Artist-centered Project Space
METHOD is a collaborative project committed to exhibiting challenging contemporary art.
The Renaissance Society
The Renaissance Society produces and presents contemporary art exhibitions, events, and publications.
1708 Gallery's mission is to present exceptional new art. 1708 Gallery is committed to providing opportunities for artistic innovation for emerging and established artists and to expanding the understanding and appreciation of new art for the public.
2nd Floor Rear
2nd Floor Rear is an annual DIY festival of art in experimental contexts, apartment galleries, and ephemeral and migrant projects, celebrating Chicago’s vibrant community of alternative art spaces.
3307 W Washington Blvd
50/50 is a platform for fostering progressive dialogues of equally exhibited local and national artists.
516 ARTS
516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit contemporary arts organization, located in Downtown Albuquerque.
516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit contemporary arts organization, which operates a museum-style gallery in Downtown Albuquerque and presents exhibitions, public programming and educational activities.
A Common Project
A COMMON PROJECT is an art empowerment project designed to improve living conditions of artists and cultural workers.
Able Baker Contemporary
Artist-run gallery in Portland, Maine.
ACRE (Artists' Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions) aims to provide support for emerging artists through its annual summer residency program in rural Wisconsin and year-round programming and exhibitions in Chicago.
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery is a small white cube inside a leftist cooperative used bookstore in San Francisco.
Gallery Aferro is working towards an arts community that is available to everyone, without sacrificing standards or quality of experience.
After School Special
After School Special is a semi-nomadic collective based in the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Aggregate Space Gallery
ASG is an exhibition and performance space dedicated to the exploration and presentation of immersive works.
Artists in Residence in Everglades, Inc. (AIRIE) partners with Everglades National Park to support and enhance the arts and cultural heritage of this subtropical wilderness through artist residency and public outreach programs.
AKA artist-run
AKA artist –run supports the creation and development of artist driven initiatives and emerging practices that speak to, reflect and encourage dialogue in culturally diverse communities.
ALGAE= art + sustainable agriculture. Urban/rural cross-pollination. DIY homesteading.
Antenna, founded as the artist and writer collective Press Street in 2005, is a New Orleans-based organization committed to being a vital participant in the life of New Orleans by creating and supporting artist- and writer-driven programs.
Archive of Creative Culture
Archive of Creative Culture is a nomination based, participatory project documenting the histories of respected creative thinkers.
Art and Cake
Art and Cake is an online art magazine with a focus on contemporary art in Los Angeles.
Art Collision and Repair Shop
In a given city, Artists surrender a piece of their artwork that was stuck in some way. Other artists work in teams as Art Mechanics to complete those stalled works. Somehow.
Art League Houston
The mission of Art League Houston is to connect the community through diverse, dynamic, and creative experiences that bring people together to see, make, and talk about contemporary visual art.
Art Shanty Projects
Art Shanty Projects is an artist driven temporary community exploring the ways in which relatively unregulated public spaces can be used as new and challenging artistic environments to expand notions of what art can be.
Art F City is a non-profit organization that aims to create more sustainable artist communities through a mix of professional development opportunities, criticism, and archiving of special projects.
ArtiCulture is a nonprofit organization focused on arts education, access and community activism.
It is a bar/nightclub focused on local art music and culture
artists of color bloc
We are a group of cultural workers coming together to address the intersectional conditions of artists, workers, and communities of color. Our mission is to diversify, desegregate, and decolonizing cultural institutions in New York.
Artists at Work at Maine College of Art connects students and alumni to opportunities.
- Open-Access Publication and Community Forum -
Art Share Los Angeles' mission is to create opportunity and access for artists and art lovers alike by providing a creative environment where artists can develop, reside, perform, exhibit, and connect with the community for shared benefits.
Artspace New Haven
Artspace is a visionary non-profit organization, dedicated to supporting the voices of emerging and under recognized artists and building platforms for exploring the most urgent issues of our time.
ArtStart Rhinelander
ArtStart is an arts and cultural center created by community for community to inspire, challenge and educate through cultural events and highly-distinctive, curated visual art exhibitions with the purpose of strengthening and sustaining our community.
ArtsUP!, a not-for-profit experimental art gallery & experiential learning platform. Producing and exhibiting large scale aerial art-installation
Art of the Rural is a collaborative organization with a mission to help build the field of the rural arts, create new narratives on rural culture and community, and contribute to the emerging rural arts and culture movement.
Ash Studios
Ash Studios is a creative response to the racial segregation, political disenfranchisement, and economic displacement that is the reality for many citizens in Dallas, TX.
Aurora Picture Show
Aurora Picture Show is a non-profit media arts center that presents artist-made, non-commercial film and video. We are dedicated to expanding the cinematic experience and promoting the understanding and appreciation of moving image art.
Axle Contemporary
Axle Contemporary was founded in 2010 by artists Matthew Chase-Daniel & Jerry Wellman, as a collaborative work of art, and an innovative vehicle for arts distribution.
Baltimore Youth Arts
BYA is an arts education and job readiness program for youth with a focus on those who have contact with the justice system. BYA believes the arts are a path towards personal liberation and self sufficiency.
Bed and Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast is a domestic curatorial platform and exhibition space in a personal residence.
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Founded in 1981, by artists for artists, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts supports today’s artists through an international Artist-in-Residence program, temporary exhibitions and commissions, and innovative public programs.
Bermuda Gallery
Bermuda Gallery is an artist-run exhibition space in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Betty's Daughter Arts Collaborative
Art. Action. Impact.
Big Red and Shiny
Big Red & Shiny is a Boston-based online arts magazine committed to expanding critical discourse and coverage of contemporary art in our region.
Black White Projects
Interested in content-driven work, Black & White Projects promotes and exhibits interdisciplinary artists pushing formal and contextual boundaries and offers programming to facilitate conversation, experimentation, and collaboration
Documenting the black queer diaspora through content creation across various mediums.
BlackStar Film Festival
BlackStar is an international celebration of media arts focused on work by and about people of color.
