Year: 2012



Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 37

FEATURED ARTIST: MICHEL KOUAKOU NYFA Program Associate Michon Ashmore interviewed dancer and choreographer Michel Kouakou, recipient of the 2012 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in the Arts, for the June newsletter. For Michel Kouakou, becoming a dancer wasn’t a conscious decision, it was more a way of life. He grew up in Ivory Coast, a…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Mia Pearlman

NYFA speaks with Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture and 2011 Robert Sterling Clark Visual Arts Space Award Recipient Mia Pearlman. NYFA: What is your studio or workspace like? MP: My “permanent” studio, which I’ve had for years, is in Brooklyn and is full of plants—I collect succulents, the weirder the better—art, art supplies, take-out menus, and more…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 36

Featured Organization: The International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) The International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) is a residency-based arts initiative located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that has hosted over 1,300 mid-career national and international artists and curators. ISCP’s programming consists of 3 components: the Residency Program, Exhibition Program, and Participatory Projects. Through this approach, residents are…