Month: June 2010



The Business of Art: Be Creative — Finding a Job in the Arts

A NYFA Meeting. Whether you are a recent graduate, suddenly out of work or looking to make a career transition, it’s a tough job market out there and the art world is no exception.  The following is a guide of key strategies in finding a perfect opportunity to landing the job. Your search begins with…

The Business of Art: An Interview with Liza Béar by Mary Ann Miller

On the occasion of the recent reprint of Avalanche, 1970-1976, Mary Ann Miller invited co-founder/editor, Liza Béar, to WBAI’s Arts Magazine program. In the following conversation, they discuss Béar’s collaboration with her partner and Avalanche co-founder/editor, Willoughby Sharp; the magazine’s focus on the artist; its process-oriented, straight-to-the-source approach; its championing of the interview format and unique design characteristics; and what it…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 13

Featured Organization: Immigration Task Force @ the Queens Borough President’s Office Each of the five boroughs of New York City could easily be its own mid-size city. Indeed, all the boroughs are located in their own separate counties, and each is headed up by a borough president. In Queens, the most multi-ethnic county in the entire…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 12

Featured Artist: Hai Zhang NYFA Immigrant Artist Program interviews photographer Hai Zhang IAP: Tell us a bit about your life’s path: Where did you grow up and when did you first come to the US? What was that experience like? What were your biggest struggles upon arriving? HZ: I grew up in Kunming, a tourist…