Month: July 2015



IT’S A PLEASURE TO MEET YOU…

I’m Ellen Claycomb. I’m the new Senior Officer for Special Events & Individual Giving here at NYFA. Hi! I am thrilled to be here at NYFA. I love working for an organization dedicated to empowering artists in so many different disciplines. I come to NYFA from the True Colors Fund, Cyndi Lauper’s non-profit dedicated to…

NYFA’S FELICITY HOGAN IN IMMIGRANT CIVIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Congratulations to Felicity Hogan, Senior Program Officer for NYFA Learning chosen for Immigrant Civic Leadership Program As one of only twenty yearly participants, Felicity Hogan was selected for the Immigrant Civic Leadership Program by Coro New York. She will participate in immersive Leadership and Strategy Days and during the program each participant develops a Community Change…

STAY IN NEW YORK: WORKSPACE RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS

To achieve and sustain affordable housing and workspaces in New York City, citywide collaboration is absolutely necessary Stay in New York: The Affordable Workspace Conference for visual artists was organized by Art F City and launched in partnership with the Queens Museum. The conference focused on how artists can create better neighborhoods, find affordable workspace,…

UPCOMING EXHIBITION FEATURING PARTICIPANTS FROM NYFA’S 2014 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM

August 8 Opening Reception for Archimedes’ Bathtub at Lorimoto Gallery in Queens, New York Lorimoto Gallery is pleased to present Archimedes’ Bathtub a show of work by the NYFA’s 2014 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program curated by Julian A. Jimarez Howard. Please join us for the reception and block party with the artists and/or come view…

NYFA ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS AND FINALISTS FOR 2015 ARTISTS’ FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

$642,000 Awarded To 95 New York State Artists The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists’ Fellowship Program. The organization has awarded a total of $642,000 to 95 artists (including four collaborations) throughout New York State in the following disciplines: fiction, folk/traditional arts, interdisciplinary work, painting,…