Blind Spot is 501c3 organization that supports the presentation of significant new photographic work through exhibitions, public programming, publications and limited editions prints.
A built community to keep artistic brains percolating.
innovative rural impact center regenerating the land, economy, and community through equitable partnerships
BOOM Concepts Pittsburgh
BOOM Concepts is an art gallery, studio facility and creative hub based in Pittsburgh, PA serving artists and creative entrepreneurs representing marginalized voices.
BRIC presents contemporary art, performing arts and community media programs that reflect Brooklyn’s creativity and diversity. BRIC also provides resources to launch, nurture and showcase artists and media makers. We advance access to and understanding of
Bridge Productions
Bridge Productions is a hybridized commercial/experimental exhibition space focusing on process-based work and projects by artists, curators, writers, and performers in Seattle Washington.
Broadway Projects/ Union Studios (Broadway Union) is both an arts programing organization and set of physical spaces dedicated to linking artists and their work with the varied communities of people and organizations in Hornell, NY.
Bubbler at Madison Public Library
The Bubbler at Madison Public Library is a hub that connects artists to the community and the community to artists through free hands-on making, exhibitions, and community-wide events.
Bunker Projects
Bunker Projects is an live-wrok residency program and experimental gallery for contemporary artists of all mediums. Our goals include supporting artists to create new work for exhibition and to connect people through intimate programming & special eventst
c3:initiative is a process-based residency program and arts non-profit located in Portland, Oregon.
Cannonball is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3), arts organization dedicated to supporting artists, innovative forms of cultural production, and education to advance critical discourse and understanding of contemporary art practice.
Cat Castle
Organizing Creative Collaboration & Nurturing Artistic Friendships
CCA Santa Fe
The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) is an arts and culture hub for northern New Mexico's diverse communities. Founded in 1979, CCA is one of the oldest artist-centered organizations in the American Southwest.
Exhibitions and Artist Relations Manager at ArtCenter South Florida
CDCP maintains several cultural programs aimed at creating relevant and meaningful creative experiences in Pittsburgh.
Center for Art and Thought
Philippine-centric web-based non-profit that fosters dialogue amongst artists, scholars and the public
Center for Contemporary Art and Culture
The Center for Contemporary Art & Culture is a platform for cultural production at Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Central Features Contemporary Art
Central Features Contemporary Art is a gallery that promotes the intrinsic value of art-making in contemporary culture, with a featured emphasis on the artist's role in environmental stewardship and social progress.
A non-profit organization putting on cultural events in the spirit of William S. Burroughs.
Chicago Artist Writers
Chicago Artist Writers is an online platform for artist-generated criticism and reflection on under-represented arts programming in Chicago.
Exhibitions of contemporary artworks, professional development and engagement programs.
Clockshop is a multifaceted non-profit arts organization that works at the intersection of cultural production, politics, and urban space.
Clocktower Productions is a non-profit art institution working in the visual arts, performance, music, and radio. Founded in 1972 in Lower Manhattan by MoMA PS1 Founder Alanna Heiss, Clocktower is the oldest alternative art project in New York.
Nonprofit art space in DTLA dedicated to experimental media, sound and performance art
Coleman Center for the Arts
The Coleman Center for the Arts is a contemporary arts organization located in York, Alabama that uses art to foster positive social change, answer civic needs and use creativity for community problem solving.
Collective Magpie
Nomadic Public Art Collective
COMB Gallery is an alternative exhibition space run by Khine Hline in Milwaukee, WI.
Multi-disciplinary, volunteer-run art space in Chicago.
Container Corps
Container Corps is an arts press.
COOP Gallery
COOP hosts monthly events including exhibitions, performances, screenings, and pop-ups.
Corner is a storefront exhibition space founded by artist Lynn Basa to foster conversation and community in the Avondale neighborhood through immersive visual and performance art installations.
Court 13 Arts
Court 13 Arts is a New Orleans-based nonprofit arts engine whose mission is to support the creation of adventurous art that inspires the public.
Creative Capital
Creative Capital has awarded $35 million to 579 groundbreaking artists nationwide through funding, counsel and career development services. Our Professional Development workshops have empowered nearly 10,000 creative minds to strengthen their careers.
Creative Exchange
Creative Exchange is an online platform publishing stories of artists with impact, sharing practical toolkits for change, and supporting a national movement of local art and artists.
Creative Labor
Creative Labor: Queer Visual Artists Working Group, is an organization of Feminist, Queer, Trans and People of Color artists and thinkers.
Creative Many
Creative Many develops creative people, creative places and the creative economy for a competitive Michigan. Based in Detroit, programs and funding support creative practitioners and creative-led spaces/businesses.
Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology
Crosshatch builds strong communities through the intersections of art, farming, ecology and economy.
Crosstown Arts
Crosstown Arts is a non-profit contemporary arts organization dedicated to further cultivating the creative community in Memphis.
Discursive space that intends to unify and expand an understanding and knowledge of Cuban contemporary art beyond geographic boundaries.
Culture/Math is a Chicago-based visual arts service organization for the visual arts that creates tools for culture makers to sustain their life and practice.
curatorial experiments that encourage artistic risk-taking and immersive practice.
Decad is a not-for-profit art space in Berlin, Germany which takes as its focus the reciprocity between visual culture, critical discourse and public space.
Deltaworkers is a nomadic artistic production and residence program that investigates the southern states of the U.S. as one of the last mythical places in the West. We host and present European artists from different disciplines in New Orleans.
Los Angeles-based nonprofit that celebrates and supports local creatives
Dimensions Variable
Dimensions Variable (DV) is an exhibition space committed to the presentation and support of contemporary art.
DIRT is an independent platform and resource for accessible critical arts discourse within the DC, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) area.
The Dirt Palace - RI feminist collective space
Disclaimer Gallery
Disclaimer Gallery is a gallery by and for WoC and queer folk
Ditch Projects
Ditch projects is an artist-run studio, installation and performance space located in downtown Springfield, Oregon.
