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2019 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: NEWARK

NYFA congratulates the 2019 participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in Newark:

Mentee Bushra AL FusailVisual (Yemen), paired with Mentor Colleen Gutwein O'Neal, Visual (United States).

Mentee Mic Boekelmann, Visual (Philippines), paired with Mentor Katrina Bello, Visual (Philippines).

Mentee Diana Candelejo, Visual (Ecuador), paired with Mentor Matt Gosser, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Shiza Chaudhary, Visual (Pakistan), paired with Mentor Yvette Molina, Visual(United States).

Mentee Ron Dai, Interdisciplinary (China), paired with Mentor Fayemi Shakur, Multidisciplinary/Literary (United States).

Mentee Kimmah Dennis, Visual (Ghana), paired with Mentor Ceaphas Stubbs, Visual (United States).

Mentee Gisel Endara, Interdisciplinary (Ecuador), paired with Mentor Paula Neves, Visual (United States).

Mentee Bouchra HachemMultidisciplinary (Lebanon), paired with Mentor Shauna Kanter, Performing (United States).

Mentee Coney Ishida, Visual (Japan), paired with Mentor Malik Whitaker, Visual (United States).

Mentee Mariejon de Jong-Buijs, Multidisciplinary (Netherlands), paired with Mentor Jen Mazza, Visual (United States).

Mentee Jin Jung, Interdisciplinary (South Korea), paired with Mentor Anne Trauben, Visual (United States).

Mentee Alverson Layne, Interdisciplinary (Guyana), paired with Mentor Sally Helmi, Visual (Egypt/United States).

Mentee Ole Lie Vandal, Multdisciplinary (Dominican Republic), paired with Mentor Alfonse Pagano, Visual (United States).

Mentee Mani Martinez, Multidisciplinary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Ananda Lima, Literary/Visual (Brazil).

Mentee Olufunke Ogundimu, Literary (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Fayemi Shakur, Multidisciplinary/Literary (United States).

Mentee Adishetu Oyibo, Multidisciplinary (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Sarah Walko, Visual (United States).

Mentee Franc Pena, Interdisciplinary (Honduras/Ecuador/USA), paired with Mentor Jo-El Lopez, Visual (Puerto Rico).

Mentee Eka Pramuditha, Interdisciplinary (Malaysia), paired with Mentor Kati Vilim, Visual (Hungary).

Mentee Agnieszka Wszolkowska, Visual (Poland), paired with Mentor Daniela Puliti, Visual (United States).

2019 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: OAKLAND

NYFA congratulates the 2019 participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in Oakland:

Mentee Asya AbdrahmanMultidisciplinary (Ethiopia), paired with Mentor Kristian Kabuay, Multidiscplinary/Folk & Traditional (Philippines).

Mentee Katherine Agard, Interdisciplinary (Trinidad and Tobago/Ghana), paired with Mentor Jason Wyman, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Etty D Alberto-Zamora, Visual (Honduras/Belize), paired with Mentor Kelly Ording, Visual (United States).

Mentee Byb Chanel Bibene, Multidisciplinary (Republic of Congo), paired with Mentor Melanie Wofford, Arts Administration/Performing (United States).

Mentee Kristiana Li-Yen Chan, Visual (Canada/Malaysia), paired with Mentor Alice Wu, Visual/Multidisciplinary (United States/Taiwan).

Mentee Daniel Chein, Film/New Media (Taiwan), paired with Mentor Kwesi D. Wilkerson, Performing/Literary (United States).

Mentee Paola de la Calle, Visual (Colombia), paired with Mentor PJ Policarpio, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Alisson Göthz, Visual (Brazil), paired with Mentor Jason Wyman, Visual (United States).

Mentee Patricia Leal, Interdisciplinary (Brazil), paired with Mentor Beth Waldman, Visual (United States).

Mentee Izidora Leber Lethe, Interdisciplinary (Croatia), paired with Mentor Brian Conley, Visual (United States).

Mentee Andreina Esther Maldonado Sosa, Performing (Venezuela), paired with Mentor Aimee Suzara, Performing/Literary (Philippines/United States).

Mentee Anthonia Onyejekwe, Film/Video/New Media (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Tossie Long, Performing/Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Ginika Oruche, Film/Video/New Media (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Destiny Muhammad, Performing (United States).

Mentee Reaa Puri, Film/New Media (India), paired with Mentor Shalini Agrawal, Visual/Multidisciplinary (India).

Mentee Lydia Queriani, Multidisciplinary (Philippines), paired with Mentor Ely Sonny Orquiza, Multidisciplinary/Film/Video/New Media (Philippines).

Mentee Keyvan Shovir, Multidisciplinary (Iran), paired with Mentor Megan Wilson, Interdisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Anita Sulimanovic, Visual (Croatia), paired with Mentor Taro Hattori, Visual/Film/New Media (Japan).

