Month: January 2019



Conversations | Barbara Campisi’s “A Sound of Light, appearing around the bend” Brings Light and Dance to FiveMyles Gallery

“I hope this participatory exhibition encourages a sense of play, and invites people to see art as something to explore and interact with, and that they take this experience into the world.” Barbara Campisi’s upcoming installation, A Sound Of Light, appearing around the bend, captures elements of light, movement, and space. Viewers will not only…

Announcing | 2019 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Oakland Participants

Meet the mentees and mentors who are participating in this year’s program! Through the support of Ford Foundation, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the participants in the 2019 NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Oakland, presented in collaboration with local partners World Arts West, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland Public…

Event | Sanford Biggers, Karl Kellner, and Min Jin Lee to be Honored at 2019 Hall of Fame Benefit

The event recognizes the sustained achievements of artists who received early career support from NYFA, and the vision and commitment of enlightened arts patrons. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will celebrate the induction of three arts luminaries into the NYFA Hall of Fame during its annual benefit on Thursday, April 11, 2019…

Event | Meet the Funder: New York State Council on the Arts

Are you an arts organization planning to apply to NYSCA’s Special Arts Services funding program? Here is an opportunity to learn more and ask questions about the application process. New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is a leading source of funding for New York-based arts organizations and individuals. Learn how to navigate the…

Monday Motivation | Set an Example

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Are your interview answers sounding too generic as you rehearse them? Throw in a few objective work examples to each of them. Don’t just say how great you are at project management, teamwork, or conflict resolution; prove it! Tell the story about how you…