...over the past year Morgan raised $15,000 to bring two consultants from the Minneapolis-based Artspace to Sarasota last week to gauge enthusiasm and support for creating an affordable live/work space for artists and arts organizations along the North Trail.
With a little help from the community, the starving artist could become extinct in Chattanooga. ArtsBuild, a local private, nonprofit united arts fund and arts council, wants to provide artists in Chattanooga with low-income housing.
The Olympia ArtSpace Alliance recently conducted a survey to gauge interest in building an affordable community where artists can live and work. The alliance wants this residential project to come to fruition in the next five years, possibly in downtown Olympia.
A recent study showed a great demand in the Dallas area for affordable housing for artists. This summer, Flora Lofts will break ground in the Arts District; it’ll be Dallas’ first such artist housing project – but probably not its last. - See more at: http://artandseek.net/2014/03/27/look-at-seattle-artists-lofts-see-how-they-might-work-in-dallas/#sthash.yx9KwVKu.dpuf
ArtsBuild, with support from both the Benwood and Lyndhurst foundations, is partnering with Minnesota-based Artspace for what could result in community-based, low-income housing for Chattanooga artists.
ArtsBuild is partnering with Minneapolis-based Artspace to conduct an online survey of artists, arts organizations, and creative businesses in the Chattanooga area to determine the nature of the local market for a mixed-use project.
Close your eyes and imagine what an Arts and Creativity Center might look like in Santa Fe — a live-work building that offers affordable rental apartments for musicians, designers, actors, filmmakers, chefs and other creative entrepreneurs.
The Olympia Artspace Alliance asked local artists and creative organizations about their interest in an affordable community where artists could live and work. The survey was conducted between October and December 2013, and attracted nearly 700 participants. Results were released Monday.
A recently completed survey of Olympia-area artists and creative organizations, and businesses, reveals a strong need for affordable spaces to live and work, and a preference for siting such a project in downtown Olympia.
The survey will help Artspace determine whether York can support an artist-housing project large enough to make the investment worthwhile. Typically, Artspace aims for a threshold of at least 30 units it can expect to fill quickly and sustainably.
To that end, the Legacy Foundation hired Artspace, a nonprofit developer for the arts based in Minneapolis, Minn., to come to town in November. A team from Artspace led two days of focus groups, tours and meetings to form a feasibility study of developing the theaters into an artist live/work community.
Have you made plans to attend the 11th annual Creative Chicago Expo this weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center? Join Artspace, Landon Bone Baker Architects and others at the Expo on Saturday afternoon for “New Creative Spaces: Live/Work/Community.” Free Event!