Month: December 2016



Legal Panel: Your Art Will Outlive You – How to Protect it Now!

Artist professional development event on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Are you worried about what will happen to your creative work after you’ve gone? How can you preserve and extend your artistic legacy, and keep your art in the right hands? Do you avoid and procrastinate dealing with the subject at all costs?…

Creative Careers Jobs Round-Up: Paid Internships

As 2016 internships come to a close, it is a great time to explore paid opportunities to learn more/gain valuable professional experience in 2017!  We’ve rounded up paid internships within galleries, museums, auction houses and more. Internships can be a great way to gain exposure to potential new career paths. Alternatively, you might discover that…

NYFA Holiday Hours & Fiscal Sponsorship/NYFA Classifieds Processing

Holiday Schedule for Fiscal Sponsorship & NYFA Classifieds NYFA’s offices will be closed Saturday, December 24 to Monday, January 2. We will resume normal office hours on Tuesday, January 3.  For Fiscally Sponsored Artists and Emerging Organizations During the week of December 26: Payment requests will not be processed and checks will not be printed…

IAP Interview: Monika Wührer, Artist and Director of Open Source Gallery

“All my projects are long term. I do not believe in quick fixes.” Monika Wührer has built an extraordinary community in Brooklyn around Open Source Gallery, from her signature Soup Kitchen taking place every evening in December to poetry readings, international exhibitions, children’s workshops outdoors and in schools, and the Soap Box Derby. Known for her resourcefulness,…

NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship: Your Questions Answered

Fiscal sponsorship versus a grant: what’s the difference? Under NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program, individual artists and emerging arts organizations can optimize the reach of their fundraising efforts. Below, Sarah Corpron, NYFA’s Acting Director of Business Services, answers common questions about the program, which provides greater access to funding opportunities from foundations, and incentivizes individual donors…