Artist Resources

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The Artists of E.Y.E (erase your ego) at The Arts Exchange. (left to right) Ed Radford, Rob Shepperson, Richard Rosenbaum, Tom Smith, Marcy B. Freedman, and Alexi Rutsch.

There are thousands of artists living, working and exhibiting in Westchester County.  ArtsWestchester maintains a searchable directory of Westchester’s artists, and supports our local art scene through artist opportunities, artist grants, professional development, and by connecting artists to a variety of job opportunities through our Teaching Artist program.

ATTENTION ARTISTS! Did you know that ArtsWestchester members can post events to our web calendar? Join at the $35 Artist Level and you will receive a password that will let you share information about your upcoming shows, openings, performances, readings, etc., with our website visitors. Visit the membership page to learn more and join our family today!

Helpful Resources for Job Searching

COMPANYDESCRIPTION
Americans for the Arts Job BankAmericans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.
Backstage"Backstage" is the largest online casting platform in the United States, with over 4,000 roles posted every week, and over 100,000 members building their careers on the platform.
BookjobsBookjobs.com as created to aid in the recruiting of the best and the brightest college graduates around the country—graduates from all ethnic and social backgrounds and all areas of study. The site serves two purposes: to provide a centralized place for job seekers to research available positions throughout the publishing industry, and to provide basic information about the book publishing industry as a whole—commonly used words and terms in the industry, department descriptions, companies, events, and other information.
College Art AssociationThe College Art Association (CAA), as the preeminent international leadership organization in the visual arts, promotes these arts and their understanding through advocacy, intellectual engagement, and a commitment to the diversity of practices and practitioners.
CraigslistCraiglist provides jobs and opportunities in the arts, media and not for profits in the United States and around the world.
Creative HotlistCreativeHotList.com is now a dedicated career resource for creative professionals in visual communications: Individuals can post resumes, job-wanted listings and online portfolios. Companies and organizations can post information about capabilities and services and from the same account, post job openings and, through the acceptance of resumes online, manage a hiring search. What ultimately makes our site so unique are the advanced search capabilities and the ability to save searches in a personalized virtual filing system. Users can search for individuals and firms by keyword, location or level of experience. Search results can be further filtered by keyword, location or experience and sorted alphabetically, by the posted date or geographic location. Sorted results can be saved, filed and accessed anytime.
CT Dept of Economic and Community Development: Office of the ArtsVISION: Inspire. Empower. Educate. Transform. The arts are a human right. The Connecticut Office of the Arts envisions a world where the arts, in all forms, are embedded in everyday life.

MISSION: The Connecticut Office of the Arts animates a culture of creativity across Connecticut by supporting arts making and arts participation for all people.
Editor & PublisherEditor & Publisher is the authoritative journal covering all aspects of the newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates.
Entertainment Careers.netEntertainmentCareers.net provides job and internship postings from leading companies in the entertainment industry such as: A+E Networks, ACM Talent, BBC Worldwide, CAA-CBG, Disney, Liongate, etc...
Foundation for Contemporary ArtsSince its inception in 1963, the mission of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts has been to encourage, sponsor, and promote innovative work in the arts created and presented by individuals, groups, and organizations. Its legacy continues today with unrestricted, by-nomination grants supporting pioneering work across the fields of dance, music/sound, performance art/theater, poetry, and the visual arts. A fund is also maintained to assist artists with emergencies and unexpected opportunities related to their work. To date, nearly 1,000 artists have made these grants possible by contributing paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs to fifteen fund-raising exhibitions held over the years.
IdealistVISION: To help build a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives by making sure that no opportunity for action or collaboration is missed or wasted.

MISSION To close the gap between intention and action by connecting people, organizations, ideas, and resources.
Journalism JobsJournalismJobs.com was founded in August 1998 by Dan Rohn, a former copy editor and business writer with The Washington Post, editor with America Online, and Washington, D.C.-based stringer for Money Magazine. JournalismJobs.com is the largest and most-visited resource for journalism jobs, and receives between 2.5 to 3 million page views a month.
MandyMandy is the world’s largest creative community of actors, film and TV crew, theatre professionals, child actors, voiceover artists, dancers, singers, musicians, models and extras.
Media BistroMediabistro is the premier media job listings site and career destination for savvy media professionals. Whether you’re searching for new job opportunities, striving to advance your career, or looking to learn new skills and develop valuable expertise, we are here to strengthen and support your professional journey. We have the tools and resources to help you navigate your own path and find career happiness.
Musical Chairsmusicalchairs aims to provide a cost-effective means for orchestras, opera companies, conservatoires and schools to advertise vacancies to the highest possible calibre of candidate. although musicalchairs is widely read worldwide, we respect and value national job markets. we understand how crucial it is for classical music employers to reach the best possible list of applicants so that top class appointments can be made. we recognize our responsibility to make the listings as clear as possible.
NYFA
New York Foundation for the Arts
NYFA provides the most comprehensive arts-focused job board, with listings for jobs, opportunities and services, and spaces. It is also the nation’s largest online arts database, with over 12,000 resources and opportunities, accompanied by individualized advice through the NYFA Source Hotline, source@nyfa.org, and (800) 232-2789 (Mon-Fri, 3:00 - 5:00 PM EST).
Northwest Connecticut Arts CouncilThe mission of the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council is to promote the arts and cultural resources of Northwestern Connecticut as integral contributors to the quality of life in the region, to assist all artists and cultural organizations in their efforts to thrive, and to inform the general public about and give access to the arts and culture of the region.
NYC Media & EntertainmentThe Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment encompasses the key economic and creative sectors of film, TV, theater, music, advertising, publishing, digital content and real estate as it relates to these industries. In total, these sectors account for over 305,000 jobs, and an economic output of $104 billion. The office promotes New York City as a thriving center of creativity, issuing permits for productions filming on public property, and facilitating production throughout the five boroughs. It also oversees NYC Media, the largest municipal broadcasting entity in the country including five TV channels and a radio station with a reach of 18 million viewers and a 50-mile radius.
Playbill, Inc."PlayBill" Provides job listings, theatre news, regional listings, features, and discount ticket and merchandise offers for its club members. It offers advertising options. The company was founded in 1884 and is based in New York, New York.
POBA, Where the Arts LivePOBA is a groundbreaking online arts hub that celebrates and features the works of exceptional artists who have died without recognition of the full measure of their talents or creative legacies, regardless of artistic genres and mediums.

Variety Magazine
"Variety Magazine" is recognized and respected throughout the world of show business, "Variety" is the premier source of entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to "Variety" for timely, credible and straightforward news and analysis — information vital to their professions.
World Wide Arts ResourcesSince day one in 1995, World Wide Arts Resources' mission has steadfastly been the same: Connect the people of the world to the world of art. The Artist/Premiere Portfolio services are the largest and most successful program of it's kind representing many emerging and established artists from around the world. The Portfolio Program serves dealers, art buyers, designers, corporate collectors and artists with a flexible, affordable and effective way to buy art and showcase art online. In addition to a highly refined search engine, World Wide Arts Resources and absolutearts.com distribute each week international arts information to tens of thousands of subscribers. We have always been "Your Stop For Art Online."