Month: June 2019



Your Summer Reading List

We’re sharing a selection of new books by NYFA affiliated artists that explore complex themes of identity and belonging. Summer is an ideal time to kick back and relax with a good book, whether you’re on the go and at the beach or taking time from the comfort of your own home. In this post,…

Monday Motivation | Catalogue those Business Cards

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week We might be living in digital times, but business cards are still a thing and will very likely be exchanged every time you attend a networking event. Tempted to throw them away? Not so fast! Use them as visual cues to note when and…

Conversations | Gisela Insuaste

“Support for local artists and makers brings people together to create change.” For Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Oakland consultant Gisela Insuaste, all experiences can inform her practice, from a bike ride in the hills to a leisurely walk along a lake or a plane ride across the ocean. Born and raised in New York City by…

Event | Branded Content: Making Films with Brands

This Thursday, July 25 event will feature the expertise of Sub-Genre Founder Brian Newman. Branded content is on the rise, with companies as varied as Starbucks, Marriott, Square, Patagonia, and Red Bull launching feature films, short-form, episodic, and cross-platform media projects. Where in the past brands relied on advertising and/or product-placement, they are now working…

Monday Motivation | By the Numbers

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week When describing your achievements in your resume, make sure to back them up with quantifiable data wherever possible. Did you improve the number of applicants in a program? Specify the growth percentage. Were you responsible for a record-breaking amount of dollars in grants? Say…