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THANK YOU & HIGHLIGHTS: NEXT #ARTISTHOTLINE IS AUGUST 19

Thank you for participating in the first Artist Professional Development Day on Twitter! #ArtistHotline is more than a ‘how-to’ tweet chat, it’s an opportunity for artists to ask questions, build camaraderie, and generate knowledge collectively. With #ArtistHotline, we want to provide you with a welcoming space to start a dialogue.  With 680+ tweets and over…

30TH ANNIVERSARY READING AT WORD BOOKSTORE IN BROOKLYN

Celebrate NYFA’s Fellowship Program turning 30 with a Reading in Brooklyn Our Artists’ Fellowship Program is celebrating its 30th Anniversary and we are inviting a few of our past Fellows for a Reading at the Word Bookstore in Brooklyn, including Luc Sante, Amanda Stern, Donna Masini, and Deanna Fei. Memoirist and NYFA Board Member Said Sayrafiezadeh is hosting the evening! When:…

INFO SESSIONS FOR ORGANIZATIONS: NYC CULTURAL FUNDING

Learn about opportunities from the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) If you are an arts or cultural nonprofit organization, or an unincorporated arts group on your way to incorporation, please join the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) for an info session about applying for and securing City funding for arts and cultural activities. At…

BEFORE APPLYING TO AN ARTIST OPPORTUNITY: BEWARE THE IDES OF ARTS  (PART 2 OF 4)

Learn about red flags and opportunities to avoid One of the biggest problems facing artists today is the multitude of scams and schemes out to swindle, especially those on the Internet. And no, it’s not just the foreign princes looking to transfer money anymore. Every artist wants to be discovered and make it big, but…

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING IS NOT FOR WIMPS

“This is a story about 20th century bohemia rising into the mainstream; it damned well better be gritty.” Outstanding young documentary filmmaker Brendan Toller earned his spurs writing, producing and directing I Need That Record. Toller joins NYFA to discuss his latest work and fiscally sponsored project, Danny Says. In case you missed the Danny Says…