DiverseWorks commissions, produces, and presents new and daring art in all its forms through innovative collaborations that honor each artist's vision without constraint.
Durden and Ray
Durden and Ray is an artist/curator collective creating exhibition opportunities at their downtown Los Angeles gallery and in concert with galleries across the globe.
Earthbound Moon
Earthbound Moon (EbM) is an arts collaborative focused on terraforming Earth through the installation of contemporary artworks in disparate communities and on small parcels of surface area around the world.
East of Borneo
East of Borneo is an online magazine of contemporary art and its history as considered from Los Angeles. We also publish books.
Eastside International - ESXLA
Eastside International (ESXLA) is an artist-run contemporary art kunsthalle and international artist residency based in Los Angeles, California, directed by artist Jason Ramos.
An Art Center in Frenchtown, NJ
Elsewhere is a living museum and artist residency set in a former general store. We're building collaborative futures from old things in Greensboro, North Carolina and across the globe.
Experimental Sound Studio
Founded in 1986, Experimental Sound Studio (ESS) is a non-profit, artist-run organization focused on sound in all its exploratory cultural manifestations, including music, sound art, installation, cinema, performing arts, broadcast, new media, and more.
Eyebeam is a nonprofit studio for collaborative experiments with technology.
Fathomers is a creative research institute dedicated to producing sites and encounters that challenge us to live and act differently in the world.
Fielding is a collaborative art/design practice, a workshop series and a social justice initiative. We lead workshops for girls, young women and gender variant youth to design and build structures while learning to use woodworking tools confidently.
FIFTY-FIFTY artist collective
FIFTY-FIFTY is an artist collective founded by Lisa Bulawsky and Laurencia Strauss, working at the intersection of individual experience and the public sphere, negotiating cultural tensions through socially engaged participatory art practices.
Programs Assistant at ArtCenter South Florida
Forward Union
Forward Union is a new platform connecting artists and art workers with critical social justice organizations.
Franklin Furnace’s mission is to present, preserve, interpret, proselytize and advocate on behalf of avant-garde art, especially forms that may be vulnerable due to institutional neglect, their ephemeral nature, or politically unpopular content.
Fresh Art Artinternational
Fresh Art International is an audio podcast and art talk radio show based in Miami, Florida.
Fringe Society
Detroit Community Weaving Studio
Front Space
Front/Space is a storefront apartment located in the heart of downtown Kansas City repurposed for non-commercial exhibitions, installations, readings, screenings, concerts, workshops, forums, research & publishing projects.
Fugitive Arts
A transient curatorial project based in Western Massachusetts.
Future Cartographic
Hyperlocal utopian experiences and publishing
Gallery One Visual Arts Center
Gallery One is a nonprofit visual arts center located in historic downtown Ellensburg.
Gallery Protocol
Gallery Protocol is a contemporary art gallery located in Gainesville, FL. Founded in 2013, Gallery Protocol operates in support of contemporary visual arts and artists in North Florida and beyond.
Gas is a mobile, autonomous, experimental and networked platform for contemporary art.
Get Artists Paid
Get Artists Paid (G.A.P.) is an international alliance, formed online in 2016 as a collective response to ongoing exploitation in the art and media industries
Girls' Club Collection
Girls' Club is a non-profit alternative art space and private collection focusing on contemporary art by women.
Good Lab
Artist-run space for creative research and experimentation in Detroit.
Good Weather
Good Weather is a contemporary art gallery located in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
GRIN is an artist-run gallery located in Providence, Rhode Island focused on post-diciplinary work by emerging and underexposed artists.
Grizzly Grizzly
Grizzly Grizzly is an artist collective in Philadelphia. Our ongoing mission is to blur organizational lines, promote community, and–above all–take risks.
Hamiltonian Artists
Hamiltonian Artists is an arts organization based in DC that supports emerging artists through a fellowship program and professional development opportunities.
Harvester Arts
Experimental residency program in Wichita, KS which partners visiting artists with local community members to increase critical dialog and creative agency.
Harwood Art Center
Harwood Art Center was established in 1991 by artists, for artists in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
HÄXÄN Festival
The Consecration of Yr Personal Occult Thru Film
Headlands Center for the Arts
Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork.
Visual and Performance Artist
Helmuth Projects
contemporary art in san diego
Hewnoaks is a rustic artist residency located in Western Maine.
High Desert Test Sites
Non-profit arts organization based in Joshua Tree, CA.
Homeboat is a crew of doers focused on community engagement, radical architecture, ethical design, and really good times.
Humbird NM
Humbird is the pollinator of the Albuquerque art scene, working with artists of all energies and introducing them to new audiences via work in alternative marketing, video, event organization, and editorial.
ICA Baltimore
ICA Baltimore promotes the professional growth of early career artists through studio visits and solo artist exhibitions.
If You Don't They Will
Cultural organizing collective that develops exhibitions, music shows, events and workshops that offer creative and concrete tools for countering white nationalism through a cultural lens.
Incline Gallery
Incline Gallery is an alternative art space that fosters relationships between community and artists.
Individual Artists of Oklahoma
IAO is committed to sustaining and encouraging emerging and established artists in all media who are intellectually and aesthetically provocative or experimental in subject matter or technique.
Creative Catalysts brings together experts from diverse disciplines: art, experiential learning and community organizing to devise innovative ways to raise awareness, inspire dialogue and spark action on pressing social and environmental issues.
Institute for American Art
We are a small project space dedicated to developing conversations about and around art production.
IRL is an artist run contemporary art institution operating out of two locations, IRL Miami and IRL New York.
It's All About Things
It's All About Things is a project that studies the human interaction with Things. This project works as a corporation made up of many concept branches where each one is an artwork.
Jack Straw Cultural Center
Jack Straw Cultural Center is the Northwest’s only non-profit multidisciplinary audio arts center, keeping art, culture, and heritage vital through sound.
