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Join our community

Resident Arts is a growing community of local artists. Members enjoy discounts on workshops and access to shared space, unique professional development opportunities, and an engaged group of local artists.

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Call to artists

Submit a proposal for an exhibition or artist talk. We are especially interested in the work of women artists, artists of color, artists whose work addresses social issues, collaborative and experimental work, work that is made through rare and unique processes, and edgy or subversive aesthetics.

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First Fridays Art Walk

Resident Arts participates in a free monthly art walk every First Friday of the month, from 6-9pm in the North Village Arts District. Enjoy our exhibitions, refreshments, and entertainment and support a local emerging artist by purchasing a new work of art.

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Professional Development

Hone your entrepreneurial skills with our Professional Development Workshops which cover topics like marketing, funding, presentation, and sales. Register for a single workshop or for the entire 5 workshop series at a discount.

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Art Lives Here

Mission and Vision
We help artists create sustainable careers.

Resident Arts is an artist-run nonprofit which cultivates aspiring and emerging artists, and engages supporters of the arts to strengthen Mid-MO’s community. Our professional development and skill-building programs empower and educate to help create and sustain fulfilling careers in the arts. We help artists create sustainable careers right here in Mid-Missouri by 1) helping local artists professionalize, 2) engaging young people in learning about creative careers, and 3) helping non-artists appreciate and support local art.

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Meet Our Team

Jamila Batchelder

Board Member
Youth Education Director at Columbia’s Universalist Unitarian Church

Carissa Boesch

Board Treasurer
Integrative Medicine, Hella Go Go

Danielle Eldred

Board Secretary
Missouri Department of Transportation

Madeleine LeMieux

Founder and Director, Board President
Madeleine Marie LeMieux is an artist and arts administrator. She received her BFA with an emphasis in Art History, Theory and Criticism from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 and her MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University in 2011.

Levi Sherman

Board Vice President
Partial Press, University of Missouri

Pat Tapp

Board Member
Visual Artist

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