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Conversations | Kazuya “Kaz” Morimoto On Outdoor Painting and Making a Career Out of Your Art

“Since I started painting in the neighborhood cityscape, through having conversations and communicating with local people, I realized that my cityscape paintings make people happy and mean a lot to locals. It totally changed my approach to my art.” Visual artist Kazuya Morimoto devotes most of his time to painting the streets of New York…

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Business of Art | Five Art World Insights from Long-Time Gallerist and Collector Michael Findlay

Findlay, a NYFA Board Member and Director of Acquavella Galleries, shares top tips for artists navigating their careers in the time of COVID. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many in the arts community reeling and adapting to an increasingly digital world. Through the immense challenges brought forth by the pandemic and the realities of being…

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Voting Resources Round-Up

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. Do you have everything you need to exercise your right to vote? Whether this is your first time hitting the polls or you’ve been assiduously casting your ballot over the years, you’ve probably noticed that COVID-19 is making this election year very different from the past. But there’s no…

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Monday Motivation | Present Yourself Through Numbers

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week When describing your achievements in your resume, make sure to back them up with quantifiable data wherever possible. Did you improve the number of applicants in a program? Specify the growth percentage. Were you responsible for a record-breaking amount of dollars in grants? Say…

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Online Panel Discussion: Womanhood and Women’s Rights

October 21 event led by sociology professor Ginetta Candelario with artists Lina Puerta and Elia Alba and art historian Tatiana Reinoza. Join New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) for an online panel discussion led by sociology professor Ginetta Candelario, with artist Lina Puerta, artist and author Elia Alba, and art historian Tatiana Reinoza, presented…