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Americans for the Arts – National

Our mission is to serve, advance, and lead the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Connecting your best ideas and leaders from the arts, communities, and business, together we can work to ensure that every American has access to the transformative power of the arts.

NYFA – New York

NYFA serves its mission through four flagship programs, which administer a vast and diverse range of services, programming, and resources:
Fiscal Sponsorship (Artspire)
Online Resources (NYFA Classifieds, NYFA Source)  
Learning/Professional Development (NYFA Learning)  
Awards And Cash Grants (AFP)

Regional Arts & Culture Council – Portland, Oregon

Chicago Artists Resource – Chicago

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance – Philadelphia

Open Campus

Open Campus is an online community that expertly targets and easily connects students to jobs based on experience level, skill set, and location.

Good Food Jobs – National

Good Food Jobs is a job search engine designed to link people in search of meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect.

50 Ways to Get A Job

A manifesto and map for a generation desperate for jobs.


Graduate Schools



Residencies are great opportunities for artists seeking time to focus on making work.  Though competitive, many residencies offer room and board for free to accepted artists.

Alliance of Artist Communities
Your one-stop guide to residencies for visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, scholars, filmmakers, community artists, architects, and more - around the world and in your backyard. Hundreds of residencies, endless possibilities!

Res Artis
We are an association of over 400 centers and organizations in over 70 countries. Our members are dedicated to offering artists, curators, and all manner of creative people a time and place away from their every-day life, an experience framed within a unique geographic and cultural context.

Dutch Culture TransArtists is the platform stimulating and strengthening artists' mobility in the Netherlands and internationally. It combines and shares expertise and offers tools and services on artist-in-residence programs and related issues. At you find all about facts, use and value of international AiR programs as well as other cultural opportunities for artists to stay and work elsewhere.

National Park Service
Artists have created art in national parks since the late 19th century when famed Hudson River painters captured the majestic views of our nation's western parks. Today, the sights and sounds in national parks continue to inspire artists in more than 50 residency programs across the country.

Artist Retreats: New England




Art Organizations



  • Arlene’s Artist Materials, 57 Fuller Road, Albany,NY 518-482-8881
  • Five Star Framing Center, 64 Railroad Avenue, Albany, NY 518-489-4833
  • Kettlewell & Edwards, 13 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 518-584-3664
  • Grindle Framing, 40 Broadway, Albany, NY 518-465-8031
  • Soave Faire, 449 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 518-587-8448
  • Allerdice Glass and Mirror, 120 Excelsior Avenue, Saratoga Springs 518-584-8884
  • King’s Glass, 465 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs 518-584-4141
  • Jonathan Barber, Cambridge New York 518-677-2163
  • Bokland Custom Visuals, 122 Industrial Park Road, Albany, New York 518-482-3137 (This large lab will do some small scale copy work and also has extensive printing capabilities.)
  • McGreevy Pro Labs, 376 Broadway, Albany, New York 12207 518-426-1039