How a Soundfly Mentor Helped Me Make (Much) Better Music

When I first reached out to Soundfly, I was struggling to describe what I wanted in mentorship. I had a goal: I wanted to build a portfolio of creative work by the end of the year. I had experience: 10 years developing music software, lessons on multiple musical instruments, and…

How to Work in New Media Art

With a few artist opportunities coming up requiring portfolio submissions, I wasn't entirely sure what went into documenting my work besides maybe keeping some images and a few sentences saved somewhere. Then I found Gray Area's Everything But The Art: The Business of Creativity. From portfolio development to grant writing…

Remembering Darwin Grosse

We’re deeply saddened to share that Darwin Grosse has passed. We’ve lost a dear friend, a mentor to many, and a tireless force for both Max and the global community of artists surrounding it. We invite all to share their thoughts + memories of Darwin in whatever form you…

Saginaw Children's Zoo x DJs For Climate Action

On May 31st, over 400 staff and students from Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy, a magnet school for gifted talented students grades 6-12, visited the Saginaw Children's Zoo for their annual Unity Day celebrations. In addition to Zoo-led educational activities, Saginaw Bay CISMA, an invasive species education and management cooperative, also…