Month: February 2019



Announcing | Inaugural “Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV and Theatre Fund Grant Recipients

The Fund is the latest in a series of groundbreaking initiatives by the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) have announced the first round of grant recipients of the “Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV and Theatre Fund. Finishing…

Featuring | NYFA Hall of Fame Honoree Sanford Biggers

On April 11, 2019, Biggers (Fellow in Performance/Multidisciplinary ’05) will be inducted into NYFA’s Hall of Fame alongside Karl Kellner and Min Jin Lee The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will celebrate the induction of three arts luminaries into its Hall of Fame during its annual benefit on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Capitale, 130…

Monday Motivation | The Benefits of Teamwork

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Job hunting doesn’t have to be a lonely experience. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, talk to your friends who are also looking for new positions and combine your job search efforts! You may practice your interviews, review each other’s resumes and cover letters, or look…

Conversations | Keren Anavy, Israeli Artist and IAP Alumna

“I see collaboration as another way of making art and developing as an artist in a broader community.“ Keren Anavy is an Israeli painter, installation artist, and alumna of NYFA’s 2017 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. Her work explores the dynamic relationships between nature, culture, and site. Anavy is interested in how cultivated landscape, as well as wild nature,…

Business of Art | Five Tips for Smarter (Not Harder) Fundraising

Follow these steps to make a strong impression on a tight schedule. Say you’ve got a great idea for an art project, and you’re ready to make it happen. Projects of scale will inevitably need to be funded; how you cover the costs will be up to you. The vast world of funding includes: grantwriting,…