Support for Individual Artists

March 3, 2014 by admin
Center for the Study of Art & Community 2013, 51 pages, The McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Download:    What Artists Say (1.3 Mb) Read More...
March 3, 2014 by admin
A national research study commissioned by CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists’ Emergency Resources), and conducted by Dreezen and Associates with grant support from the Windgate Charitable Foundation, is now available. Sustaining Careers: A National Study of the Status of U.S. Read More...
March 3, 2014 by admin
This address was delivered by Ms. Lerner at the National Innovation Summit for Arts + Culture in Denver, October 2013. Read More...
March 3, 2014 by admin
Google artist statement, and you will find a good dozen instructional websites enjoining artists to “follow these easy steps” to produce this essential bit of art-career ephemera. Read More...
February 28, 2014 by admin
GIA is pleased to republish this State Arts Agency Fact Sheet: Support for Individual Artists, originally developed by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA.) We look forward to the day when we’ll have this kind of data on support for individual artists from private philanthropy as well. Read More...
February 28, 2014 by admin
One of the most interesting aspects of GIA’s Research Initiative on Support for Individual Artists has been the opportunity to delve deeply into funders’ programs and practices. By its very nature, data collection requires creating categories and standard definitions, and then using this vocabulary to quantify what funders are actually doing. Read More...
February 28, 2014 by admin
This article, examining the ecology of funders’ use of intermediaries and regranting organizations, came about as a direct offshoot of GIA’s Research Initiative on Support for Individual Artists, begun in 2011. As the research team worked to map the pathways that support followed from funder to artist, a complex map of options and routes began to emerge, and intermediaries and regranters were often part of that picture. It became increasingly clear that this was an essential and important part of the overall system. Read More...