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By Victoria Galan, Miami-Dade Public Library System The Miami-Dade Public Library System is in the process of recruiting a dynamic and engaging Young Adult author to be its 2012 Young Adult Writer-in-Residence. The 2012 Young Adult Writer-in-Residence program is designed to encourage teens, 12-18, in the creative writing process during a three-month residency which will run […]

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By Kelli Kavanaugh, MOCAD As our exciting winter season progresses, MOCAD looks ahead to summer with a Call for Submissions for Post Industrial Complex, an in-depth survey of contemporary small-scale fabrication and creative service development within the city of Detroit, celebrating the vitality and necessity of the art and industry of the everyday. From the […]

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Standing before one of Mary Griep’s mixed-media drawings in the “Anastylosis” series, the viewer cannot but be overwhelmed. Through a series of piecemeal sketches and lavish, elaborate collages, she reproduces some of the world’s most magnificent holy sites dating from the medieval period, from the 10th to 12th centuries C.E. — grand cathedrals, palaces and […]

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In 2010, The Rhythm Foundation received a Knight Arts Challenge grant for “Big Night in Little Haiti”, a monthly concert series featuring Haitian music. Knight recently asked Laura Quinlan, director of The Rhythm Foundation, what made the organization apply to the challenge, whose attending the monthly concerts in Little Haiti and what their reactions are. Knight Foundation: […]

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Virtuoso + veteran

Published on March 14, 2012 by in Akron

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The Akron Symphony Orchestra’s music director, Christopher Wilkins, has a knack for spotting important talent on the rise. Pianist Yuja Wang performed in Akron just as her international career was gaining traction. Now, violin-lovers won’t want to miss a program on Saturday, March 17, featuring the rising young violinist Chad Hoopes. Born in Naples, Fla. […]

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This week we hit 2,000 posts on KnightArts.org! We also recently reached 3,500,000 page views and over 850,000  visitors. None of this would be possible without so many of our grantees and bloggers making a commitment to connect each of us to their communities and the unlimited amount of cultural excellence that happens in them every […]

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inkub8 2012 update

Published on March 13, 2012 by in Miami

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By inkub8 staff inkub8 announces its 2012 Artists in Residence Shaneeka Harrell Niurca Marquez Alexey Taran (ERE Bistoury) Antonia Wright The inkub8 (open-studio) Residency Program, a four-week residency in Miami’s Wynwood arts district that offers time, space, and a modest stipend in exchange for artists teaching classes and exhibiting works. Inkub8 is a hybrid performance | studio space […]

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A deep breath for art

Published on March 13, 2012 by in Miami

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What a difference a space makes. When art works get enough room to breathe, to express themselves, sometime with rooms and walls all to their own, it changes the viewing experience dramatically. The temporary “pop-up” gallery that curators Alexandra Hopf, Odalis Valdivieso and Marcos Valella commandeered in the Design District for “Practices Remain” is a […]

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By AIRIE staff AIRIE is pleased to present current Artists in Residence in Everglades Dana Sherwood and Mark Dion at Lester’s for an artist talk and info session about the Artists in Residence in Everglades program. Sherwood and Dion will be fresh out of the wilderness, and will tell us about their recent projects and […]

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By TheArtBlog.org staff On Friday March 2, theartblog.org launched its brand new First Friday Art Safaris which seek to expose audiences to the far-flung art around Philadelphia that they may otherwise not be aware of. With galleries and underground locales dotting the city, many of these spaces are difficult to access in one night. The chauffeured van […]

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