ArtsLP's Success in Silver City!

ArtSpark’s Arts Listening Project travelled to Silver City on November 15, 2013 and we are happy to say we had a great a turnout and a very lively  event.  The ArtsLP seeks to discover how to best support artists, artisans, designers, and other creatives in different communities by facilitating dialogues across a wide spectrum on diverse community stakeholders.  In Silver City, a total of 15 people participated, and all 14 stakeholder categories were represented (with one additional community member/advocate). To the left is the ArtsLP model that depicts these stakeholder categories. A lot of different perspectives and viewpoints were shared throughout the

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Want to join the ArtSpark team as a part-time volunteer?

Pls RT: @ArtSpark searching for the #perfect #parttime #Volunteer #associate thru 12/13. Is it #you? http://t.co/njdweDubqH — Kristine Maltrud (@ArtSpark) August 9, 2013 ArtSpark is searching for a part-time volunteer associate to assist with very cool initiatives through December.  This is NOT your average volunteer position or internship! Our volunteers don’t make coffee or fetch donuts. This will be a challenging position, and you will be a real member of the team.  You will also learn real skills that will be valuable in the real world. It’s an opportunity to develop and hone your skills around online communications (including social

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ArtSpark’s Arts Listening Project Launches!

ArtSpark is excited to launch its brand-spanking-new Arts Listening Project (ArtsLP) in the New Year, 2013.  Yeehaw! ArtSpark is out to discover what artists + sustainability truly means and how it translates into effective action and positive outcomes for art in communities.  ArtSpark will facilitate a series of participatory dialogues/discussions in New Mexico and California (ArtSpark is located in ABQ) with different key individuals and stakeholder groups:  artists, arts and culture organizations, arts supporters, patrons, community members, grassroots and official leaders, etc.  After we’ve collected and analyzed data to identify themes and variations, the project will continue in an online

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ArtSpark's Arts Listening Project Launches!

ArtSpark is excited to launch its brand-spanking-new Arts Listening Project (ArtsLP) in the New Year, 2013.  Yeehaw! ArtSpark is out to discover what artists + sustainability truly means and how it translates into effective action and positive outcomes for art in communities.  ArtSpark will facilitate a series of participatory dialogues/discussions in New Mexico and California (ArtSpark is located in ABQ) with different key individuals and stakeholder groups:  artists, arts and culture organizations, arts supporters, patrons, community members, grassroots and official leaders, etc.  After we’ve collected and analyzed data to identify themes and variations, the project will continue in an online

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