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Artist Resource Guides

Resource Guides and Information for artists to gain professional development skills, career support, and elevate their careers.  

​Resources for visual artists in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Resources include grant opportunities for artists, fellowships, artist studios, vending and market opportunities, art fairs, and more.  The mission of this resource guide is to serve and support artists in the West Michigan area with tools to elevate their careers.

More resources coming soon.

Additional West Michigan Art Business Resources 

Small business support and development for artists. 

Becoming an LLC:  Grand Rapids County Clerk Office:  

Grand Rapids Public Library:  Small Business Resources:  Listing of local resources to support small business development 

GROW: a non-profit business center, serving men and women, that provides business training, counseling & lending programs throughout West Michigan & Muskegon

Michigan Capital Network: ANGEL NETWORK:  The Michigan Capital Network operates a network of angel groups in Michigan. Each group is locally managed and is passionate about building the local business ecosystem. The MCN network as a whole helps syndicate deals throughout the state

Michigan Economic Development Corporation: The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state.

Michigan Small Business Development Center: a statewide network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Regional Hosts. The statewide host of the network is Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University. The Michigan SBDC is nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs.

The Right Place is Greater Grand Rapids' leading economic development organization, offering comprehensive business assistance services to growing companies.

SCORE: Grand Rapids SCORE, and our Holland SCORE Branch, are committed to your success. Whether you currently own a small business or dream of launching a new business, our teams of experienced volunteer mentors are here to help.

Start Garden:  Empowering West Michigan's startup ecosystem through financial, intellectual & social capital, while providing a neighborhood for startups to grow.

Handshake:  Connecting with local colleges to post internship opportunities and jobs. 


Would you like to support arts and the creative economy in West Michigan?  Connect with us so we can add you or your business to our Resource Guide! Email hello@cultivategrandrapids.org