Month: June 2015



FEATURED INTERVIEW FROM IAP NEWSLETTER #70: RICHARD BATISTA

“If you have to write program to make a dog bark, there are a million ways to write that code, just like there are a million ways to paint a dog barking.” In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month we focus on Richard Batista, NYFA Developer, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, working with our in-house…

CREATIVE CAREERS JOB ROUNDUP: MUSIC

Creating a career in music can take multiple paths and your deep musical knowledge can fill a variety of roles Interested in being part of a team that brings live musical performances to life? Or perhaps you simply have a passion for music, musical instruments and for instilling a similar passion in others? If you have…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JUNE IAP NEWSLETTER #70

Immigrant Artist Insights and Opportunities Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Highlights from this month’s issue include: A featured interview with Richard Batista, NYFA Developer. We talk with Richard about his experience immigrating to the United States from the Dominican Republic as a young child and about the relationship…

ANNOUNCING: PARTICIPANTS IN THE 2015 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM

Meet this year’s mentors and mentees We are pleased to announce the participants in the 2015 NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. Now in its ninth year, the program pairs immigrant artists working in all disciplines with artist mentors who provide one-on-one support for their mentees, guiding them to achieve specific goals. The program provides participants…

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR ARTISTS

Safeguard your artistic practice with these resources Natural disasters can occur at any moment – tornadoes, fires, floods and hurricanes all have the power to devastate the lives of artists with irreplaceable artwork immediately destroyed. The thought of repairing a studio or workspace is incredibly daunting. Yet when an emergency strikes, you should be prepared.…