Mentee Rupy C. TutFolk & Traditional Arts (India), paired with Mentor Karen Fiss, Visual/Folk & Traditional (United States).

Mentee Dor Wand, Film/Video/New Media (Israel), paired with Mentor Lyz Luke, Performing (United States).

Mentee Juniper Yun, Multidisciplinary (South Korea), paired with Mentor Mayumi Hamanaka, Visual/Multidisciplinary/Curatorial (Japan).

2019 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: SAN ANTONIO

NYFA congratulates the 2019 participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in San Antonio:

Mentee Caroline Binet Royall, Visual (France), paired with Mentor Kim BishopVisual (United States).

Mentee Lulu Castillo, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Brandy Gonzalez, Visual (United States).

Mentee Fernanda Michelle Covarrubias, Multidisciplinary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Michael Menchaca, Visual (United States).

Mentee Anna de Luna, Performing (Mexico), paired with Mentor Victoria García-Zapata, Literary (United States).

Mentee Josué Esau, Visual (Honduras), paired with Mentor Alan Serna, Visual (Mexico).

Mentee Juan Carlos Escobedo, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Luis Valderas, Interdisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Sergio Fr, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Hiromi Stringer, Visual (Japan).

Mentee Galileo Gonzalez, Visual (El Salvador), paired with Mentor Fernando Andrade, Visual (Mexico).

Mentee Beatriz Guzman Velasquez, Interdisciplinary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Jennifer Ling Datchuk, Visual (United States).

Mentee Evan HoVideo/Film/New Media (Taiwan), paired with Mentor Guillermina Zabala, Multidisciplinary (Argentina).

Mentee Fernando Lorenzo, Folk/Traditional Arts (Mexico), paired with Mentor Ricky Armendaríz, Visual (United States).

Mentee Mireydi, Video/Film/New Media (Mexico), paired with Mentor Guillermina Zabala, Multidisciplinary (Argentina).

Mentee Josue RamirezVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Ashley Mireles, Visual (United States).

Mentee Natalia Rocafuerte, Multidisciplinary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Suzy González, Visual (United States).

Mentee Gabriela Zebadua, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Sabine Senft, Visual (Germany).

2018-19 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: VISUAL & MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTS

NYFA congratulates the 2018-19 participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Visual & Multidisciplinary Immigrant Artists:

Mentee Bifoli 2, Visual (Taiwan), paired with Mentor Armita Raafat, Visual (Iran).

Mentee Ololade Adeniyi, Visual (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Alicia Grullón, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Yael Ben-Simon, Visual (Israel), paired with Mentor Marco Scozzaro, Visual/Multidisciplinary(Italy).

Mentee Julia Brandão, Multidisciplinary (Brazil), paired with Mentor Rosemarie Fiore, Visual/Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Riaki Enyama, Visual (Japan), paired with Mentor Jennifer Schmidt, Visual/Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Ana Maria Farina, Visual (Brazil), paired with Mentor Sophia Chizuco, Visual (Japan).

Mentee Floor Grootenhuis, Visual (Kenya), paired with Mentor Sue Jeong Ka, Visual/Multidisciplinary (South Korea).

Mentee Sarah Zarina Hakani, Visual (India), paired with Mentor Golnar Adili, Visual (Iran).

Mentee Ziyu He, Multidisciplinary (China), paired with Mentor Sophie Kahn, Visual (United States).

Mentee Sizhu LiMultidisciplinary (China), paired with Mentor Dain DeltaDawn, Visual (United States).

Mentee Orr Menirom, Visual (Israel), paired with Mentor Elise Rasmussen, Visual (Canada).

Mentee Maryam Mir, Multidisciplinary (Canada/Kashmir), paired with Mentor Kit Yi Wong, Visual/Multidisciplinary (Hong Kong/China).

Mentee Nazanin Noroozi, Visual (Iran), paired with Mentor Kakyoung Lee, Visual/Multidisciplinary (South Korea).

Mentee Robert O’Shea, Multidisciplinary (Ireland), paired with Mentor Larry Krone, Visual (United States).

Mentee Masahito Ono, Visual (Japan), paired with Mentor Helen Dennis, Visual (UK).

Mentee Ernesto Ortiz Leyva, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Takuji Hamanaka, Visual (Japan).

Mentee Supermrin, Multidisciplinary (India), paired with Mentor Daniela Kostova, Multidisciplinary (Bulgaria).

Mentee Lyto Triantafyllidou, Visual (Greece), paired with Mentor Kuldeep Singh, Visual/Multidisciplinary (India).

Mentee Htet T SanVisual (Myanmar), paired with Mentor Zohar Kfir, Visual (Israel).

Mentee Hanae Utamura, Visual (Japan), paired with Mentor Nooshin Rostami, Visual (Iran).

