Organizations for Creative Professionals

National Arts Strategies
We develop market-leading education services for individuals who play a variety of roles in the arts and culture ecosystem: artists, cultural entrepreneurs, board members, staff members and executives.
Freelancers Union
Freelancers Union promotes the interests of independent workers through advocacy, education, and services.
Louisiana Economic Development - Louisiana Entertainment
The State of Louisiana has created a robust suite of incentives specifically targeting the entertainment industry. Louisiana is the only state that offers a package of incentives uniquely designed for motion pictures, digital interactive and software development projects, sound recording and live performance productions.
Creative Capital - Professional Development Program
Workshops, webinars, coaching, and tips & tools all creatives need to gain self-sufficiency as professional artists - Creative Capital offers a full suite of high-quality professional development opportunities accessible to artists everywhere.
Creative Capital - Tips & Tools
Tips from our Professional Development Program’s Artist’s Tools Handbook—a 200+ page resource we give to Core Workshop attendees. The book covers everything from writing to budgeting, websites to fundraising, elevator pitches to work samples. Similarly, each post will be packed with practical ideas to make your life run more smoothly, leaving you even more time for your creative practice. Updated weekly.
South Arts Performing Arts Exchange
The Performing Arts Exchange, or PAE, is an annual performing arts booking, showcasing and professional development conference, managed by South Arts and hosted in an eastern city each year. PAE is the primary marketplace and forum for performing arts presenting and touring – artists and work, ideas, learning and information – in the eastern US. Our purpose is to connect artists with audiences by fostering excellence in all aspects of presenting and touring the performing arts.
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition
A Centralized Resource for the Advancement of Professional Women in the Arts and Media Industries.
Artists resources including business resources, art jobs, artist residencies, grants, art publications,
materials resources, and exhibition opportunities.
Constant Contact Resource Library
Free social media and online marketing tips, tools, resources & webinars + free image library.
Mark J. Davis, Louisiana-based Music & Entertainment Attorney
Mark Davis teaches all WIPLA legal issues workshops. His contract law, copyright, and workshop-related resources for creative professionals are at this website.
The national service organization for professional dancers
The Louisiana Sport Writers Association
Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association
Romance Writers of America
North Louisiana Storytellers and Authors of Romance
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
Society of American Travel Writers
International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association
Poetry Society of America
Academy of American Poets
The Authors Guild
Writer's Relief
Comprehensive listing of writers' resources & organizations.
Women's Caucus for Art
The mission of the Women's Caucus for Art is to create community through art, education, and social activism.
A database documenting all of the current support mechanisms available to artists.
Artists Network
Calls to artists, competitions, publications, resources, forums, & workshops.
Working Artist Org.
A privately run and backed charitable project, interested exclusively in the support and promotion of great contemporary art and artists.
Alliance of Artists Communities
An international association of artists' residencies — a diverse field of more than 1,500 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work.
Kore Press
Provides a progressive platform for diverse literary and cultural work by women and transgendered writers, and creates innovative programming that puts different communities in conversation.
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts
IDSVA offers a world-class low-residency PhD in art theory and philosophy to visual artists and creative scholars.
New York Foundation for the Arts
An independent organization to serve individual artists throughout the world; empowers emerging artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development.
Artists Network
Our mission is to empower artists with the techniques, knowledge, ideas and inspirations that help ignite their visions and bring them to life.
The Feminist Art Project
An international collaborative initiative celebrating the Feminist Art Movement and the aesthetic, intellectual, and political impact of women in the arts - both past and present.

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