Jillian Mayer is an artist and filmmaker. She also helps run the Borscht Corp., a non-profit FL based film collaborative and biannual film festival.
JOAN is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit space for exhibitions, performances, and screenings with a focus on emerging​ and under-represented artists​. JOAN is cofounded by Summer Guthery, Gladys-Katherina Hernando, and Rebecca Matalon.
Hap Gallery is a Portland, OR-based gallery that shows local and national contemporary artists.
Kala Art Institute
Kala Art Institute’s mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its artist residency programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs, and education.
Kansas City Artists Coalition
The Kansas City Artists Coalition is a nonprofit organization that promotes visual arts awareness in Kansas City and the surrounding region, and supports the professional growth of artists.
Midnight Thrift / Gallery Asssistant at ArtCenter South Florida
Kevin Arrow
Obsolete Media Miami (O.M.M.) is an art studio in the form of an experimental archive.
King Coochie
I’m King Coochie, an artist from South Florida working primarily in paint, sculpture, and video. King Coochie is about taking the top spot despite having girl body parts.
KNOWLEDGES is an artist-led curatorial initiative into the expanded field.
La Norda Specialo
an independent art press in Seattle, Washington
LA River Public Art Project
The LA River Public Art Project operates at the intersection of public policy and public space.
Labbodies creates opportunities for performance artists to exhibit their work. The vision of Labbodies is to establish Baltimore as an international performance art hub!
Los Angeles Contemporary Archive is an artist-run archive and non-circulating library in which contemporary creative processes are recorded and preserved.
Land Heritage Institute
Land Heritage Institute: a living land museum on 1200 acres of open space along the banks of the Medina River on the far south side of San Antonio preserving, maintaining and interpreting 10,000 years of continual human habitation
Laura Marsh
Laura Marsh is an artist and curator who specializes in immersive installation and interdisciplinary practices.
Lawndale Art Center
Lawndale Art Center develops local contemporary artists and the audience for their art.
Legion Arts
Legion Arts is an artist-driven organization, nonprofit and multidisciplinary, active in Cedar Rapids since 1991. We occupy a former Czech social hall that was opened in 1891, flooded in 2008, repaired and renovated in 2010, and reopened in 2011.
The Living Room Light Exchange (LRLX) is a monthly salon dedicated to new media art forms and dialogues.
Locust Projects
Locust Projects is a not for profit exhibition space dedicated to providing contemporary visual artists the freedom to experiment with new ideas without the pressures of gallery sales or limitations of conventional exhibition spaces.
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk. We move within and beyond our four walls to provide opportunities for diverse publics to engage deeply with contemporary art.
Machine Project
Machine Project is a place for artists to do fun experiments, together with the public, in ways that influence culture.
Maiden LA
MAIDEN LA is a county-wide network of ‘happenings’ whose focus is to highlight Los Angeles as a vastly extensive and vibrant community.
MAPSpace is an arena for curatorial exploration, exhibition, collaboration, and the gathering of ideas across discipline, philosophy, and art form.
We are two MFA students attending East Tennessee State University who are involved in socially engaged art.
MASS Gallery
MASS fosters exploratory modes of creation by encouraging artists to broaden the scope of their practice, while providing a friendly conversation space for the community to engage with contemporary art.
We are storytellers impassioned by the belief that everyone has a story regardless of age, geographical bounds, race, sexual preference, and socio-economic status and that story represents the sacred agreement among otherwise disparate communities.
Materials and Applications
Materials & Applications (M&A) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a public culture of experimental architecture in Los Angeles.
Michelada Think Tank
The Michelada Think Tank (MTT) is a group of socially conscious artists, educators, and activists of color from the MFA Public Practice program who host conversations with other people of color (PoC) and allies and present information through publications
Midway Artist Studios - Live-Work Housing
Midway Artist Studios - Affordable permanent live-work housing for artists.
Midwest Artist Project Services
MAPS offers free or low­-cost resources for working artists in all disciplines in the St. Louis region and beyond.
Miller-Feuer Projects
Rachel Miller and Lewis Feuer curate, write, and build things.
MINT is a collaborative, multidisciplinary space founded and operated by artists located in Columbus, Ohio.
Mississippi Modern
Mississippi Modern is a contemporary platform that serves artists, creatives, and local communities in Mississippi.
Mn Artists
Mn Artists is home to art, writing, opportunities, and conversation, online and off, by, for and about Midwestern artists working in every discipline.
New Fruit: a women-run alternate arts space in Portland, Maine.
An artist residency on Fishers Island, NY.
NEPO House is a homing device for multimedia projects and a vehicle for collaboration and active participation.
New Art Syndicate
New Art Syndicate is a fiscally sponsored nonprofit collective in Asbury Park, NJ that advocates for different works of art, different conversations & different ways to ally with our communities.
New Craft Artists in Action NCAA
The NCAA are an international artist collective with open membership & home-court representation in Boston, MA. Through exhibitions, community programs & publication they integrate skillsets & histories of sport and craft.
Newspace Center for Photography
Newspace connects and inspires people by offering an accessible place to create, learn, and engage in the evolution of the image.
Northern create platforms with and for artists, audiences, and partners to experiment with and experience innovative art in the public sphere.
NowSpace is an artist-run project space supporting artists, makers, curators, and performers by providing a space to realize new and experimental projects.
Artistic Director of ArtCenter South Florida
For 27 years, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) has helped artists throughout the state realize their potential through education, exposure and funding.
Olly Olly
A new alternative art space in Old Town Fairfax, Virginia
Ooga Booga
Store in Los Angeles specializing in artist books, music, clothing, and independent culture since 2004
Open Source is a participant-driven art initiative in Brooklyn, NY that provides space, community and conceptual context for creative play and critical commentary.
Open Windows Cooperative is an alternative art space in San Francisco based around collaboration and intuitive practices.
Or Gallery
Or Gallery is a Vancouver (BC) based artist run centre, established 1983
multimodal artist and creative catalyst
Ox-Bow school of art and artists’ residency’s mission is to, connect artists to: a network of creative resources, people, and ideas; an energizing natural environment; a rich artistic history and vital future.