Mentee Luisa Valderrama, Visual (Colombia), paired with Mentor Katya Grokhovsky, Multidisciplinary (Ukraine/Australia).

Mentee Chen Wang, Multidisciplinary (China), paired with Mentor Luiza Kurzyna, Visual/Multidisciplinary (Poland).

Mentee Tina Wang, Multidisciplinary (China), paired with Mentor Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow, Visual (Jamaica).

2018-19 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: DETROIT

NYFA congratulates the 2018-19 participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in Detroit:

Mentee Shiraz Ahmed, Film/New Media (Pakistan), paired with Mentor Osvaldo Rivera, Performing (United States).

Mentee Ievgeniia Andrusiak, Visual (Ukraine), paired with Mentor Oksana Mirzoyan, Visual (Armenia/Azerbaijan).

Mentee Adrian Buncuga, Literary (New Zealand), paired with Mentor Katie McGowan, Performing/Literary (United States).

Mentee Edgar Cardenas, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Andrea Eckert, Visual/Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Cinthya Elizabeth Casillas, Literary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Nandi Comer, Literary (United States).

Mentee Ann Esshaki, Literary (Iraq), paired with Mentor Ajara Alghali, Performing (Sierra Leone).

Mentee Aiko Fukuchi, Literary (Japan), paired with Mentor Shaun Nethercott, Literary (United States).

Mentee Margarita Grishina, Film/New Media (Kazakhstan), paired with Mentor Levon Kafafian, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Julianna Gonzalez, Performing (Colombia/Puerto Rico), paired with Mentor Christina deRoos, Visual (United States).

Mentee Baraa Ktiri, Multidisciplinary (Morocco), paired with Mentor Sherrine Azab, Performing (United States).

Mentee Tammy Lakkis, Multidisciplinary (Lebanon), paired with Mentor Ava Ansari, Multidisciplinary (Iran).

Mentee Simona Lucut, Visual (Romania), paired with Mentor Katrina Daniels, Curator (United States).

Mentee Abhishek Narula, Interdisciplinary (India), paired with Mentor Paulina Petkoski, Visual/Fashion (United States).

Mentee Demetrio Nasol, Interdisciplinary (United States), paired with Mentor Oksana Mirzoyan, Visual (Armenia/Azerbaijan).

Mentee Thaad Sabolboro, Film/New Media (Philippines), paired with Mentor Christina deRoos, Visual (United States).

Mentee Lauren Santucci, Visual (United States), paired with Mentor Ava Ansari, Multidisciplinary (Iran).

Mentee Alberte Tranberg, Visual (Denmark), paired with Mentor Laura Gajewski, Visual (United States).

Mentee Valeria Zozaya, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Mary Gagnon, Visual/Literary (United States).

2018 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: PERFORMING & LITERARY ARTS

NYFA congratulates the 2018 participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists working in the performing and literary arts:

Mentee Migguel Anggelo, Performing (Venezuela), paired with Mentor Volker Goetze, Performing (Germany).

Mentee Pascual Brodsky, Literary (Chile), paired with Mentor Vivan Yang, Literary (United States).

Mentee Maria Alejandra Barrios Vélez, Literary (Colombia), paired with Mentor Chia-Lun Chang, Literary (Taiwan).

Mentee Valeria Carboni, Performing (Italy), paired with Mentor Martita Abril, Performing (Mexico).

Mentee Peta Coy, Performing (Australia), paired with Mentor Jonathan Cerullo, Performing (United States).

Mentee Kritika Dey, Performing (India), paired with Mentor Cândida Borges, Performing (Brazil).

Mentee Laurie Deziel, Performing (Canada), paired with Mentor Felice Lesser, Performing (United States).

Mentee Noa Fort, Performing (Israel), paired with Mentor Deanna Witkowski, Performing (United States).

Mentee Bud-Erdene Gankhuyag, Literary (Mongolia), paired with Mentor Ambika Samarthya, Literary (India).

Mentee Sofia Gutierrez Losada, Performing (Colombia), paired with Mentor John Infante, Literary (United States).

Mentee Minhui Lee, Performing (South Korea), paired with Mentor Eunbi Kim, Performing (United States).

Mentee Meher Manda, Literary (India), paired with Mentor Amy Lawless, Literary (United States).

Mentee Kal Mansoor, Literary/Performing (England), paired with Mentor Dave Hall, Performing (United States).

Mentee Mila Milosevic, Performing (Serbia), paired with Mentor Marija Sajkas, Literary (Serbia).

Mentee Christopher Nunez, Performing (Costa Rica), paired with Mentor Runn Shayo, Performing (Israel).

Mentee Samira Sadeque, Literary (Bangladesh), paired with Mentor Marwa Helal, Literary (Egypt).

Mentee Fernando Vieira, Literary (Ecuador), paired with Mentor Ricardo Maldonado, Literary (United States).

