Month: February 2018



Event | “Merging Mediums” Exhibit Features Work of 27 Artists Who Participated in the Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York exhibition in Buffalo, NY, to open this Friday, March 2. “Merging Mediums,” presented by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI), will showcase the work of 27 artists ranging in style and medium including painting, sculpture, interactive art, music, poetry, and dance. The exhibition resulted after New…

Monday Motivation | Stay in Touch

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week If you had a nice interview, yet didn’t get the job: stay in touch by adding the employer as a contact on Linkedin, attending events at their organization, etc. The arts and culture world is small. You may not have gotten one job, but…

Announcing | Participants in the 2018 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: San Antonio

NYFA is excited to announce the latest cohort of our Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. Through the support of Ford Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the participants in the 2018 NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: San Antonio, presented in collaboration with San Antonio local partners SAY Sí, Blue…

Conversations | On the Road with “Black Velvet – Architectures & Archetypes”

“We created a world in Black Velvet where we can both exist and thrive, and the lines between masculinity, femininity, love, color, and orientation blur.” – Shamel Pitts Shamel Pitts and Mirelle Martins are the duo behind the NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Project, Black Velvet, an international performance art tour that through dramatic and bold yet…

Conversations | Marco Antonio Castro, Multidisciplinary Artist and IAP Mentor

“I’m very interested in connecting the different innovations, culture, and creative labs around the city and resurfacing the connective tissue that brings them together.“ Marco Castro is a well-rounded interactive designer who has experienced creative residencies at TED, Columbia, and NYU. He is an Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Mentor and the mind behind the Bus Roots…