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Artist Resource Center

The Cultivate artist resource center is a hub for artists to elevate their careers!  Learn the elements of various professional practices and the business of art, gain insight on their studio and art practice, prepare for opportunities, and then apply for various art opportunities! 

Overview: 

Art Work: Art Business Courses 

Elevate your art career with art business courses.  Designed for emerging to midcareer artists, visual artists will learn in hands-on courses.  

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Attend an Art Event 

Discover upcoming contemporary art and community events - open studio, life drawing, art critique, art book club, artist lectures, and panel discussion. 

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Artist Resource Guides 

Coming soon.  

West Michigan Art Gallery Guide 

Guide to art galleries, arts organizations, arts councils, and artist run spaces in West Michigan.  

Join the Cultivate Creativity Group

We welcome you to join our Cultivate Creativity group!  An online community space that share creativity prompts, invites participants to share their work, and positive reinforcement.    

Arts Funding and Grant Opportunities

Arts funding and grant opportunities for individual visual artists, art scholars, arts organizations, arts professionals, educators, and other members of the visual arts community. 

Art Job Opportunities 

A listing of Michigan art and art-related job opportunities for artists, creatives, and members of the creative economy.  May include jobs in galleries, photography, film, game, designer, entertainment, arts organizations, and more.  

Artist Calls and Opportunities

Listing of regional artist calls and opportunities in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio.  Artist calls include opportunities for individual visual artists, art scholars, educators, and other members of the visual arts community. 

Artist Residencies Opportunities

A listing of regional artist residency opportunities in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio.  Artist  listings include in-person or online residency opportunities from one week long to several months.