The Artist Resource Center is a place for emerging and established artists of all mediums to engage and collaborate. Functioning as a no cost meeting and research space for the arts community, the Artist Resource Center offers the tools for creatives to develop and advance their careers in the arts.
Community bulletin board with artist opportunities and events
Access to Adobe Suite (by appointment)
60" LCD TV with HDMI connection
Artist Resource Library
Available office hours with onsite arts professionals
Coffee and tea station
This is a shared workspace, no reservations are necessary. Hours are Monday-Wednesdays from 10am to 10pm and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.
Artist Resource Center Professional Development Workshop Series
The Online Application Process January 4, 2018 6:30-8pm
Exhibitions, festivals, residencies, and many other artistic calls-for-entry are now online. Learn the ins and outs of the online arts application! We'll cover common requirements for completing online applications including creating profiles, preparing and uploading images, submitting competitive proposals, and specifically walk through the application process for applying to the Dougherty's Call for Artists for the 2019 gallery season.
Becoming a City of Austin Teaching Artist February 7, 2018 6:30-8pm
Did you know the City of Austin works with thousands of teaching artists every year? Learn the many ways you can share your passion with students through City of Austin facilities. We will cover the application processes for becoming a City employee and an Independent Contract Instructor. Decide which is best for you and begin your path to doing what you love.
Beginners Social Media for Artists March 8, 2018 6:30-8pm
Tell your story as an artist and promote your work through social media. The world of social media is vast and can be overwhelming. We will cover the basics for Facebook and Instagram including creating business accounts, posting, analyzing insights and promoting posts. Start gaining followers and share your artwork with the world.
Writing Your Artist Statement April 5, 2018 6:30-8pm
An artist statement is an essential part of your art career. It not only shows people that you're a thoughtful artist, writing it may help you better understand your artwork and your artistic process. Learn about the different types of artist statements, what should be included and considerations when writing one.