Mentee Mehmet S. Yildirim, Performing (Turkey), paired with Mentor Eugene Marlow, Ph.D., Performing (United Kingdom).

2018 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: OAKLAND

NYFA congratulates the 2018 Participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in Oakland:

Mentee Nana Duffuor, Multidisciplinary (Ghana/United States), paired with Mentor Aimee Suzara, Performing (Philippines/United States).

Mentee Eun Kyung (Judy) Kim, Literary (South Korea), paired with Mentor Vernon Keeve, Literary (United States).

Mentee Pluma Sumaq, Literary (Ecuador/Peru/United States), paired with Mentor Angelique Paramore, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Colette Eloi, Interdisciplinary (Haiti), paired with Mentor Angelique Paramore, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Itoro Udofia, Interdisciplinary (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Natriece Spicer, Visual (United States).

Mentee Nkeiruka Oruche, Multidisciplinary (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Kwesi Wilkerson, Performing (United States).

Mentee Reynaldo Culannay, Visual (United States), paired with Mentor Jason Wyman, Visual (United States).

Mentee KyungBae Jeon, Visual (South Korea), paired with Mentor Jason Wyman, Visual (United States).

Mentee Carmen Roman, Performing (Peru), paired with Mentor Ernesto Sopprani, Performing (Peru).

Mentee Hager Asefaha, Multidisciplinary (Eritrea), paired with Mentor Kara Q. Smith, Visual (United States).

Mentee Onyinye Alheri, Multidisciplinary (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Kara Q. Smith, Visual (United States).

Mentee Manar Harb, Interdisciplinary (Palestine), paired with Mentor Kim Anno, Visual (United States).

Mentee Melissa San Miguel, Interdisciplinary (Peru/United States), paired with Mentor Kim Anno, Visual (United States).

Mentee Hamere Seble, Folk/Traditional Arts (Ethiopia), paired with Mentor Jennifer Ross, Visual (United States).

Mentee Kanat Ibragimov, Visual (Kazakhstan), paired with Mentor Ely Sonny Orquiza, Performing (Philippines).

2018 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: SAN ANTONIO

NYFA congratulates the 2018 Participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in San Antonio:

Mentee Andrea RivasVisual (Honduras/United States), paired with Mentor Ashley MirelesVisual (United States).

Mentee Ernesto IbanezVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Claudio AguillonVisual (Mexico).

Mentee Merle MoryVisual (Venezuela), paired with Mentor Lorena AnguloArt Jewelry (Mexico).

Mentee Sergio MataVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Ana FernandezVisual (United States).

Mentee Hayfer BreaVisual (Venezuela), paired with Mentor Guillermina ZabalaMultidisciplinary (United States/Argentina).

Mentee Jorge VillarrealVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Guillermina ZabalaMultidisciplinary (United States/Argentina).

Mentee Carolina QuirogaPerforming (Colombia), paired with Mentor Marisela BarreraPerforming (United States).

Mentee Karola Rotter,  Visual (Germany), paired with Mentor Kim BishopVisual (United States).

Mentee Jose BalliVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Luis ValderasVisual (United States).

Mentee Naomi GakungaVisual (Kenya), paired with Mentor Deborah MerskyVisual (United States).

Mentee Jonathan RochaPerforming (Mexico), paired with Mentor Gregg BarriosPerforming(United States).

Mentee Barbara MinarroVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Jennifer DatchukVisual (United States).

Mentee Jesse Jinna Ruiz, Visual (South Korea), paired with Mentor Ricky Armendariz, Visual (United States).

Mentee Julya JaraMultidisciplinary (Latvia), paired with Mentor Sarah FischVisual (United States).

Mentee Francisco CortesVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Anne WallaceVisual(United States).

Mentee Anastassia RabajilleVisual (Chile), paired with Mentor Claudia ZapataVisual (United States).

Mentee Jesus RaveloVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Claudia ZapataVisual (United States).

Mentee Maria LinanFolk Art (Peru), paired with Mentor Anel FloresVisual and Literary (United States).

2018 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: NEWARK

NYFA congratulates the 2017 Participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in Newark:

Mentee Bithika AdhikaryVisual (India), paired with Mentor Alessandra ExpositoVisual (United States).

Mentee Agnes DejaVisual (Poland), paired with Mentor Ceaphas StubbsVisual (United States).

Mentee DongKyu KimMultidisciplinary (South Korean), paired with Mentor Colleen Gutwein O'NealVisual (United States).

Mentee Hao FengVisual (China), paired with Mentor Emma WilcoxVisual (United States).

Mentee Raúl FloresMultidisciplinary (Ecuador), paired with Mentor Evonne DavisVisual(United States).

Mentee Giacomo ColosiVisual (Italy), paired with Mentor Gianluca BianchinoVisual (Italy).

Mentee Juan BernalVisual (Colombia), paired with Mentor James WilsonVisual (United States).