Ortega y Gasset Projects (OyG) is an artist-run curatorial collective and exhibition space in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Panel L.A.
PANEL L.A. is a space for contemporary art in Los Angeles California that hosts a residency, exhibitions and events with an emphasis on newly commissioned work and a desire to serve artists and their community.
Parkeology is a public art series that unearths hidden sites, senses, and stories of our urban parks
PARSE is an art space and curatorial residency that serves as a platform for critical dialog about contemporary art.
PAXy is inspiring creativity and helping the Miami community to become Art Lovers and Art Makers; spreading the positive meaning of different forms of Art!
Pelican Bomb
Pelican Bomb is dedicated to increasing New Orleans’ cultural capital and sustainability by cultivating multiple platforms for contemporary art discourse, engagement, and education.
Pike School of Art
A space in the deep south for interdisciplinary experimentation for artists and writers
Piney Wood Atlas
A catalogue of small, emerging and unconventional artist residencies
Platform Projects_Walks
A public platform for investigating walking as aesthetic practice.
PLUG Projects
PLUG PROJECTS is a curatorial collaboration by six Kansas City artists who share the mission of bringing fresh perspectives and conversation to the local art community.
Point and Line
Point and Line's mission is to enable a diverse community of artists and art enthusiasts to engage in meaningful dialogue about art.
Popps Packing
Popps Packing is an experimental gallery, a residency program and a laboratory for artists located on the Hamtramck /Detroit border.
Portland 'Pataphysical Society
The Portland ‘Pataphysical Society is social club and exhibition space in downtown Portland, OR. As a collective group we examine what Alfred Jarry called both the “science of imaginary solutions” and “the science of exceptions".
Portland Museum of Modern Art
The Portland Museum of Modern Art (PMOMA) is Portland's leading modern art museum.
Possible Press
Power House Productions
Artist-run, neighborhood-based arts & culture organization in Detroit, Michigan.
Press Press
Press Press is an interdisciplinary publishing initiative based in Baltimore.
Pro Arts is among the oldest and most significant institutions for contemporary art in Oakland.
Project Grant
A socially engaged artist residency program operated out of the home of artist Tina Dillman.
Project Projects
Cultural production since 2004.
Proof Gallery
Provisions Library
Provisions investigates the relationship between art and social change through research, production, and education. Provisions produces and supports projects in the US Capitol Region and beyond.
Public Matters
Public Space One
Public Space One is an artist-run, 501(c)3 that produces independent culture by providing space and resources dedicated to small 'a' art.
Push Pull
Seattle's Home for Underground Art, Comics & Community
Rachel Weidinger Derecho Lab
An artist-run project in transition.
Nomadic, online, event-based bilingual radio transmission
An art storefront dedicated to promoting visual art. We provide artists with a public venue to experiment and showcase their work without commercial restrictions. We feature nontraditional, multi-disciplinary work by up-and-coming artists.
Real Art Ways
Real Art Ways is an alternative multidisciplinary arts organization that presents and supports contemporary artists and their work, facilitates the creation of new work, and creatively engages, builds, and informs audiences and communities.
Recess is a nonprofit art space that supports artists working in a public setting. At once an open studio and an exhibition space, Recess facilitates in-depth interactions among artists and audiences while presenting experimental, process-based projects.
RedLine Contemporary Art
RedLine Contemporary Art Center
Residency Unlimited
Residency Unlimited (RU) supports the creation, presentation and dissemination of contemporary art through its unique residency program and year-round public programs.
Rhizome supports contemporary art which creates richer and more critical digital cultures.
Rocket Grants
Kansas City area cash awards for public-facing, experimental, artist-driven and artist-centered visual arts projects happening in unconventional venues.
ROMAN SUSAN operates as a gallery and venue for arts programing in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.
Root Division
Root Division is a visual arts non-profit that connects creativity and community through a dynamic ecosystem of arts education, exhibitions, and studios.
Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator is dedicated to promote, nurture and cultivate the vision and diverse talents of emerging artists from the Caribbean and Latin America.Founded in 1996, programs are presently shared in contemplative pop up spaces.
Royal NoneSuch Gallery
Royal NoneSuch Gallery is an artist-run alternative art and event space located in the Temescal district of Oakland, California.
RSF projects
R/SF projects represents a roster of international emerging artists working in diverse media, and engaging in a playful criticality. The gallery’s exhibitions are coupled with a robust schedule of related programming and experiential projects.
Sadie Halie Projects
Sadie Halie Projects is a Minneapolis based space for contemporary art.
San Francisco Cinematheque
San Francisco Cinematheque is a media arts organization advocating for advancement of artist-made moving images within the larger cultural landscape.
Savernack Street
Savernack Street explores site-specific, encounter-based works.
Commercial gallery
Second Sight Project
The Second Sight Project facilitates artist residencies and community arts initiatives so that artists can live, work and create in Franklinton and strengthen the already-rich fabric of this neighborhood's culture.
Second Street Gallery
Second Street Gallery is a nonprofit contemporary art space in Charlottesville VA USA.
Initiated in late 2013, SEDIMENT is an artist-run gallery focusing on exhibitions by visual and performance artists whose work embraces interdisciplinary, multimedia and collaborative approaches to cultural production.
Self Help Graphics and Art
Self Help Graphics & Art inspires the creation and promotion of new works by Chicano and Latino artists through experimental and innovative printmaking techniques and other visual art forms/media.
Settlers and Nomads
Founded in 2015, Settlers + Nomads is a project collecting interviews, essays, event listings, image galleries and other material into a growing online compendium of information about contemporary art connected to Southern Nevada.
Alternative Art Alliance / sevenminusseven offers an alternative venue for creative expression to the community of the Virgin Islands and abroad.
Signal Fire builds the cultural value of the natural world by connecting artists to our remaining wild places.
