Month: December 2019



Register Now | How to Find and Land Your Dream Job in the Arts!

This February 18 workshop will help you define your career path, find opportunities, and walk you through all stages of a job search. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce its next online workshop "How to Find and Land Your Dream Job in the Arts,“ presented by Maria Villafranca, NYFA Coach and…

The Art of the Application | Representing Your Artwork Online

Let your work speak for itself clearly and successfully. Work Samples are an integral part of every NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship application. Read on for tips to consider when putting together your portfolio for submission. Documenting Your Work: Before documenting your work, think about what aspects you want to highlight for the review panel. Perhaps it’s your…

Creative Careers | How, Why, and When to Negotiate Salary

A salary negotiation is one step toward you understanding your value. Whether you are an entry-level employee or a seasoned arts professional, learning how to negotiate your salary is a necessary skill to both increase your long-term earning potential and advocate for advancements in your career. Employee raises, in most cases, are based on your…

Monday Motivation | Are Your References Up to Date?

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week: Don’t wait until you find a listing that asks for references to have such references on hand. Check-in with potential connections that can vouch for you before you start a job search — that way they don’t get caught off-guard and you don’t need…

Conversations | Cândida Borges

The IAP mentor and former mentee shares her six considerations for immigrant artists in New York City. Cândida Borges is a Brazilian musician, transmedia artist, educator, composer, researcher, and IAP participant based in New York City. Her latest work, the Transeuntis Mundi Project, includes a virtual reality installation and sound and image works on the theme of human migration…