Read below for tips on how to make your next NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship application stand out from the crowd, courtesy of the NYFA Grants team.
Before you upload your VISUAL ARTS Work Samples (Disciplines: Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design,Craft/Sculpture, Interdisciplinary Work, Painting, Photography, Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts), check to make sure:
Before you upload your LITERARY Work Samples (Disciplines: Fiction, Nonfiction Literature, Playwriting/Screenwriting, Poetry), check to make sure:
Before you upload your MEDIA Work Samples (Disciplines: Choreography, Digital/Electronic Arts, Folk/Traditional Arts, Interdisciplinary Work, Music/Sound, Video/Film), check to make sure:
Before you upload your Work Statement, check to make sure:
Before you upload a Technical Statement (optional), check to make sure:
Before you upload an Excerpt Explanation (optional), check to make sure:
Upload a Cultural Statement (optional):
TOP READS BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
Representing Your Work Online
Let your work speak for itself clearly and successfully. Read this post for tips to consider when putting together your portfolio for submission.
Advice for First-Time Applicants
Submitting an application for a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship for the first time can be challenging. Read this post for tips that will make your application process smoother.
The Essentials: 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship
The NYFA Grants team recently held an information session on the 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship for prospective applicants. We’re sharing some key takeaways on the application process, so that you can make the most of this application cycle.
Work Statements and Cultural Statements
The NYFA Grants team shares tips on writing a Work Statement and guidance in helping you decide if you should include a Cultural Statement in your NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship application.
The Excerpt Explanation and Technical Statement
This post clarifies what an Excerpt Explanation is and provides pointers on what to include in your Technical Statement.
Work Samples: Digital Images and PDF Manuscripts
Get tips for preparing your digital images and PDF manuscript Work Samples, and keep these recommendations in mind as you compile and polish your NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship application.
Work Samples: Video and Audio Files
The NYFA Grants team shares pointers on what to consider when selecting, describing, and uploading excerpts of your work.
Image: detail Christie Neptune (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’18), She Fell from Normalcy, 2016, three-channel HD video, Image Courtesy: The Rubber Factory