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Apply Now | NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur Program in Central and Southern Tier New York

Artists living and working in Broome, Chenango, Otsego, and other counties in the Central and Southern Tier regions are encouraged to apply to participate in this free entrepreneurial program to be presented by Earlville Opera House and Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, Inc. in October 2021. Applications are now open for the…

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Monday Motivation | Sharpen Your Skills While on a Budget

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week As times change, so do skill sets required by employers. Feel like you need a boost in your resume to keep up with the new market trends? Take advantage of free or low-cost online courses. These resources are great for those seeking introductory knowledge…

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Business of Art | Strategies for Submitting A Strong Performing Arts Application

What you need to know before submitting your next application, from interdisciplinary artist Pelenakeke Brown. Pelenakeke Brown, also known as Keke Brown, is a Samoan/Pakeha disabled artist from Aotearoa (New Zealand) whose interdisciplinary practice spans visual arts, writing, and performance. During her six and a half years living in New York City, Brown participated in…

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Announcing | 2021 Tomorrowland Projects Foundation Awards $7,000 Grant to Danielle Dean

Award administered by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce that Los Angeles and San Diego-based artist Danielle Dean was selected as the 2021 recipient of a $7,000 cash grant awarded through the Tomorrowland Projects Foundation.  Dean was selected by a panel…

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Monday Motivation | Customize Your Resume

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week A customized, well-thought application doesn’t just mean a tailored cover letter. When applying for a job, make sure to adjust your resume accordingly, as well. Emphasize skills and experiences in your resume that speak directly to the job description. If you’re familiar with the…