Creative Fellowships at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

September 4, 2018

Are you an author, visual artist, or composer residing in Delaware, Maryland, New York, or West Virginia?
Apply now for a residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and be considered for a 2019 Creative Fellowship, supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. Resident artists are provided with private studios, room and board, and the company of other artists from around the nation for intensive, self-guided creative exploration and development. Creative Fellows also receive a travel subsidy.

September 2018 Artscast

Arts Mid-Hudson Launches Monthly Newburgh Arts & Action Mixer

NEWBURGH: Arts Mid-Hudson has launched a monthly mixer in Newburgh to connect artists, community members, local elected officials and business leaders in an effort to bridge connections with the arts community. The first of these mixers will be on Tuesday, September 11, with a goal is to provide Orange County creatives with an opportunity to meet and learn about arts-related activities, opportunities and possible collaborations in the community. It promises to be a valuable opportunity for anyone involved in the arts in the Newburgh/Orange County area.

The mixer is a collaborative effort with community partners: Grit Works, Newburgh Art Supply, Orange County Arts Council, Safe Harbors Ann Street Gallery, and Thornwillow Institute.

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. The mixer begins at 6:00 p.m. with a social period and then moves into an agenda. Attendees are invited to bring promotional materials and business cards.

Location: Thornwillow Institute, 7 S Lander St, Newburgh, NY. Food available for purchase provided by Caffe Macchiato. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP requested but not required: Future Newburgh Arts & Action mixers will take place on the second Tuesday of the month, same time and location.

Funding Available

August 8, 2018

Funds support arts-related activities, which may include workshops, exhibits, performances, concerts, festivals, screenings, readings, cultural programming, artist-initiated projects, and public school arts residencies in Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties. Complete eligibility and guidelines for all three categories here. (more…)

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Opportunity

You are invited to submit a proposal to exhibit your sculpture at a new art park in Mt. Tremper NY, next to the upscale Emerson Resort and Spa. It is at a train station operated by “Rail Explorers” pedal-power rail rides. (See site photos attached.) An acre or two of open grass with an ample parking area. Very high visibility from Rt 28, a well traveled tourist road. Road traffic pauses at the train crossing gates while rail cars cross the road, about once every hour. The station building will become an “ARTS INFO DEPOT”, Where local artists and arts groups can display brochures, posters, flyers, business cards and hang interior art installations. The roadside billboard will say: “Arts Information Here!” (more…)

Workshop: Business 101 for Artists and Makers

July 30, 2018

If you love to create, and want to sell your products, this 5-week class will get you started with practical advice, money-saving tips, and personal guidance. Appropriate for artists, crafters, photographers, designers and creators of all types.
Dates & Time: All Classes are from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  1. Developing Your Brand: Thursday, August 2, 2018
  2. Marketing and Social Media: Thursday, August 9, 2018
  3. Pricing Your Handmade Products: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  4. Selling Your Products: Thursday, August 23, 2018
  5. Record-Keeping & Course Review: Thursday, August 30, 2018
Click here to reserve your spot.
Cost: All 5 Sessions – $125 (AMH Members) $135 (Non Members)
Individual Courses – $35 (AMH Members) $45 (Non Members)
Instructor: Karen Berelowitz – Click here for full details on workshop

Call for Artists: Flights of Fantasy

We invite Arts Mid-Hudson members to participate in our annual member’s show, held at Arts Mid-Hudson’s Gallery in Poughkeepsie. This year’s theme is Flights of Fantasy. An artist’s imagination can take us on many journeys both real and imagined. Arts Mid-Hudson seeks entries exploring fantastical or unbelievable places or ideas, dreams, fairytales, or works that transport viewers to their own flights of fantasy. (more…)