Month: April 2020



COVID-19 | Presenting Your Work Online

Artist and producer Jason Wyman helps you navigate ways of digitally connecting with your target audience. Over the last five years, artist and producer Jason Wyman has convened a diverse, intergenerational network of youth media artists in virtual spaces of co-creation and exchange.  Stemming from their mentorship in NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program (IAP): Oakland,…

Monday Motivation | Soft Skills

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Take this time of isolation to develop your soft skills. Soft skills are one’s attributes that are not inherently taught. To name a few, they include adaptability, creativity, work ethic, motivation, and problem solving. Arts recruiter, Sarah Murkett further describes and provides other resources…

Apply Now | Canadian Women Artists’ Award

This year NYFA will award two $5,000 grants with funding from the Canadian Women’s Club of New York. Applications are now open for the Canadian Women Artists’ Award, a $5,000 award designed to provide financial support to two emerging or early career women identifying artists working in any discipline. The award, which the recipients can use…

Monday Motivation | Take a Deep Breath

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week NYFA is here to help you stay afloat in these difficult times by connecting you to emergency financial help, professional development strategies and events, and our NYFA Classifieds board. And while figuring out how to sustain your life and career is important right now,…