Month: October 2016



Fiscal Sponsorship Grit: Work-In-Progress Highlights

NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship “lends credibility to your project; you’re telling a potential funder you’ve been vetted, and this organization stands behind your work.” – David Licata This fall NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship celebrates our nearly 700 projects by sharing a sneak peek of three current projects in the midst of fundraising and production. Read on to learn…

IAP Interview: Marija Sajkas, Journalist and Media Expert

“It is important to remember that journalists need artists as well. It is the duty of media to report on art and their readership expects them to do so as well.” We all know media exposure matters in building up an artist’s career. The more visible and accessible the work, the more likely it will…

Highlights from the October IAP Newsletter #86

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Here are the highlights from this month’s issue: A featured interview conducted by our intern, Priscilla Son, with Marija Sajkas, journalist and media expert, containing valuable tips for artists on how to gain media exposure.  Professional development resources such as The Actors Fund’s Managing…

Interview with Leigh Stein & NYFA at BinderCon NYC 2016

“Take a look at the media you spend money on, and how much of it is by women or gender non-conforming writers.” Out of the Binders is a non-profit devoted to advancing the careers of women and gender non-conforming writers by connecting them with the skills, knowledge, and networking opportunities they need to get ahead…

Applying for the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship This Year?

Join Us for a Facebook Live Chat about the Application Process on November 14 Applications for the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship are now open, so mark your calendars and lunch hour for Monday, November 14 from 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM for a special Q&A on NYFA’s Facebook Page. Director and Curator of Awards and Exhibitions, David…