How to take Art Action

“I’m only one person, how can I possibly make a difference?” This is the question we’ve investigated all month long here on Artist Strong. Hi, my name is Carrie and I help artists like you refine your skill and develop your unique artist voice.   Today, I’m going to...

Acts of Service through Art

Art activism comes in all shapes and sizes. Today we meet fellow community member May Porter who found a way to combine her desire to serve with her interest and love of the arts.   Hi, my name is Carrie Brummer and I help artists like you refine your skill and...

4 Acts of (Quiet) Art Activism

What does quiet activism look like? How can artists make choices to fight injustice and support causes they care about?   Hi, my name is Carrie Brummer and I help artists like you refine your skill and develop your unique artist voice. Today on Artist Strong I’m going...

3 Truths of Art Activism

I’ve heard the following phrase way too many times: my art isn’t important unless it’s about social justice. Sometimes I hear it from people who email me, sharing some of the judgement and worth they feel about the value of creating art. Sometimes, I hear it from my...

What is arts funding?

There’s been a lot of talk about arts funding lately. I want to think about it. What is it? What does it mean for people, for artists, for taxpayers? Let’s talk about that today. Hi, my name is Carrie on Artist Strong, and we’re going to dig into...