Applications for the Spring 2017 Hatch Training Intensive are now open!


An informational session will be held this Wednesday for artists interested in Hatch to learn more.

To RSVP for the Hatch info session: RSVP Here

Date/ Time: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 11:00am – 12:30pm


Fuse Arts Center
inside M. Rich Center for Creative Arts, Media and Technology)
115 MLK Jr Dr SW, Ste.# 225
Atlanta, GA 30303

More About Hatch:

Applications for the Spring 2016 Hatch Training Intensive open December 1, 2016.The Hatch Training Intensive is a four-month training program specifically targeted towards readying artists to work in community centric art projects that are both sustainable and meaningful to all involved stakeholders. Twelve artists will be chosen for this program through a competitive application process. Arts workers of all disciplines and mediums will be considered, including those working in all visual and performing arts, music, dance, film or as arts administrators. Artists will learn:

  • Methods of organizing community around social impact through arts and culture emphasizing available assets over deficits
  • Tools and activities to engage dialogue, break down barriers, and create a shared language amongst key stakeholders
  • The history and processes of city planning, and the ways in which arts and culture can be utilized in urban development
  • How to negotiate, read/build contracts, and build robust budgets that both account for all aspects of project expense, including artist fee, and reflect the story of your project to funders and stakeholders.

Skills covered: Asset Based Community Development, Negotiations, Budgeting, Identifying Community Stakeholders, Understanding and Dissecting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Legal Concerns in Public Art, Facilitating Dialogue with Community, and more.
Deadline: January 9

Link for More Information: Hatch Training Intensive

Applications Available Here: Apply now for Hatch

Our Fall 2016 Hatch cohort held their final presentations yesterday! Check out these photos:

Visual Recording by @groundworks6 of the ideas presented by two of our Hatch Groups for a high school and a rural community. Presentations covered artistic engagement with community around concerns in rural, urban, suburban and educational settings.

Artists Lennie Gray Mowris, Maggie Benoit and Latanya Hardaway present their ideas for a rural artists market based on a theoretical prompt for a rural community in need of economic development.

Fall 2016 Hatch Artists: tl-tr: Shaun Martin, Foluke Beveridge, Priscilla Alarcon, Beth West, Phil Harris, Priscilla Smith, Latanya Hardaway. bl-br: Terp Vairin, Maggie Benoit, Lennie Gray Mowris, Miriam Robinson, Sara Gregory. (Not pictured: Joe Dreher)

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