Year: 2010



Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 19

Featured Artist: Rita Silva (Note: This month, our IAP Intern, Flavia Berindogue — a Brazilian artist and designer — interviews Rita Silva, a Brazilian artist based in New York. The interview was conducted in Portuguese and translated into English. For the English version, please see below. ) Rita Silva é uma dançarina Afro-Brasileira de Salvador,…

The Business of Art: The Fine-Art Adoption Network

  Audra Wolowiec, pocket cloud. Metallic film. Last year, Class 808 at M.S. 131 in Manhattan’s Chinatown wrote to artist Audra Wolowiec asking if they might “adopt” her uneditioned multiple, pocket cloud, a square of recycled metallic film, sky blue on one side and silver on the other, with attached instructions to crumple the film into a ball, “place in…

The Business of Art: Fellowship Application Hints from NYFA’s Executive Director

NYFA recently hosted a mock fellowship panel for MFA students at Virginia Commonwealth University. Jon Cancro, Business Event Coordinator at NYFA, set up the projectors in our office’s large conference room, put on a pot of coffee, and seated the chairs around the slide screen— prepping the room as though NYFA fellow panelists were about…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 18

Featured Organization: City Lore This month, IAP Program Officer Karen Demavivas interviewed Amanda Dargan, City Lore’s Education Director. IAP: Can you tell us more about City Lore programs and activities that engage immigrant artists and audiences? AD: City Lore engages immigrant artists and audiences through a variety of programs, such as our City of Memory ethnic neighborhood tours, where…