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Image: Portraits of 2021 Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Award Recipients Suzanne Jackson and Jenny Snider

Announcing | Suzanne Jackson and Jenny Snider Receive 2021 Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Awards

$12,000 unrestricted cash award recognizes mature visual artists with a long history of creative practice. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced multimedia artists Suzanne Jackson and Jenny Snider as the 2021 recipients of its Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Award. The $12,000 award, which was established in 2015, recognizes artistic excellence and provides…

Image: Painting by Jeremy Olson of a blue, scaly, alien-like creature who is bathed in the glow of a laptop as if about to type something. The walls behind are covered in maps, photos and post-it notes with threads connecting them, a stereotypical conspiracy wall.

Monday Motivation | Be Vocal About Your Job Search

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation!Tip of the week Looking for a new job? The more people you tell, the better (within the bounds of any required discretion). You never know when someone in your network can connect you to a great opportunity. This week’s highlighted jobs: Design/Communications OfficerNew York Foundation for the Arts…

Image Detail: Long, rectangular tables are lined up in a large, wood-floored and white-walled gallery space. Individuals are paired across from each other, speaking animatedly with one another during an Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program event in 2017.

Apply Now | Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program for Visual and Multidisciplinary Arts 2021

The deadline to apply to this competitive NYC-based program is Wednesday, October 20, 11:59 PM EDT. Are you an immigrant artist working in the Visual or Multidisciplinary Arts? Are you within commuting distance of the Tri-State Metropolitan area? If yes, consider joining New York Foundation for the Arts’ (NYFA) growing immigrant artist community by applying…

Image: Detail of a photograph of five individuals wearing blazers (some shirtless underneath) and dress pants, leaning against a maroon-colored vintage car; the image features earthy moody tones and various shades of Black skin.

Announcing | 2021 JGS Fellowship for Photography Recipients

The JGS Fellowship for Photography is a $7,000 cash grant open to New York State photography artists living and working outside of New York City. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced Adrianna Ault, Ryan Frigillana, ITENJI, Adrian Javon, and Funmi Oladipo as the recipients of the JGS Fellowship for Photography, a…