ArtistLink is a collaborative effort to create a stable environment for Massachusetts artists as they seek workspace and housing. ArtistLink achieves this mission by providing individual artists, developers, and municipalities with targeted information and technical assistance and by advocating for relevant policy changes at the state level. You can read more about our services here .
Through partnerships with other organizations in New England and across the country, ArtistLink shares best practices and participates in the development and execution of new models of artist assistance.The effort is part of a national ten-year campaign spearheaded by LINC (Leveraging Investments in Creativity)  to improve conditions for artists in all disciplines by addressing artist needs for space, health insurance, financial support, and business planning.
ArtistLink was formed through the collaborative effort of Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), The Boston Foundation, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), LEF Foundation, the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), Boston Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events, and the Barr Foundation. It was catalyzed by a grant from Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC). Representatives from these sponsors make up the ArtistLink Advisory Group.