Month: September 2019



Monday Motivation | Online Job Board Pro-Tip

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Applying for a job through an online job board? Use copy and paste to save the relevant information from that listing somewhere on your desktop. Employers may remove the listing once they’ve received enough applicants, and the hiring process takes time. If you’re interviewing…

Announcing | Meet Our 2019 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Participants

The newest cohort of our Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program brings together artists from Nigeria, Mexico, Iran, Germany, and more. Through the support of The Vilcek Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the participants in its 2019 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Arts. The program is presented in…

Announcing | Doctor’s Hours “On Call” Consultant Maria Villafranca

Villafranca can help you manage career transitions, develop marketing and communications strategies, implement new revenue models, and more. Are you an artist, creator, or arts administrator in need of some career advice? New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to introduce Maria Villafranca as its newest Doctor’s Hours On Call consultant. Doctor’s Hours…

Apply Now | 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

New York State-based artists are encouraged to apply for this $7,000 unrestricted cash award. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is now accepting applications for 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships in Craft/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, Poetry, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts. These $7,000 unrestricted cash awards are made to individual originating artists living and working in…

Monday Motivation | Finesse Your Phone Etiquette

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Are you prepared to show your best self through the phone and guarantee a great first-impression when an employer calls to schedule a meeting? You should be. Treat this moment as your first interview, giving the caller your undivided attention. Unable to answer the…