Tag: Teaching Artists



Creative Careers: Resources for Teaching Artists

As a teaching artist, it’s important to participate in professional development workshops and seek new opportunities.  The Association of Teaching Artists describes a teaching artist as “a practicing professional artist with the complementary skills and sensibilities of an educator, who engages people in learning experiences in, through, and about the arts.” Teaching artists play a…

The Business of Art: Living in a State of Permanent Recession?

Pages from Lawrence Swan’s graphic novel in progress, “Art Bum Comix” We are in the midst of one of the worst economic recessions in living memory. As a result, there has been a great deal of talk about gallery closings and plummeting art market prices as the barometers of the economic affects on the art…

Spotlight: The Laundromat Project

The Laundromat Project’s Create Change Public Artist Residency artists Michael Premo and Rachel Falcone’s installation at Wash and Play Lotto Laundromat in Fort Greene (2009) No matter where laundromats are located, be it in Brooklyn, Queens, Harlem, or any other small town or large city, time spent inside of a laundromat is often a process of waiting…