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Shira Richter on the Origins of Difficulty for Artists with Children

Artist and mother of twins Shira Richter pulls no punches in this interview with Hannah Rubin for The Sisterhood, part of a series of articles that aims to address gender imbalance in the art world.  Richter speaks with surprising directness of the transition that women-artists make as they become mothers, and reveals cultural beliefs and … Continue reading

A residency for writers, with a twist: you can keep the house

Write A House, a non-profit organization in Detroit, Michigan, renovates abandoned homes to offer artist residencies for writers.  It has one, key twist: the house is yours, for free, forever. Applications for Spring 2015 will be online soon! http://writeahouse.com

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

Artists & Gentrification: Community Development Experts on Improving Neighborhood Stability

Free Event, Friday March 6th, 6:30-8:30pm CUE Art Foundation 137 W 25th St, NY For more info and to rsvp: http://cueartfoundation.org/events/artists-and-gentrification-community-development-experts-on-improving-neighborhood-stability