Mentee Musah SwallahVisual (Ghana), paired with Mentor Jen MazzaVisual (United States).

Mentee George MorelVisual (Dominican Republic), paired with Mentor Jo-El LopezVisual (Puerto Rico).

Mentee Emmanuel GlenVisual (Guyana), paired with Mentor Kati VilimVisual (Hungary).

Mentee Junio VargasMultidisciplinary(Ecuador), paired with Mentor Kern SamuelVisual (Trinidad and Tobago).

Mentee Yeimy GamezPerforming (Honduras), paired with Mentor Layqa Nuna YawarVisual (Ecuador).

Mentee Sunil Garg, Visual (India), paired with Mentor Luiza Pinzon, Visual (Colombia).

Mentee Nava Gidanian-KaganVisual (Israel), paired with Mentor Matt GosserVisual (United States).

Mentee Paco MarquezLiterary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Paula NevesLiterary (United States).

Mentee Elizabeth ClarkVisual (Colombia), paired with Mentor Rebecca Pauline JampolMultidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Dailza RibeiroMultidisciplinary (Brazil), paired with Mentor Shauna KanterPerforming(United States).

Mentee Isi IgeteiMultidisciplinary (Nigeria), paired with Mentor Universe KonaduLiterary (Ethiopia/United States).

2018 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: SOCIAL PRACTICE

NYFA congratulates the 2018 participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists working in socially engaged art:

2018 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM: DETROIT

NYFA congratulates the 2018 Participants in the NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists in Detroit:

Mentee Anahli Vazquez-Galvan, Visual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Christina deRoos, Visual (United States).

Mentee Noura Ballout, Visual (Lebanon), paired with Mentor Corine Vermeulen, Visual (Netherlands).

Mentee Yusser Al Qazwini, Visual (Iraq/Algeria), paired with Mentor Ewa Markiewicz, Visual (Poland).

Mentee Viviana Macias, Film/New Media (Mexico), paired with Mentor Gracieuse Xavier, Visual (Haiti).

Mentee June Bae, Film/New Media (South Korea), paired with Mentor Jasmine Rivera, Film/Video/New Media (United States).

Mentee Itchel Arriaga, Interdisciplinary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Katrina Daniels, Curator (United States).

Mentee JinApril Son, Multidisciplinary (Korea), paired with Mentor Kristen Shirkey, Performing (United States).

Mentee Bana Kabalan, Performing (Lebanon), paired with Mentor Levon Kafafian, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Jonathan Hanna, Visual (Iraq), paired with Mentor Megan Heeres, Visual (United States).

Mentee Stephanie Jean, Literary (Haiti), paired with Mentor Nandi Comer, Literary (United States).

Mentee Razi Jafri, Multidisciplinary (India), paired with Mentor Oksana Mirzoyan, Visual (Azerbaijan).

Mentee Dessislava Terzieva, Multidisciplinary (Bulgaria), paired with Mentor Paulina Petkoski, Visual (United States).

Mentee Mariana Piñar, Visual (Spain), paired with Mentor Paulina Petkoski, Visual (United States).

Mentee Manal Shoukair, Multidisciplinary (Lebanon), paired with Mentor Sarah Rose Sharp, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Natalia Restrepo, Performing (Colombia), paired with Mentor Sean Blackman, Performing (United States).

Mentee Maurizio Rosas-Dominguez, Film/New Media (Mexico), paired with Mentor Shaun Nethercott, Performing (United States).

Mentee Eden Sabolboro, Film/New Media (Philippines), paired with Mentor Imad Hassan, Visual (Lebanon).

Mentee Karima Majidi, Visual (Afghanistan), paired with Mentor Carole Kabrin, Visual (United States).

Mentee Mohamed Elsawi, Film/New Media (Egypt), paired with Mentor Chido Johnson, Visual (Zimbabwe).




2017 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM

Mentee Keren AnavyVisual (Israel), paired with Mentor Jennifer SchmidtMultidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Diego AnayaVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Fay KuVisual (Taiwan/United States).

Mentee David Anaya MayaVisual (Colombia), paired with Mentor Sophia ChizucoMultidisciplinary (Japan).

Mentee Andrea AngPerforming (Singapore), paired with Mentor Jane JungPerforming(United States).

Mentee Kate BaeVisual (South Korea), paired with Mentor Denise TreizmanMultidisciplinary(Chile).

Mentee Saikou BaldeLiterary (France), paired with Mentor Nathan OsorioLiterary (United States).

Mentee Vincent BezuidenhoutVisual (South Africa), paired with Mentor Claudia SohrensMultidisciplinary (Germany).

Mentee Junyi ChowPerforming (Malaysia), paired with Mentor Eunbi KimPerforming (United States).

Mentee Isabella Cruz-ChongMultidisciplinary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Rosemarie FioreMultidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Maureen FreedmanMultidisciplinary(Israel), paired with Mentor Deanna WitkowskiPerforming (United States).

