When I first moved to New York, it was to work as an assistant for an artist. My goal was to learn how to become an artist. I have always felt that if you can see what a job looks like then it is easier to visualize yourself working in that career. I was also able to ask the artist I was working for a number of questions. For example, I asked her what she did after she graduated with her MFA. She told me that she spent two years living out of a suitcase and traveling from artist residency to artist residency. 

I have been researching various residencies and came across this valuable website:

Res Artis


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