What better way there is to connect with your peers than by by joining a community just for artists/creatives? By joining these communities you will not only get the opportunity to make wonderful connections but also you will explore the resources and opportunities there are offering.
Profound conversations, discoveries, and improvements can happen when an artist shares their thoughts and work with other artists. A receptive listener can turn into a supportive artist community where ideas and work can thrive. So With this article today, we have compiled a list of 5 amazing art communities you can join to as artists/creatives.
5 Must Join Communities For Artists/Creatives:
1. Arts To Hearts Project
Arts To Hearts Project Is Dedicated To Create A Safe & Inclusive Space For Artists. Creating Community, Providing Support, Opportunities & Resources. Our mission is to help artists navigate their career & life as a creative.
Helping fellow artists is our passion. Our goal is to create a welcoming community through our initiatives.
About the Creator
Charuka Arora is an artist, designer, entrepreneur and the founder of Arts To Hearts Project. She has a passion for Arts + Design and creating meaningful communities and opportunities. Charuka, has been running her independent creative studio for over 3 years and also works as a creative consultant for businesses.
In her span of career, Charuka found that there aren’t enough accessible options and opportunities for emerging and new entrants in the industry. And, a lack of transparency and platforms for peer connections. Hence, she decided to pursue ArtsToHeart as an initiative to take a step forward in this direction.
2. The Art-Queens
Looking for an online artists group to join? Get ready to expand your business, manifest abundance, and find connections with artists who want to play by their own rules — just like you. Become a member of The Art Queens Society today.
The Art Queens Society is the *ONLY* membership for artists and creative entrepreneurs where you’ll learn to grow your art career, find connections, and receive deep support and accountability from fellow members like you.
You are meant to be a queen.
We’re Co-Creating A New Art World, Together.
Art Queens is driven by the mission of helping more artists make better decisions, increase their revenue and forge a unique path forward…
By creating a safe, supportive space for them to share their struggles, success, processes and Big Ideas, with the guidance and expertise of mentors (like myself!), curators, custom education and more.
Finally, gain behind-the-scenes access to the tools, resources and honest art queens you need to help you dream bigger, better and bolder.
About the founder and curator
Ekaterina popova is an award-winning international artist, founder of create! magazine, coach, and author. she is passionate about empowering creators to bring their dreams to reality and guides her in coaching clients to step into their best life through applying nlp, eft, hypnosis, and subconscious reprogramming. she has supported countless artists and helped them create careers and lifestyles on their terms through her 1:1 coaching and group programs.
3. WoArt Blog
Wo = Women + the sound “Whoa!” + Art
Art Blog = a visual diary.
WoArt began as an Instagram account created by Artist and independent Curator Christina Massey. Massey uses the platform of Instagram to share the work of contemporary female identifying artists. Works are selected not only for their exceptional quality but also for their ability to tell a narrative in a blog style format. The posts tell a story on what is happening within her own life similar to that of a traditional blog, or they are used to make commentary and observations on both National and Global events. Each post is curated to tell a larger story which is highlighted in the themes of the WoArt Weekly.
To share the work of extraordinary female identifying Artists.
About The Curator
The Founder and Curator of WoArt is Christina Massey. Massey began curating independently in addition to her own artistic practice in 2011. Her curatorial exhibitions have been at such venues as the Pelham Art Center in Pelham, NY, Cluster Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, City Without Walls Gallery in Newark, NJ, Hunterdon Art Museum in Clifton, NJ, the ISE Foundation in New York, NY and the Bio BAT Art Space in Brooklyn, NY. Massey has a keen eye for talent and has worked with several artists early in their careers before being signed with commercial galleries, added to major museum collections and awarded such prestigious awards as the Pollock Krasner Artist Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship and Residency and the Guggenheim Fellowship.
4. Art Girl Rising
CREATING A WORLD WHERE WOMEN ARTISTS ARE EQUAL.
Women in art have faced gender biases for centuries and women have never been treated equally in the art world. Today female artists remain dramatically underrepresented and undervalued in museums, galleries, and auction houses and the battle continues.
Our Mission and Goal: To raise awareness about the inequalities that women artists face. Our goal is to spark conversations about the inequalities and to ultimately inspire change and action to help women artists rise to their rightful equal positions in the art world. View our projects and collaborations here.
How It Started: The #5WomenArtists campaign, created by the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) inspired the creation of ArtGirlRising. Over the last 3 years we have donated more than £12,000 to charities and not for profits, including NMWA, Women for Women and Tessera Arts Collective.
TOGETHER WE RISE FOR WOMEN ARTISTS
5. Visionary Art Collective
Visionary Art Collective is a Brooklyn-based art & education platform. We are a female owned and operated company, serving artists and educators around the world.
Our mission at Visionary Art Collective is to uplift artists & educators through weekly interviews, virtual exhibitions, workshops, and magazine features.
About the curator
Victoria J. Fry, Founder & CEO
Victoria is an artist, educator and founder of Visionary Art Collective. She launched this platform in 2020 in order to provide artists and educators with opportunities and resources centered around contemporary art. Through exclusive interviews, virtual exhibitions, and magazine features, Victoria and her team promote the work of contemporary artists and art educators around the globe.
Victoria attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where she received her BFA in 2012. She earned her Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from Maine College of Art in 2014 before moving out to California. Victoria taught in San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles prior to returning to NY in 2019. She is currently based in Brooklyn, NY.
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