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Lina Montoya in a white jumpsuit standing on a ladder painting a colorful mural on a public school building.

Public Art Projects with Impact: A Conversation with Lina Montoya

Staten Island-based artist Lina Montoya talks about her public art projects in collaboration with communities. As the warmer weather makes it enticing to spend more time outdoors, we had the honor to speak with Lina Montoya, a muralist and teaching artist who creates community-based public art projects for beautification and social impact. Born and raised…

Ribbons of electric blue light cascade over the coastline as the sun sets.

NYFA to Present “Demystifying NFTs”

Two-part workshop series and award program made free for artists, performers, writers, and cultural workers. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), in partnership with artist and technologist Laura Ó Reilly, is pleased to present Demystifying NFTs: Learn How to Create Eco-Responsible NFTs, a two-part workshop series and award program designed for beginners in the…

The "Lunchbox" crew films Chinluan, a Taiwanese immigrant, fixing hair of her young Taiwanese American daughter

How to: Finish Financing Your Independent Film

Tips and resources for independent filmmakers who have managed to get a project off the ground, but still need money to finish it! Getting independent projects funded can sometimes be the most challenging part of the filmmaking process, especially for emerging artists, women or non-binary filmmakers, and artists of color. While securing financing for an…