Year: 2009



The Business of Art: A Conversation with Jackie Battenfield

Jackie Battenfield in the Derriere L’Etoile Studios, completing a set of woodblock prints. As Jackie Battenfield points out in The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love, business tactics such as planning, assessment, time management, and negotiation are seldom offered to artists in ways that are relevant to their individual practices. Lacking…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Von Babasin

NYFA speaks with Fiscally Sponsored Filmmaker, Von Babasin. NYFA: Hi Von, can you tell us what are you working on and/or what’s coming up for you? VB: Currently, I’m producing a west coast jazz documentary called ‘Harry Babasin’s Jazz In Hollywood’. I am the son of prominent jazz bassist/producer, Harry Babasin, whose innovations have changed…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Cybele Clark-Mendes

NYFA speaks with 2008 Photography Fellow Cybele Clark-Mendes. NYFA: Hi Cybele, please tell us what are you working on and/or what’s coming up for you. CC: My work is currently in a group show at the Sande Webster Gallery in Philadelphia. Recently, three of my images were included in the New Works Photography Award Exhibition,…