Artists Alliance Inc. (AAI) is an artist and curator-centered 501c3 non-profit organization committed to supporting emerging and underrepresented contemporary artists. Through innovative programming, experimentation and collaboration, AAI serves as a resource and forum to engage the community of the Lower East Side.
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The majority of our programs are accessible through open calls. No model is perfect, but we feel like that is one of the more democratic models for people to access our opportunities. – Jodi Waynberg
Artists Alliance Inc. offers a residency program and fellowship. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply to be considered for a fully funded studio space to produce new work and use additional resources needed for their creative practice. AAI also offers the Embajada 406 Residency- a 6 to 12-month fully-funded studio-based residencies to artists, writers, and curators living in or from Puerto Rico. Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space offers exhibition opportunities to hundreds of emerging underrepresented artists and independent curators. AAI also partners with with the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center for Open Studios, a biannual arts festival collaboration.
For more information about Artists Alliance Inc. programs and opportunities, visit their website.