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Chico MacMurtrie and four of his lightweight robotic sculptures

“Ask the Artists” Part 4: What is the Most Valuable Career Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Hear from Elizabeth Streb, Chico MacMurtrie, Johanna Goodman, Kalup Linzy, Baseera Khan, and more. In our “Ask the Artists” series, we asked NYFA-affiliated literary, performing, and visual artists a series of questions about the creative life. In this post, we are sharing the best career advice that these artists ever received. Read the below, then…

Headshots of Nancy Cohen and Alonzo Davis

Nancy Cohen and Alonzo Davis Receive 2022 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 Nancy Cohen and Alonzo Davis as the 2022 recipients of its Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Award. The $12,000 award, which was established in 2015, recognizes artistic excellence and provides…

Detail of a painting of two individuals neck-deep in water

“Ask the Artists” Part 3: What is the Most Valuable Career Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Hear from Maia Cruz Palileo, Sarah Hennies, Geoffrey Chadsey, Kyle Abraham, and more. In our “Ask the Artists” series, we asked NYFA-affiliated literary, performing, and visual artists a series of questions about the creative life. We hope their answers empower you to keep pushing forward in your careers. The latest installment features responses from artists…