Month: December 2016



Artist News: December Part II

Get the scoop on new sights, sounds, and experiences from NYFA Affiliated Artists. It’s cold outside, so get to your local gallery, museum, or performance venue to warm up with some art! See below for exhibitions, screenings, readings, and performances by NYFA affiliated artists, as well as recommendations for more to enjoy from the comforts…

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships in Poetry

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship “reaffirmed my faith in myself, my writing, and my chosen path to write and be an artist, creating the work that I most want to see in the world.” – Sheree Renee Thomas (Fellow in Poetry ’03) NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are awarded to individual, originating artists living and working in the state…

Creative Careers Jobs Round-Up: Cultural Foundations

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” Maya Angelou Cultural foundations have dedicated themselves to a variety of unique and important causes. Take a look at…

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Job Listings

Keep these red flags in mind when searching for jobs online and in initial steps of the recruitment process. Changing careers can be stressful enough without having to sift through faulty job listings. At NYFA, we do our best to exclude falsely advertised jobs from our Classifieds board, but these listings do appear from time…

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship – Calling Nonfiction Writers

“…the memoir or the nonfiction novel has become such a monumental force in American publishing, if not in literature.” -Leslie Fiedler, American literary critic (1917-2003) The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are awarded to individual, originating artists living and working in the state of New York, with different disciplines being recognized each year. This cycle, submissions for…