7 Inspirational Community Arts Projects – Part 2

7 Inspirational Community Arts Projects – Part 2

CONS Project Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA The project, established by Converse Inc., is No.2 in a charitable series of arts projects that the clothing brand designed with the purpose of supporting a new generation of artists should through art, music, sport, and style. The first project was developed in 2013 in Brooklyn and offers an opportunity to local youth through such local projects as “How to Record Rock…

Trafalgar Squares Forth Plinth Art Project

Trafalgar Squares Forth Plinth Art Project

London is perhaps one of the most famous cities in the entire world. Tourists flock to it from all over the world. It’s a place filled with history, stories of gruesome murderers, tales of past kings and queens, great fires and so many fantastic works of fiction from people like Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and J. K. Rowling that have helped bring a certain magic to the place…

7 Inspirational Community Arts Projects – Part 1

7 Inspirational Community Arts Projects – Part 1

Being involved in community projects can be a fulfilling experience for social workers. For some, that is especially the case when the projects are art-related. A community arts project involves numerous media with the aim often being a means to promote conversation within a group. Many such projects are dreamed up and established in conjunction with professional creatives. A number of the projects that make up this list provide both…

Crowdfunding for the Arts – Part 2

Crowdfunding for the Arts – Part 2

Number crunching It’s free to start a campaign on each of these platforms. There are fees attaches for each, too, however. It can get complicated at this point. At just 4%, IndieGoGo’s fees were an industry-low. That’s if you’re successful with your project. If you were unsuccessful, however, that fee climbs to 9%. This potential increase was designed to motivate you to get behind your campaign. Now it’s a flat…

Crowdfunding for the Arts – Part 1

Crowdfunding for the Arts – Part 1

If one of your resolutions this year was to finally go ahead and complete that arts project but lack of funds remains an issue, it may be time to give some thought to crowdfunding as a potential route. Here we’ll look at two of the more popular crowdfunding resources available to you, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Thanks to social media, crowdfunding has been made both…

Artists Who Made Their Start on Kickstarter

Artists Who Made Their Start on Kickstarter

Perhaps you have your vision all laid out for your art business and just lack the funds needed to make your dream a reality. It may even seem that the supplies or project that you need to make that dream happen are out of reach entirely. A number of artists have turned to Kickstarter for help. After all, it’s the single largest creative projects funding platform in the world. Whether…

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College of Art and Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design is an accredited, nonprofit, and private institution offering both bachelor’s and master’s programmes both online and offline to prepare students with talent for professional careers. Degrees are offered in over 40 majors, in addition to minors in more than 60 disciplines in Atlanta and Savannah in Georgia, Lacoste, France, Hong Kong, and online via SCAD eLearning. Advanced resources and technology SCAD has over…

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

Located in South Clarita’s Valencia neighbourhood in southern California (SoCal), the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is one of the country’s leading arts colleges. In fact, The Daily Beast/Newsweek ranked California Institute of the Arts as America’s No. 1 College when it comes to the arts. It was also the country’s first institution to offer both performing and visual arts undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Roy and Walt Disney established…

How to Apply to Art School – Part 2

How to Apply to Art School – Part 2

Prepare your portfolio Having a solid portfolio is vital when it comes to applying to art school. Your very best portfolio doesn’t only let your technical skills shine through, it also inspires anyone who sees it. So be sure to include the works that best represent you, as well as communicates what you’re hoping to achieve as an artist. As you’re applying to various art schools, it would be wise…

How to Apply to Art School – Part 1

How to Apply to Art School – Part 1

An arts degree will provide you with the necessary abilities and skills to earn a living with your artistic talents and passion. It will also afford you the opportunity to meet mentors and fellow artists who understand that passion. However, for anyone pursuing a BA or MA degree in Visual Arts, it requires more that talent to be offered a place in the art school of your dreams. You’ll need…