Artists up ONLINE ASSISTANCE HUB
for the arts
Connect with experts who can help you navigate housing, income, health care, and other pandemic relief resources.
about the ONLINE ASSISTANCE HUB
Artists Up is partnering with the Seattle Office of Film and Music, King County, and Mentorly (an online arts mentorship platform) to provide assistance to members of the Washington State arts sector who have been affected by COVID-19.
We are launching a free, online consultation hub to help artists and arts organizations connect with pandemic resources and navigate processes and forms for income assistance, unemployment, emergency services, housing, finance, taxes, healthcare, and more.
Follow the steps below to get a free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer expert who can help you find and access resources.
How to SIGN UP FOR A CONSULTATION
Go to this link: Artists Up COVID Relief Hub
Sign up as a "mentee"
Review the profiles of our generous volunteers who can help you
Schedule a free, 30-minute consultation with the volunteer using the Mentorly Calendar function
Once your selected person has confirmed the booking, you will receive an email
Receive tailored counseling on a variety of pandemic resources via the Mentorly video conference platform
To complete these sessions on Mentorly, you need:
a laptop or desktop computer
an up-to-date browser
a working webcam
a reliable internet connection
The preferred browser is Chrome. You can test your webcam and browser with this link.
By signing up to receive this service and booking a session, you affirm that you:
Are an artist or representative of an arts organization based in Washington State.
Have read and agree to the portal's Code of Conduct.
Understand that the purpose of these sessions is NOT to provide artistic mentoring or support and is only to receive help navigating resources that will help you mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is separate from Artists Up's mentoring program.
If you are looking for artistic mentoring, DO NOT sign up through this portal. See our Mentorly Scholarship page for more information.
LOOKING FOR OTHER RESOURCES?
Check out these COVID-related resource lists:
You can also search through Artists Up's general artist resource list.