Fractured Atlas Holiday Gift Guide for the Artist Entrepreneur in Your Life

The holiday season is upon us and many of us are purchasing gifts for our loved ones. But what do you get for the DIY artist entrepreneur in your life? I asked Fractured Atlas staff for some recommendations for great gifts and stocking stuffers that will empower your artist loved one to make their art [...]

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Meet the Project: The Seth Lepore Project

Each month we will feature one of our fiscally sponsored projects who have been successful at using our program to advance their art/cause/career. This month’s featured project is The Seth Lepore Project.
Success/Failure is the dichotomous name of the game this Saturday in fiscally sponsored artist Seth Lepore’s 12-hour live streamed theatrical web-a-thon and fundraiser. Lepore [...]

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#TechToolTuesday: SideArts

One of the ways visual artists can shore up their earned revenue streams is by finding opportunities for commissioned projects. SideArts is a great tool that connects people looking for high quality art to professional visual and craft artists. The idea behind SideArts is simple: it’s an artist wanted listing services where SideArts members get [...]

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#TechToolTuesday: GifCam

There’s no denying that the humble animated gif has made a comeback in a big way. Rising from the much maligned morass of ugly geocities websites, animated gifs have become near ubiquitous on the online space, fueling large internet enterprises like Buzzfeed or Tumblr. But gifs aren’t just for amusing cat animations or viral #whatshouldwecall [...]

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Announcing the Arts Entrepreneurship Awards and Call for Nominations

A great idea can change the world. But it takes moxie and optimism to challenge conventional wisdom, disrupt conventional practices, and turn that idea into reality.
Fractured Atlas empowers artists to be entrepreneurs by removing barriers to creative expression. We take this entrepreneurial spirit to heart, constantly searching for new solutions to age-old problems in the [...]

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Meet the Project: The Lady in Red Converses with Diablo

Each month we will feature one of our fiscally sponsored projects who have been successful at using our program to advance their art/cause/career. This month’s featured project is The Lady in Red Converses with Diablo.
Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month of November, 10 audience members a night have been fortunate to “dance with a new [...]

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Upcoming Grant Deadlines

Artist Trust will soon be accepting proposals for Fellowships
Description: Fellowships award $7,500 to practicing professional artists of exceptional talent and demonstrated ability. The Fellowship is a merit-based, not a project-based award. Recipients present a Meet the Artist Event to a community in Washington State that has little or no access to the artist and their [...]

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9 Tips for Soliciting Donations from Family and Friends

The holidays are upon us! For many of us this means that we’ll be spending more time with our family and friends. This also means it’s time for holiday fundraising. We’ve already covered tips for raising money during the holidays, so this year I’d like to focus specifically on how to ask for money from [...]

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November Book Club Pick: Crowdfunding for Filmmakers

Last spring, while I was manning a Fractured Atlas table at a career fair for the School of Visual Arts, I had the good fortune of being seated next to John Trigonis, a campaign specialist at Indiegogo. I’ll admit to eavesdropping on some of his conversations with the students visiting his table because he had [...]

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Mass Appeal: Top-Notch Fundraising Appeals - BoxoPROJECTS

We’re continuing our round up of top-notch fundraising appeals this week with BoxoPROJECTS’s submission. BoxoPROJECTS is a Fractured Atlas fiscally-sponsored project that supports emerging and mid-career artists in developing their work and in gaining a wider audience for their efforts through an arts residency and programming series in Joshua Tree, CA, and a non-traditional exhibition and [...]

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