I’m excited to announce what has got to be the most unorthodox – not to mention international – slate of Createquity Fellows we’ve had yet. Between the two of them, Christy Fisher and Alicia Akins bring experience as programs director for an ethnology museum in Laos, extra on House of Cards, assistant to MIT electrical engineeringRead More
Fall Fellowship: A Recap
Congratulations to Lindsey Cosgrove and Jena Lee, the last-ever Createquity Writing Fellows (the program will be known as simply the Createquity Fellowship starting this spring). Jena and Lindsey were much more integrated into the daily operations of the site than previous Fellows and are the first group to have participated in every Around the HornRead More
Createquity in Quotes: 2013
The arts, including painting, sculpture, installation, dance and music, are in part about creating a sensory experience—something for the audience to see, feel or hear. And perhaps more than any other discipline, food has the ability to appeal to all of our senses—a combination of colors, textures, crunches, smells and tastes goes into the makingRead More
Reminder: Createquity Fellowship applications are due this Friday!
Applications for the Createquity Fellowship, formerly known as the Createquity Writing Fellowship, are closing this Friday, December 20 at 5pm EST. Get your statement of interest in while you still can! All it takes is 250 words to get started. We’re looking forward to reading what you’ve got to say!
Applications are open for the Spring 2014 Createquity Fellowship!
Are you interested in joining the national conversation on arts policy? Looking for a free, structured setting to hone your writing chops while sharing your ideas with a large and highly engaged audience? Want to spend a few months working alongside the Createquity editorial team while positioning yourself for fabulous professional opportunities? The Createquity Fellowship,Read More
Createquity Office Hours in NYC: November 22
Get ready: Createquity Office Hours is coming back home to NYC! A full contingent of Createquity family members past and present will be in attendance, including past Writing Fellows Katherine Gressel, Jennifer Kessler, and Jacquelyn Strycker, current Writing Fellow Lindsey Cosgrove (we’ll be meeting her for the first time!), editorial consultant and newly-minted foundation executive Daniel Reid,Read More
Createquity is 6!
Today is the sixth anniversary of Createquity’s first post in 2007. To celebrate, here’s a selection of favorite posts from our back catalogue: Year 1: Got Milk? (June 21, 2008) Year 2: Lessons I Learned in Business School (Or, My Humble Attempt to Save You $150k) (June 3, 2009) Year 3: Economists Don’t Care About PoorRead More
Video-blogging from GIA: Day 3
Our third and final Grantmakers in the Arts conference video blog is our meatiest yet, covering curation as a moral imperative, rethinking the grant panel, expanding outside of our arts silos, and the nature of radical change. Oh, and there is some gratuitous giggling at the end. We’ve had a great time in Philadelphia thisRead More
Video-blogging from GIA: Day 2
Our second video report from Grantmakers covers arts and social justice as a vehicle for systemic change, a fantastic keynote from playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes, and our field’s “weird dance” with evaluation. Perhaps someday we’ll figure out how to make our transitions tighter and remember to keep our faces in the camera frame as we’re talking.Read More
Video-blogging from GIA: Day 1
As a special treat to celebrate the Createquity editorial team’s convergence on Philadelphia for the Grantmakers in the Arts conference, we decided to try out a new format: video. In this inaugural go-round, we discuss the arts education preconference, networking, and our session selection strategy. We’re going to try to create and post two moreRead More
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