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Scholarship Applications are Now Open

We are so pleased to announce that we have three scholarships available for the Artist Resources & Tools program.  To apply for a full scholarship to the program, please review the information below. Applications for scholarship are open until Midnight EST on Friday, March 18th, 2016. A link to the application is at the bottom of this post.   Scholarship […]

The Beginning is Always Today

Happy New Year from all of us at Starry Night Programs! With a new year comes new resolutions, goals, work and opportunities. If you want this year to be your best year ever, we have a resource that can help! The Starry Night Programs Best Year Ever Workbook just got revamped with a new calendar that you can fill in […]

Artists to Look Out For Volume II is Out!

All of us at Starry Night Programs have been hard at work this year, searching for the best emerging artists that we can find to showcase and celebrate. Months ago we put out a call for artists, and just like last year the response was, in a word, overwhelming. Some very talented artists applied, hailing from the US, Europe, Australia, […]

Exposure Program is at Aqua Art Fair!

Greetings from sunny… but also very rainy, Miami! Even though this is the third year that we have brought our best artists to Miami for Art Basel Weekend, this is the Exposure Program’s first year at the Aqua Art Fair, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! The opening night V.I.P. party was a great success, and we all […]

Interview with Greg Lundgren

Recently, we had the pleasure of putting a microphone in front of artist, entrepreneur, curator and agitator, Greg Lundgren. Greg recently closed the Out Of Sight art fair in Seattle, a project that he spearheaded into existence in three manic months this past summer. Prolific in all avenues he pursues, he has curated spaces and engaged unknowing pedestrians in art […]

Scholarship Recipients Announced

It is with great pleasure that we announce the recipients of our ART School Scholarship. Giving back has been a big part of Starry Night from the very beginning, and since May of this year, we have given away over $15,000 in Scholarship awards to emerging artists and writers.  We do not take these awards lightly, and we love it […]

Privilege begetting privilege, it’s nothing new.

An open letter from our Director, Monika Proffitt. I read the article linked below several years ago and I have been hunting it down on the internet for a while now. It is about why so many Columbia graduates are represented – quite early in their careers – by galleries in Chelsea, and it is a topic that has really […]

Get Started in ART School for $85

Early Enrollment is Now Open Enroll before Friday, August 28th at midnight PST and save over 50% off the full price of ART School.  For one week only, artists can gain the same lifetime access for for only $85 on our deeply discounted payment plan.    Program Overview The Starry Night Artist Resources & Tools program (ART School) is an […]

Interview with Christie Blizard

We recently caught up with former Artist In Residence, Christie Blizard. Christie is a tenured teaching artist, and we talked about the strategic steps, and the lucky breaks, that got her to where she is today. In this interview she shares her experiences of going through traditional art school and climbing the academic ladder. She talks about defining goals, even […]

Scholarship Applications Close August 21st, 2015

Attention artists! We are dedicated to making ART School as accessible as possible with the ART School Scholarship program, but applications are closing very soon. Applications close Friday, August 21st, at midnight PST.  Click here to apply. Scholarship recipients will be announced on September 5th, 2015, just before the next guided session begins on September 7th, 2015. The Starry Night […]