Monday, December 4, 2023

Seize the…Year

Make 2019 your year. Whether that means grabbing hold of some new contacts or finding the right residency in your back yard or on the other side of the planet, make it count. During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, make sure you leave room to pursue what you need to so that the new year start with a bang. Have a plan. Line up those experiences and career boosters. There are countless ways to enrich yourself, a few are listed below.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is accepting applications for their On Screen / In Person program which connects independent filmmakers with communities by touring independent films. Those selected receive a travel allowance as well as stipend. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents and be willing to travel. All films submitted must be the legal property of the applicant. For complete details and eligibility, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is December 7.

Lumen art collective in London, England invites artists to apply for their upcoming residencies. Lumen is dedicated to art focused on themes of astronomy, light, physics and broader aspects of science and ecology. Artists may apply as individuals or in groups of up to five people. There are two residency periods during the month of July and the program fee for each is £500. This fee can be split between up to five artists for a single residency. For complete information and to apply, visit the website. Application deadline is December 15.

Marble House Project invites artists to apply for their 2019 programs. This curated residency brings together artists from diverse backgrounds to work together with a focus on conservation, organic food production and the arts. Approximately 56 artists from the U.S. and abroad will be selected. All applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Support is available for artists wishing to participate. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Application deadline is December 16.

Praxis Center is your personal cheerleader. We are the little voice in your head that reminds you what needs doing and the friend you turn to for advice on just how to do it. When you enroll with us for just $40/month, you gain access to a treasure trove of information, support, expert advice and so much more. If you are planning on taking 2019 by storm, now is the time to line up your resources. Make Praxis Center your first, best ally in the new year.

Photo credit: Lumen

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