our programs

Artist Residency

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    We offer short-term residencies (3, 6, or 12 months), and long-term (project-defined) residencies for really big ideas.

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    Our artists in residence are provided workspace, fiscal sponsorship, project mentoring, and help connecting to continuing education, communities, and professional opportunities.

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    We partner with exceptional programs like Periscope, Nashville Sideshow Fringe Fest, and Leadership Nashville. Our artists often go on to exhibit and present their work throughout Nashville, and well beyond.

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    Show Your Work

    Our studio get’s a lot of foot traffic for art crawls, classes, and events. Resident artists get special opportunities to show their work. Create and present your work here.

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Community Classes

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    Try a new skill and challenge yourself with something you never thought you could do.

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    Are you in it for the long haul? Our teachers are professional working artist, here to teach you what they know.

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    Our artists-in-residence teach classes at abrasiveMedia. We are growing our class program, and would love to host your classes in our home!


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    Super Squad

    Interdisciplinary arts for kids, built around the metaphor of superheroes. www.gosupersquad.org

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    Art Crawl

    We participate in the Arts and Music at Wedgewood/Houston on the first Saturday of each month from 6-9 pm. Arts & Music Wedgewood Houston

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    Project Awake

    Not your average school assembly program. www.projectawake.org