Hello visitors to our blog! Welcome!


Hello visitors to our blog! Welcome!

For our first post, I thought I would say hello and introduce you to all we have to offer here. We are so excited to share with you our School of Art, Galleries, Lecture Series and many resources in our Enrichment section. Check them out!

I also wanted to take the time to share with you some articles that may be of interest during this time of unrest in our country, COVID-19 pandemic and through it all, optimism from artistic communities. We are excited to share many resources with you which will be updated often and reading material/voices by others that may be inspiring and informative. Here are some relevant, current reads of interest to share with you today. Happy reading!

Emerging artists pledge to buy each other’s work amid the coronavirus economic slowdown,” by Anne Quito for Quartz

These artists have found creative ways to offer hope amid the COVID-19 crisis,” by Barbara Stcherbatcheff for World Economic Forum

Meet the artists behind the powerful Black Lives Matter artwork being shared across social media,” by Monica Humphries for Insider

As we are proud to showcase our CVA Mentors and Makers, have a look at Mentor Hrag Vartanian’s podcasts and writing on Hyperallergic. 

Jillian Steinhauer also has a free newsletter that’s worth receiving in your email box! Click here to subscribe. 

Artists helped lift America out of the Great Depression. Could that happen again?,” by Alissa Wilkinson

Feeling Artsy? Here’s How Making Art Helps Your Brain,” by Malaka Gharib for NPR

An Essential Reading List for Black Liberation, Brought to You by the Schomburg Center,” by Valentina Di Liscia for Hyperallergic

How Artists Build a Spirit of a Town,” by Deborah Fallows for the Atlantic

6 Activist Poets Who Inspire Contemplation, Connection, and Change,” by Sheena Daree Miller for Idealist.org

Have you ever seen our Mentor Hasan Elahi’s Ted Talk? Take 10 minutes out of your day and see this! “FBI, Here I am!” It is amazing, fascinating and gives real insights into the mind and art of Hasan Elahi. 

If you have any articles you’d like to share, feel free to post here!

–Sharon Louden, Artistic Director of the Chautauqua Visual Arts