Announcing | Participants in the 2018 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Detroit
Welcome the newest cohort of our Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program!
Through the support of Ford Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce the participants in the 2018 NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Detroit presented in collaboration with Detroit local partners Creative Many, Arab American National Museum, Power House Productions, Global Detroit, and Allied Media Projects.
The program combines two of NYFA’s professional development programs: the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, in which NYFA provides access to artist mentors and art professionals via panels and workshops, and NYFA’s Artist As Entrepreneur Boot Camp Program that provides artists with the fundamental principles of sustainability in the arts.
2018 Participants and Disciplines:
Mentee Viviana Macias, Film/New Media (Mexico), paired with Mentor Gracieuse Xavier, Visual (Haiti).
Mentee JinApril Son, Multidisciplinary (Korea), paired with Mentor Kristen Shirkey, Performing (United States).
Mentee Stephanie Jean, Literary (Haiti), paired with Mentor Nandi Comer, Literary (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).
This program is made possible with the support of the Ford Foundation.
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Image: Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Detroit, Arab American National Museum, February 2018; Photo Credit: NYFA