Happening at NYFA



Introducing | New NYFA Board Member: Justin Tobin

“I want my kids and their generation to live in a world where art and artists can continue to make a difference in people’s everyday lives. The best way to ensure that is through the support of organizations like NYFA, which is why I’m proud and excited to be involved.” The New York Foundation for…

Monday Motivation | Navigating Anonymous Jobs

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Notice a job listing that seems interesting, but the organization name is left anonymous? Read through the listing to find context clues that you might be able to plug into Google for more information. Job listers may remain anonymous for a number of reasons.…

Introducing | New NYFA Board Member: Tiana Webb Evans

“First and foremost, stay true to your vision. Audiences are excited by a unique voice or perspective.” Last week, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) brought you an interview with new NYFA board member Howard Pyle. This week, we’re pleased to introduce another of NYFA’s newest board members, Tiana Webb Evans.  Webb Evans…

The Art of the Application | Work Statements and Cultural Statements

We’re sharing insider tips for your NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Application. The NYFA Grants team has created a series of blog posts with information to help you prepare the materials needed for your application(s). In this edition of The Art of the Application, we’ll share tips on writing a Work Statement and guidance in helping you…

Social | #ArtistHotline Returns to Twitter on October 17

Use the hashtag to join this monthly conversation on Twitter, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST.  Artists become stronger when they build communities. #ArtistHotline, a professional development Twitter chat that takes place on the third Wednesday of each month, is one great way to connect with artists of all disciplines and arts professionals. The next…