Month: April 2016



IAP Spotlight: Jhon Sanchez

“With remorse, I listen to the martyrsStories of those who stayed” Colombian-born poet Jhon Sanchez (IAP ‘12) was recently featured in Bacon and Books for his publication Letting Go: An Anthology of Attempts. To read about his publication and writing process, click here. For National Poetry Month, NYFA is including a poem by Sanchez, After…

IAP Interview: Olivié Ponce

“I believe that now is the perfect time to put together Mexican artists from around the world in a show that will speak for our country.” NYFA recently had the opportunity to speak with Olivié Ponce, (IAP ‘09) artist and creator of Mextasis, a symposium in Bushwick, Brooklyn this summer. Mextasis is a symposium consisting…

Stroll Through DUMBO for May’s First Thursday Gallery Walk

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Meet us in Dumbo for the First Thursday Gallery Walk to experience NYFA’s current exhibition, Solitary Refinement: An Exhibition of Select 2015 NYFA Fellowship Finalists. The multi-disciplinary exhibition curated by David C. Terry features the 2015 Artists’ Fellowship Award Finalists in the Painting, Interdisciplinary Arts, and…

Highlights from the April IAP Newsletter #80

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Highlights from this month’s issue include: An interview featuring Immigrant Artist Program Alumni and the creator of Mextasis, Olivié Ponce (IAP ‘09). Olivié discusses Mextasis, a symposium in Bushwick, Brooklyn and the contemporary view of Mexicans. Professional development resources such as Beyond Orientalism:…