Month: April 2014



Meet a NYFA Artist: Janet Echelman

Interactive sculpture, social spaces, and more NYFA talks to Janet Echelman (Fellowship, Architecture/Environmental Structures, 2006) about her most recent work, Skies Painted With Unnumbered Sparks, a sculpture of braided fibers that spanned 745 feet in downtown Vancouver as part of the TED Conference’s 30th Anniversary in March. A collaboration with digital artist Aaron Koblin, the…

The NYFA grant was so important. It gave me concrete support to move my sculpture forward at a difficult time, and perhaps even more importantly, made me feel my work was valued and worthwhile. Janet Echelman (Fellowship, Architecture/Environmental Structures, 2006) NYFA’s interview with Echelman will be published Apr. 17, as part of our monthly Meet a NYFA…