Month: July 2014



Artspire filmmaker debuts feature film on Sept. 12 Sharon Greytak, whose films have received fiscal sponsorship through NYFA’s Artspire program, will debut her feature film, Archaeology of a Woman, at the Village East Theaters in NYC on Sept. 12. The film stars Academy Award nominee Sally Kirkland (“Anna,” “JFK”) and Tony Award winner Victoria Clark.…

Tectonics: A NYFA-curated exhibition, opening Aug. 1 An exhibition of work by winners of 2013 Artists’ Fellowships in Choreography and Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design Opening Reception: Friday, Aug.1, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Performance: Perception’s Tyranny, by Dana Bell, at 7:30 PM (featuring Meg Clixby and Helen Schreiner, with music composed by Richard Hoffman) Tectonics Exhibition Dates: Aug.1–Aug. 18, 2014 Location:…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 59

Featured Interview: Christopher Mulé, Folk Art Director, Brooklyn Arts Council Christopher Mulé earned a master’s degree in Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University, Bloomington. Prior to formally joining Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), he served as the Deputy Director and Director of Folklife at Staten Island Arts (formerly COAHSI). In addition to his work at BAC,…

NYFA Congratulates the AFP and BUILD Recipients Among This Year’s Bessie Award Nominees

NYFA Congratulates the AFP and BUILD Recipients Among This Year’s Bessie Award Nominees The New York Dance and Performance — aka “Bessie” — Awards are awarded annually, and recognize innovators in the field of dance and related performance. This year, the nominees include several artists who have received support from New York Foundation for the…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Stephen Petronio

NYFA talks to Stephen Petronio (AFP ‘85 and ’04 Choreography) The choreographer, dancer, and artistic director discusses the recent publication of his memoir, Confessions of a Motion Addict; his dance company turning thirty; and what he is planning next. NYFA: Congratulations on the publication of your memoir, Confessions of a Motion Addict. What motivated you…