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The Higher ED Blog: The art of seducing creative talent

Talent attraction has become a common objective of cities around the globe. The presence of artists, as well as arts and culture offerings in a More...

Buying a house? How about the whole neighbourhood instead

When searching for real estate be it for living or investing, what is it that you look for specifically? Abandoned areas? Boarded-up house? None of More...

Hipster to Hickster: The future of art is rural

As the cost of living continues to rise in major urban centers, artists are beginning to look for more affordable spaces to continue to create More...

In gentrifying New York, can affordable housing for artists change a neighbourhood?

There are fewer major cities in the world where the rents may skyrocket in price as much as New York City.  With so many rents More...

Local arts communities and their under appreciated role in development

The stereotypical view of an artist’s community is an isolated one.  Slightly separated from the rest of society, artists find a unique space to gather More...

The arts and culture as economic drivers: Ideas and US best practices

A series of reports have focused on the role of cultural resources in advancing economic and broader community development agendas. Rust Belt to Artists Belt: Challenges More...

Artists are job-creating entrepreneurs, too

Catherine Clifford of The Entrepreneur.com thinks that entrepreneurs aren’t limited to technological fields. Community artists make up a large percentage of the self-employed workforce in the More...

Of artists and entrepreneurs

Artists and entrepreneurs should have a similar mindset because they both need to be creative and innovative with ideas for their companies.  Entrepreneurs are given More...

Young artists lead Reno’s sharing revolution

Carrie Lynn Smith and Mallory Mishler, two cofounders of The Salvagery, at Reno Noise Night. Face painting by Mallory Mishler; photo by Aric Shapiro. When More...