tagged: non-profit

A Non-Profit Hotel for Artists Will Offer a Creative Solution to London's Expensive Accommodation

by Phoebe Stubbs
London poses specific and difficult problems for artists’ accommodation. It’s the capital of culture in the UK with more galleries, museums, theatres, and events spaces than any other city. It’s also by far the most unaffordable place for creative people to live. As a result, many artists choose to move away, and only come in for exhibitions or events and find accommodation prices so exorbitant that they end up crashing on friends’ sofas. Opening in spring 2016, Green Rooms, the latest venture... [more]
Posted by Phoebe Stubbs on 12/11/15

The Best Non-Profit Art Spaces in New York

by Joe Bucciero
  “There are eight million stories in the Naked City”—and a decent chunk of them are think pieces about whether or not living (and for our purposes, making art) in New York is still a tenable enterprise. The older generation—the David Byrnes and Patti Smiths, the New York Times—keeps telling us that New York is dead, that we should move somewhere else: “the next Brooklyn,” perhaps, whether that means Detroit, northern New Jersey, or wherever. Despite these obituaries, however, artists keep... [more]
Posted by Joe Bucciero on 8/19/15

Networks of Support: Carolina Jayaram, from Chicago Artists Coalition to United States Artists

by Troy pieper
Modern patronage takes many forms. Gone are the days of direct patronage: a wealthy patron giving funds, housing or access directly to an artist. Instead, artists must rely on networks of support. Grants, residencies, galleries, foundations, nonprofits: these organizations comprise the contemporary conduits of patronage. Arts executive and organizer Carolina Jayaram recently left one such organization for another and speaking with her, we saw what it takes to run the networks that support... [more]
Posted by Troy pieper on 3/14/14

Closed Satellite

by Jessica Powers
Bellevue, Washington’s only progressive contemporary art space, Open Satellite, closed its doors on March 19. Started initially through the private funding of developer John Su (it was located in the ground floor of a condo building he owns) in 2007, this year it attempted to transition to a non-profit model to continue existence even after Su decided to cease his support. Well, it’s over now. And instead of hashing out all the frustrating bullshit that led to the demise of this brave space,... [more]
Posted by Jessica Powers on 3/28/11
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