Month: January 2014



Bulletin: Eight NYFA Fellows Receive Prestigious Grants

FCA and Art Matters award past Winners of NYFA Artists’ Fellowships Three NYFA artists were named recipients of unrestricted $30,000 grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts earlier this month. We congratulate: Eileen Myles(Fellowship, Poetry, 1999 Okwui Okpokwasili  (Fellowship, Choreography, 2013) Annie-B Parson  (Fellowship, Choreography, 2013) In addition, five NYFA artists received 2013 grants from Art Matters. These awards, established in 1985…

Spotlight: With Fanfare and Music, Pangea Showcases Performers

Saxophonist Oded Tzur performs on Jan. 17 as part of Pangea, an exhibition featuring the work of artists participating in NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Program (IAP). Installed in NYFA’s offices on Jay Street, Pangea opened on Sept. 27, 2013, during the annual DUMBO Arts Festival.  Credit: Jeta Bejtullahu (Jeta B Photography)

nyfayoungpatrons: Early in December, NYFA board, staff, and Young Patron members headed down to Miami to enjoy the art fairs. NYFA artists including Doug Aitken, Barbara Krueger, Tristan Perich, and Ryan Foerster were featured prominently throughout several of the fairs, and attendees enjoyed events hosted by some of our friends at YoungArts, Ruinart Champagne, and…