Announcing | Participants in the 2018 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Arts

Announcing | Participants in the 2018 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Arts

New York City-based program pairs immigrant artists with mentors who provide one-on-one support for their artistic practice.

Through the support of The Vilcek Foundation, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the participants in the 2018 NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Arts.

NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program pairs immigrant artists working in a variety of disciplines with artist mentors who provide one-on-one support for their artistic practice, guiding their mentees to achieve specific goals and providing them with broader access to the New York cultural world through an exchange of ideas, resources, and experiences.

2018 Participants and Disciplines:

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

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

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

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

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

Mentee Kritika Dey, Performing (India), paired with Mentor 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)

This program is made possible with the generous support of The Vilcek Foundation.

Click here for more information on the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. And don’t forget to sign up for the monthly Con Edison IAP Newsletter to receive opportunities and events as well as artist features directly to your inbox.

Image: Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary, NYFA, June 2018, Photo Credit: NYFA

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