Mentee Alice GaskonVisual (Poland), paired with Mentor Marek MildeInterdisciplinary (Czech Republic).

Mentee Ge GaoLiterary (China), paired with Mentor Ricardo MaldonadoLiterary (United States/Puerto Rico).

Mentee Katia GerlachLiterary (Brazil), paired with Mentor Barbara FuchsInterdisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Amanda GutierrezMultidisciplinary (Mexico), paired with Mentor Zelene Pineda SuchiltInterdisciplinary (United States)

Mentee Qin HanMultidisciplinary (China), paired with Mentor Sophie KahnMultidisciplinary (Australia/United Kingdom)

Mentee Darine HotaitLiterary (Lebanon), paired with Mentor Hafizah GeterLiterary(United States).

Mentee Ssu-ya HsiungMultidisciplinary (Taiwan), paired with Mentor Valentina MeddaMultidisciplinary (Italy).

Mentee Melinda JacksonMultidisciplinary (New Zealand), paired with Mentor Marija SajkasLiterary (Serbia).

Mentee Anu JindalLiterary (Canada), paired with Mentor Felice LesserInterdisciplinary (United States)

Mentee Megumi KaizuLiterary (Japan), paired with Mentor Ambika Samarthya-HowardInterdisciplinary (United States). 

Mentee Tahir Carl KarmaliVisual (Kenya), paired with Mentor Helen DennisVisual (United Kingdom).

Mentee Swarali KarulkarPerforming (India), paired with Mentor Simon DoveInterdisciplinary (United Kingdom).

Mentee Visnja KrzicPerforming (Serbia), paired with Mentor Eugene Marlow, Ph.D.Interdisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Laura LappiVisual (Finland), paired with Mentor Kristyna MildeInterdisciplinary (Czech Republic).

Mentee Alexandra Leyre Mein, Visual (Belgium), paired with Mentor Gianluca Bianchino, Multidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Yahui LuPerforming (China), paired with Mentor Barry KerollisPerforming (United States).

Mentee Jemila MacEwanVisual (Scotland/Australia), paired with Mentor Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow, Interdisciplinary (Jamaica/United States).

Mentee Dulphe Pinheiro Machado, Visual (Brazil), paired with Mentor Marco Antonio CastroMultidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Thahitun MariamLiterary (Bangladesh), paired with Mentor Chia-Lun ChangLiterary (Taiwan).

Mentee Mimi MondalLiterary (India), paired with Mentor Poupeh MissaghiLiterary (Iran).

Mentee David Mora-BarrosoMultidisciplinary (Spain), paired with Mentor Dave HallInterdisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Gal NissimMultidisciplinary (Israel), paired with Mentor Eric CorrielMultidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Nazli OzerdemVisual (Turkey), paired with Mentor Armita RaafatMultidisciplinary (Iran).

Mentee Edwin Padilla VillaMultidisciplinary (Colombia), paired with Mentor Larry KroneMultidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Charles PangPerforming (Hong Kong SAR), paired with Mentor Susane LeeInterdisciplinary (Korea).

Mentee Guiliana PinheiroVisual (Brazil), paired with Mentor Eugene Marlow, Ph.D.Interdisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Allison PlamondonPerforming (Canada), paired with Mentor Jonathan CerulloPerforming (United States).

Mentee Christina PobladorVisual (Philippines), paired with Mentor Dain MergenthalerInterdisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Monica RoblesMultidisciplinary (Puerto Rico), paired with Mentor Nooshin RostamiMultidisciplinary (Iran).

Mentee Yali RomagozaMultidisciplinary (Cuba), paired with Mentor Candida BorgesInterdisciplinary (Brazil).

Mentee Varsha ShahMultidisciplinary (India), paired with Mentor Roman BacaPerforming (United States).

Mentee Kyung Eun YouVisual (South Korea), paired with Mentor Kakyoung LeeMultidisciplinary (South Korea/United States).


2016 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM

Mentee Mert AldumanMultidisciplinary(Turkey), paired with Mentor Dafna NaphtaliPerforming (United States).

Mentee Gema Alava Social Practice (Spain), paired with Mentor Alicia GrullonSocial Practice (United States).

Mentee Azi AmiriVisual (Iran), paired with Mentor Sepideh SalehiVisual (Iran).

Mentee Hratch ArbachVisual (Syria), paired with Mentor Terence TrouillotLiterary (United States).

Mentee Shay ArickVisual (Israel), paired with Mentor Katya GrokhovskyVisual (Ukraine).

Mentee Keke BrownSocial Practice (New Zealand), paired with Mentor Rebelene (Zelene Pineda Suchilt)Social Practice (Mexico).

Mentee Joana P. CardozoVisual (Brazil), paired with Mentor Hidemi TakagiVisual (Japan)

Mentee Joni ChamLiterary (Philippines), paired with Mentor Marwa HelalLiterary (Egypt).

