by Zuri Jackson Come along on an incredible adventure, as we unveil the limitless possibilities of natural color in arts residencies. Color has a deeper connection to the artistry of craftsmanship and the allure of nature. Dive deep into the incredible array of vibrant colors they produce and the captivating stories they hold. Join usContinue reading “Unveiling the Beauty of Natural Colors in Arts Residencies”
As a visual artist, choosing a critical theme for your art practice is crucial. It provides a sense of direction, purpose, and coherence to your work. Here are a few steps to help you on your journey:
As we travel following our artistic journey, we have to approach these experiences with cultural sensitivity. It is crucial to avoid perpetuating exploitative attitudes. More than ever, we have to challenge Colonialism in artist residencies. Thus, in this blog entry, we will explore important guidelines to cultivate understanding in artist residencies and promote respect for the local community.
Artist residencies are known for offering artists the time and space. They allow them to focus on their creative practice away from the distractions of daily life. However, the benefits of an artist residency extend far beyond solitude and a conducive environment. One of the most invaluable aspects is the opportunity for mentorship and guidance from experienced artists and professionals. Here we explore the importance of mentorship in an artist residency and how it can allow artist’s growth and development.
In the worldwide art ecosystem, artist residencies have become unique spaces where art, space, and time intersect, but why are they important?
Why have they become essential to artists?
Artist residencies are the best spaces to learn, grow and meet incredible people; but it seems these opportunities have been reserved for the few who have built a Eurocentric face for the art world. Is it possible to support your art career and travel the world for the purpose of learning while promoting diversity? Here are the top grants that are supporting artists from five different continents, promoting inclusivity and changing the face of the world:
Surviving the 2020 pandemic and the economic and financial challenges that followed, NTU CCA emerged in 2023 as a hub for creative and cultural exchanges in Asia. In partnership with the European Union Delegation to Singapore it has now established a new program that aims to create a peer-to-peer cultural and artistic exchange between Southeast Asia and Europe, with Singapore as its hub. Studio Residencies in the EU for Southeast Asian Artists (SEA AiR) has become a platform offering new professional experiences for emerging visual art practitioners in the format of artistic residencies, hosted by established contemporary art institutions engaged as project partners in Europe, as well as a component of curated group exhibitions in Singapore.
How many times have we heard the question, are artists born or made? Sometimes, we even ask ourselves, do I really have what it takes to be an artist? The answer is simple: YES. We are all born with different gifts, and we all tend to create in one way or another. It is also true that talent helps, and having access to resources when we are young can also make a difference; however, in most instances, discipline and perseverance are what it really takes to become an artist.