Organizations for Creative Professionals
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 promotes the interests of independent workers through advocacy, education, and services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Centralized Resource for the Advancement of Professional Women in the Arts and Media Industries.
Free social media and online marketing tips, tools, resources & webinars + free image library.
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
Comprehensive listing of writers' resources & organizations.
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.
Calls to artists, competitions, publications, resources, forums, & workshops.
A privately run and backed charitable project, interested exclusively in the support and promotion of great contemporary art and artists.
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.
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.
IDSVA offers a world-class low-residency PhD in art theory and philosophy to visual artists and creative scholars.
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.
Our mission is to empower artists with the techniques, knowledge, ideas and inspirations that help ignite their visions and bring them to life.
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.