A non-profit committed to dialogue, curiosity, and collaboration
Smack Mellon
Smack Mellon is a Brooklyn-based nonprofit visual arts organization with a mission to nurture and support emeging, under-recognized mid-career, and women artists in the creation and exhibition of new work.
Small Multiples
Our mission is to support social and economic justice by designing and developing thoughtful media.
Founded in 1995, SOIL is a not-for-profit exhibition space established, supported and operated by local artists in the historic Pioneer Square neighborhood in Seattle, WA.
Southern Exposure
Southern Exposure is an artist-centered non-profit organization committed to supporting visual artists.
Southland Institute
The Southland Institute (for critical, durational, and typographic post-studio practices) is an unaccredited postgraduate graphic design workshop and evolving public repository of educational resources.
SPACE Gallery
SPACE is a nonprofit organization that supports contemporary arts projects, champions artists, and encourages an open exchange of ideas.
Space 369 - Alternative Art Space in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Spinello Projects
Spinello Projects is a Miami-based contemporary art program founded in 2005. We support and promote the work of artists with unorthodox and experimental practices. Our mission: to initiate fundamental changes in Miami’s visual landscape.
Springboard for the Arts
Springboard for the Arts is an economic and community development organization for artists and by artists.
Street Road Artists Space
STREET ROAD is an art space in a former real estate office, showing experimental art that investigates themes of property, ownership and place.
Sunset Art Studios
a social practice residency and community studio
swampspace - unvarnished, sophisticated.
The Green Agency represents actors, writers, performance artists.
Embark Arts provides a space for an engaged community of emerging artists, curators and scholars, and we aim to expand the audience for up and coming contemporary art through a focus on graduate students.
ARTS.BLACK is a journal of art criticism from Black perspectives
TEMPOart Portland ME
We are a temporary-public-art program bringing curated, site-specific artworks to the area’s public spaces which explore the theme of Places in Transition.
Temporary Art Review
Temporary Art Review is a platform for contemporary art criticism that focuses on alternative spaces and critical exchange among disparate art communities.
Thank You For Coming
TYFC is a collectively run restaurant and permissible space. In addition to our regular food service, we invite artists, chefs, and other individuals or collectives to present and collaborate on special menus, events and public programming.
The Betsy - South Beach
Situated at the edge of the Atlantic, The Betsy – South Beach is a refined, beachside haven located in the heart of South Beach and the only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel on Miami Beach.
The Charlotte Street Foundation
Charlotte Street Foundation (CSF) is a not-­for-profit arts organization that challenges, nurtures, and empowers artists of exceptional vision.
The Chart
The Chart is an online contemporary arts journal based in Maine.
The Contemporary
The Contemporary is a nomadic, non-collecting art museum in Baltimore, Maryland. Our work is inspired by three guiding principles: artists matter, collaboration is key, and audience is everywhere.
The DAAC, is an all-ages music venue, art gallery, and DIY project incubator in Grand Rapids, MI. (in relocation)
The Design Office
A shared work and project space for independent designers in downtown Providence
The Factory
The Factory is a gallery, work space, think space where superstars shimmer and art happens. Founded March 2015.
The Future
Project space, Aquarian lab, and artist residency + market
The Lab
The Lab is an experimental art space celebrated for its commitment to avant-garde programming in visual, sonic, and performance art.
The Laundromat Project
The Laundromat Project amplifies the creativity that already exists within communities by using arts and culture to build community networks, solve problems, and enhance our sense of ownership in the places where we live, work, and grow.
The Luminary
The Luminary is an incubator for new ideas in the arts founded in 2007 as a forum for artistic research, production and presentation.
The Miami Rail
The Miami Rail is an editorially independent expansion of the Brooklyn Rail founded in 2012.
the Minneapolis Art Lending Library
An organization which lends original works of art to the public, free of charge
The Neon Heater Art Gallery
The Neon Heater Art Gallery is a artist run contemporary art space in Findlay, OH.
Artist-run hybrid project space, curatorial program & homespun residency
The Underground Museum
An alternative art space in the Arlington Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.
The University Galleries
The University Galleries of Texas State University serves as the main venue for a wide range of exhibitions from BFA thesis shows to curated group and solo shows of established artists.
The White Page
The White Page is a studio, residency program, and gallery space.
A communal hub in Boston, MA to celebrate the intersection of sports, art and culture.
The DCCA, a non-collecting museum, currently presents nearly 30 exhibitions annually of regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized artists.
Threewalls is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to increasing Chicago’s cultural capital by cultivating contemporary art practice and discourse.
Thrive Arts
Thrive Arts provides an infusion of the arts and creative culture into the rebounding Arkansas Delta city of Helena in hopes of boosting community pride and spurring economic development.
Transformer is a Washington, DC based 501 (c) 3 non-profit, artist-centered organization that connects and promotes emerging artists locally, nationally and internationally.
Translation Vickery Meadow
Trans.lation Vickery Meadow is an arts and cultural platform initiated by Rick Lowe and managed by Carol Zou in the immigrant, refugee, Latinx and African American neighborhood of Vickery Meadow, Dallas, Texas
An experimental public exhibition platform.
Traveling Artist Residency
The Traveling Artist Residency is an at-sea artist residency takes place on a cruise ship. This setting allows artists to travel while making work about the ships, culture, migration of goods and people, and the sea.
Triangle is an artist-founded space in New York City working locally and globally since 1982, emphasizing research, dialogue and experimentation through residencies, public programs, exhibitions and publications.
Tube Factory artspace
Tube Factory is a contemporary art exhibition space, community gathering place, and socially engaged art lab. Tube is home base for and is a project of the nonprofit Big Car Collaborative.
Ugly Duckling Presse
Ugly Duckling Presse is a nonprofit publisher for poetry, translation, experimental nonfiction, performance texts, and books by artists.
Urban Oasis Project
Miami non-profit making a local foods movement inclusive of everyone!
