Month: October 2015



#ArtistHotline October 21 Storify Recap

Our Artist Professional Development Day, #ArtistHotline, returned for the fourth time on October 21. Check out a few popular comments & questions from the discussion: For more highlights read our latest #ArtistHotline Storify:  https://storify.com/nyfacurrent/artisthotline-10-21-15 Again, a big thank you to the artists and art service organizations that joined the discussion. Make sure to follow @nyfacurrent…

Creative Careers: Cover Letter Tips for Art Administrators

Writing a stellar cover letter is one way to creatively present yourself and grab a potential employer’s attention. Art administrator positions can attract a high volume of applicants. Opportunities at institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art or The Public Theater are in high demand on NYFA Classifieds. Writing a stellar cover letter is one…

Fellows at 30: Carrie Hill

“Our family will continue to become the ancestors of our future children and grandchildren. We will lay the path of basket knowledge for those who want to pick up the love of weaving.” To continue NYFA’s 30th anniversary interview series we interviewed recent Fellow in Folk/Traditional Arts, Carrie Hill. Carrie weaves traditional Mohawk baskets that are…

IAP Interview: Volker Goetze & Tidtaya Sinutoke

“I feel like I will always have a dialect in my music, a different perspective on it.” As part of our Immigrant Artist Program (IAP), the IAP Mentoring Program pairs immigrant artists working in all disciplines with artist mentors who provide one-on-one support and guide mentees to achieve specific goals, such as composing an artist statement,…

Creative Careers: Studio Manager Jobs Roundup

Studio Managers work directly with artists, helping them prepare for upcoming exhibitions and art projects. Do you like writing artist statements? How about overseeing gallery installations and scheduling messenger pick-ups? If so, consider becoming a studio manger! Most established artist hire superbly organized and motivated individuals to take their creative practice to the next level. Studio…