On the blog, we've had the chance to exchange ideas with dozens of Massachusetts artists, exploring their work and the way they make it. A number of these artists, along with creating their own work, also teach. What do they try to instill in emerging artists? Here, we share some of their insights into the creative life. Melinda Lopez, playwright Break your characters. … [Read more...]
Boston Composers’ Coalition: Composers, Musicians, & Audiences, Unite!
Crowdfunding (fundraising through a network of individual donors, often using the Internet) is a model with increasing potential for artists looking to realize creative projects. Some projects - usually those with a DIY ethos - are natural fits with the self-driven crowdfunding model. Recent success stories like The Big Hammock project in Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway and … [Read more...]