Mentee Ye-Seul ChoiVisual (South Korea), paired with Mentor Armita RaafatVisual (Iran).

Mentee Jesse ChunVisual (South Korea), paired with Mentor Eleen LinVisual (Taiwan).

Mentee Andrew EgbuchiemPerforming(Nigeria), paired with Mentor Martita ArbilPerforming (Mexico).

Mentee Dolores FurtadoVisual (Argentina), paired with Mentor Jia-Jen LinVisual (Taiwan).

Mentee Michelle GevintVisual (Israel), paired with Mentor Yi Xin TongVisual (China).

Mentee Marjolaine GalletVisual (France), paired with Mentor Helen DennisVisual(United Kingdom).

Mentee Chemin HsiaoVisual (Taiwan), paired with Mentor Suyeon NaVisual (Korea).

Mentee Olga KaryakinaSocial Practice (Russia), paired with Mentor Tattfoo TanSocial Practice (Maylaysia).

Mentee Lawrence MaluSocial Practice (Nigeria, paired with MentorRebelene (Zelene Pineda Suchilt)Social Practice (Mexico).

Mentee LuLu MengVisual (Taiwan), paired with MentorSeema PandyaMultidisciplinary (United States).

Mentee Mersiha MesihovicSocial Practice (Bosnia and Herzegovina), paired with MentorTattfoo TanSocial Practice (Maylaysia).

Mentee Tina MitchellPerforming (Australia), paired with Mentor Eunbi KimPerforming (United States).

Mentee Jayanthi MoorthyVisual (India), paired with Mentor Sophia ChizucoMultidisciplinary(Japan).

Mentee Zahra NazariVisual (Iran), paired with Mentor Rosemarie FioreVisual (United States).

Mentee Etan NechinLiterary (Israel), paired with Mentor Grace LeeLiterary (Korea).

Mentee Julie NymannVisual (Denmark), paired with Mentor Jen MazzaVisual (United States).

Mentee Julia PontesSocial Practice (Brazil/Argentina, paired with Mentor Alicia GrullonSocial Practice (United States).

Mentee Annesofie SandalVisual (Denmark), paired with Mentor Denise TreizmanVisual(Chile).

Mentee Plympton SandrineFolk Arts (France), paired with Mentor Irka MateoPerforming(Dominican Republic).

Mentee Svea SchneiderSocial Practice (Germany), paired with Mentor Carlos MartinezSocial Practice(Colombia).

Mentee Marco ScozzaroVisual (Italy), paired with Mentor Claudia SohrensVisual (Germany).

Mentee Aida SehovicSocial Practice (Bosnia and Herzegovina), paired with Mentor Tattfoo TanSocial Practice (Maylaysia).

Mentee Russ SharmaSocial Practice (India), paired with Mentor Rebelene (Zelene Pineda Suchilt)Social Practice (Mexico).

Mentee Rica TakashimaSocial Practice (Japan), paired with Mentor Rebelene (Zelene Pineda Suchilt)Social Practice (Mexico).

Mentee Yasuyo TanakaSocial Practice (Japan), paired with Mentor Carlos MartinezSocial Practice(Colombia).

Mentee Edina TokodiMultidisciplinary(Hungary), paired with Mentor Valentina MeddaInterdisciplinary(Italy).

Mentee Brigitta VaradiVisual (Hungary), paired with Mentor Pavel KrausVisual (Czech Republic).

Mentee Adela WagnerSocial Practice (The Czech Republic), paired with Mentor Alicia GrullonSocial Practice (United States).

Mentee Deborah WassermanSocial Practice(Brazil/Israel), paired with Mentor Carlos MartinezSocial Practice (Colombia).

 


2015 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM

Mentee Ziad Al TarekPerforming (Iraq/New Zealand), paired with Mentor Susane Lee, Performing (Korea).

Mentee Karian AmayaVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Giada CrispielsVisual (Italy).

Mentee Fiona CashellMultidisciplinary (Ireland), paired with Mentor Tattfoo TanVisual (Malaysia).

Mentee Deborah CastilloVisual (Venezuela), paired with Mentor Katya GrokhovskyVisual(Ukraine/Australia/United States).

Mentee Chia-Lun ChangLiterary (Taiwan), paired with Mentor BC EdwardsLiterary (United States).

Mentee Lu ChenLiterary (China), paired with Mentor Vivian YangLiterary (China)

Mentee Eva DavidovaMultidisciplinary (Bulgaria), paired with Mentor Haisi HuVisual (China).

Mentee Alassane DraboVisual (Burkina Faso), paired with Mentor Jesse BercowetzVisual (United States).

Mentee Gina GoicoMultidisciplinary (Dominican Republic), paired with Mentor Zelene Pineda SuchiltMultidisciplinary (Mexico).

