Resources with a * denote physical locations along the Avenue for the Arts.
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Artist Residency Resources
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Awesome Places that Support Artists/Art
Network and Connect with other Creatives
Podcasts Created By the Avenue for the Arts:
Creating public works in a time of Placemaking Panelists shared a statewide discussion about the implications of creating art as placemaking. Both artist and organizational roles interpreting communities, start conversations and working in public space were considered.
Building a Social Media Audience Creating a supportive social media audience
Creating Works to Scale Scaling your art, setting prices, and creating proposals for a public spaces
Art and Social Action Developing an artistic voice that challenges systems
Break it Down.: Comparing Curatorial Practice 2015 Artists talk about curating in traditional and non-traditional spaces across the state of Michigan.
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