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The fun vs. the insufferable: New York artist Rebeca Raney on making art while parenting

January 30, 2016  by Cevan Castle   Rebeca Raney is a New York based artist and designer, an arts educator, and mom to a two year old. She is a voice of encouragement for artists considering children. During the recent Center for Parenting Artists event PLAY&GROUP 1: a picnic with New York composer Ithai Benjamin and his robotic puppets, … Continue reading

Artists Kids Compendium

Choreographer Andrew Simonet’s “crowd-sourced, opinionated, positive” guide to being an artist with children! bit.ly/1B6kidr

Ecology of culture report

The Ecology of Culture: a mixed economy with several motivations: http://www.a-n.co.uk/news/the-ecology-of-culture-a-mixed-economy-with-multiple-motivations

Art-making and parenthood: compartmentalizing is only one approach

(Subtitle: you can blame the Abstract Impressionists for your troubles) There is no doubt that small, nursery-aged children take up a considerable amount of time and energy.  Seasoned parents will quickly share, however, that it goes incredibly fast, despite what it feels like in the moment.  They reminisce: babyhood was over in the blink of an … Continue reading

Margaret Harrison to Tracey Emin: parenthood doesn’t replace your work

Margaret Harrison has written a pointed but amusing rebuttal to Tracey Emin’s statement, “having a child would be a substitute for my work!” Harrison quotes a second comment from a related interview, over themes of motherhood that emerged in Emin’s exhibition The Last Great Adventure is You, “There are good artists that have children. Of … Continue reading

The Artists Financial Support Group speaks openly on money and debt – January 30th, 2015

The CUE Art Foundation will host the Artists Financial Support Group, the third event in the series “If it’s not work it must be PLAY: the state of work in the arts” January 30th, 6:30pm-8:30pm at the CUE Art Foundation, 137 W. 25th St. This is a free event, please RSVP to hold your seat … Continue reading