Month: July 2015



SPOTLIGHT FROM IAP NEWSLETTER #71: ZAHRA BANYAMERIAN

“It’s a simultaneous feeling of having and not having” This month’s IAP Spotlight focuses on Zahra Banyamerian, who has been working and contributing to NYFA Learning and Immigrant Artist Program’s activities for the past year. Natasha Zeta, IAP intern, took the opportunity to interview Zahra about her artwork and recent  experience at The League Residency…

FEATURED INTERVIEW FROM IAP NEWSLETTER #71: CURATING AND ORGANIZING ARCHIMEDES’ BATHTUB

“Taking matters into their own hands and working tirelessly to fulfill their vision” NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, established in 2007, brings together immigrant artists and there is often an interest in collaboration as the artists get to know each other during the program. In 2014, Sophia Chizuko and Liene Bosquê spearheaded and drew upon…

TRIACONTAGON: A CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS OF THE ARTISTS’ FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Join us on August 13 at Westbeth Gallery in New York City and/or come see the show through August 30 Curated by David C. Terry, NYFA Director of Programs and Curator and Fellow in Sculpture ‘99 NYFA Curatorial is pleased to announce an exhibition, Triacontagon: A Celebration of 30 Years of the Artists’ Fellowship Program. Triacontagon…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JULY IAP NEWSLETTER #71

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 curator Julian A. Jimarez Howard and organizers Sophia Chizuco and Liene Bosquê of Archimedes’ Bathtub, an exhibition (opening Saturday, August 8) that features participants from NYFA’s 2014…

BEFORE APPLYING TO AN ARTIST OPPORTUNITY: SU-SU-STUDIO: FINDING THE RIGHT SPACE (PART 3 OF 4)

Private or shared studio space? Requirements or restrictions necessary to your work? Consider these factors when looking for an artist workspace. There comes a point in every artist’s life when they decide it’s time to move the easel out of the basement and into a place of its own: a studio! Every studio space comes…