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Can’t Get Out Of Your Own Way?

Every artist dreams of making waves in the art world. So why does it so often feel like you can’t get out of your own little puddle? There’s no question that navigating this landscape can be tricky, but if you have the right skills and resources, you can – and will – create the career you’ve always dreamed of. It takes some determination and hard work, so here are a few opportunities to get you on the right track.

Crysalis Emerging Artists Institute offers a three-tiered residency program. Up to 16 artists will be invited to participate in the 2023 hybrid residency program. This is a well-supported opportunity that offers both virtual and in-person components. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is August 25.

Artists are invited to apply for residency at 500 Capp Street. This five-month program in San Francisco, CA runs from fall 2023 to spring 2024. The focus of the program this year is to create work illuminating experimentation around the boundaries of genre, medium and material. To learn more, visit the website. Application deadline is August 30.

The Bryn Du Artist in Residence program is accepting applications for its next cycle. This 8-12 week program is intended to offer an inspirational setting for artists while introducing them to the Granville, Ohio, community. Each opportunity comes with a stipend. To learn more and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is August 31.

​Praxis Center knows the path to an art career can be decidedly uphill. We recognize the challenges, and we have gathered experts from across the field to give you the tools you need to overcome them. We aren’t saying it will be an easy journey, but we are saying it absolutely can be done. Give Praxis a try and see how far it can take you. 

Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.


Photo credit: Eric Ruby | 500 Capp Street



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