Year: 2010



Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter: Issue No. 16

Featured Organization: Art for Chance (AfC) This month, the IAP features Art for Change (AfC), an organization that encourages the advancement of progressive social change by using art as a catalyst for disseminating information to people. They provide space to discuss and explore that information, stimulating individual and collective reflection, which leads to action and…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 15

Featured Artist: Tattfoo Tan IAP Program Officer Karen Demavivas interviews Tattfoo Tan. IAP: You began as a painter and it was through color that you came into food. Beyond conventional matters of still life, how did this connection translate into activism? TT: The switch from a studio to post studio practice was a simple transition for me.…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Ellen Wallenstein

Editta Sherman, b. 1912, NYC (2009) NYFA speaks with 2008 Photography Fellow Ellen Wallenstein. NYFA: What makes your work like no one else’s? EW: I tend to shoot long term documentary projects that mesh into the fabric of my daily life. I make photographs and one-of-a-kind artist books which contain my photos, collages, and words. I have…

The Business of Art: An Interview with Nao Bustamante by Brian Sloan

Other than occasional documentaries on PBS, programs about art and artists are rarely seen on America’s commercial TV networks. At the same time, the fine arts have been obsessed with television, with countless paintings, sculptures, performance pieces, and photographic representations of the medium over the last 40 years, from Robert Frank to Matthew Barney. In…