Friday, December 21, 2012

Holiday Greetings

Dear Readers,

Just a note to say Happy Holidays to all of you and to apologize for not being in touch. I was pretty devastated by the Sandy Hook tragedy in Connecticut, as many of us in the US were, and I just couldn't bring myself to post anything about residencies, etc. I do have some things coming up but in the meantime, be well, hold your loved ones close, and be grateful for all you have.

Much love to you all....and may you create beautiful new things in the New Year!


Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Back from Down Under

Greetings everyone! I just got back from two weeks in Australia where I attended the NonfictioNOW Conference at RMIT (the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology). I was on two panels, one about memoir and one on graphic narratives and comics. Now I am just catching up on tons of emails, etc.

Coming soon....finally, an interview with our 2012 art contest winner, Karol Slowik, a special post about Australian artist residencies, and a post about Australian graphic novelists and comic book yes, Mirabee is still alive, just not posting as much these days.

More soon....need to finish unpacking!

p.s. I saw an wombat in the wild in Australia. He said he was a fan of Mira's List. I guess in Australia, even marsupials need residencies to do their work. :-)

Welcome to Mira's List

This blog provides information on upcoming grants, fellowships and residencies for artists, writers, composers, and media artists. It is for serious professionals only, from emerging to mid-career to established. I also publish information for graduate students from time to time. However, I do not publish information on exhibition or publishing opportunities, nor do I advertise artist retreats and workshops that charge money. At least that is my current policy. For more info on where to exhibit or publish, please see my links section which I try to periodically update. I sift through hundreds of search engines and websites to find opportunities for YOU dear artist. In return, I ask you to pass the information along to those who need it. Also, since this is a free blog, I don't always have the time to weed carefully through everything. If you find a grant or website or residency that is not up-to-date, is dodgy in some way, or is no longer in existence, please let me know! Also, if you stay somewhere at one of the residencies I suggest and have a good experience, I want that feedback too. Please check my FAQs at the top right side bar if you have questions before starting your search. Best wishes and happy hunting!