Month: September 2015



Featured Artist: Deborah Castillo

NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program pairs NYFA fellows and other associated artists as mentors to gifted immigrant artists. We asked mentor Katya Grokhovsky (IAP ‘14/’15) to interview her mentee, Venezuelan artist Deborah Castillo, about her upcoming solo exhibition RAW. The exhibition opens with a live performance on September 22 and runs through October 15 at…

Presentation: College Art Association’s Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts on October 20

Come to a free presentation on how the Code will benefit the visual arts community College Art Association’s Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts: How Will It Help the Visual Arts Community? A presentation by Peter Jaszi, Lead Principal Investigator and Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law Date: Tuesday,…

Fall into Autumn: NYFA Artists’ Events in September

September is a very busy month for our NYFA Fellows.  Check out all the current and upcoming events, exhibitions and performances by some truly amazing artists in the list down below! Zoe Beloff (Fellow in Computer Arts ‘97, ‘01) Exhibition A WORLD REDRAWN: Eisenstein and Brecht in HollywoodThe James Gallery: The Graduate Center, City University of…

Meet New NYFA Board Member: Elia Alba

“Feed your mind. Read as many books, go to lectures, films, this has incredible impact on your practice and allows for a better understanding of its place in the world.” Here at NYFA we are lucky enough to have a variety of different artists and arts advocates working behind the scenes at all levels of…

#ArtistHotline September 16 Storify Recap

Our Artist Professional Development Day, #ArtistHotline, returned for the third time on September 16.  Check out a few popular comments & questions from the discussion: For more highlights read our latest #ArtistHotline Storify:  https://storify.com/nyfacurrent/artisthotline-september-16th Again, a big thank you to the artists and art service organizations that joined the discussion. Make sure to follow @nyfacurrent…