative City Boston, A4A is thrilled to welcome ten Creative City alumni artists into our Matched Savings Program!

Click the link below to learn more about our Creative City artists and about the Creative City program itself at the link below.

Over the next 1-2 years, each of our new grantees will take professional development workshops with A4A, write a business plan, and invest their savings + matching grant funds in the sustainable future of their creative practices. We’re excited to see what they accomplish!

Pictured (clockwise from top left): Yara Liceaga-Rojas, Ngoc-Tran Vu, Eve Boltax, Daniel Callahan


Welcome 2019 Boston Grantees!

We are thrilled to share our ten Boston-based artists selected to join this year’s Matched Savings Program for our third year of partnership with the City of Boston!

Click the link below to meet them and hear their goals for the program.

Over the next 1-2 years, each of our new grantees will take professional development workshops with A4A, write a business plan, and invest their savings + matching grant funds in the sustainable future of their creative practices. We’re excited to see what they accomplish!

Pictured (clockwise from top left): Kristin Wagner, Timothy Hall, Azita Moradkhani, Ruby Rose Fox.


Welcome 2019 Connecticut Grantees!

Back for our second year of partnership with Connecticut artists, A4A is thrilled to welcome a new batch of ten wonderful artists into our Matched Savings program.

Click the link below to meet them and hear their goals for the program.

Over the next 1-2 years, each of our new grantees will take professional development workshops with A4A, write a business plan, and invest their savings + matching grant funds in the sustainable future of their creative practices. We’re excited to see what they accomplish!

Pictured (clockwise from top left): Aly Maderson-Quinlong, Erika Santos, Sache - Gaye Y Marshall, Olivia Baldwin.


Welcome 2019 Rhode Island Grantees!

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We’re thrilled to announce our newest cohort of artists from Rhode Island! This is a highly accomplished group making work in a variety of mediums, including fine craft, textiles, sculpture, social practice, cartooning, and more.

Click the link below to meet them and to find out what this basketball is made of.

Pictured left: Work by Chris Taylor.


Welcome 2019 Massachusetts Grantees!

It’s time to announce our 2019 Massachusetts statewide Matched Savings Program grantees! It’s such a big group this year, we’re introducing them in two blog posts. Click HERE and HERE to meet the latest artists to become part of A4A. This year’s grantees are making dynamic work in paint, ceramics, sculpture, dance, video, photography, and more.

Pictured right (clockwise from top right): work by Anna Hepler, Reed Anderson, Lily Fein, and Tracy Baker-White.

Over the next 1-2 years, each of our new grantees will take professional development workshops with A4A, write a business plan, and invest their savings + matching grant funds in the sustainable future of their creative practices. We’re excited to see what they accomplish!



 

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