VAE Raleigh
VAE is a hub for a diverse network of artists, a venue for artists to advance their careers, and a voice to influence positive change for the cr
Velaslavasay Panorama
Anchored by immersive panorama paintings of the 19th Century, The Velaslavasay Panorama is dedicated to the production and presentation of unusual multi-sensory, immersive experiences.
VIA is a festival and series of events exploring the intersection of music, art, and technology IRL and online.
Vignettes is a visual arts production working to extend the audience for under-represented artists. Beginning as an exhibition space in an apartment, it has expanded as a platform for artists and visual arts writing.
VisArts at Rockville
VisArts is an independent non-profit committed to transforming individuals and communities through the visual arts.
Voces de Cambio
Arts-Based Experiential Education Program for Teenage Girls in Guatemala
Vox Populi
Vox Populi is an artist collective located in Philadelphia, PA
Waiting Room
Waiting Room is an exhibition space, an art consultancy, and a call to action to no longer be passive, waiting artists.
Warehouse 4726
A collaborative artists' studio in South Miami
warrior ant press
Warrior Ant Press, a conceptual press, headed by m.o.i. aka The Minister of Information
Washington Project for the Arts
WPA moves art and ideas forward, encouraging excellence, criticality, and innovation. We connect artists and the community, facilitating a deeper understanding of ourselves, the world, and the issues of our time through contemporary art.
Wassaic Project
The Wassaic Project is an incubator for artists, community, kids and their connections
Waterville Creates
Experience the Arts in Waterville. Waterville Creates! is a non-profit on a mission to promote, support, and grow greater Waterville’s arts and cultural scene.
Wave Pool
Wave Pool is a dynamic place where art intersects with community. We act as a catalyst for social engagement and cultivate artistic development.
Weavers Guild of Minnesota
Weavers Guild of Minnesota
Wendy's Subway
Wendy’s Subway is a non-profit library and meeting space for writers, artists, and readers, with frequent public programs & occasional offsite projects.
What's on Los Angeles
What's on Los Angeles is a mobile-friendly website and mobile App offering a comprehensive weekly listing of local arts exhibitions, openings, and closings in Los Angeles
White Columns
White Columns aims to offer crucial support to emerging or under-represented artists and provide a platform for ideas outside the conventional gallery system.
Women and Their Work
Women & Their Work is an arts organization and gallery space located in Austin, TX. We strive to bring art to Austin audiences of all ages through our education workshops, innovative exhibitions, inspiring talks & other events that are free to the public.
Women's Center for Creative Work
The Women's Center for Creative Work cultivates LA's feminist communities and practices
Works Progress Studio
A collaborative public art & design studio that creates public art and design projects that inspire, engage and connect.
X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly
X-TRA is a quarterly contemporary art journal dedicated to provoking critical dialogue about contemporary art.
Amanda Lovelee
Amanda Lovelee is a visual artist interested in how people connect and the spaces in which they do so within contemporary society.
Amy K. Hamlin
I am an art historian, educator, advocate, and feminist working in St. Paul, MN.
Anat Shinar
Anat Shinar is a Twin Cities based performance artist, dance educator, and organizer.
Anahita Bradberry
Anne Focke
Independent organizer and freelance writer/editor
Artist, Curator, Organizer, Activist
April Dobbins
filmmaker and writer
Teaching artist, organizer and amateur ecologist
Ashley Dehoyos
Independent Curator
Ashley Fairbanks
Ashley Fairbanks
audrina bell warren
Proof Gallery Boston MA assistant director, Working artist, member Atlantic Works Gallery East Boston
BeyondTaos Art Calendar
Art and cultural goings-on in Taos and Northern New Mexico.
Bryan Runck
Collaborative rural landscape design.
Camile Messerley
Camile Elizabeth Messerley is a Kansas City-based artist, organizer, writer and BFA candidate at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her practice is centered around challenging aesthetic intuition through the social engagement in performance, and new media.
Carolina Borja
Artist creating projects for alternative venues.
catherine haley epstein
Art is a Verb
Charlie Roderick
Charles Roderick recently moved to Chicago, IL, where he works as an teacher, artist, photographer and carpenter.
Design studio and artist residency.
Courtney Surmanek is a community arts organizer and multidisciplinary artist who develops interactive installations and communal experiences that poke fun at and examine suburban lifestyles and western ideals. She currently works with the Lowline.
Daniel Tucker
Daniel Tucker is an organizer, writer and artist who directs the Social & Studio Practices graduate program at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia.
artist and arts organizer
I am an organizer, artist, fabricator and student.
Quota is a curatorial collaboration dedicated to broadening cultural diversity in public discourse around artistic creation and representation.
writer, editor, and curator
Dustin Yager
Head of Education and Artist Services at Northern Clay Center
Dylan AT Miner
Dylan AT Miner is a Wiisaakodewinini (Métis) artist and anti-colonial intellectual. He is Director of the American Indian Studies Program and Associate Professor of Transcultural Studies at Michigan State University.
E. Maude Haak-Frendscho
Program Manager at Headlands Center for the Arts
elise pepple
arts nonprofitting, arts education, high jinks
Emily Ensminger
Program Curator at Elsewhere Museum and Artist Residency
Emily Gastineau
Dance & performance artist, writer, curator based in Minneapolis
Emmett Ramstad
Visual artist, curator and collaborator
Eric Piper
I create spaces for artists, art, and audience to gather and interact. These spaces include long term organizations in Oklahoma and short term organizations in other locations to facilitate international tours.
Erin Elder
Erin Elder is an independent curator based in Santa Fe, NM.
Esther Rose M
Esther Rose M
Everyday Practice
Everyday Practice is a design and art studio focused on creating on print, exhibition, illustration, and identity work for clients and collaborators who are audaciously working in the fields of health, food, art, accessibility, social & economic justice.
Glenn Weiss
1. Creating new work and 2. managing online presence for RisingWatersCo and Ramses Wissa Wassef tapestries
Haynes Riley
Haynes Riley is an artist, designer, and curator.