Mentee Stephano EspinozaMultidisciplinary (Ecuador), paired with Mentor Valentina MeddaMultidisciplinary(Italy).

Mentee Claire FalkenbergVisual (Canada), paired with Mentor Liene BosquêVisual (Brazil).

Mentee Laura JacobsVisual (United Kingdom), paired with Mentor Lori NixVisual (United States).

Mentee Jongheon KimVisual (Korea), paired with Mentor Yusam SungVisual (Korea).

Mentee Esmeralda KosmatopoulosVisual (Greece), paired with Mentor Eduardo GuedesPerforming(Brazil).

Mentee Ming-Jer KuoVisual (Taiwan), paired with Mentor Laetitia SoulierVisual (France).

Mentee Pablo LermaVisual (Spain), paired with Mentor Liesl PfefferVisual (Australia).

Mentee Joiri MinayaMultidisciplinary (Dominican Republic), paired with Mentor Denise IrisVisual(Romania).

Mentee Lina MontoyaVisual (Colombia), paired with Mentor Carlos MartinezVisual (Colombia).

Mentee Andrei Nikolai PamintuanPerforming(Philippines), paired with Mentor Jonathan CerulloPerforming (United States).

Mentee Júlia PontésVisual (Brazil/Argentina), paired with Mentor Shari DiamondVisual (United States).

Mentee Alina Ruiz FoliniPerforming (Argentina), paired with Mentor Martita AbrilPerforming (Mexico).

Mentee Saman SamadiPerforming (Iran), paired with Mentor Hans TammenMultidisciplinary (Germany).

Mentee Tidtaya SinutokePerforming (Thailand), paired with Mentor Volker GoetzePerforming (Germany).

Mentee Peuo TuyLiterary (Cambodia), paired with Mentor Carlos CésarLiterary (Peru).

Mentee Alejandro YoshiiVisual (Mexico), paired with Mentor Eleen LinVisual (Taiwan).


2014 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM

Mentee Ekaterina AksenovaVisual (Russia), paired with Mentor Jesse Bercowetz, Visual (United States).

Mentee Kevin Oliver ArotaLiterary (Philippines), paired with Mentor Zelene Pineda SuchiltLiterary(Mexico).

Mentee Julio Jose AustriaVisual (Philippines), paired with Mentor Sophia ChizucoVisual (Japan).

Mentee Raul AyalaVisual (Ecuador), paired with Mentor Carlos MartinezVisual (Colombia).

Mentee Karine BaptisteVisual (France), paired with Mentor Helen DennisVisual (United Kingdom).

Mentee Cândida BorgesPerforming (Brazil), paired with Mentor Volker GoetzePerforming(Germany)

Mentee Ximena BorgesPerforming (Venezuela), paired with Mentor Ray LesleePerforming (United States).

Mentee Natalia CavalcanteVisual (Brazil), paired with Mentor Gabriela CalyMayorVisual (Mexico).

Mentee Liuyu ChenLiterary (China), paired with Mentor Carlos César ValleLiterary (Peru).

Mentee Yan Gi ChengVisual (United Kingdom), paired with Mentor Claudia SohrensVisual(Germany).

Mentee Negar Fadaei DehkordiVisual (Iran), paired with Mentor Sepideh SalehiVisual (Iran).

Mentee Linnea GadVisual (Sweden), paired with Mentor Eva NikolovaVisual (Bulgarian).

Mentee Marwa HelalLiterary (Egypt), paired with Mentor Ricardo MaldonadoLiterary (Puerto Rico (United States).

Mentee Melanie JonesPerforming (Canada), paired with Mentor Jonathan CerulloPerforming (United States).

Mentee Shuang LiLiterary (China), paired with Mentor Vivian YangLiterary (China).

Mentee Mersiha MesihovicPerforming (Bosnia & Herzegovina/Sweden), paired with Mentor He Jin JangPerforming (United States).

Mentee Ido MichaeliVisual (Israel), paired with Mentor Liene BosquêVisual (Brazil).

Mentee Suyeon NaVisual (Korea), paired with Mentor Golnar AdiliVisual (United States).

Mentee Amela ParcicVisual (Serbia/Germany), paired with Mentor Haisi HuVisual (China).

Mentee Runn ShayoVisual (Israel), paired with Mentor Denise Irisperforming (Romania).

Mentee Yi Xin TongVisual (China/Canada), paired with Mentor Jia-Jen LinVisual (Taiwan).

Mentee Denise TreizmanVisual (Chile), paired with Mentor Rosemarie FioreVisual (United States).

Mentee Tuo WangVisual (China), paired with Mentor Katya GrokhovskyVisual (Ukraine/Australia/United States).

Mentee Shihori YamamotoVisual (Japan), paired with Mentor Analia SegalVisual (Argentina).

Image: Carlo Ferraris (Fellow in Photography ’04)

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