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Past Event May 19, 2020 / 11:30am – 12:30pm
A conversation with Artadia director Carolyn Ramo about her practice and work with Artadia, a national non-profit organization that identifies innovative visual artists and supports them with unrestricted financial awards and connections to a network of opportunities. Artadia has awarded over $5 million in unrestricted funds to 338 artists in 7 cities.
Artadia is a national non-profit organization that supports visual artists with unrestricted, merit-based awards and fosters connections to a network of opportunities. In the past 18 years, Artadia has awarded over $3 million to more than 300 artists throughout its participating award cities of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.
Carolyn Ramo is the Executive Director of Artadia, which provides curator-driven direct grants and other impactful programs to visual artists in cities across the US. Recently, in response to the current pandemic, Artadia worked with fellow grant organizations to launch the nation’s first largest individual artist fund, Artist Relief, dedicated to providing emergency grants to artists working and living in the US. Carolyn joined the staff at Artadia in July of 2012; she is also a member of the Board of Directors of The People’s Portfolio, a non-profit organization that brings visibility to humanitarian crises. Prior to serving at Artadia, Carolyn was a partner at Taxter & Spengemann, a contemporary art gallery that focused on emerging artists. From 2007-10, Carolyn was the Production Director at David Zwirner gallery. Carolyn has also worked at Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
July 24 / 4:00pm
Creative Block Unlocked: How to clear creative hurdles
Join us for Discrit, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.
August 1 / 6:00pm
Dance Canvas Summer Artist Residency
The Summer Dance Residency choreographers present their in-progress works
September 18 – September 20
Fall Exhibition Openings
Celebrate the openings of the new exhibition.