Creature Comforts

Housing & Studio Space: information on locating artist live/work space and guides to acquiring housing and studio space in disused buildings. Organizations that offer artists help in finding live/work space are also included. Studio Insurance: A list of organizations and insurance companies that offer artists studio insurance, including policies that cover Read more…

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Housing & Studio Space

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America: Where to Discover Creative Communities, Fresh Air, and Affordable Housing Author: John Villani An annotated list of communities that are particularly artist-friendly. Publisher: Countryman Press Publication Date: Revised 2012  The Art Studio-Loft Manual. For Ambitious Artists Read more…

Studio Insurance

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ACT Insurance Program  www.actinsurance.com   Offers a variety of insurance programs for artists, including short-term and long term policies at reasonable rates. American Craft Council http://craftcouncil.org Offers “Professional Members” business contents coverage, on and off premises. A-N.  The Artists Information Company www.a-n.co.uk Offers members Read more…

Pension Plans, Savings & Loan Programs

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Artist Micro Credit Program www.broward.org/Arts/Funding/MicroCredit/Pages/Default.aspx A revolving loan program designed to assist Broward-based artists to advance their work and careers. Provides loans of up to $5,000 to eligible individual artists and arts-related businesses, who cannot obtain funding from conventional sources. Craft Emergency Relief Fund Read more…

Health Hazards in Your Studio

Are you concerned with health hazards in your art studio or workplace? Here are resources that can make your studio safe.   PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ACTS FACTS https://www.artscraftstheatersafety.org Discusses topics related to health hazards and the arts. Frequency: Monthly Publisher: Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety (ACTS) Artist Read more…