Month: June 2017



Interview | Japanese Artist and Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Alumna Sophia Chizuco

“You will definitely make lots of connections through IAP. You will understand what the New York art scene is and where you will go. You will be happy as an immigrant artist."  Japanese artist Sophia Chizuco talks about her experience participating as a mentee and then as a mentor of the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program…

Save the Date | Artists as Innovators Exhibition to Open September 9

Landmark exhibition celebrates three decades of New York State Council on the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships and will travel to seven SUNY campuses between Fall 2017 and Spring 2020. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is commemorating three decades of NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships with the landmark traveling exhibition Artists as…

Highlights from the IAP Newsletter #94

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Here are this month’s highlights: A featured interview conducted by Alicia Ehni with Sophia Chizuco, Japanese artist, IAP alumna, and now mentor. The Immigrant Arts Summit Free Outdoor Concert, a featured event sponsored by The Battery Park City Parks Conservancy. 15 opportunities for artists, including the…

Event | Doctor’s Hours for Visual and Multidisciplinary Artists

Are you a visual or multidisciplinary artist in need of some career advice? Register for a one-on-one session with an arts professional and get the feedback you need to build your artistic career. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce an upcoming session of Doctor’s Hours for Visual and Multidisciplinary Artists,…

Conversations | Meet ABI Business Caribbean Film Academy

Part of NYFA Arts Business Incubator’s first cohort, CaFA is increasing the visibility of Caribbean films and filmmakers in NYC and beyond. Established in 2012, Caribbean Film Academy (CaFA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and support of Caribbean filmmaking and filmmakers in the region and the Diaspora. CaFA’s work is focused on…