Okay, so this is a really great opportunity for artists who make public sculptures and installations: Socrates Sculpture Park will award 15 artists $5,000 and a five month studio residency this winter.
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“GIF of the Day” fans, artists, readers: a gift to you. Giphy is holding a $10,000 contest to make a digital sticker. The sticker doesn’t even have to be animated, and it can just be something you made that’s lying around from years past. By sticker, I’m pretty sure they just mean an animated GIF or a picture. It will not stick to things. This is likely the largest sum of money any individual will stand to make off a GIF in 2014.
Lotto fever has hit New York City. DUMBO, the Lower East Side, and now Williamsburg are offering below-market rental spaces to the city’s luckiest. The newest addition to that crew comes thanks to Spaceworks; they’re currently accepting applications for affordable studio space inside the Williamsburgh Library.