Start Now: Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Grow your organization or project

Fresh Arts’ Fiscal Sponsorship offers many benefits for local artist-led projects including fiscal oversight, fundraising support, consultation services, and more. If you’re ready to take your project to the next level in 2024, now is the perfect time! Prospective applicants must schedule an appointment to meet with us before January 15.

Deadline to apply: Thursday, February 1

Get prepared for tax season NOW

Make tax season as smooth as possible with our ‘Tax Cheat Sheet’ – a curated list of tax-related tips & tricks.

BONUS: Join us for a series of free tax workshops that will help you solve all of your tax-related worries. Every February, Fresh Arts partners with Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA) to bring you these workshops. Subscribe to our newsletter to be notified when dates are announced

Sustain Your Momentum: Timeless Resources

Set goals that stick

Get in-depth help setting goals that stick through our virtual workshop and free downloadable toolkit by Artist INC facilitator Eepi Chaad.

Plan ahead for yearly opportunities

Use our annual Artist Opportunity Planning Guide to learn the details of major local and national artist opportunities happening this year (including grants, residencies, calls for entry, and more), so you can map out your year in advance, create an action plan, and be ahead of the game.

Discover new opportunities weekly

Discover your next big opportunity today! Our Artist Opportunity Board is updated weekly with tons of local and regional grants, jobs, calls for entry, and more.

Listen to insights from local artists

Check out the Fresh Arts Podcast to listen to a wide range of perspectives on topics pertaining to your art career from established local artists of all disciplines including: Y.E. Torres, Justin Garcia, Icess Fernandez, GONZO247, Ashley DeHoyos, Deborah DEEP Mouton, Grace Zuniga, Janavi M. Folmsbee, Francis Almendárez, Outspoken Bean, and more!

Get in-depth, on-demand assistance

Download a free toolkit to help amplify your artistic practice. Topics include Artist Statement & Bios, Goal Setting, Project Budgeting and Grant Proposal Writing. Written by artists, for artists.

Read our new Artist Advice Column

Read first-hand advice from our one-on-one artist interviews on a wide variety of topics related to designing your life as an artist, managing your artistic business, and more.

Find support for whatever you need, whenever

A curated selection of resources for every artist need from emergencies, self-care and community building to legal help, fundraising, marketing and more. This library includes articles, videos, templates, and toolkits from Houston area artists and subject experts to assist you in all areas of your life as an artist.