Assets for Artists is delighted to welcome 10 artists from our fifth and newest state! This winter we enrolled ten Connecticut artist-entrepreneurs in our Matched Savings Program. Each one is pursuing a creative livelihood in one of CT’s many rural towns.
It’s thanks to generous funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and new partnerships with the state’s network of arts agencies that we’ve been able to expand into Connecticut and focus on rural areas. (See the end of this post for a full list of funders and partners!) It’s been a lot of fun getting to know you, CT.
This spring our new enrollees — along with about 50 additional CT artists — buckled down for A4A’s financial and business trainings, and now they’ll turn their attention to writing business plans and saving for their A4A match. Get to know our newest group of creative go-getters… click the images below to view their websites!
Painted Wooden Bowls
Our Connecticut program is made possible by the dedication of our wonderful partner organizations MASS MoCA, ArtHome, the Midas Collaborative, the Connecticut Office of the Arts / Department of Economic and Community Development, the Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition, the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, and Windham Arts…
…plus the generous support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Assets For Independence (AFI) Program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Endowment for the Arts.