Month: November 2020



Landscape painting with vague figures in mostly shades of green

Monday Motivation | The Benefits of Teamwork

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Job hunting doesn’t have to be a lonely experience. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, talk to your friends who are also looking for new positions and combine your job search efforts! You may practice your interviews, review each other’s resumes and cover letters, or just…

Image: Cropped photograph of a blue-lit dance performance. Two dancers, a woman and a man, appear on stage with jellyfish dangling from above. They are caught mid-movement against a screen with a seashell on it.

Apply Now | Fiscal Sponsorship

Join NYFA’s fiscal sponsorship program to expand your fundraising opportunities. Applications are due December 31, 2020. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) supports artists across disciplines by providing resources to help you develop creative projects and further your career. Funding is a vital part of project development, and NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program can open…

Image of unraveling tumbling landscape of tree branches, tendrils and gauzy membranes. Thick strokes of calligraphic gestures are intermingled with the intricate pen and ink line drawings depicting figures, animals and plants caught up in gnarled entanglements.

Business of Art | Crowdfunding 101

Crowdfunding Consultant and Artist Daniel Sharp shares what you need to know before launching your next successful crowdfunding campaign. With experience as an Arts Outreach Lead at Kickstarter and a track record of millions of dollars raised as a consultant for independent projects, Crowdfunding Consultant and Artist Daniel Sharp shared the do’s and don’ts of…

Photograph of mixed media sculpture that resembles a red raft on the sea and overcast skies

Monday Motivation | Asking for Support

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week We all think of the art world as a super competitive space, but the reality of it is not necessarily so grim. Many folks who managed to establish themselves do want to help others make it, too. So if you have a connection with…

Monday Motivation | Know Your Market Value

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week You’ve probably seen several listings requesting that your “salary expectations” or “desired salary” be stated in your cover letter. You might want to make a million dollars a year, but you still must resist the urge to shoot for the stars. For a realistic…