I am a volunteer grant writer for Instar Lodge, a community-fostering organization and creative workspace in Germantown, New York. I also faciltate community write-ins where I offer one-on-one editorial advice and mentorship.
I frequently collaborate with Maria Liebana, a Latinx artist who lives and works in Queens. Most recently, I moderated an artist talk with Maria on her first solo show and helped her put together applications for open calls for work.
Zora’s House is a coworking space for women of color in Columbus, Ohio, dedicated to creating a safe place that recognizes and supports the creative potential of WOC. I worked with the founder to build community-minded copy for her members and edit the organization’s case for support.
Local Project Art Space in Long Island City is an artist-run gallery in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood in New York City. I put together guidelines for its members and visitors to create a safe space free from harassment.
Drop, Forge & Tool is a handcraft workspace and creative residency in Hudson, New York. I have helped DFT rework its website narrative to increase public interest and develop new ways to activate its Warren Street location.
For her solo exhibition at Bard College, Brooklyn-based photographer Emma Ressel and I collaborated on press materials to promote her work. I also worked with Emma on application materials for artist residencies in Philadelphia.
Four-D is a curatorial project that creates immersive, participatory exhibitions around New York City and the Hudson Valley. Four-D and I collaborated on promotional materials for an exhibition at the Church in Troy, New York.
In order to increase interest in a new short-term residency program, I worked to rewrite the narrative of MakeRoom, a flexible artist space in Minneapolis.
Tyler Rai is a movement artist and choreographer who is working to expand her practice and bring together a creative community committed to ecological conservation. I have consulted with Tyler on her community organizing in the region.
Shell House Arts is a new short-term residency in the Catskills. I joined its winter 2019 residents for a group crit and consulted on language for its application and website.
Also located in the Catskills, the Strange Foundation is an emergent residency for creatives whose practice involves digital media and the internet. I have edited website copy for residency applicants.
Michael Valiquette is a designer and photographer in Troy, New York, who is applying to graduate programs to further his practice. I am helping Michael with his application in exchange for the portraits he took of me and my work.