Month: January 2011



The Business of Art: “The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing”

Neil Reilly on Gigi Rosenberg’s The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing Gigi Rosenberg began her career as an artist before she even knew it. By convincing her parents to buy her a film camera during a childhood summer, she used planning and persuasion skillsthat she would later recognize as crucial to maintaining a career in art.…

The Business of Art: An Interview with Trust Art

Public art is for the people. Whether object-based, performative, or interactive, public artworks are created to enhance the landscape of a public space by giving communities something out of the ordinary to reflect on, consider, and engage with. Trust Art, founded by Seth Aylmer and Jose Serrano-McClain, is an organization and philanthropic initiative that is not only invested…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 20

Featured Organization: Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) This month’s featured organization is the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), which is a non-profit arts service organization launched in 2007 under the incubation of the Hispanic Federation and with the financial support of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. Since then, NoMAA has been nurturing the works of…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Slouch Productions/Melissa Friedling The Artist’s Life: Kate Gilmore Before pressing record and shooting herself in close-up, video artist Kate Gilmore sets up a particular challenge for herself—be it busting out of sheetrock enclosures, climbing out of pits of dirt, or balancing herself on a…