Month: October 2007



The Business of Art: The Top 10 Questions

Chriss Slevin, Hotline (2005). Acrylic on wood. Collection of NYFA. #1: Where can I go to find information on grants and residency programs? The most comprehensive resource for individual artists is NYFA Source. This database is free and accessible online from NYFA’s website. It tracks over 8,500 programs available to US artists and covers all disciplines, including Dance, Design,…

The Business of Art: On Grant Applications

Writing Between the Lines When it comes to writing about their work, many artists have the same complaint: if I could write it, I wouldn’t need to paint/compose/perform it! Writing about your work can be difficult, and doing so in the context of asking for money can be even more intimidating, but when you find…