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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! 

We share our free articles here, and they function as a professional practices courses in college, so we can remove the barriers of cost. We want to ensure that all artists have the resources and tools they need to succeed!


Job Board

Listing of art and arts-related jobs in the West Michigan area. 

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Art Funding Opportunities

Listing of recommended artist grants and funding opportunities.    

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Artist Calls 

Listing of recommended artist calls and opportunities for artists.  

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Artist Residency Opportunities

Listing of recommended artist residencies and artist fellowships. 


Artist Resource Guides

Read free articles on professional art practices, how-to guides, and recommended professional practices for artists to elevate their careers.  

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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.    

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Michigan Gallery Guide 

Listing of arts councils, art galleries, and arts organizations in Michigan.

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Annual Holiday Guide

Local annual artist holiday guide - a catalog of artists within 100 miles of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  

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