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We continue to add to our list of creative resources.  Please visit again for updates!

Note:  We do not take responsibility for the accuracy or linked information of outside sites.  However, we do try to screen the organization before posting it here.

If you have some Creative Resources that would be helpful to other local creatives, please contact us and we will check out the information.  The information should be about not-for-profit resources.  We will add a page for profit making resources (advertisers) later and may include profitable resources such as helpful books for sale in our Marketplace.  For this section, we are focused on groups and organizations (that can include formal 501c3 non-profits, support organizations & clubs including Meetup groups, etc.)

  • Triangle area organizations
  • NC organizations
    • NC Arts Council (free membership, crosses arts disciplines): www.ncarts.org
    • NC Presenters Consortium: https://ncpresenters.org
    • NC Songwriters Co-Op (501c3 supporting songwriters & performing songwriters, $15 initiation & $10 member dues - join for $25.  (You do not need to be a songwriter to join.): www.ncsongwriters.org
    • Paint North Carolina: https://paintnc.org (emerging & professional artists that meet together to paint 'en plein air' in different locations around North Carolina).

  • Grants for Creative People
    • Regional Artist Project Grants: Every year money is granted to artists across disciplines (Dance, Drama, Film/Media, Literature/Playwright, Music, Visual Arts) for emerging and established artists.  There is a very specific process to go through to attain a grant.  Free workshops are offered in all of the counties included in the grant (administered by Wake County United Arts Council of Raleigh, and currently partners with Franklin County Arts Council, Johston County Arts Council, Vance County Arts Council, and Warren County Arts Council).  There are several free workshops offered to help you through the process.  The grant application deadline is in March for the following year.  More information/clarification of details and downloadable application forms can be found at http://www.unitedarts.org/grants/.

  • Free Books, Publications, and other Media

  • Free Publicity

  • Showcase Opportunities
    • Carolina's Got Art!: Juried art shows with prizes (2015 is the 4th year - hosted at Elder Gallery in Charlotte, NC for 2 shows in 2015.  $35 fee - 3 pieces - 2 shows May & June 2015 - all media accepted - Cash Prizes - Apply at CarolinasGotArt.com
    • NC Presenters Consortium: Annual Artsmarket (2019 - hosting in Durham) - Juried showcases and vendor booths - attendees include presenters, vendors, and agents: https://ncpresenters.org
     
  • Social Media Support Groups
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