Technology

Shoot-Edit-Share: Publishing Great Video “On the Go” Sarah Redohl

Sarah_Redohl-198x300Today’s digital devices offer such high photographic and video production quality that you no longer need a film crew and hours of studio time to create quality productions.  In this 5-week workshop (3 hours per session), Sarah Redohl will provide hands-on training and practice in using your smart phones and tablets to plan, shoot, edit and publish your entire production using only your digital device and its powerful new apps.

Does Spotify make sense for emerging musicians?

musiccoalitionDoes it financially make sense for new artists to be on Spotify?  Check out this article published recently on the Future of Music Coalition website and decide for yourself.

http://futureofmusic.org/blog/2013/07/17/does-spotify-make-sense-non-superstars

Interested in increasing your website traffic?

artbusinessHere is a great article that Artist INC facilitator Chris Dahlquist found this past week with tips on how to increase your web traffic and get people to stay on your website longer…

Artist Websites: How to Increase Your Online Traffic
(And Keep Everyone on Your Site Longer)

We live in an amazing age where practically any artist anywhere who has access to a computer and the Internet can present their art to the world, but of all the artists who maintain their own websites, only a small percentage take advantage of the Internet’s full capabilities.…

Artists Talk Tech: Creative Capital Webinar on June 24

Creative Capital WebinarsWEBINAR: ARTISTS TALK TECH, WITH BRAD LICHTENSTEIN & MATTHEW DELEGET

June 24, 2013

For our new Artist Talk Tech series, we invite a tech savvy artist to discuss their use of new tools and strategies in support of their work, including web-based software, hardware, mobile devices, apps, and more.  …

Creative Capital May Webinars

Creative Capital WebinarsCreative Capital has four great webinars taking place during the month of May, covering a range of topics including budgeting, social media, marketing strategies and curatorial practice.

Real Life Budgeting, with Andrew Simonet
Monday, May 6, 7:00-8:30pm EST
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Social Media: How to Be Everywhere All the Time, with Eve Mosher
Monday, May 13, 7:00-8:30pm EST
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Creating a Marketing Strategy, with Dread Scott
Monday, May 20, 7:00-8:30pm EST
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Visual Arts Round Table: Curators, with Rachel Nackman & Matthew Deleget
Thursday, May 30, 7:00-8:30pm EST
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Webinars are $25 each.…

Check out Eleanor Whitney’s new book, Grow: How to take your do it yourself project and passion to the next level and quit your job!

Grow CoverGrow: How to take your do it yourself project and passion to the next level and quit your job! is a practical field guide for creative people with great ideas for independent projects that shows the way to success and sustainability on one’s own terms.…

Changes in the Music Industry

The Music Industry is rapidly changing to account for the amount of people streaming their music from websites such as Pandora and Spotify instead of downloading it from iTunes.  Is this ruining the music industry or is it marking a change comparative to the transition to CD’s?…

Learn from a Kickstarter Failure

According to Kickstarter’s own data only 40% of the projects launched there are successfully funded.  What can you do to beat those odds?  Learn some invaluable Kickstarter lessons from one artist’s failure.  In a recent blog piece by Nelson de Witt, author of the blog A Kickstarter’s Guide and the book A Kickstarter’s Guide to Kickstarter: How to successfully fund your creative project, he shares the insights he gained when his latest Kickstarter campaign failed.…

A Big (and Inspirational) View of the Arts in the 21st Century

Ben Cameron, Program Director for the Arts at the Doris Duke Foundation, delivers a barn-burner of an inspirational speech on the promise and challenges of the performing arts in the 21st century:

On Our Radar: Creative Capital’s Searchable Database

Take some time to look at Creative Capital’s database of noteworthy projects from around the country:

On Our Radar is a searchable, public database featuring nearly 400 noteworthy projects that advanced to the second or third phase of last year’s highly competitive grant round for Film/Video and Visual Arts projects.

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ArtCap Microloan Fund for Artists

ArtCap Microloan Fund for Artists

ArtCapAfter officially launching the “ArtCap” Microloan Fund for Artists in March and the Diversified Contractors Growth Fund (DCGF) in April, AltCap made its first loans this month supporting three growing, Kansas City-based small businesses.

“We are thrilled to kick off both loan funds with three loans that support some great small businesses,” said Ruben Alonso III, President of AltCap.…

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Copyright Issues Survey

Don Simon, longtime Artist INC KC subject matter expert for all things legal, is working to complete his master’s thesis around copyright issues related to orphan works ready for publication.  And he needs your help!  Please take a few minutes to complete is online survey. 

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Artist INC Lawrence Fellow Christy Wittmer Awarded Fullbright Grant

Artist INC Lawrence Fellow Christy Wittmer Awarded Fullbright Grant

ACWittmer_06rtist INC Lawrence Fellow Christy Wittmer was recently awarded a Fulbright grant to travel to Jingdezhen, China. This award will allow Wittmer to spend 10 months investigating creative culture within China’s “Porcelain Capital,” documenting innovations in traditional and contemporary ceramic sculpture and create a new body of work that “utilizes the ceramic resources located within the sculpture factory of Jingdezhen.…

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AI KC Fellow Rachelle Gardner-Roe Commissioned for Feminist Artist Awards

AI KC Fellow Rachelle Gardner-Roe Commissioned for Feminist Artist Awards

Rachelle Gardner-Roe AIR AwardsArist INC Fellow Rachelle Gardner-Roe has been awarded the commission for the inaugural Feminist Awards for A.I.R. Gallery’s 2016 Spring Benefit in Brooklyn, NY. Advocating for women in the visual arts since 1972, A.I.R. Gallery is a permanent exhibition space that supports an open exchange of ideas and risk–taking by women artists in order to provide support and visibility.…

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New Missouri Bank Crossroads “Artboards”

New Missouri Bank Crossroads “Artboards”

Exhibition: February 28 – April 17, 2016

The Missouri Bank’s Crossroads location, at 125 Southwest Boulevard, KCMO, will debut four new large-scale commissioned images by artists, Rodolfo Marron III and Sarah Hearn, as part of its ongoing “Artboards” series.…

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Mellon Artist Survey

Are you able to make a living through your artistic practice? Do you have health insurance? Have you enrolled in Obamacare? How’s it going? What keeps you up at night?

The Mellon Foundation is conducting a survey to better understand the current state of artists currently working and living in the US.   …

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Epsten Gallery Exhibit: Continuous Exchange

Epsten Gallery Exhibit: Continuous Exchange

EpstenGalleryFeb2016Exhibition: February 28 – April 17, 2016

The Epsten Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition, Continuous Exchange, featuring site-specific installations of ceramic sculpture by artists: Nathan Craven, Margaret Kinkeade and Casey Whittier (Artist INC alumn).…

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