Month: October 2015



Creative Careers: Music Jobs Roundup

Whether you’re a musician yourself or someone with a love of song and keen administrative skills, you can find a job in the music field that suits your abilities.  Although many people wish they had a musical ear or that they were a child musical prodigy, most of us don’t have the talents necessary to become…

Artist News: Compendium at Islip Art Museum

“Compendium details the interchangeable qualities of art and science. This exhibition considers artists that are planted in both disciplines, offering the Islip Art Museum and their visitors a survey of art and the artists that drive the conversation.” Beth Giacummo (MARK ’09) and Lorrie Fredette (MARK ’09) co-curated Compendium for the Islip Art Museum. Compendium also features work from Brandon Ballengée…

Highlights from the October IAP Newsletter

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Highlights from this month’s issue include: A featured interview with Jimmy Van Bramer, Majority Leader, NYC Council Member on The Cultural Immigrant Initiative.  The introduction of our Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Alumni interview series with our first mentor/mentee pairing of performing artists Tidtaya…

Featured IAP Interview with Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, NYC Council Member on The Cultural Immigrant Initiative

NYFA’s Immigrant Artists’ Program (IAP) is always on the lookout for programs supporting the creative immigrant community. As such, when in 2014 Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Jimmy Van Bramer, Majority Leader and Chair of Cultural Affairs and Libraries Committee, announced the creation of cultural funding and the development of fresh cultural initiatives in New York City,…