Image: Painting by Amy Bennett, with morning light illuminating a breakfast table where a family hunches over their cereal bowls partitioned by cereal boxes. A young girl is standing on a chair pursuing the options of a cupboard.

The Art of the Application | Key Takeaways from the 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Application Cycle

The NYFA Grants team shares tips from 2021 panelists to help make future applications stronger. The 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship concluded in July 2021 with 92 New York State-based artists (including three collaborations) being recognized with $7,000 awards in Fiction, Folk/Traditional Arts, Interdisciplinary Work, Painting, and Video/Film. Courtesy of the NYFA Grants team, we’re sharing…

Image: a dancer is photographed against a black background, pictured in motion with a rainbow-colored long silk ribbon.

Apply Now | The Incubator for Arts and Culture Leaders of Color in Tri-State Area 2022

Leaders of color from arts and cultural organizations based in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York State (outside of NYC) are encouraged to apply by Monday, December 6. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce The Incubator for Arts and Culture Leaders of Color in the Tri-State Area, a free program…

Image: Black and white portrait of choreographer Donna Uchizono. She has slightly below shoulder length dark hair and wears a crew-neck black tee-shirt and silver hoop earrings.

Conversations | Choreographer Donna Uchizono is Here to Tell You That You’re Not Alone

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow on being American but not being seen as an American, and why she’s making visibility part of her mission in the field. Donna Uchizono, a five-time NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in choreography and member of NYFA’s Artist Advisory Committee, has been recognized as a United States Artist, Guggenheim Fellow, and Bessie Award-winner;…