ART IS GOOD FOR OUR WORLD.

We believe that art adds value to all of our lives. That's why we've compiled various resources for both established and aspiring artists who are looking for tools, inspiration, and ideas.

Looking for an artist, photographer, performer, musician, etc.? We can probably put you in touch with someone who would love to help. Contact us. 

Opportunities for Boise Artists

The city of Eagle is seeking a local artist to design artwork for a trash enclosure. Click for more information.

Career Resources

Common Field is a visual arts organizing network connecting contemporary, experimental, noncommercial artist-run and artist centered spaces and initiatives.

This list provides ideas for individuals interested in careers in the arts. Click the PDF to view. 

Art Education

Artsy is an online art publication that's mission is to make art accessible to anyone with the internet. 

Residencies

ResArtis is an association of over 600 centers, organizations, and individuals in over 70 countries. Each of its members are dedicated to offering artists, curators, and all manner of creative people the essential time and place away from the pressures and habits of every-day life, an experience framed within a unique geographic and cultural context.

The Residency Program through Elsewhere Studios provides space and time for artists (visual artists, writers, composer/musicians, performance artists) to create art in a unique and supportive environment. Now accepting applications for 2018.

Cool Ideas & Inspiration

The Makerie is an organization that offers art-based retreats in Brooklyn, NY, Boulder, CO and internationally! 

Idaho-Based Resources

The City of Boise Department of Arts & History offers grants to artists

and other opportunities. 

The Treasure Valley Artist's Alliance is a non-profit that aims to create creative collaboration and support the arts community.

Nampa Artist's Collective is an advocate for the arts.

Boise Open Studios a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the visual arts.

The Idaho Commission on the Arts is  a state agency  that enables access to the arts, arts education, and Idahoans’ cultural and artistic heritage. 

Links

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