Happening at NYFA



Image: Ya Yun Teng pictured against a floor to ceiling wood shelving display with ceramics inside; Teng has dark hair that is pulled back, bangs cut straight across her forehead. She wears a black top with grommets and looks directly into the camera.

Conversations | Ya Yun Teng

Meet NYFA’s newest staff member and learn about NYFA’s vision for its forthcoming Immigrant Artist Resource Center. We are excited to introduce Ya Yun Teng, who recently joined the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) as Program Officer, Immigrant Artist Resource Center (NYC). NYFA Learning envisions the Resource Center becoming a hub where immigrant…

Image: A horizontal rectangular geometric painting is made with a variety of sewn solid and plaid fabrics. A large diamond form is centrally located in the composition and is subdivided into four smaller diamond forms with diagonal strips of light and dark fabrics. Smaller triangles on the left and right outer edges frame the large central diamond shape. The color palette consists of various shades and tints of red, blue, black and white.

Apply Now | The Incubator for Executive Leaders of Color 2022

Executive leaders of Color from arts and cultural organizations based in the five boroughs of New York City are encouraged to apply by Monday, March 14. Through the generous support of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the second edition of The Incubator for Executive Leaders…

Image: Detail of a photo diptych by Francisco Cortés; one half is a portrait of an individual wearing a white tee-shirt, arms and neck exposed with tattoos; the other is a photo of a god-like figure who has been painted on the side of a brick building, arms raised triumphantly.

Announcing | Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Exhibition – Round 2

San Antonio exhibit is inspired by the NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, which pairs emerging foreign-born or first-generation artists with experienced artists for mentorship, development, and encouragement. We are pleased to announce the opening of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Exhibition – Round 2, presented by the City of…

Image Detail: Kelly Olshan stands at the center of the frame, smiling and looking directly into the camera and wearing a turquoise colored dress. Her works are displayed behind her, with radiating lines and colors in earth and sky tones.

NYFA Coaching | Start Your New Year off Right with NYFA Coaching!

How NYFA Coaching can help artists accomplish their goals, from new NYFA Coach Kelly Olshan. This new year, as always, NYFA is here to help you navigate and find new inroads to success in your arts career–no matter your career stage or discipline. If you need fresh inspiration and want expert advice on a topic…