The Artist Resource Center is a place for emerging and established artists of all mediums to engage and collaborate. Functioning as a no cost meeting and research space for the arts community, the Artist Resource Center offers the tools for creatives to develop and advance their careers in the arts.
Community bulletin board with artist opportunities and events
Access to Adobe Suite (by appointment)
60" LCD TV with HDMI connection
Artist Resource Library
Available office hours with onsite arts professionals
Coffee and tea station
This is a shared workspace, no reservations are necessary. Hours are Monday-Wednesdays from 10am to 10pm and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.
The Dougherty Art Center offers six-week adult professional development classes throughout the year. Check out our Artist Professional Development page for more details.
Artist Resource Center Professional Development Workshop Series
All workshops are free and open to the public. We do appreciate an RSVP to the workshops on our Facebook Events in order to get an idea of how many people to expect.
Grants & Funding for Artists October 3, 2018
Applying for grants and cultural funding is a great way for artists to pay for projects. Learn the ins and outs of the grant application and completion process, and what funding is available through the City of Austin.
Owning Your Work: Copyright Laws November 7, 2018
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but protecting your artwork from acts of infringement can be a difficult and confusing process. Learn about United States Copyright Law and when it is best to register your artwork to protect yourself.
Taxes for Artists December 5, 2018
Artists and taxes generally don’t mix, but they are a necessary part of making a living as an artist. Learn how to track income and inventory, what qualifies as a deduction, and how to properly report your business as an artist.