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Live From Milwaukee! MarKEt FORWARD Conference

by Corinna Kirsch on March 27, 2015
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Good afternoon, Internets! I’ll be recapping the afternoon’s events at MarKEt, a daylong symposium about how to be an art “professional”—you know, how to deal with art and suits. Right now, I’m sitting with the MacBook Army (Kate Sierz, Pepper Kelly, and Sid Branca) under Romanesque chandeliers. We came up with #market15, so you can keep up with us over there, too.

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Creative Capital Announces 2015 Award Winners

by Corinna Kirsch on January 7, 2015
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Thank you, Creative Capital: you are a fairy godmother.

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Put Your Name on Creative Capital’s New Stapler or Fax Machine

by Corinna Kirsch on June 25, 2014
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Here’s one way to get your name out: arts-funding organization par excellence Creative Capital is letting you put your name all over their new office—and for less than the cost of your weekly metro card.

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Writers: Apply to the Arts Writers Grant Program

by Corinna Kirsch on April 16, 2014
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Do it!

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Creative Capital’s Merry Christmas to a Bigger Art World

by Whitney Kimball on December 4, 2012
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Big woots all around for Creative Capital. This year’s 2012 Arts Writers grantees reflect writing for the 99%: writing to preserve histories, writing as activism, and writing to create a community for yourself.

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Expanding The Creative Capital Network

by Paddy Johnson on July 30, 2012
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In an introduction post to Creative Capital’s eighth retreat, President and Executive Director Ruby Lerner describes the event as the “crown jewels of a system we have developed to support our artists’ projects.” Their goal “is to encourage long-term relationship-building among grantees, and between grantees and arts professionals.” As a past grantee myself, (I won an Arts Writers grant in 2008), I can say without any hesitation that it’s working.

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Dispatch From Williamstown: The Creative Capital Retreat Begins

by Paddy Johnson on July 27, 2012
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Not two hours into the Creative Capital Retreat presentations this morning, Beyonce and Jay-Z were name-checked as evidence of the cultural influence Creative Capital artists have on culture. It turns out that their child, Blue Ivy, was named after an essay by grantee Rebecca Solnit. While Creative Capital President Ruby Lerner was quick to concede that the organization had not entertained the idea that they might lure the couple out to the retreat, she did offer other Creative Capital project titles as resource for any future babies. E-Team’s, “If the Dancing Gets Too Stiff, The Rain Must Get Dug Out As Ice-Cubes”, is my pick for their next child’s name.

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