Month: January 2010



Meet a NYFA Artist: Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty

NYFA speaks with 2002 and 206 Video Fellows in Architecture/Environmental Structures, and Fiscally Sponsored Artists since 2006, Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty. NYFA: Hi Lauren and Shaun, what are you working on and/or what’s coming up for you? SI/LP: Revolving Twilight is a room size, immersive, multiple-channel video/sound installation inspired in part by tales from…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 2

Special Report: Artists Respond to Human Disaster in Haiti Dear Immigrant Artists and Community, Performing, literary and visual artists are rallying to support the residents of Haiti in the aftermath of last week’s devastating earthquake. Whether you have loved ones who were affected or simply want to offer your help, there’s a lot you can do…

This was the second installment in NYFA’s Artist Salon Series — which provided exclusive conversations with and performances by NYFA-affiliated artists — and featured Anita Glesta (NYFA Fellowship, Architecture/Environmental Structures, 2002; Fiscally Sponsored Project, Sculpture, 2003) at Murphy and Dine Gallery in Chelsea. Anita’s video art was projected on the walls of the gallery; she also…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 1

Signe Baumane (2007 Mentor), still from Birth, animation 12 min, 2009 Dear Immigrant Artists and Community, We are kicking off the New Year with an exciting lineup of new programming and updates at the NYFA Immigrant Artist Project (IAP). We welcome your continued involvement as the project evolves. Here’s what’s in store for 2010: First, we are…