Month: September 2018



Event | The Profitable Artist Lecture Series: Fundraising Basics for Artists

Free workshop will take place at NYFA’s Brooklyn office on Wednesday, October 10. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to invite you to a free workshop based on NYFA’s newly-revised second edition of The Profitable Artist (Allworth Press, 2018). In our “Fundraising Basics for Artists” presentation, you will have the opportunity to meet…

Conversations| IAP Detroit Participants Jasmine Rivera and June Bae

Mentor and Mentee share their experiences from the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. Jasmine Rivera is a director, writer, producer, and actor from Detroit. Her films have been screened in film festivals around the country, winning numerous awards. Rivera’s latest narrative short, American Prophet, is set in 1968 Detroit and based on the true story of…

Conversations | Aviva Rahmani’s “Blued Trees Symphony”

“In these perilous times, especially in relation to the ecosystem on which we depend, art that bonds us to the natural world […] could not be more important.” – Aviva Rahmani Ecological artist Aviva Rahmani’s Blued Trees Symphony – Part of the Gulf to Gulf Project is melodic with a visual presence. Composed of a…

NYFA Source | Hurricane Florence Resources Round-Up

Help is available for artists in the Carolinas, Virginia, and other areas affected by Hurricane Florence.  Finding the right recovery resources in times of need can be difficult and stressful. As the East Coast begins its rebuilding effort, we rounded-up organizations that can offer you the assistance you need to begin this challenging process. Along…

Introducing | 2018 Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Award Recipients

Sarah Draney, Rick Klauber, Reeva Potoff, and Kay WalkingStick will each receive an unrestricted cash award of $12,000. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Award, which was established in 2015 to recognize artistic excellence and provide resources to mature visual…