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Get the Yes: Application Tips for Writers from BinderCon NYC

Planning ahead pays off, and so does “becoming one with the spreadsheet.” Last fall, NYFA staff members attended BinderCon NYC, a professional development conference for women and gender non-conforming writers. The biannual, bi-coastal conference is hosted by Out of the Binders, a non-profit dedicated to promoting gender parity in the literary world. Find out more…

Creative Careers Jobs Round-Up: Curatorial

The word curator stems from curare, which is latin for “to care.”   At NYFA, we greatly appreciate those that care about art. Curating can give art enthusiasts an opportunity to help shape the way art is viewed or interpreted by audiences. Jay Sanders, for example, reflected on his past experiences curating for the Whitney…

Your Insights Needed: Take NYC’s Cultural Worker Survey

NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs seeks input for first-ever cultural plan from arts practitioners and cultural workers. New York City Department of Cultural Affairs is developing CreateNYC, the city’s first-ever cultural plan, and has created an artist and cultural worker survey to better understand the needs of the city’s cultural field. The plan will incorporate intensive public…

Creative Careers Jobs Round-Up: California Jobs

NYFA Classifieds is taking flight and rounding up jobs on the west coast! Find California jobs in this latest job round-up. Did you know that NYFA Classifieds frequently lists open positions in California? If you are interested in a creative career in California, keep reading!  Find inspiration and new opportunities from coast to coast on…

Coming to Twitter on March 15: #ArtistHotline Professional Development Day and Guest Chat

Tweet us your arts career questions all day, and educators, be sure to chime in during the “Teaching Artists” Guest Chat! Calling arts professionals and artists of all disciplines: join NYFA and our online community on Wednesday, March 15, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM EST for #ArtistHotline, our monthly Artist Professional Development Day on Twitter.…