Tag: Nonprofit

Non-profit selling Ukrainian children’s art is ‘world-changing,’ says co-founder

The co-founder of a non-profit that sells artwork submitted by Ukrainian children from bomb shelters and refugee camps said the project is helping “to change this world for the better”.Aliaksandra Lamachenka, who is originally from Belarus but moved to west London in 2018, is one of three minds behind Leleka, an organisation that allows Ukrainian children to safely sell their artwork to people across ...

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Can an Art Nonprofit Survive Without Wealthy Board Members? New York’s A Blade of Grass Is About to Find Out

A Blade of Grass, the scrappy New York nonprofit for socially engaged art, is moving to a paid board structure—a move, the organization hopes, that will boost fundraising prospects and ensure a greater commitment to its mission among leadership. This April, the board, once made up of 11 members, will comprise just six, all of them artists and arts workers. Each will receive a ...

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Three new non-profit spaces challenge the dominance of real estate and the market in China’s contemporary art ecosystem

A spate of new art nonprofits in mainland China are breaking the blue-chip mould to forge quirkier, more considered curatorial paths. Shanghai’s Longlati Foundation recently inaugurated an exhibition space focused on 20th-century women artists, minority artists and Chinese artists born since the 1990s. Nurturing young local talent is also the ambition of Macalline Art Center, which opens on 15 January in Beijing’s 798 arts ...

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Nonprofit arts group hopes to change lives through the arts

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Art Station is ready to welcome Bloomington-Normal children “home” where they can be messy and explore new means of expression through art.“I’m so excited to have people come and participate with us, “ said Joey Hatch, education coordinator for the group. “Our goal is to make as much art with as many kids as possible, so it’s very ...

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Do You Still Want To Work at an Art Non-Profit? – ARTnews.com

Many years ago, you landed an unpaid curatorial summer internship that morphed into a low-paying job at a celebrated non-profit arts institution. Your beloved organization remains perilously underfunded despite its sterling reputation. You sit at your desk watching new directors rotate through the door while drinking leftover fundraiser wine and getting passed over for promotions. In addition to managing every detail of the exhibitions ...

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Cadillac Artist Starts Nonprofit After Noticing A Need

A local artist is working to bring the creative community together, after noticing a need for more art. Charlotte Art is the curator of the Cadillac Art Society, a nonprofit organization that supports local artists, musicians and local business owners. “Our goal is to provide art to the community,” she said. “We have so many artists that are just quietly at home, who are ...

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Nonprofit partnering with art studio to help bridge the gap between law enforcement and at-risk youth

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A nonprofit organization is partnering with a local art studio to help bridge the gap between law enforcement and at-risk youth.On Sunday, kids from disenfranchised areas of Palm Beach County visited the Zero Empty Spaces studio in Palm Beach Gardens. They learned how to better understand conflict resolution and motivational interviewing techniques. The organization was founded by veteran and ...

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Nonprofit Hosts Homeless Artist Art Sale

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Help Right Here is bringing hope and healing in a creative way to those experiencing homelessness in Chattanooga. Delena has been in and out of homelessness for years but has found a respite in art, a language she says everyone speaks. “It transcends. There are no barriers. Nobody is rich or poor. It’s just art,” she says.Help Right Here is a ...

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