Heather Duffy
Artist | Curator | Maker | Doer
H Schenck
Ikram Lakhdhar
Ikram Lakhdhar is an international communicator, art writer and emerging curator currently based in Washington D.C.
J. Soto
J. Soto is a New York based artist, performer, writer, and organizer
Curator of Breezeway Gallery
Jehra Patrick
Jehra Patrick is a Minneapolis-based arts program director, artist, curator and gallery founder.
Jennifer Murphy
Boston based artist
Artist, Activist, and Arts Organizer in Milwaukee, WI
Jenny Zoe Casey
independent visual artist, organizer-in-transition
Jes Reyes
An interdisciplinary artist, curator, and arts administrator living and working in the Twin Cities.
Jill Waterhouse
Independent visual artist and creator/curator of the Cabinet of Wonder
Joe Ahearn is an explorer of the interdependence between lifestyle, community, and arts practice.
Jori Ketten
186 Carpenter is a storefront and office space that presents arts programming and current events.
Julia Staples, a Philadelphia based artist and a member of Vox Populi
Creative non-fiction writer based in and out of Minneapolis and born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Self identified Third Culture Kid trying to find the balance in three. Interested in storytelling that bridges cultures and peoples.
Kate Renee
Kate Renee
Katie Hargrave is an artist, educator, and organizer living and working in Chattanooga, TN.
Kayva Yang
Kayva is an artist, community-builder, advocate for social change, and researcher in arts and politics. She lives, makes, and works in Minneapolis and New York City.
coming soon
Krzysztof Lower
Artist, Curator, and Designer
Lai Yi Ohlsen is an artist and project manager with a background in computer science and movement.
Associate Director of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) and Editor of Art Focus Oklahoma
Leslie Moody Castro
Leslie Moody Castro is an independent curator and writer
Oakland Stock, November 15 2015
Visual artist, writer, educator who works on collaborative projects with transdisciplinary studio.
Lucas Koski
Community-oriented organizer dedicated to social progress and education. I believe caring for one another and asking for help are the most subversive and necessary acts one can carry out.
Lynnette Miranda
Latinx arts organizer, curator and writer
Interdisciplinary collective exploring aesthetics of rural cultures and landscapes.
Antrhopologist. Art Historian. Curator.
Maia K Murphy
Freelance Curatorial and Cultural Affairs
Margaret Ann Withers
painter of fragmentary visual narratives
Small business owner, Graphic Designer, Artist, Event planner, Feminist,
Maria Molteni
Multi-media and performing artist, organizer, beekeeper, educator, seeker
Arts organizer and cultural producer in rural Utah.
I am an organizer/teacher/musician and I lead workshops on collective song writing.
Independent curator and art historian based in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Mary Welcome
Small towns, optimists, more parades
Art worker in Oakland
Matthew Fluharty
Matthew Fluharty is an artist, writer, and researcher currently splitting his time between Winona, MN, St. Louis, and points along the Mississippi River.
Media artist / independent curator / code writer
Megan Guerber
Independent Writer & Project Manager
Mimi Zeiger
Critic, editor, curator and instigator.
mitch oliver
Freelance project organizer
Monica Sheets
participatory projects, platforms for communication, embracing conflict
Director of the Allied Media Conference
I make art, eat food, and sleep sometimes
Nicole Sara Simpkins
Artist and printmaker living and working in South Minneapolis
Nik Nerburn
Non-Fiction Media Artist. Working small and standing tall.
Noah Keesecker
Maker of sounds, images, and objects.
artist. organizer.
Outer Space
Temporary (mostly) outdoor art series, activating emptiness everywhere.
Rachel Jendrzejewski
Rachel Jendrzejewski is a writer and interdisciplinary artist. She frequently collaborates with dancers, visual artists, musicians, fellow writers, and alleged non-artists to explore the boundaries of form and complexities of “community.”
Rachel Peddersen
Exhibitions Manager at Artists Space
Rebecca Heimel
Rebecca is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An MFA graduate of Goddard College, Rebecca’s work focuses on issues of ownership over representation and narrative as well as dialogic processes of community building
Robyn Hendrix
Painter, Artist Organizer, Social Media & Communications Consultant, Educator
Roz Crews is an artist and educator based in Portland, Oregon. Currently, she is the 2017-2018 Artist-in-Residence at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
I am independent curator and artist. I create visual arts exhibits in the Phillips neighborhood in Minneapolis at the Center for Changing Lives.
Ruslana Lichtzier
Curator, Writer, Researcher and Educator.
Sam Gould
I am fully human, I think. I do things that attempt to retain this humanness. This doesn't always work out. I'm trying.
Samantha Johns
Samantha Johns
Sandrine Schaefer
artist, independent curator, teacher, and writer
Sara Alsum-Wassenaar
Walkshop designer and pedagogical crafter
Sarah Peters
Art books, boats, writing and events. Sometimes floating sometimes not.
Scott Artley
Curator of performance, independent consultant, and multidisciplinary artist
Sean Smuda
I'm an artist, organizer, photographer and writer examining the perception and extension of personal, collaborative and societal narrative.
Sean Starowitz
Artist + Baker
Sharon Louden
Artist, Artist Advocate, Educator, Editor of "Living and Sustaining a Creative Life"
artist / director / professor
Susannah Magers
Curator, Rochester Art Center
Susannah Schouweiler
Co-Director and Editor-in-Chief of Mn Artists
Tom Hughes
Arts manager and organizer based in Pittsburgh, PA
Valentina Vella
interdisciplinary artist and writer, organizer of residencies and workshops.
Valerie Imus
Program Director at Southern Exposure
Projects / Events / Art / Communications / Adventures
Wendy Clark
National Endowment for the Arts
Trans-disciplinary Designer - Specializes in Ethnography, Curation & Exhibition Design, Design Research
Young Space
Young Space is a contemporary art blog focused on early-career artists and artist-led initiatives.
Zoë Taleporos
Co-Director Royal NoneSuch Gallery/ Public Art Project Manager SF Arts Commission