NYFA offers a variety of professional development workshops, panels, and conferences for artists working in all disciplines.
The workshops provide artists at all experience levels with professional development on a wide variety of aspects concerning their life, art work, and professional career in the arts.
NYFA: Artrepreneur at RISD, January 2013.
Photo Credit: Kevin Jankowski: Courtesy of RISD Career Center.
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Doctor's Hours for Visual Artists
Individual, 20-minute one-on-one consultations with local curators, critics and gallerists. Get practical and professional advice in person from one or more arts professionals.
Doctor's Hours for Filmmakers
Individual, 20-minute one-on-one consultations with theatrical and nontheatrical distributors, exhibitors, broadcasters, outreach strategists, and fundraisers.
Individual, 30-minute one-on-one appointments via skype with experienced NYFA Doctor’s Hours consultants. The sessions provide an opportunity for practical advice and feedback on presentation of your work, your website or an upcoming application.
Immigrant Artist Program
Resources and information including a monthly newsletter of events and opportunities relevant to immigrant artists based in the New York Tri-State area.
Past NYFA Learning Programs have included:
August 19-20 Doctor's Hours Distance Consultations for Visual Artists
Sustainability as an Artist-Dance Intensive: June 8th-9th, 2013
Post-disaster Conservation & Restoration Workshop for Artists
This workshop is the second of a three-part series presented by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), and CUE Art Foundation focused on recovery and emergency preparedness for artists of all disciplines.
Statewide Consulting Program
for visual artists in New York State
The Professional Artist: An Introduction to Grants
NYFA Resource Seminar for Artists - March 31, 2010
Applying Finance/Future Leadership Program
Business of Art Conference: Fall 2008
Taking It to the Streets: A Guide to Making Art in the Public
Business of Art: Fall 2007
Defining Your Place in the Creative Community
Managing an Artistic Life: A Conference for the Dance Community
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